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Canberra, Australia
$61,379- $64,056 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

Classification: ANU Officer 2 (Cleaning)
Salary package: $61,379- $64,056 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Term: Part- time, Continuing (Contingent Funded) (Funded until 30 June 2025)

The Position

The position is located at Siding Spring Observatory (SSO), which is one of two key sites for the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA) in Australia. The site sits at the summit of Mt Woorut, NSW, and is set within the stunning National Heritage Listed Warrumbungle National Park, around 30 kilometres from the town of Coonabarabran, NSW.

The Cleaner provides high-quality cleaning services to RSAA-operated facilities, including the AAT, the largest telescope at the Observatory.

The role is Part time for up to 21 hours per week and involves working at heights. For further information, please refer to the Position Description and PEWER form link below.

Working at ANU

This is an opportunity to work with a world-class University that undertakes cutting-edge research and has a strong tradition in research-led teaching excellence.

We offer:

For more information on a range of lifestyle, financial and non-financial rewards and programs, please click here.

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A Diverse and Inclusive Team

ANU is introducing measures to support the recruitment, inclusion and retention of employees with disability. To find out more, please click here.

ANU is a large, diverse employer with staff working across numerous professions (see the full list of available roles here. We are a recipient of the bronze award through the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program and a platinum member of the Australian Network on Disability. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities and from individuals who may have had a non-linear career path, career gaps or career breaks.

The Person

We are looking for a diligent individual who takes pride in their work.

Learn more about the ground-breaking research and work class facilities of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics here.

For more information about the position please contact Ms Zoe Holcombe, Senior Administrator T: +61 2 6842 6291. E:

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please upload the following required documents:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV), and
  • No more than a two-page summary addressing your suitability against the selection criteria.

The committee will consider candidates that do not meet one or more aspects of the selection criteria.

If shortlisted, candidates will be asked to:

  • Participate in a 30-minute interview using behavioural interview questions
  • Accept an invitation to visit the site

If you require adjustments to participate in any of the above assessments, please contact our HR team at E: Any adjustment request or the disclosure of disability will not be communicated to the selection committee without the candidate’s consent, and it will not have any bearing on hiring decisions.

For examples of common reasonable adjustments please click here.

Please note: The successful candidate must have the right to live and work in Australia and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

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