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Cleaner x 2

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Department of Zoology's excellent cleaning team. Zoology is a dynamic, friendly and successful department that welcomes people from all over the world with wide ranging backgrounds and expertise. This diversity helps to create a unique, fun and highly stimulating working environment.

The goal of our cleaning team is to provide a consistently high standard of cleaning throughout all areas of the Department. These areas include, research and teaching laboratories, offices, communal areas, stairways, and toilets. We also encompass the outstanding Cambridge University Museum of Zoology.

Duties include, cleaning and polishing floors, vacuuming and cleaning carpets, porterage and some light maintenance tasks with occasional tearoom cover. A good standard of English is essential to be able to follow written and verbal instructions from supervisors, to read and understand the Departmental Health & Safety policies, user manuals and safety instructions regarding the proper use of our cleaning products and equipment. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to have a good level of physical fitness.

These are a full-time and permanent University of Cambridge positions. Hours of work will be Monday - Friday, 07:30 - 16:00 with opportunities for occasional over-time.

The Zoology Department always strives to value and support all members of staff and a recent staff survey showed us that people are proud to work for Zoology.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing Monday 8 October 2018.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidates will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PF16723 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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