Technical Cleaner

Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand · BRU


The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research is New Zealand’s leading independent biomedical research institute, with a focus on breakthrough discoveries in immunology and immunotherapy. We have around 100 staff committed to finding cures for diseases using the body’s own immune system.

We are seeking an energetic and resilient Technical Cleaner to join our close-knit team in the Biomedical Research Unit (BRU). The BRU is responsible for providing specialised rodent breeding services to the wider Institutes' research initiatives. This role is an integral part of the team, with key duties of cleaning cages, equipment and rooms in the facility. You will work alongside our team of animal technicians and facilities staff to ensure that all equipment is clean and available for use when it is required.

This exciting opportunity is designed for a reliable and flexible person, one who fits well within a cheerful and easy-going team. Our ideal candidate will be thorough and have a high-attention to detail.

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday, with the need for occasional overtime and weekend work.


Knowledge and Experience:

It would be of a great advantage if you have experience in the following:

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How to Apply:

If you share the Malaghan Institute’s passion for curing disease, and think you’d be a valuable addition to our BRU team, apply now by sending your cover letter and CV. Applications close 15 June 2019 for an immediate start. Interviews will be held throughout should the right candidate apply. Don’t wait, apply today!

Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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