JOB description (Cleaner/Maintenance)

Cleaners are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the building in which they work by performing various cleaning duties. Duties and hours may vary dependent upon the size of the building and the number of teammates they may be working with. A cleaner may be responsible for any or all of the following tasks. Tasks may also change throughout a cleaner’s employment.


Note: This is not an all inclusive list. Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Restrooms – Cleans and disinfects sinks, countertops, toilets, mirrors, floors, etc. Replenishes bathroom supplies. Polishes metalwork, such as fixtures and fittings.
  • Floors – Sweeps, mops, vacuums, floors using brooms, mops and vacuum cleaners. Other floor work may be required such as: scrubbing, waxing and polishing floors.
  • Dust – Dusts furniture, equipment, partitions, etc.
  • Trash – Empties wastebaskets and recyclables and transports to disposal area.
  • Other Duties– Cleans rugs, carpets, and upholstered furniture, using vacuum cleaner.  Washes walls and woodwork. Washes windows, door panels, partitions, sills, etc.


Reports to work each day and on time, and works extra hours when needed.

Employee must comply with proper safety policies and procedures as required (i.e. when using cleaning chemicals, reporting incidents, etc).

Provides excellent level of customer service to both internal and external customers.

The employee must be able to determine the neatness, accuracy and thoroughness of the work assigned.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Walk and stand
  • Climb
  • Bend forward
  • Kneel down
  • Crawl
  • Reach and grasp
  • Push and pull objects
  • Lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, sometimes over shoulder.
  • Repetitive bending and lifting of items
  • Repetitive arm movements