Date:  26 May 2024

Newcastle, NSW, AU, 2300

Company:  Ventia

We are seeking permanent cleaning staff who are willing to go the extra mile for NSW schools, to provide a clean and safe environment for our children, teachers, and communities within the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and surrounding suburbs - Adamstown, Hamilton, Jesmond, Kotara, Lambton, Mayfield, Tighes Hill, Merewether, Broadmeadow, Newcastle West, Wickham, Cooks Hill, Belmont, Charlestown, Swansea, Windale, Gateshead, Glendale, Wallsend, Waratah, Awaba, Warners Bay, Dora Creek, Budgewoi, Teralba, Morisset, and Cardiff.


We currently have full-time & part-time vacancies in the following schools,


  • Awaba Public School
  • Five Islands School
  • Tafe Newcastle Campus
  • Tafe Hamilon Campus
  • Tafe Hunter St Campus
  • Kotara High School
  • Lambton High School
  • Windale Public School
  • Lambton Public School
  • Newcastle Housing
  • Callaghan College Waratah
  • Mayfield West Public School
  • West Wallsend high School
  • Wallsend South Public School
  • Cardiff High School
  • Islington Public School


Please note we require you to have 5 days availability across Monday to Friday.


We offer work-life balance by giving you the choice of the following shifts:

  • Permanent, 8 hour, positions available for split shift (full time basis, 5am - 9am and 2pm - 6pm)
  • Early morning shift: 5am - 9am
  • Afternoon shift: 2pm - 6pm


Key Duties:

  • Cleaning of all touch points (taps, bubblers, handrails, door handles, bathrooms, desks etc)
  • Mopping, sweeping, dusting, vacuuming, and cleaning of toilets
  • Tidying grounds, rubbish collection and leafblowing
  • Maintenance of stock supplies and orders
  • Duties may vary from shift to shift


Skills & Experience:

  • No experience necessary
  • Good communication and time management skills
  • An eye for detail and proactive approach
  • The ability to work independently, as well as part of a team


What's in it for you? Ventia can offer:

  • Up to 6 weeks leave entitlements for those working full time (split shifts)
  • Certificate III in cleaning services available for eligible employees
  • Internal career development
  • Supportive and inclusive culture
  • Onsite training provided by qualified trainers
  • Secure ongoing employment 
  • Uniforms and PPE provided
  • All equipment and cleaning products provided, and stored on site


About the role:

Reporting directly to the Cleaning Supervisor, you will provide high quality Cleaning Services to the Public Schools, TAFE Colleges, and Government Buildings. The suitable applicant must have reliable transport to and from work. You must also be able to pass a National Police Check, Pre-Employment Medical (including drug & alcohol testing), and obtain a paid Working with Children Check, prior to commencement. 


About Ventia:

Ventia is one of the leading infrastructure services companies, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that area critical to our local community. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With the diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.



Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses, and people with disabilities. 


To apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'apply now' button on this page. Alternatively, if you have enquiries about the position, please feel free to reach out to me via or 02 4904 5500.

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