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$1,299 per week
Moderate

Overview

Caretakers maintain and clean residential buildings, schools, offices, holiday camps, caravan parks and associated grounds.

Day-to-day

  • filling out registration forms and providing tenants with copies of rules
  • collecting rent, and filling out and issuing receipts
  • cleaning common facilities, grounds and gardens, replacing light bulbs, checking fire hoses and extinguishers, and performing other cleaning and maintenance tasks
  • notifying management and owners of buildings of the need for major repairs
  • cautioning tenants regarding excessive noise, disorderly conduct and abuse of property
  • patrolling buildings to ensure security is maintained
  • purchasing cleaning supplies.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

To become a Caretaker

  • You can work as a Caretaker without formal qualifications, however, a certificate III or IV in a related area such as plumbing, carpentry or electrical may be useful.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • First Aid

  • Organisational Skills

  • Team Work/ Collaboration

  • Computer Skills

  • Writing

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