1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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8314-11 Caretaker

Maintains and cleans residential buildings, schools, offices, holiday camps, caravan parks and associated grounds.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • fills out registration forms and provides tenants with copies of rules
  • collects rents and fills out and issues receipts
  • cleans common facilities, replaces light bulbs, checks fire hoses and extinguishers and performs other cleaning and maintenance tasks
  • cleans and maintains grounds and gardens
  • purchases cleaning supplies
  • notifies management or owners of buildings of the need for major repairs
  • cautions tenants regarding excessive noise, disorderly conduct or abuse of property
  • patrols buildings to ensure security is maintained


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