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8991 Caretakers

ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Reference period
2021

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

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • 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

Occupation:

  • 899111 Caretaker

899111 Caretaker

Maintains and cleans a residential building, school, office, holiday camp or caravan park and associated grounds.

Skill Level: 5

Specialisation:

  • Janitor