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8991 Caretakers

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

8991 Caretakers

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