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Cleaning Attendant - Station Cleaning

Organisation/Entity:  Sydney Trains
Job Category:  Rail Safety and Shiftwork Permanent
Job Location: 

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Job Ref No:  74321
Employment Type:  Permanent Part-Time
Salary Range:  $1012.0-$1012.0

About us


At Sydney Trains our vision is to keep Sydney moving by putting the customer at the centre of everything we do. We work at the heart of local communities and integrate cutting edge technology to deliver efficient rail services which exceed expectations and support a rapidly growing economy. Sydney Trains also operate the Rail Operations Centre and are responsible for the maintenance of assets including tracks, trains, signals, overhead wiring, stations and facilities. We conduct our operations in the community in compliance with the principles of ecologically sustainable development.


Join our customer focused team! 


  • Be part of a customer-focused team enabling over 1.3 million journeys per day
  • Are you a vibrant, friendly and safety-focused individual?
  • $1,012.00 per week (pro-rata) plus 9.5% superannuation, allowances, 5 weeks annual leave (for shift workers) and monthly ADO.

At Sydney Trains, our vision is to keep Sydney moving by delivering safe, customer-focused, reliable and clean rail services.

We are currently recruiting for Permanent Part Time and Full Time Cleaning Attendants working within the Customer Service team.  We are offering opportunities across the Sydney Trains Network, including Sydney CBD, Inner West, South, West, North and Illawarra.



The Opportunity

As a Cleaning Attendant, you will provide consistent and high quality cleaning services in maintaining the presentation of our trains and stations. You will take pride in the work you do, providing high quality, visible cleaning services to deliver a first class customer experience for the travelling public

You will play a key part in ensuring Sydney Trains’ delivers on its strategic objective of improving customer satisfaction and levels of cleanliness for our services. As a Cleaning Attendant you will also comply with the applicable cleaning manual and undertake any prescribed work schedules and requests for ad hoc cleaning tasks efficiently and effectively.

Cleaning tasks include cleaning of trains (surfaces, litter, passenger amenities and train external cleanliness) and station cleanliness (cleanliness of platform, passenger amenities and litter). Both cleaning of trains and station cleanliness will include cleaning toilets and work Health and Safety Cleans (vomit, blood, urine).

Successful applicants will receive full orientation and training at time of commencement.





Does this sound like you? If you’re motivated by the opportunity to work at the heart of communities, helping people get to where they need to go, apply today.

Please download and read the ​ Position Description and the Station Cleaning Attendant Information Pack before applying.


You will be assessed on your understanding of the role in your application.



Salary and Benefits 


An attractive rate of $1,012.00 per week (pro-rata) plus 10% superannuation, allowances, 5 weeks annual leave (for shift workers) and monthly ADO.

Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance. 

Other benefits include: 


  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries.
  • Employee Health and Well Being Programs



Please note before applying:


This will be a highly competitive recruitment process where we want to see that you understand the role and how it would impact you if you were successful. 

Please take the time to read this advertisement and the Cleaning Attendant Information Pack before commencing an application. 

For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. We will be using this recruitment campaign to fill a limited number of Cleaning Attendant positions and not all candidates will be contacted. 



How to apply


Click on the APPLY button below.


Note, applications will not be received via direct email.



Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 2nd October 2022


For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here .

For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process. Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time).



We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.
We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.


Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

For any enquiries, please email Rachel Molloy at RACHEL.MOLLOY@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU.

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