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Job Details
  • 3449 Twycross Zoo
  • Atherstone
  • Permanent
  • Attractive package


Permanent. 30 hours per week. Exceeds National Minimum and National Living Wage.

We’ve got a fantastic opportunity available for an enthusiastic cleaner who takes pride in making sure things are done to the very best standard. Keep reading to find out more and apply.

What will this role of Cleaner entail?

As a Cleaner, you’ll be part of a small team responsible for undertaking a high standard of cleaning across the Zoo premises, which include the toilet facilities and all visitor areas around the zoo. Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping and other cleaning related tasks across the site
  • Performing and documenting routine inspection of toilet facilities
  • Litter picking and emptying bins throughout the site to ensure public areas are clean and presentable
  • Conducting stock checks of cleaning supplies

Who we are:

We’re Twycross Zoo, an award-winning conservation charity and rapidly growing visitor attraction, currently attracting 580,000 visitors each year. We’re at the forefront of conservation, education and research, and have a strong commitment to our award-winning education programme which aims to increase the level of awareness, knowledge and understanding about the animals and their plight in the wild.

What will I need to be considered for this Cleaner vacancy?

  • Proven experience as a cleaner, ideally within a leisure / attraction style environment
  • Excellent customer service skills with a polite, friendly and helpful attitude
  • Good working knowledge of cleaning chemicals and COSSH requirements
  • Full clean driving licence (for driving a zoo vehicle onsite when emptying bins)
  • Team player, reliable and honest

Whilst Twycross Zoo is an equal opportunities employer, please note that this role will require a level of fitness suitable for handling relevant cleaning tools.

What will I receive in return?

As a Cleaner you’ll be employed on a permanent contract working an average of 30 hours per week, 4 days out of 7 between the hours of 9am and 6pm. Rota will include weekends, school holidays and bank holidays. You’ll also receive the following:

Pay rate: Exceeds National Minimum Wage, and National Living Wage

Benefits: Uniform is provided, along with the benefit of a staff membership card, giving you free entry to the Zoo on your days off and discounts in our retail and food outlets. Free onsite parking.

Location: Atherstone, Warwickshire (on the A444, which is easily accessed via the A5 and the M42 Junction 11).  

All applications for this Cleaner vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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