Position: Cleaner/Housekeeper (0.8 FTE)

Australian Lutheran College seeks applications for the position of Cleaner/Housekeeper. Reporting to the Senior Maintenance Officer, the Cleaner/Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene within the residential accommodation and refectory.

The following duties will apply to this position

  • Sweep, scrub, mop and polish floors
  • Clean kitchenettes
  • Vacuum carpets and draperies
  • Spot clean carpets and upholstery
  • Dust and polish furniture and fittings
  • Clean metal fixtures and fittings
  • Empty and clean rubbish bins
  • Dispose of rubbish in a sanitary manner
  • Clean wash basins, mirrors and showers
  • Wipe down glass surfaces
  • Wash windows as scheduled
  • Operate mechanized cleaning equipment
  • Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition
  • Monitor and report necessary repairs and replacements
  • Sweep verandahs and remove cobwebs
  • Vacuum and wash stairwells
  • Report faults of or damages to equipment to line manager
  • Any other duty requested by the Senior Maintenance Officer.


Training in the safe use of cleaning chemicals and equipment is an advantage, but not essential. A minimum of six months housekeeping experience.


Experience working in a professional cleaning capacity, and in using commercial or industrial cleaning products and equipment, is preferred.

Additional position requirements

The successful applicant will be willing to work in an environment of the Lutheran Church and actively demonstrate empathy and understanding for the needs of the Church and its community.

Position description

Award: ALC Employee Enterprise Agreement
Classification: Level 1
Employment type: Permanent part-time

See the detailed Cleaner/Housekeeper position description.


Applications addressing the key selection criteria contained in the position description, and including curriculum vitae, should be sent to:

The Business Manager
Australian Lutheran College
104 Jeffcott Street
North Adelaide SA 5006
08 7120 8200

Closing date for applications: 22 September 2017