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Cleaners (casual) - MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter

  • 493015
  • Cairns
  • MacKillop Catholic College - Mount Peter
  • Non-Teaching
  • Casual

Casual Cleaners

Commencement Date: Monday 13 February 2023 (or as negotiated)
Employment Type: Casual
Salary Range: Service Staff Schedule, Level 1 - $35.07 to $36.28 gross per hour 
Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Sunday 5 February 2023

MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter

MacKillop Catholic College (, a master-planned Prep to Year 12 College, was established in 2016 with Prep-Year 3 classes.  The College will progressively develop by year levels and the first Year 12 cohort graduating in 2025. Guided by the authentic discipleship of Saint Mary MacKillop of the Cross, and the Josephite tradition, our mission, to inspire hearts, minds and spirits, is grounded in the vision to provide quality 21st century education to the young people in our community.

About the Role

The employee appointed to this position will have competency at this level involving the application of knowledge and skills to a limited range of tasks and roles.  There is a specific range of contexts where the choice of actions required is clear.  Competencies are normally used within established routines, methods and procedures that are predictable and judgment against established criteria is also involved.

This position works under direct and/or routine supervision, work is intermittently checked, and may be reviewed on completion.  The position may take the form of general guidance where working in teams is involved and may involve detailed instructions in some situations.

An employee in this position will have no supervisory responsibilities however an experienced employee may assist others by providing peer support in the completion of routine tasks.

Typical duties performed may include, but are not limited to:

  • A person employed for the greater part of their working time in cleaning work of any description on any Premises or in bringing into or maintaining Premises in a clean condition, whatever may be the nature of their other duties.
  • Operating and maintaining cleaning equipment including vacuum cleaners, polishers and blowers
  • Sweeping, mopping and buffing tiled floors
  • Vacuuming carpets and mats
  • Dusting desks, tables, shelves and ledges
  • Picking up litter
  • Emptying and washing rubbish bins
  • Removing graffiti from desks, chairs and walls
  • Cleaning windows, fans, fridges and stoves
  • Removing cobwebs
  • Cleaning toilets, sinks and basins
  • Sweeping, blowing and hosing paved areas
  • Locking up rooms
  • Maintain appropriate behaviours when engaging with children

For further information about the responsibilities, please see the Position Description Download File 220524 MCC Cleaner PosD L1.pdf

Work Requirements

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education

What we offer

  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to additional Employer Superannuation Contributions
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply:

Select 'Apply Now' to submit your application.

For current employees, apply via the 'Employee Login' tab on the homepage of the Careers website.


Melissa Canton - Administration Officer, Human Resources
P:  07 4081 7600

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