Top Custodian Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Custodian. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Custodian resumes they appeared on. For example, 26.0% of Custodian resumes contained Building Floors as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Custodian actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Custodian resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Building Floors

high Demand
Here's how Building Floors is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Executed daily operations of cleaning and sanitizing faculty building floors and bathrooms
  • Service, clean and supply restrooms, gather/empty trash and clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and vacuuming.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming, stripping, sealing, finishing, and polishing.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping and mopping daily, including all classrooms, office, stairs, and common areas.
  • Operated a floor cleaner to properly to sweep, wash and wax building floors, prioritizing safety at all times.
  • Job Duties- I was responsible for cleaning building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them.
  • Clean classroom, gymnasium, cafeteria and other building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • Clean 2nd & 3rd building floors and steps by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming or buffing.
  • Cleaned building floors, stripped, sealed, finished, polished floors, and experience using hazardous chemicals.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming, to floors and fixtures.
  • Performed various custodial duties such as cleaning offices, building floors by sweeping, mopping or vacuuming.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, moping, scrubbing, or vacuuming and set up for events.
  • Gather and empty trash in addition to cleaning building floors by sweeping, mopping, or vacuuming.
  • Emptied trash and removed waste* Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, vacuuming as wells as waxing all floors.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming in order to upkeep.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming clean sanitize, and restock supplies.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming at a daycare center.
  • Serviced and cleaned restrooms, gathered and emptied trash, cleaned building floors by sweeping and mopping
  • Used back pack vacuums, industrial vacuums and shampooers to clean building floors and rugs.

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2. Clean Bathrooms

high Demand
Here's how Clean Bathrooms is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Clean restaurant floors, take out trash, clean bathrooms, hallways and office, strip and wax, buff and mop
  • Strip and wax floors, empty hall and office trash, clean bathrooms, sweep and vacuum offices and labs.
  • Clean bathrooms, guest rooms, vacuum, shampoo and polish floors, also set up banquet chairs and tables.
  • Clean storage rooms to make sure it is presentable to customers that rent it out and also clean bathrooms daily.
  • Pick up trash, clean bathrooms, follow safety guidelines for chemical use, vacuum, dust, clean tables.
  • Clean and vacuum classrooms, clean bathrooms, pull and take out trash, dust, clean tables and windows
  • Remove all trash, wipe down seats, walls, vacuum, polish stainless steel areas, clean bathrooms.
  • Vacuum and mop classrooms, scrub and buff floors, trash collection, clean bathrooms, other routine maintenance duties
  • General cleaning, clean bathrooms, offices, work areas, assemble, inspect, and package injection units
  • Clean bathrooms, sweep, mop, remove trash, unload trailers, operate baler and pallet jack.
  • Sweep, mop, clean bathrooms, vacuum entire upstairs and dust sanctuary, meeting room and nursery.
  • Vacuum, empty out trash bins, clean bathrooms, mop floors, take out recycling bins.
  • Clean bathrooms, mopped floors, maintained areas and ensured all property was in safe and working condition
  • Clean bathrooms and classrooms, wax floors, strip floors, use of heavy machinery, and equipment
  • Clean hallways, clean bathrooms, clean cafeteria, clean the kitchen and set up sport activities.
  • Clean bathrooms, Remove waste paper baskets and containers, and empty same into trash containers.
  • Check inventory, clean bathrooms and break area, remove trash from inside warehouse and parking lot
  • Vacuum all rooms, and offices including behind furniture clean carpet, dusts and clean bathrooms.
  • Clean bathrooms, offices, classrooms, hallways, as well as any other assigned areas.
  • Clean bathrooms, strip and wax floors, trash removal, vacuuming, and wash windows

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3. Mop Floors

high Demand
Here's how Mop Floors is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Look after children, help with lunchtime, clean playground area, clean inside, mop floors, and clean restrooms.
  • Clean church and related buildings; sweep and mop floors, dust, clean glass surfaces, remove trash and recyclables.
  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms, dust and wipe areas, vacuum sweep, mop floors, empty wastebaskets and trash containers.
  • Clean restrooms, sweep, mop floors, dispose of litter and debris and informed supervisor of all safety hazards.
  • Sweep floors, vacuum, clean bathrooms, mop floors, buff floors, and make sure everything was stocked.
  • Clean classrooms and bathrooms, take out trash, dust mop and wet mop floors and clean the administration area.
  • Clean restrooms, empty trash, dust, sweep and mop floors, replenish supplies, and vacuum as needed.
  • Empty all receptacles, mop floors, sanitize bathroom, dust, vacuum, organize and clean all classrooms.
  • Lock up city hall Clean all public works offices Empty trash cans Sweep and mop floors Polish desks Clean bathrooms
  • Wash and disinfect bathrooms, clean students and teachers' desks, sweep and mop floors, vacuum carpets.
  • Clean the campus, took out trash, mop floors, wipe windows, and organize things in classrooms
  • Sweep and mop floors, empty trash, vacuum floors, clean carpets, other various custodial tasks.
  • Clean and maintain work area.move waste from assembly line to dumpsters.clean restrooms and offices dust and mop floors.
  • Sweep and mop floors, wipe walls, and empty trash bins for the Detroit Public School system.
  • Clean three bathrooms, mop floors, vacuum floors, operation of buffers, wax floors, clean windows
  • Run vacuum throughout building, sanitize, shampoo carpets, wash windows, mop floors, and dust.
  • Vacuum and mop floors, dust, sanitize beds and work area, and empty trash cans.
  • Vacuum carpets, dust mop floors, mop floors, and gather trash to take to dumpster.
  • Sweep, strip, mop floors, buff and wax floors, clean and dust facility furnishings.
  • Clean restrooms, mop floors, stop floors, apply sealer and wax, disinfect and sanitize.

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4. Bathroom Fixtures

high Demand
Here's how Bathroom Fixtures is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Washed and sanitized bathroom fixtures daily with germicidal solution.
  • Report malfunctioning bathroom fixtures, light fixtures, and/or damages to room and hall furnishings to supervisor.
  • Repair and maintenance of bathroom fixtures, ceiling tiles, drywall and any other repairs as needed.
  • Clean sinks, mirrors and other bathroom fixtures, restock paper supplies and soap as necessary.
  • Sanitized and clean areas of bathrooms, bathroom fixtures, floors and appliances.
  • Clean all bathrooms, bathroom fixtures and other surfaces with germicidal solutions.
  • Emptied trash; cleaned mirrors, windows, and bathroom fixtures.
  • Cleaned and sanitized all bathroom fixtures.
  • Wash and sanitize bathroom fixtures daily.
  • Report malfunction of bathroom fixtures.
  • Cleaned and polished furniture and bathroom fixtures Additional
  • Initiated work orders for equipment repair/maintenance Reported malfunction of bathroom fixtures, light fixtures, and/or damage to rooms and hall furnishings
  • Cleaned in and around the buildings, prioritizing safety at all times.Thoroughly scrubbed and cleaned bathroom fixtures and partitions.
  • Job Duties: maintenances, repair bathroom fixtures, wax and buff floor, work orders
  • Cleaned carpets appliances bathroom fixtures and kitchens to showroom quality.

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5. Class Rooms

high Demand
Here's how Class Rooms is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Cleaned class rooms, Stripped and waxed floors, Grounds Keeping, Cutting grass, snow removal, Lunch Program clean-up.
  • Cleaned restrooms, locker rooms, class rooms, hallways, entryways, utility rooms, gym, stage and offices.
  • Clean assigned school spaces including class rooms, event rooms and cafeterias; While proving the ability to work without supervision.
  • Cleaned the bathrooms, swept and mopped the class rooms and hallways took out the trash vacuum the carpets etc...
  • Performed cleaning duties in the child development center, class rooms, scrubbing and waxing of floors and shampooing carpets.
  • General cleaning of large two story building, including dry and wet mopping, vacuuming of class rooms and offices.
  • Vacuum and Clean Black Boards in Class rooms - Dispose trash and Clean Restrooms -Assisted other co-workers on after school projects
  • Cleaned Class rooms daily, Maintained floors and walk ways, cleaned and sanitize restrooms, Thoroughly cleaned offices.
  • Work at Yellowstone Building 6am-8am cleaning white boards, wiping down desks, and vacuuming class rooms and hallways.
  • Cleaned class rooms, stripped and waxed floors, took out the trash and cleaned out the lockers.
  • Clean assigned school spaces including class rooms, event rooms and cafeterias, as well as trash removal.
  • Preformed general cleaning on a daily basis to class rooms, bathrooms, offices, and hallways.
  • Clean class rooms swept moped empty trash clean bathrooms buffed the floors with a high speed buffer.
  • Worked in an elementary, making sure all the class rooms were tidy and ready for use.
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms, class rooms, other facilities, stock facilities with paper and supplies.
  • Cleaned school building, sweeping, moping, vacuumed class rooms, also cleaned bathrooms and windows.
  • Cleaned assigned school spaces including class rooms, events rooms, rest rooms, gym and cafeterias.
  • Cleaned class rooms, bathroom, maintained hallways well also preforming task asked by my manager.
  • Cleaned class rooms including sweeping and mopping, taking out trash, and other assigned duties.
  • Work consisted of general cleaning of offices, class rooms, rest rooms and locker rooms.

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6. Office Buildings

high Demand
Here's how Office Buildings is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Provide general janitorial services for medical institutions, school facilities and office buildings.
  • Cleaned medical office buildings; sanitizing, sterilizing medical equipment and surfaces.
  • Performed cleaning service duties for office buildings and elementary schools
  • Maintain sanitation and organization of multiple office buildings.
  • Provided general cleaning maintenance to office buildings.
  • Cleaned and maintained various office buildings independently.
  • General cleaning and sanitation maintenance of office buildings
  • Cleaned and sanitized lavatories and office buildings
  • Cleaned office buildings for various organizations.
  • Cleaned Dialysis centers & office buildings: sweep, mop, wipe down machines, clean restrooms, and kitchen lounge.
  • Performed litter patrol and trash removal in parking structures and occasionally power washed exterior entrances and foot paths to office buildings.
  • Detailed cleaning of office buildings which included high and low dusting, windows, restrooms, kitchenettes, offices and corridors.
  • Cleaned office buildings where my duties included vacuuming, detailing restrooms, filling out work orders, and equipment maintenance.
  • Maintained cleaning duties, such as in office buildings, hospitals, movie theaters, and doctors' offices.
  • Clean buildings such as office buildings in order to ensure they are maintained in a safe and healthy manner.
  • Provide custodial services to multiple office buildings, including doctor's offices, churches, and other professional buildings.
  • Cleaned office buildings, doctor offices and schools by emptying trash bins, vacuuming, mopping and cleaning surfaces.
  • Church grounds include a full-sized cathedral and three three-story office buildings which housed the former headquarters of Hewlett Packard.
  • Maintained the appearance of various facilities which included office buildings, apartments, private homes and commercial companies.
  • Performed sanitation and provided detailing of office buildings and Offered assistance to staff as need with cleaning routes.

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7. Trash Cans

high Demand
Here's how Trash Cans is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Introduce by supervisor to security room and other inaccessible area to take-out trash cans
  • Cleaned herbal building at closing, made sure all supplies were in correct location, emptied trash cans/replaced bags, Vacuum floors
  • Empty trash cans, arrange chairs and desks, dust furniture and fixtures, and clean chalkboards in classrooms and offices.
  • Washed large trash cans and wastebaskets inside and outside, blackboards, doors and clean kitchens, dining areas, etc.
  • Gathered all the trash cans and empty them, polished furniture and fixtures, walls, machines, and equipment.
  • Order and restock supplies, maintain grounds for trash and outside trash cans and parking lots near the building.
  • Trash system: ensuring that all trash is removed from building and trash cans placed in the right place.
  • Empty all trash cans properly disposing of contents in dumpster, replace liners, and clean receptacles as necessary.
  • Vacuum and mop classrooms, wipe student desk, emptied trash cans, and take trash to correspondent areas.
  • Gathered and emptied trash, replace lining of trash cans, also cleaned, disinfected, and supplied restrooms.
  • Empty trash cans in entire mall and put in compactor, verifying fullness and proper operation of said compactor.
  • Cleaned restrooms, dusts and sanitized furniture, emptied trash cans, swept, mopped and vacuumed floors.
  • Have to monitor and fill supplies, perform emergency or spot cleanings and empty trash cans as needed.
  • Mopped/waxed floors, collected and dumped trash, cleaned black boards, and cleaned trash cans, etc.
  • Mopped and swept floors, emptied trash cans routinely and assured that exterior of the facility was cleaned.
  • Maintain station, garage, clean bathrooms, empty trash cans, shine elevator doors and glass windows.
  • Empty and clean/disinfect trash cans; disinfect/ wipe down counters, sinks and tables; disinfect handrails.
  • Cleaned and wiped furniture; swept, mopped lobby floors, emptied waste baskets and trash cans.
  • Sweep, mop, empty trash cans, disinfect desks, clean windows, vacuum where carpeted.
  • Maintain clean work facility Change various trash cans Clean offices Restock towels trash bags and various other equipment

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8. Janitorial Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Janitorial Equipment is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Dusted and mopped all hard surfaces Operated janitorial equipment properly and safely.
  • Utilized chemicals and other janitorial equipment often.
  • Maintained all janitorial equipment properly and safely.
  • Repaired lawn and janitorial equipment.
  • Operated and maintained janitorial equipment.
  • Make minor repairs to furniture, janitorial equipment/ with basic plumbing, HVAC, electrical and carpentry skills.
  • Maintain janitor closet and maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, organized, and safe manner.
  • Train new employees in the proper use of janitorial equipment, products, chemicals and techniques.
  • Participated in the Purchasing Department, Janitorial Equipment and Supplies and Floor Bid/Evaluation Committee.
  • Operated janitorial equipment and used chemical agents, in a safe and proper manner.
  • Operate Janitorial equipment such as vacuums, floor stripper, buffer and polisher.
  • Maintain all janitorial equipment in a clean, safe, and operable condition.
  • Clean offices, restrooms, conference room, and operate janitorial equipment.
  • Evaluate different types of janitorial equipment and chemicals from vendors.
  • Care for and maintain janitorial equipment.
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs and replacement equipment.Maintained all janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.
  • Operated janitorial equipment properly and safely.Responded to management requests for building and maintenance repairs and cleanups.
  • Emptied all trash cans and replaced liners.Operated janitorial equipment properly and safely.
  • Operated janitorial equipment properly andsafely.
  • Dusted and mopped all hard surfaces.Maintained all janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.

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9. Light Fixtures

high Demand
Here's how Light Fixtures is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Vacuum classrooms and empty trash.-Sweep and polish gymnasium floors.-Replace ceiling tiles and light fixtures.-Maintain outdoor landscape.-Move and arrange classroom furniture.
  • Performed various cleaning duties which included cleaning and/or disinfecting of: shower rooms/ desks/sinks/drains/floors/mirrors/toilets/receptacles/walls/light fixtures/lockers/storage areas.
  • Clean environment, Mopping, Vacuuming, Window Cleaning, Buffering, Maintenance, Changing light fixtures, Dispose of trash.
  • Supervised a crew of up to eight in building and grounds care; handled electrical work, light fixtures, etc.
  • Dust and polish furniture, light fixtures and woodwork; clean chalkboards, trays and erasers; empty pencil sharpeners.
  • Replaced ceiling tiles, long florescent lights, maintained and repaired light fixtures, toilets, sinks and water fountains.
  • Clean and wash woodwork and hard surface counters, polish furniture, dust light fixtures, clean blinds, etc.
  • Performed routine electrical repairs such as changing light bulbs or fluorescent lamps and assisted in repairing ballast and light fixtures.
  • Cleaned building components including light fixtures, ceilings and vents, walls furniture, windows, floors and carpets.
  • Clean glass, chalkboards, display cases, interior partitions and light fixtures which are reachable from the floor.
  • Dust furniture, counters, air vents, light fixtures, and other items daily or weekly as needed.
  • Cleaned the lobby, restrooms, walls, windows/doors, light fixtures; replaced bulbs and tubes as needed.
  • Skilled in Carpet Care, Cleaning, Shampoo, and Treatment for Stains and Gum Clean light fixtures.
  • Clean floors by sweeping, dust mopping vacuuming and scrubbing dust light fixtures in the bathrooms and hallways.
  • Cleaned shades and covers on light fixtures; replaced light bulbs; removed waste and debris from areas.
  • Hose down and swept sidewalks, replaced light fixtures, washed windows, cleaned class rooms and bathrooms.
  • Maintained school property including painting, replacing light fixtures and ballasts, plumbing fixtures and floor maintenance.
  • Replace lights, clean baseboards, clean radiators, light fixtures, and exterior of all dispensers.
  • Maintained a clean, orderly and secure facility -Performed maintenance on light fixtures and other duties as needed
  • Dust, polishes, and cleans furniture, light fixtures, trim, metal work and equipment.

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10. Snow Removal

high Demand
Here's how Snow Removal is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Conducted general landscaping, beautification and snow removal duties.
  • Operated snow removal equipment and assisted with loading/unloading trucks.
  • Winter pathway maintenance including snow removal and pavement treatment.
  • Maintained exterior surfaces including snow removal activities.
  • Performed landscaping and snow removal as necessary.
  • Clean and sanitize all areas-Minor maintenance repairs-Snow removal
  • Preformed Hazardous waste removal, Fork Lift driving, and snow removal in addition to Cleaning duties in offices and restrooms.
  • Performed maintenance for Public Schools to maintain daily operations working with cleaning equipment, snow removal equipment and lawn care equipment.
  • Assist grounds department with snow removal of walks and building entrances and discard miscellaneous waste around exterior of buildings and courtyards.
  • Job also included fire alarm repair, testing and evacuation planning, snow removal, salting, and outdoor ground maintenance.
  • Cut grass, painted fields for sporting events, snow removal and other projects assigned by the Building and Grounds Director.
  • Snow removal with snow blowers shovel outside stairwells, plowed with tractors with plows as well as company vehicles with plows.
  • Clean and maintain school grounds and building, lock and unlock doors, setup for events and snow removal from lot.
  • Perform custodial cleaning and seasonal tasks, including snow removal and mowing, meeting requirements of the custodial services inspections.
  • Clean classrooms and bathrooms, clean carpets using provided equipment, assist in snow removal, moved furniture when needed.
  • Job Duties: Custodian, indoor and outdoor maintenance, grounds maintenance, as well as furniture and snow removal.
  • Cleaned buildings as assigned: sweep/mop floors, remove trash * Clean grounds * Snow removal * Left due to injury
  • Have used all cleaning equipment including high speed buffer, carpet machine, gravely tractor for mowing and snow removal.
  • Maintain campus yards including winter tasks of snow removal from sidewalks, stairs, parking lots, and drives.
  • Complete duties related to window washing, meeting set up, snow removal, grounds-keeping, and other related responsibilities

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11. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Provide customer service with daily interaction and resolution to request for additional task in a constantly changing environment.
  • Provided premier customer service through various custodial duties involving the sanitation and cleanliness of numerous venues/rooms within the facility
  • Provided customer service by following company procedures and expectations to ensure cleanliness of office area accounts.
  • Maintained friendly, efficient, positive, responsive customer service attitude toward cooperators and co-workers.
  • Provided customer service by directing people to their terminals and answering general questions regarding the airport
  • Maintained responsibility for daily operations, customer service, maintenance, and inventory control.
  • Recognized consistently by teachers/coworkers for exemplary performance in customer service and quality of work.
  • Provided Disney-quality customer services, including providing directions to and information about restaurants.
  • Established superior customer service atmosphere while practicing conflict resolution among employees and students.
  • Provided excellent customer service, maintaining and building positive working relationships.
  • Operated a full-service teller window providing effective and efficient customer service.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during busy operations.
  • Answered customer questions and provided excellent customer service.
  • Provided exceptional high customer service and retained guest satisfaction
  • Performed customer service interface and problem resolutions.
  • Provided excellent customer service while bagging groceries.
  • Provided customer service and answered maintenance requests.
  • Provided customer service to executives and engineers.
  • Provided accurate and timely customer service.
  • Performed customer service via telephone.

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12. Glass Partitions

high Demand
Here's how Glass Partitions is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Cleaned classroom and hallway floors by Wiped down walls, baseboards, glass partitions and cleaned windows.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, provided exceptional overall performance and standard of cleanliness.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using cleaning fluid and cloth or squeegees.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, including offices, restrooms, moving furniture and stairways.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions, and mirrors and dusted and polished furniture and fixtures.
  • Washed windows, walls, glass partitions, fixtures, mirrors, and woodwork.
  • Clean restrooms, wipe stainless steel down and, clean all glass partitions.
  • Cleaned mirrors, windows, and glass partitions using cleaning solution and sponges/squeegees.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using commercial cleaning supplies.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions and mirrors using surface cleaner and squeegees.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions, and mirrors with sponges and squeegees.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, or mirrors using standard cleaning equipment.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions and mirrors utilizing cleaning chemicals and supplies.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions, surface cleaner, sponges, squeegees.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions or mirrors using appropriate cleaning product.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors at prescribed heights.
  • Clean all rooms and windows, glass partitions, or mirrors.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions, mirrors using proper cleansing materials.
  • Washed windows, glass partitions, and mirrors using various solutions.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors using approved chemicals.

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13. Shampoo Carpets

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Here's how Shampoo Carpets is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Shampoo carpets and furniture upholstery.
  • Shampoo carpets, buff and wax tile floors, clean windows, vacuum, ensure ordering of supplies and inventory control.
  • Worked diligently alongside a vast variety of individual and custodial crew members to shampoo carpets, buff, and waxing floors.
  • Clean the bathrooms, classrooms, offices, and shampoo carpets, stripped and waxed the tile floors using industrial buffer.
  • Strip and each floors shampoo carpets maintain stairs and remove all trash daily.knowledge of chemical uses and safety and asbestos training.
  • Clean student and faculty bathrooms, vacuum classrooms, clean desks and chairs, shampoo carpets, wax and strip floors,
  • Complete floor care including stripping and waxing tile and VCT floors using side by side; Shampoo carpets and rugs.
  • Shampoo carpets Strip and wax floors high and low dusting Deep cleaning restrooms pressure washing window cleaning trash pickup and removal
  • Scrub floors, shampoo carpets, wash windows, and restock supplies, paint and other general custodial duties.
  • Polish floors using a variety of chemicals, cleansers and equipment, vacuum and shampoo carpets and upholstered furniture.
  • Vacuum and Buff floors, shampoo carpets, emptied trash receptacles, and replaced linen of trash cans.
  • Cleaned offices shampoo carpets buff floors pull supplies from ware house stocked break room garbage vacuum dusting many more
  • Sweep, mop, strip and wax floors* Vacuum and shampoo carpets* Maintenance on all equipment* On call employee
  • Vacuum and buff floors, shampoo carpets, use steam cleaners, mop, and sweep apartment buildings.
  • Strip and wax floors, shampoo carpets, clean, sweep, mop auditorium on a daily basis.
  • Secure building from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. and strip and wax floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.
  • Strip and wax floors Shampoo carpets using bonnet pad method Clean restrooms, sweep, mop and dust
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, and vacuum, or shampoo carpets.
  • Wash walls and equipment; strip, clean and shine hardwood floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.
  • Maintain floors by stripping, waxing, burnishing, shampoo carpets, extractors and using floor chemicals.

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14. Locker Rooms

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Here's how Locker Rooms is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Removed trash, washed windows, mopped, cleaned and disinfected restrooms, locker rooms, cafeteria and teacher's workroom.
  • Clean and disinfect classrooms, restrooms, offices, locker rooms; order and stock facilities with paper and sanitary supplies.
  • Cleaned offices, cafeteria, classrooms, gyms, locker rooms, bathrooms, and the high school's daycare facility.
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms, locker rooms, fixtures, appliances, and mirrors; restock supplies; polish metal fixtures.
  • Perform heavy cleaning duties such as buffing and refinishing floors, cleaning wall vents, restrooms, and large locker rooms.
  • Picked up trash outside of school and vacuumed entry way rugs; also cleaned locker rooms by sweeping and mopping.
  • Clean offices, locker rooms, clean and mop bathrooms, empty trash, and sweep up debris around warehouse.
  • Sweep, vacuum, mop and disinfect staff and student restrooms, boys/girls locker rooms, staff offices and classrooms.
  • Clean the school from classrooms to the gym to swimming pool weight rooms bathrooms locker rooms band room and the auditorium
  • Use cleaning supplies and equipment to keep specific areas of the school clean and maintained including bathrooms and locker rooms.
  • Maintain hallways, bathrooms, garbage disposal, stock supplies, gym floor, clean locker rooms, set ups.
  • Trash removal, carpet cleaning, stocking inventory control for offices and locker rooms public relations Safety habits of OSHA followed
  • Cleaned restrooms, classrooms, offices, gyms, locker rooms, teacher break room, hallways, and entryways.
  • Cleaned & sanitized bathrooms, classrooms, weight room, locker rooms, bus garage, ITT rooms and offices.
  • Maintained and cleaned all restrooms and locker rooms; ensuring that public health and safety regulations were followed and met.
  • Clean restrooms, locker rooms and showers, Wash windows and walls, polish metal work and clean chalkboards.
  • Cleaned rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, bathrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways and locker rooms.
  • Cleaned restrooms, offices, lab rooms, exam rooms, cafeteria, lobbies, hallway and locker rooms.
  • Cleaned and disinfect restrooms, locker rooms, swim center, facilities and other facilities at Compton High School.
  • Perform restroom cleaning, restroom checks, clean water fountains, clean fitness centers, showers and locker rooms.

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15. Paper Towels

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Here's how Paper Towels is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Serviced bathrooms by cleaning, replacing soap/paper towels/toilet paper.
  • Take out trash, fill stock (if necessary), use Windex and paper towels to clean mirrors and sinks.
  • Clean medical office buildings, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, taking out trash, restock toilet paper, paper towels dispensers
  • Wipe down Mirrors, clean sinks, sweep and mop floor, empty trash, restock paper towels and toilet paper.
  • Job requirements depended on cleaning bathrooms, stocking supplies, such as paper towels, hand soap, and tissue.
  • Work as a team member to help those who are behind; stock paper towels, soap and toilet paper.
  • Do inventory on supplies in which: Paper Towels, Toilet paper, hand soap, trash bags, etc.
  • Clean classrooms, check supplies such as soap and paper towels, wipe down desks, empty trash and vacuum.
  • Replace all paper towels and bathroom tissue in designated areas, sweep and mop along with waxing and stripping floors.
  • Emptied and cleaned all waste receptacles Stocked toilet tissue and paper towels, as well as other restroom supplies.
  • Clean classrooms, mop restrooms, buff, empty trash, vacuum, replenish paper towels and hand soaps.
  • Deliver and stock supplies to buildings for customer use, soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
  • Cleaned break rooms by wiping down sinks, tables and chairs, counter tops and stocking paper towels.
  • Disinfect toilets and urinals; replenish supplies such paper towels, tissue paper, soap and seat covers.
  • Restocked bathrooms, kitchen areas & special ed with paper towels, toilet paper and hand soap.
  • Cleaned bathroom, restocked paper towels, swept and buffed floors, shampooed rugs and emptied trash.
  • Worked on a college campus cleaning buildings and restocking paper towels, toilet paper, and soap.
  • Change out the paper towels and toilet paper rolls in the bathrooms and other areas needed.
  • Cleaned and maintained restrooms, refilled toilet paper, paper towels, sanitary napkins and dispensers.
  • Refilled and maintained all toiletries including paper towels, soaps and toilet paper in all bathrooms.

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16. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Assisted security in maintaining a safe environment by removing disorderly visitors from the lobby.
  • Maintained cleanliness and ensured safe environment for elementary school students and teachers.
  • Maintained facility buildings and ensured clean and safe environment.
  • Provide elementary school community a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and safe environment
  • Maintained clean and safe environment for customers and coworkers; swept, mopped, cleaned and disinfected various surfaces and locations.
  • Work with district administrator, principals and teachers to maintain a clean and safe environment for all who entered the building.
  • Key holder responsible for all phases of maintaining a clean, healthy and safe environment for students, faculty and visitors.
  • Maintained clean and safe environment throughout the classroom and facilities by performing various cleaning tasks in a timely tasks.
  • Adhered to following facility's regulations at all times and maintained a pleasant, clean, and safe environment.
  • Prepare and set up classrooms and various areas of the school to be a clean, and safe environment.
  • Maintain clean and safe environment for students and other staff by maintaining school grounds and doing minor repairs in buildings
  • Maintained a safe environment for staff and students, Sanitized classrooms, bathrooms, dust and top scrubbed.
  • Team leader working with and supervising a crew to keep clean and maintain a safe environment for everyone.
  • Established procedures for cleaning and building maintenance to ensure a clean and safe environment for students and staff.
  • Maintain rooms throughout the day as necessary to provide a comfortable, clean, and safe environment.
  • Performed general custodial duties to make sure the school was a clean and safe environment for students.
  • Clean classrooms, and bathrooms so when the students arrive they have a clean and safe environment.
  • Helped maintain a clean and safe environment for all students, teachers, and other staff members.
  • Maintain a clean, pleasant, and safe environment for employees and students to eat and work.

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17. Soapy Water

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Here's how Soapy Water is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Cleaned windows, glass partition and mirrors using soapy water sponges and squeegees, emptying trash, and recycling.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, or mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaning solutions.
  • Wash windows, walls, mirrors and glass partitions using soapy water and other cleaners.
  • Gather and Empty trash * Clean windows, mirrors using soapy water or glass cleaner.
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, mirrors and wood with soapy water or other cleansers/treatments.
  • Cleaned windows, partitions, or mirrors, using soapy water or cleaners.
  • Washed windows, or glass partitions, using soapy water and squeegees.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions and mirrors using soapy water, Meticulous attention to detail surface cleaner, sponges and squeegees.
  • Cleaned windows, glass partitions and mirrors using soapy water, surface cleaner, sponges and sqeueegees.
  • Cleaned windows, glass pantitons, and mirrors, using soapy water and other cleaners,
  • Cleaned widows, glass partitios, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, spoges, and squeegees.

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18. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Provide general maintenance and janitorial duties around hazardous materials and in hazardous material labs and maintain supply inventory
  • Maintained church building and grounds by handling general maintenance including electrical and plumbing and providing custodial services
  • Worked collaboratively with campus staff to provide general maintenance services for a large public university.
  • Provided general maintenance, cleaned and maintained the Carson City aquatic facility.
  • Performed general maintenance tasks on building systems including electrical and plumbing.
  • Performed general maintenance that included painting, caulking and maintained equipment.
  • Maintained clean and sanitary conditions and general maintenance of the facility.
  • Performed general maintenance as Head Custodian at assigned campus.
  • General maintenance and repairs for a large residential facility.
  • Performed general maintenance in various commercial client locations.
  • Performed any general maintenance not requiring special certification.
  • General maintenance of Michigan State University facilities.
  • Performed general maintenance task throughout facility.
  • Provided daily general maintenance wherever needed.
  • Preformed general maintenance around the facility.
  • General maintenance and housekeeping tasks.
  • General maintenance of facility as needed
  • Manage evening custodians, general maintenance
  • General maintenance and janitorial services.
  • Performed various general maintenance duties, including waxing and buffing floors, shampooing carpets, changing lights, and moving furniture.

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19. Common Areas

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Here's how Common Areas is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Disinfect common areas and emergency room after incident as occurred.
  • Sanitized common areas regularly and insured entrances were inspection ready.
  • General custodial duties including decontamination of common areas.
  • Cleaned classrooms, lecture halls, study rooms, bathrooms, hallways and common areas in majority of buildings on campus.
  • Report any maintenance concerns for repairs on available apartments, models, clubhouse, and/or common areas to the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Cleaned all common areas- floor, carpeted areas, trash, fixtures, windows, all furniture of dust and spills.
  • Include cleaning floors, windows, carpets and walls; taking out trash; and maintaining all entrances and common areas.
  • General cleaning for a commercial building which includes the parking lot, stairwells, floors, kitchens, common areas and bathrooms
  • Conducted daily maintenance in common areas including Community room, office spaces including bathrooms, windows, floors, etc.
  • Create a clean and inviting atmosphere for students and faculty in the common areas, restrooms, dorms and offices.
  • Maintained common areas, assisted teachers and senior staff with special projects, and was responsible for overall building appearance.
  • Broom cleaned and wet mop all hard floor surfaces, offices, bathrooms and common areas on a daily basis.
  • Patrolled common areas within the mall conducting various cleaning duties including garbage removal, mopping spills and picking up litter.
  • Attended to cleaning and disinfecting the common areas of the college to promote cleanliness and safety for staff and students.
  • Cleaned classrooms, hallways, library, and other common areas by stripping, waxing, and mopping floors.
  • Clean assigned areas as required (to include restrooms, cafeterias, common areas, offices, etc.)
  • General Cleaning of common areas, trash collection within office space, order supplies, vacuuming, dusting etc.
  • Maintained offices and common areas, buffed/waxed floors, snow removal, building checks and other general custodial work.
  • Reported any maintenance concerns for repairs in the facility apartments, and common areas to the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Performed custodial duties vacuuming, dusting, cleaning of restrooms, emptying trash and cleaning of common areas.

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20. Floor Care

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Here's how Floor Care is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Operate industrial laundry machines* General cleaning and floor care* Trash removal
  • Performed floor care responsibilities following established cleaning and maintenance schedules.
  • Provided housekeeping and floor care within campus dormitory buildings.
  • Completed hospital projects to include stripping and waxing of floors, general floor care, detail cleaning of passageways and classrooms.
  • Manage carpet cleaning, vacuuming, floor care, trash removal and restroom cleaning for a facility of 300 and more daily
  • Used standard custodial practices, procedures and techniques, including the operation and care of a variety of floor care equipment.
  • Provided carpet cleaning, vacuuming, floor care, trash removal, and restroom cleaning for K-8 grades of Charter School.
  • Perform standard custodial duties to include restroom cleaning, office cleaning, carpet cleaning, tile floor care, etc.
  • Maintain the building, vacuum leased business offices, floor care, and remove all recycling and garbage from building.
  • Perform proper floor care to various types of floors to include stripping and waxing floors, mopping, and vacuuming.
  • Perform various floor care procedures such as stripping and waxing floors, scrubbing, buffing as well as cleaning carpets.
  • Managed carpet cleaning, vacuuming, floor care, trash removal and restroom cleaning for small and large commercial industries.
  • Performed floor care, including sweeping, mopping, auto-scrubbing of hard floor surfaces, and vacuuming of carpeted surfaces.
  • Operate various types of equipment used for floor care maintenance in the public school consisting of 838 staff and students.
  • General heavy industrial cleaning such as high and low dusting, floor care, vacuuming, waxing and buffing.
  • Perform daily cleaning schedules and routines, such as floor care, restrooms, dusting, windows and trash.
  • Required knowledge and maintenance of floor care equipment, steam boiler systems, and general repairs of the building.
  • General cleaning, floor care using buffers / strippers, remove garbage, utility worker, other duties as assigned
  • General floor care and equipment use, including stripping, waxing, buffing tile floors, and floor scrubber.
  • Perform steam carpet cleaning, vacuuming, trash removal, floor care and restroom cleaning throughout the school.

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21. Building Maintenance

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Here's how Building Maintenance is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Worked full-time in building maintenance; paid attention to detail and maintained facilities as organization desired
  • General building maintenance including furnace filter replacement, light bulb replacement and locker maintenance
  • Utilized and requested all cleaning supplies necessary to satisfactorily perform routine building maintenance.
  • General building maintenance as assigned by the supervisor or as ordered by University regulations
  • Perform quality control duties to ensure thorough and effectiveness of building maintenance requirements.
  • Performed Building Maintenance by repairing various equipment, managing material and stock
  • Performed general building maintenance and upkeep to all municipal buildings.
  • General Building maintenance for various bank locations and city hall facility
  • Provided building maintenance, including installing and maintaining mailboxes.
  • Performed building maintenance-mopped floors and cleaned office areas.
  • Assisted with on-campus residential and academic building maintenance.
  • Identified and reported building maintenance requirements.
  • Perform routine building maintenance, independently
  • Worked in building maintenance and sanitation
  • Performed building maintenance and security.
  • General building maintenance in sanitation.
  • Worked independently and cooperatively with staff to clean various areas of the school, handle building maintenance and complete outside yard work
  • Wiped down wall lockers, cleaned floors, walls, glass areas daily and assisted with other building maintenance as assigned.
  • Perform building maintenance to include minor repair actions roofing and carpentry work and janitorial services to ensure cleanliness and sanitation Standards.
  • Complete any task either it being cleaning, minor building maintenance, and even events if asked or need of assistance.

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22. Clean Classrooms

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Here's how Clean Classrooms is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Clean classrooms restrooms offices including vacuuming dusting mopping waxing floors
  • Remove trash from building and grounds, clean classrooms, restrooms, hallways, offices, kitchens and other areas assigned.
  • Clean classrooms, locker rooms, gym, hallways, Cafe restrooms, Police grounds and related duties around school grounds
  • Clean classrooms and restrooms, Maintain/organize custodial supplies, Part-time hours during the school year, full-time hours during the summer
  • Clean classrooms, offices, gymnasiums, dining areas, hallways, bathrooms and commonly use public areas.
  • Clean classrooms, cafeteria and gymnasium floors: sweep, dry mop, and wet mop when necessary.
  • Clean classrooms, floor maintenance, garage removal, vacuum and sanitize restrooms, worked part-time while attending college
  • Clean classrooms, bathrooms, hallways and take trash out, supply everything for students and teachers needs.
  • Open schools clean classrooms bathrooms offices and hallways deal with kids all day and try to make teachers happy
  • Clean classrooms, restrooms, offices, common areas, gymnasiums, move furniture, strip wax floors,
  • Open Schools, Clean Classrooms, Sanitize Restrooms, Mop and Buff floors, Close and lock up Schools
  • Helped clean classrooms for new school year; served as night custodian after summer school; Wax floors.
  • Clean classrooms and faculty offices which included cleaning the white boards and recycling items from the offices.
  • Clean classrooms, offices, bathrooms, and all other facilities used in a school setting.
  • Clean classrooms, offices, and common grounds adjacent to our church for other events scheduled.
  • Detail clean classrooms; dust, vacuum, disinfect counters, windows, mop, etc.
  • Clean classrooms, offices, restrooms, stairwells, nurse's clinics, gymnasiums and hallways.
  • Clean classrooms and bathrooms in designated areas of school, stripped and waxed floors as needed.
  • Vacuum, Mop, Clean Classrooms, Bathrooms, Locker Room, Cafeteria and Take out Trash
  • Clean classrooms, hallways, mop and wax floors, vacuum office and take out trash.

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23. Major Repairs

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Here's how Major Repairs is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Notified facilities management about any major repairs or additions needed for building operating systems.
  • Assisted departments with moving furniture and notified management of major repairs.
  • Performed routine maintenance and notify management of major repairs when needed.
  • Report all damage and major repairs to supervisor immediately.
  • Monitored and reported major repairs/maintenance requirements to supervisor.
  • Notified management concerning need for major repairs.
  • Notified managers regarding minor and major repairs.
  • Notified supervisors concerning necessary major repairs.
  • Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, or scrubbing and notify managers concerning the need for major repairs.
  • Major repairs are done by a professional but the Custodian is the one who reports any major repair needed.
  • Performed minor repairs on buildings, ground equipment and school furniture while submitting request for any major repairs.
  • Notified management concerning need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating and ventilating equipment.
  • Notified manager of major repairs, and consulted about the process and decision to fix it.
  • Reported to management major repairs needed to the building for detailed electrical or plumbing work.
  • Make minor building repairs as needed and report major repairs needed to the principal.
  • Notified maintenance department of major repairs needed outside the scope of my job duties.
  • Notified managers concerning the need for major repairs or observed safety and fire hazards.
  • Notified managers concerning the need for major repairs or additional assistance with cleaning issues.
  • Assisted in coordinating major repairs, painting, and set-up scheduled work order request.
  • Monitored building for security and safety, and any need for major repairs.

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24. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Communicated daily with facilities for routine updated and special events.
  • Managed other workers occasionally with weekend shifts during special events.
  • Facilitated the preparations for special events.
  • Clean, maintain, do special projects such as hard floor care, carpet cleaning and set up projects for special events
  • Assisted with event set up and break down for special events, parties, and fund raisers for Little Black pearl.
  • Assisted in preparations of special events such as; board meetings, graduations, sporting events, concerts and school dances.
  • Adjust and arrange furniture and equipment; coordinate the set-up and cleaning for special events, meetings and other school activities.
  • Arranged furnishings and equipment for the purposes of providing adequate preparations for meetings, performances, sporting and other special events.
  • General knowledge of and use of lawn and playground machinery and maintenance, and set up skills for special events.
  • General cleaning, trash removal, light floor care, buffing and special events/room set ups using tables and chairs.
  • Clean Dining Hall and Classrooms Assist with student lunches Work on special projects throughout the school year Work at special events
  • Set up special events in the gym Buffer the floors with a propane buffer Ensured classrooms were cleaned Operated automatic scrubber
  • Attend special events during the weekend to set up tables and chairs, clean up area and secure the buildings.
  • Maintain limited access for groups using the building (sports, special events, recreation department, etc.).
  • Fill in for head elementary custodians and fulfill their duties and responsibilities Set up for assemblies and special events.
  • Set up for major special events for well known Christian artists and any other major events at the church.
  • Assisted in set-up and coordination of all assemblies, and special events such as pep rallies and sporting events.
  • Followed directions from supervisor to adhere to a week-end rotation schedule * Maintained Ballrooms during and after special events.
  • Assisted with deep cleanings, minor repairs and set up's and tear down's for special events.
  • Provided setup, breakdown, and organizational services for special events and celebrity fundraisers in the Banquet Hall.

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25. Floor Buffers

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Here's how Floor Buffers is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Handle special projects on a weekly basis, which include operation of heavy machinery including floor buffers and floor scrubbers.
  • Use power tools (carpet extractors, orbital floor buffers, etc) in offices, classrooms, and laboratories.
  • Operated floor cleaning equipment such as: vacuums, floor buffers, floor cleaners, and carpet steam cleaners.
  • Trained to work scissor lifts, cherry pickers, fork lifts, floor buffers, and repair equipment.
  • Used electrical equipment including floor buffers, auto scrubbers extractors, high pressure washers, and vacuums.
  • Trained in using equipment such as large vacuums and floor buffers to clean and detail assigned areas.
  • Operate cleaning machinery, such as, floor buffers, strippers, wet-vac, and shampooers.
  • Ensured the cleanliness of the school by running floor buffers, shampooers, and other machines.
  • Use hand tools and operate electric cleaning/maintenance equipment, floor buffers and carpet and upholstery extractors.
  • Perform routine maintenance on machinery like floor scrubbers, vacuums, floor buffers, etc.
  • Use of auto scrubbers, carpet cleaners, backpack vacuums, and floor buffers.
  • Operate heavy equipment such as zero-turn lawnmowers, floor buffers, and steam cleaners.
  • Use, clean, and maintain custodial machinery including carpet extractors and floor buffers.
  • Operated power equipment such as floor buffers, carpet extractors, pressure washers.
  • Used commercial floor buffers, vacuums, steam cleaners, and upholstery shampooers.
  • Operated and repaired floor buffers, repaired drop ceilings, changed lights.
  • Use and maintain power hand tools, floor buffers and vacuums.
  • Maintained hallways and tile using floor scrubbers and electric floor buffers.
  • Operated cleaning machines such as floor buffers, and KVAC.
  • Worked industrial equipment like floor buffers, industrial floor washers.

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26. Vacuum Cleaners

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Here's how Vacuum Cleaners is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Performed preventative maintenance on vacuum cleaners and floor buffers/scrubbers.
  • Trained on industrial vacuum cleaners/power sweepers and polishing machines.
  • Operate janitorial equipment including: vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers, carpet cleaners, presser washers, leaf blowers, etc.
  • Use mops, brooms, vacuum cleaners, heavy duty electric buffers, sand blast booths, and portable steam cleaners.
  • Operate standard cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners, buffers, and mops; and move furniture and equipment as required.
  • Vacuumed, spot cleansed, and/or shampooed rugs, carpets, and furniture using commercial-type vacuum cleaners and shampooing equipment.
  • Operated janitorial equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers, buffers, and carpet cleaning machines properly and safely.
  • Used hand and power tools such as dollies, floor polishers, vacuum cleaners, mops and floor strippers.
  • Service job-related machinery/equipment (adjusting, cleaning, and oiling vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, buffers, etc.)
  • Vacuum, spot clean, and shampoo carpets and furniture using commercial type vacuum cleaners and shampooing equipment.
  • Moved furniture, cleaned classrooms and hallways, used vacuum cleaners, worked as a team and independently
  • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies, using vacuum cleaners and shampooers.
  • Service job-related machinery, equipment adjusts, and oiling vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, and buffers.
  • Sweep, mop, vacuum and/or hand scrub floors using brooms, mops and vacuum cleaners5.
  • Well versed in using cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor buffers and cleaning compounds.
  • Cleaned floors with the use of vacuum cleaners, dust mops as well as wet mops.
  • Use various machines such as buffer, vacuum cleaners, carpet machine to clean the schools.
  • Vacuum, clean and/or extracts carpets, and furniture using commercial vacuum cleaners and extraction equipment.
  • Operated custodial cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners auto scrubbers, carpet cleaners and buffers.
  • Maintained janitorial tools such as: vacuum cleaners, floor, polishers and floor scrubbers.

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27. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Disassembled defective electrical equipment, replaced defective or worn parts and reassembled equipment using hand tools.
  • Maintained building, performing minor and routine painting, plumbing, and other related maintenance activities, using hand tools.
  • Adjusted and replaced equipment parts, such as rollers, belts, plugs, or caps, using hand tools.
  • Operate lawn mowers, edge cutter, power blower, pressure washer, hand tools with ground maintenance and landscaping.
  • Operated custodial care equipment, including floor machines, vacuums, hand tools, yard equipment and carpet care machine.
  • Experienced with a wide variety of hand tools, power tools, lawn equipment, and floor cleaning equipment i.e.
  • Use and maintained power equipment and hand tools such as buffers auto scrubbers, high speed buffer and vacuums.
  • Operate power equipment such as, carpet extractors, pressure washer, power and hand tools and campus vehicles.
  • Use power equipment and hand tools, buffers, extractor, high pressure washer, high speed buffer.
  • Performed unskilled laboring work including cutting lawns, shrubs, using hand tools, and power mowers.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools to maintain cleanliness and upkeep within the organization.
  • Use hand tools and power tools in making minor maintenance repairs and maintaining grounds and walks.
  • Clean floors, windows, and fixtures using a variety of hand tools and cleaning solutions.
  • Perform maintenance on equipment, air tools, power tools, and hand tools.
  • Use hand tools of all types for cleaning, maintenance, and minor repairs.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools: buffers, auto scrubbers.
  • Required the use of hand tools, custodial equipment and tractor for snow removal.
  • Stripped, cleaned, buffed floors; maintained assigned power equipment and hand tools.
  • Use hand tools to clear and maintain grounds, including shrubs and flowerbeds.
  • Clean roof hatches, and connecting pipes, using power and hand tools.

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28. Such Tasks

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Here's how Such Tasks is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Monitored building security and safety by performing such tasks as securing facility at close of business.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours
  • Perform such tasks and assumes such responsibilities as the principal or head custodian may assign.
  • Monitor building security by performing such tasks as locking doors and arming security system.
  • Monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks.
  • Monitored building security and safety by performing such tasks as securing doors after operation hours and checking electrical appliance against hazards.

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29. Orderly Condition

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Here's how Orderly Condition is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Maintain working areas in production departments of industrial factory/warehouse in clean and orderly condition.
  • Maintained commercial, institutional, and industrial establishments in clean and orderly condition.
  • Maintained large facility office building in a clean and orderly condition
  • Maintained cleanliness and orderly condition of facility.
  • Maintained premises in clean and orderly condition
  • Keep assigned areas, such as office, commercial, industrial, or institutional building, in clean and orderly condition.
  • Performed a variety of custodial duties involved in keeping equipment, buildings and ground in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Maintained premises of office building, apartment building, and long term transitional apartment building in clean and orderly condition.
  • Prepared office for the next day business * Kept building in a clean and orderly condition * Stocked rooms
  • Collected and disposed of waste, shoveled snow, maintained outside sidewalks and premises in an orderly condition.
  • Gathered, emptied and disposed of trash, and Kept school facilities in safe and orderly condition.
  • Keep office buildings in clean and orderly condition and tend to specified areas of the school.
  • Maintained rooms, halls, and premises of office building in clean and orderly condition.
  • Maintained buildings in clean and orderly condition to routinely clean bathrooms, hallways and offices.
  • Maintained office buildings, labs and restrooms in a clean, sanitized and orderly condition.
  • Utilize cleaning tools and equipment to ensure building remains in clean and orderly condition.
  • Work independently or as a team keeping buildings in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Maintained offices building in clean and orderly condition, as well as outside premises.
  • Maintained kitchen work areas, equipment and utensils in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Maintain equipment and materials used to perform work in a clean and orderly condition.

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30. Light Maintenance

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Here's how Light Maintenance is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Performed general janitorial duties and light maintenance to ensure safety and cleanliness.
  • Perform custodial duties and light maintenance throughout Vocational School system
  • Performed light maintenance and repairs safely and efficiently.
  • Maintain cleanliness and light maintenance of medium-sized facility.
  • Performed light maintenance and provided security during concerts.
  • General custodial /light maintenance duties in an academic setting
  • General cleaning duties and some light maintenance/repair work
  • Light maintenance work, general janitorial cleaning services
  • Performed light maintenance on bowling machinery.
  • Work included; Maintaining cleanliness of building, serving coffee, doing inventory, ordering supplies, and light maintenance work.
  • Light maintenance, stripping and waxing of floors, set up and take down of all sports activities in this school.
  • Light maintenance with the boilers, when the weather was cold, how to blow them down and keep running smoothly.
  • Performed a variety of light maintenance duties such as unplugging sinks, door maintenance, replacing light bulbs, and painting.
  • Use standard custodial practices, procedures and techniques including light maintenance to help ensure the effective operation of the Oregon Zoo.
  • Perform light maintenance as needed such as changing bulbs, unclogging toilets or any other duties that may require attention.
  • Train staff in proper procedures for building sanitation, cleanliness and light maintenance to ensure a well-stewarded and safe workplace.
  • Job Duties: nightly cleaning of classrooms, buffing, waxing, mopping, sweeping, light maintenance of school.
  • Cleaned offices and bathrooms, washed floors, vacuumed, dusted, provided light maintenance including painting and shoveling snow.
  • Maintained the upkeep and cleanliness of four New York Community Banks by mopping, sweeping, wiping and light maintenance.
  • Performed light maintenance and cleaning duties as needed to cover the needs of the building and other buildings as well.

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31. Electrical Appliance USE

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Here's how Electrical Appliance USE is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Monitored building security and safety by locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use.
  • Monitored building security and safety operating hours and checked electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards were not created.
  • Monitor building security and safety by locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure against hazards.
  • Monitored building security and safety, checked electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards were not created.
  • Monitor electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
  • Monitor building safety by checking door locks and electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.

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32. Wipe Furniture

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Here's how Wipe Furniture is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop/vacuum floors; empty/clean trash containers; replace light bulbs.
  • Dust and wipe furniture, chairs, desks, book shelves and pictures, computers, windowsills, etc.
  • Maintained cleanliness of restrooms using a high duster, moped floors, damp wipe furniture, and dispose of trash
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop and vacuum offices and classrooms.
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, and refill restroom dispensers.
  • Damp wipe furniture in public areas, offices, exam rooms and waiting areas.
  • Cleaned, dust, wipe furniture trash containers/ Replaced light bulbs refill restrooms dispensers
  • Clean, Dust, and Wipe Furniture Using established Practices and Procedure.
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture on a daily basis.
  • Clean and wipe furniture (reception area & training area).
  • Clean, dust and wipe furniture.
  • Dust and wipe furniture and walls.
  • Clean and wipe furniture; sweep, mop the lobby floors.
  • Clean, dust,, wipe furniture, sweep, mop, vacuum floors, empty/clean waste baskets and trash containers.
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture in a timely manner when shows occur Sanitize counters and broom/mop floors
  • Wipe furnitures, sweeps,mops and vacum floors.
  • Clean ,dust, and wipe furniture,sweep,mop,vacuum floors.

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33. Garbage Cans

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Here's how Garbage Cans is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Empty all building garbage cans, cleans, sanitizes, and polishes bath, lavatory, shower, and sink fixtures.
  • Stripped and waxed floors, shampooed carpets, cleaned windows, cleaned bathrooms, emptied garbage cans, emptied recycle bins
  • Washed and spot-cleaned furniture, blackboards, mirrors, wastebaskets, garbage cans, office desk and sanitized phones.
  • Emptied garbage cans, mopped the floors, buffed and vacuumed the floors, clean the pavilion and portables.
  • Replenish paper products, empty all waste baskets and garbage cans along with recyclables from pantries and customer areas.
  • Cleaned floors by sweeping and mopping, empties garbage cans, cleaned restrooms and classrooms within the facility.
  • Wax, buff and mop floor, vacuum carpeted areas and empty all waste baskets and garbage cans.
  • Washed and spot-cleaned furniture, blackboards, mirrors, wastebaskets and garbage cans, office machines and ashtrays.
  • Empty all garbage cans from rooms, toilets, cafeterias and offices and dispose them appropriately.
  • Polished windows, empty garbage cans and hand dusted furniture, fixtures and, window sills.
  • Washed and cleaned furniture, mirrors, wastebaskets, garbage cans, and office machines.
  • Replenished toilet tissue and soap as needed and emptied all waste baskets and garbage cans.
  • Washed and spot cleaned furniture, blackboards, mirrors, wastebaskets, and garbage cans.
  • Clean classrooms, bathrooms, empty garbage cans, maintain floors and snow removal.
  • Emptied trash and garbage cans and relined cans with liners around the assigned facility.
  • Washed and spot cleaned tables, white boards, wastebaskets and garbage cans.
  • Replenished supplies, such as garbage cans, trash bags and toiletries.
  • Emptied and cleaned waste barrels, garbage cans, and other receptacles.
  • Empty garbage cans and replace them with a clean garbage bag.
  • Wipe down tables, sweep floors and empty all garbage cans.

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34. Trash Receptacles

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Here's how Trash Receptacles is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Provide housekeeping services within assigned area which normally include emptying of trash receptacles.
  • Perform specialized cleaning operations including spray buffing, burnishing floors, sanitizing trash receptacles, stain removing, window cleaning etc.
  • Clean and disinfect classrooms, empty trash receptacles, and maintain the cleanliness of the buildings I am assigned to.
  • Maintained the cleanliness of the offices by mopping, vacuuming and buffering the floors, and emptying of trash receptacles.
  • Sanitized public restrooms, cleaned lobbies, washed display windows, emptied trash receptacles, and maintained parking lots.
  • Cleaned lunch tables, seats, bathrooms, water fountains, windows, bookshelves and emptied trash receptacles.
  • Worked independently vacuuming entire building, dusting; sanitizing, sweeping/mopping bathrooms, empty all trash receptacles.
  • Maintain areas by emptying trash receptacles, disinfecting restrooms, dusting, wet mopping, and sweeping.
  • Emptied trash receptacles, dusting, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, classrooms, doom rooms and offices.
  • Can dust and empty trash receptacles with accuracy and make sure the offices are neat and clean.
  • Cleaned, washed and emptied trash receptacles, windows, floors, bathrooms before being promoted to Supervisor
  • Maintained cleanliness of building, including emptying trash receptacles, sweeping, mopping, and buffing floors.
  • Performed complete cleaning of bathrooms which was not limited to emptying and cleaning of trash receptacles.
  • Maintained the trash receptacles of all buildings clean and put toilet papers as needed in the bathrooms
  • Keep streets, flower beds, trash receptacles & restrooms clean for the visiting public.
  • Emptied trash receptacles, high and low dusting, cleaning restrooms, classrooms and offices.
  • Empty, clean and maintain trash receptacles and recycling bins in appropriate locations throughout facilities.
  • Emptied trash receptacles, vacuumed, cleaned bathrooms, and mopped on a weekly basis.
  • Removed all trash and replaced liners in trash receptacles and all miscellaneous other general cleaning.
  • Gather and empty trash receptacles, floor cleaning to include- mopping, sweeping, vacuuming.

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35. Public Areas

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Here's how Public Areas is used in Custodian jobs:
  • General facility maintenance of all public areas.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of public areas
  • Performed various hospitality duties not limited to cleaning restrooms, library, cafeteria, and other public areas at the college.
  • Mixed water, detergent, and/or acids to clean offices, bathrooms, lunch areas and public areas throughout commercial properties.
  • Work in a team setting to clean and maintain all public areas, classrooms, and offices in the Merrill-Cazier Library.
  • Complete tasks as keeping public areas clean and safe for the public to use while remaining safe in the work place.
  • Provide consistent, thorough daily cleaning of all public areas to include condo lobbies, stairwells, bathrooms, pool areas.
  • Maintained Appearance of patient's rooms, classrooms, corridors, doctor offices, lobbies, and other public areas.
  • Experienced for cleanliness of public areas specializing in cleaning of fixtures and restrooms to meet company health and safety standards.
  • Improved the cleanliness of the hotel's public areas by mopping, sweeping, and vacuuming, among other responsibilities.
  • Clean public areas, wall washing, and clean and arrange all equipment and cleaning carts at the shift end.
  • Clean designated areas of the school including, but not limited to, restrooms, public areas, and cafeteria.
  • Clean dorms and public areas in dormitories in preparation for camps over the summer, and for the upcoming fall semester
  • Trained new employees, cleaned dorms and public areas so that the health standards are met at Wilmington College.
  • Oversee the Janitorial responsibility of health science school and offices mopping sweeping waxing garbage and all the public areas.
  • Maintain cleanliness of public areas, set up and take down for events, minor maintenance as necessary.
  • Clean bathrooms, public areas, mop, vacuum, clean entrances, empty trash, use different chemicals
  • Cleaned and maintained assigned gaming zones, public areas, team member areas, and other company facilities.
  • Set up chairs, tables and other equipment in classrooms, meeting rooms and public areas as required.
  • Performed routine cleaning of offices and public areas and maintenance of tile and carpeted floors for assigned areas.

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36. Tile Floors

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Here's how Tile Floors is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Stripped and waxed tile floors* Professionally maintained carpeting throughout the facility* Overlooked appropriate use of chemicals and cleaning solutions mixtures
  • Learned to strip and wax tile floors, deep scrub and refinish tile as well as cleaning carpets efficiently and properly.
  • Dust mop clean tile floors, wet mop stains and spots on tiled floors using paid method and semi-automatic scrubbers.
  • Cleaned classrooms, dust offices, restrooms, stripped, waxed, and buffed tile floors, and shampooed carpets.
  • Cleaned and buffed tile floors using industrial cleaning equipment, dusted picture frames and wall hangings with a cloth.
  • Cleaned offices, restrooms, windows, carpets, tile floors with the proper equipment and the outdoors.
  • Clean and maintain floors by dust mopping and wet mopping tile floors and vacuuming all carpeting as needed.
  • Dusted and damped mop all tile floors and vacuumed carpeted areas including lounge and stairwell areas as scheduled.
  • Removed trash from all offices dusted and damp mopped all tile floors and vacuumed carpeted areas disinfected all restrooms
  • Cleaned bathrooms, break rooms, managers offices, swept carpets, and scrubbed and buffed tile floors.
  • Vacuum, shampoo and spot clean carpets, Buffing and waxing tile floors, Cleaning hallways and stairwells.
  • Painted the school area wide, stripped and waxed tile floors, detailed classrooms during summer cleanup.
  • Cleaned and sanitized restrooms, mopped office floors, stripped and waxed tile floors and emptied trash.
  • Dusted, mopped, cleaned and buffed stripped, and refinished tile floors according to maintenance schedule.
  • Vacuum classrooms, empty trash, clean bathrooms, strip and wax tile floors, shampooed rugs.
  • Cleaned cafeteria including floor maintenance (stripping and waxing of hard wood and tile floors).
  • Removed debris and trash, washed, stripped, waxed tile floors, and cleaned offices.
  • Assisted with, and performed refinishing of hardwood, vinyl, cement, and tile floors.
  • Shampooed carpets, spray, buffed the tile floors and vacuumed swimming pools and cleaned desks.
  • Cleaned restrooms, vacuumed along with exterior cleaning of carpets, stripping and waxing tile floors.

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37. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Maintained cleanliness of restrooms* Complied with OSHA regulations and guidelines* Maintained the maintenance of vehicles
  • Complied with OSHA regulations Maintained MSDS Repaired Vacuums and serviced other electrical devices
  • Maintained highest cleanliness standards and regularly passed OSHA kitchen inspections.
  • Maintained safety standards regarding chemical use according to OSHA regulations.
  • Followed safety procedures regarding sanitation and OSHA chemical safety guidelines.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on equipment in accordance to OSHA regulations.
  • Disposed of chemical cleaning materials within OSHA processing safety procedures.
  • Intimate knowledge of backstage operations and safety protocols/OSHA compliance.
  • Maintained cleanliness of public restrooms following OSHA requirements.
  • Utilized established practices and procedures validated by OSHA.
  • Maintained all OSHA requirements regarding handling hazardous chemicals.
  • Follow company policy and OSHA regulations/guidelines.
  • Mixed chemicals according OSHA/SDS specifications.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment to ensure that all company safety procedures are followed to insure OSHA compliance guidelines.
  • Practiced Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines to handle blood borne pathogens and other hazards of the workplace.
  • Support and enforce all policies, such as OSHA/WISHA rules, universal health and safety regulations and guidelines, etc.
  • Provided quality cleaning and sanitizing of all areas of the facility according to JCAHO and OSHA practices and procedures.
  • Follow safety codes and OSHA guidelines, ensuring cleaning chemicals were mixed properly, stored properly and locked up.
  • Assisted Manager in maintaining compliance with OSHA rules, inspected buildings and reported areas of non-compliance to Manager.
  • Maintain and record safety in conformance with mandated specifications of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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38. Requisition Supplies

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Here's how Requisition Supplies is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Notified supervisor for repair or replacement of equipment and requisition supplies as needed.
  • Conferred with suppliers to obtain bids for proposed purchases and to requisition supplies; disbursed funds according to federal regulations.
  • Clean & supply restrooms, gather & empty trash, Clean building & requisition supplies & equipment
  • Allocated 20% of time requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Requisition supplies and perform cleaning, sanitation work and general repairs.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Requisition supplies or equipment needed for maintenance.
  • Requisition supplies on a weekly basis.
  • Requisition supplies or equipment needed for cleaning and maintenanceduties.
  • Remove snow from sidewalks, driveways, and parking areas Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Service, clean, and supply restrooms and common areas Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Requisition supplies or equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties, as well as, gathering and empting trash.
  • Service, clean, and maintain the entire school premises Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties
  • Accept or decline the scheduling of cleaning service Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners Requisition supplies or equipment needed forcleaning and maintenance duties.
  • Requisition supplies or equipmen tneeded for cleaning and maintenance duties.

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39. Sanitize Restrooms

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Here's how Sanitize Restrooms is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/common areas using established practices and procedure.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedure.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using proper procedures.
  • Sanitize restrooms with germicidal solution daily.
  • Sanitize restrooms using universal cleaning precautions.
  • Clean lobbies, entryways, classrooms, break rooms, conference rooms, clean and sanitize restrooms showers and locker rooms.
  • Utilize restroom low-pressure cleaning machine, to clean and sanitize restrooms, shower rooms and fixtures, and refill restroom dispensers.
  • Sweep, mop, clean and sanitize restrooms, dorms, laundry rooms, office space, kitchen and cafeteria.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms according to company procedures and guidelines which included sweeping, moping, and vacuuming floors.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, dust and wipe furniture, empty wastebaskets and trash containers, handle recycling materials.
  • School off times and summer months I would strip and wax floors, clean carpets and sanitize restrooms completely.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, office suites, courtroom, and conference rooms using established practices and procedure.
  • Clean offices, restrooms, hallways* Sweep, mop, empty trash bins, dust* Clean and sanitize restrooms
  • Assist with cleaning; including vacuum carpet* Clean & sanitize restrooms* Clean mirrors & windows* Empty trash cans
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, refill paper and soap dispensers, sweep, vacuum and, mop.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, classrooms, sweep, mop, empty trash, other duties as assigned
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, locker room areas, fitness equipment, auditorium and gym floor.
  • Empty trash, sanitize restrooms and make sure they are stocked wit paper towel and tissue.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms and replenish supplies daily, pick up and dispose of trash daily.
  • Maintain common area, strip and wax floors, remove debris, Sanitize restrooms, maintain equipment

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40. Floor Scrubber

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Here's how Floor Scrubber is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Trash removal, sweep floors, clean & mop restrooms, run floor scrubber, dusting, window cleaning and vacuum carpets
  • Used assorted equipment such as vacuum, floor scrubber, mop, and dust mop to keep floors clear of debris.
  • Used heavy cleaning equipment as riding floor scrubber, floor buffer, carpet cleaning scrubber, and disinfectant power washer.
  • Maintained buildings and grounds for the school complex, mopped, emptied trash, and vacuumed, used a floor scrubber
  • General cleaning of offices, restrooms, cafeterias, and use of floor scrubber on walkways and production floor areas.
  • Use the following equipment: Vacuum, floor scrubbers, mop, snow blower, leaf blower, company vehicles.
  • Emptied trash, moped floor, and polished floors with motorized floor polisher, using floor scrubber to clean floors.
  • Washed blackboards, swept floors, emptied trashcans ran buffer and floor scrubber and any other jobs that were needed.
  • Set up and take down for school dances and other social events running a floor scrubber at end of shift
  • Operated and maintained all cleaning equipment such as carpet shampooer, driving floor scrubber, burnisher, and extractors.
  • Refinished, stripped, and polished floors using a heavy duty floor scrubber that rotated at over 1000 RPM.
  • Can run a carpet cleaner, walk behind floor scrubber, ride on scrubber, strip and wax floors.
  • Operated sit-down floor scrubber to clean warehouses and halls, vacuumed carpets and cubicles, cleaned bathrooms and windows.
  • Restored Floors and able to use equipment used for cleaning floors such as floor scrubber and swinging machine.
  • Emptied trash daily, washed tables, desks and chair, scrubbed the floors using a floor scrubber.
  • Experienced with tools such as industrial vacuums, leaf blowers, power washers, and floor scrubbers.
  • Operate power equipment such as forklifts, pressure washer, hand and power tools and floor scrubbers.
  • Used various equipment including floor scrubber, floor buffer, forklift and various other professional cleaning tools.
  • Operate equipment including carpet extractors, floor scrubbers, slow speed scrubber and furniture moving equipment.
  • Operate and maintain buffers, burnishers, automatic floor scrubbers, carpet extractors and backpack vacuums.

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41. Heavy Furniture

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Here's how Heavy Furniture is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Maneuvered heavy furniture and various cleaning equipment, and also maintained safety of chemical cleaning products.
  • Conducted necessary maintenance and handled relocating heavy furniture and other fixtures.
  • Moved and/or rearranged heavy furniture, equipment and/or inventory.
  • Moved heavy furniture and equipment manually
  • Followed verbal directions, cleaned and stocked bathrooms, cleaned classrooms, offices, and hallways, moved heavy furniture manually
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies, either manually or by using vehicles Youth Guidance Specialist,
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies Technical Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel Pallet Jack Register
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, or supplies, either manually or with a hand truck.
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, or supplies, either manually or by using a dolly.
  • Move heavy furniture around to ensure that hard to reach placed are properly cleaned.
  • Move heavy furniture, equipment, and supplies, either manually or necessary equipment.
  • Lifted heavy furniture, used cleaning machines/tools, assembled items, and did maintenance.
  • Rearrange heavy furniture to ensure that hard to reach areas are properly cleaned
  • Assist staff with moving heavy furniture, hanging high fixtures, etc.
  • Assist with moving heavy furniture as needed in conference room setup.
  • Moved heavy furniture and equipment manually and with hand trucks.
  • Move heavy furniture or equipment in accordance to instructions provided.
  • Moved and carried heavy furniture such as desk and shelves.
  • Moved heavy furniture, supplies and other work related equipment.
  • Moved heavy furniture, equipment, or supplies manually.

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42. Empty Wastebaskets

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Here's how Empty Wastebaskets is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Empty wastebaskets and sanitary napkin receptacles.
  • Handled the responsibilities such as cleaning kitchens, halls, resting rooms etc* Kept the company environment fresh and clean* Empty wastebaskets
  • Empty wastebaskets, clean tables, strip, wash, seal and finish terrazzo, linoleum, and tile floors.
  • Dust and wipe furniture, sweep, mop and vacuum floors, empty wastebaskets, trash and recycle containers.
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; and empty wastebaskets.
  • Empty wastebaskets Dust all ledges and other surfaces Clean and dust phone Dust all ledges and other surfaces
  • Dust furniture and equipment, empty wastebaskets; transports trash and waste to disposal area.
  • Clean, dust and wipe school furniture; empty wastebaskets and trash containers.
  • Vacuum rugs, clean blackboards, rearrange furniture, and empty wastebaskets.
  • Empty wastebaskets, sort and store materials for recycling programs.
  • Cleaned offices, lobby, conference rooms and empty wastebaskets.
  • Empty wastebaskets and dispose of refuse in appropriate waste containers.
  • Empty wastebaskets, and clean ashtrays, Replenish bathroom supplies.
  • Empty wastebaskets and recyclables and transport to disposal area.
  • Empty wastebaskets and dispose the trash in prescribed manner.
  • Empty wastebaskets and other debris in communal areas.
  • Clean bathrooms and empty wastebaskets in each room.
  • Empty wastebaskets, and clean elevators and escalators.
  • Empty wastebaskets and replace liner as needed.
  • Empty wastebaskets, clean and disinfect restrooms.

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43. Clean Wastebaskets

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Here's how Clean Wastebaskets is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Maintained of the clubhouse by cleaning, dusting, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers.
  • Clean furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers.
  • Dust and wipe furniture, sweep, mop, and vacuum floors, empty/clean wastebaskets.
  • Clean, dust, sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets.
  • Empty and clean wastebaskets, replace light bulbs when needed and refill restroom dispensers.
  • Sweep, mop and vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and recycle containers.
  • Clean, empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers.
  • Empty and clean wastebaskets, ashtrays and other waste receptacles.
  • Replace light bulbs; refill restroom dispenser's empty/clean wastebaskets.
  • Remove trash and clean wastebaskets and other trash containers.
  • Remove trash from wastebaskets and clean wastebaskets as needed
  • Empty and clean wastebaskets, trash containers.Cleaned and sanitized restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedures.
  • Clean and sanitize common areas, restroom and grounds.Empty and clean wastebaskets in classrooms.
  • Sweep, mop, and vacuum floors; Empty/clean wastebaskets; Clean and sanitizerestrooms/bathrooms.
  • Sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers Replace light bulbs Refill restroom dispensers.

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44. Office Furniture

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Here's how Office Furniture is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Reported damaged office furniture or equipment and made recommendations to management.
  • Coordinated and assisted with setup and delivery of office furniture.
  • Performed window washing and office furniture relocation as needed.
  • Sanitized office furniture and replenished restrooms with supplies.
  • Relocated office furniture and washed windows.
  • Cleaned office furniture and emptied wastebaskets.
  • Dust and polish office furniture and equipment; clean and polish windows, walls and hardware using commercial chemicals provided.
  • Dismantled and moved office furniture from school library, removed old carpet and prepared floor for installation of new carpet.
  • Vacuum carpets, dust office furniture, dump trash, recycle recyclables and replenish paper supplies in all facilities.
  • Perform various janitorial duties such as dust office furniture, vacuum offices, and remove refuse from various offices.
  • Vacuumed carpets, emptied trash receptacles, cleaned restrooms, removed dust from office furniture and cleaned windows.
  • Dust, wax, and polish office furniture; clean shelves and empty ash trays and waste baskets.
  • Dust and wipe clean all office furniture, flies, fixtures, paneling, windowsill, etc.
  • General cleaning of campus buildings, event set-ups, office furniture moves, carpet and floor care.
  • Performed carpet maintenance, cleaned office furniture, walls, and windows, and emptied trash.
  • Wipe and clean walls, partitions, doors, tabletops, chairs and office furniture.
  • Clean graffiti, move classroom & office furniture, delivered copy paper to the offices.
  • Cleaned and sanitized restrooms, empty trash bins, dusted office furniture, and cleaned windows
  • Installed and arranged file cabinets, desks and other office furniture and equipment.
  • Moved desks, bookshelves, conference tables and other office furniture as required.

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45. Office Areas

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Here's how Office Areas is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Cleaned Classrooms and Office Areas: Cleaned Marker BoardsSanitized TablesEmptied TrashCleaned WindowsVaccumed Classrooms and OfficesMopped Common Areas
  • Maintained clean lobby and office areas- Sanitized dental equipment
  • Clean office areas independently on a weekly basis
  • Clean office areas, meeting rooms and restrooms multiple times each day, stock supplies, empty trash, ash trays.
  • General upkeep and cleanliness of all machine shops, office areas, break rooms, restrooms, and an aircraft hangar.
  • Clean classrooms, restrooms and cafeterias, and clean kitchen, lounges and office areas and other facilities as assigned.
  • Clean laboratory equipment, such as office areas, using solvents, brushes, rags, or power cleaning equipment.
  • Worked as team leader on a team of cleaners to clean office areas, collect trash and vacuum and dust.
  • Maintained clean office areas, conference rooms, warehouse floors, cafeteria, and restrooms for the company's staff.
  • Cleaned Portage Sears store, including vacuuming, window washing, waxing, rest rooms, and office areas.
  • Clean my area on the second floor in the class room, four restrooms, and office areas.
  • Follow daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning schedules in the cafeteria, classrooms, and office areas.
  • Performed general clean up, making sure that the rooms and office areas were cleaned at all times.
  • Followed school district standards and procedures to maintain the cleanliness of the classrooms, gym and office areas.
  • Clean scrub, disinfect and remove all trash from restrooms, office areas and break room every shift.
  • Performed dusting, sweeping and mopping of classrooms, office areas, all restrooms, hallways and gym.
  • Clean shop areas, office areas, break/lunch rooms, conference rooms, and hazardous material storage area.
  • Summer temporary position cleaning dorm rooms and occasionally office areas throughout campus while students were on leave.
  • Clean restrooms and office areas, set the conference rooms in different styles according to the meetings.
  • Perform heavy cleaning duties of entire school building including classrooms, office areas, hallways and restrooms.

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46. Custodial Staff

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Here's how Custodial Staff is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Maintained necessary records as required and coordinated vacation schedules of the custodial staff.
  • Directed and supervised additional custodial staff in preparation for school opening.
  • Discussed custodial staff problems with Director of Facility Support Services.
  • Supervised evening custodial staff while coordinating their activities.
  • Improved emergency response procedures for custodial staff.
  • Supervised custodial staff at school facility.
  • Executed daily operations of custodial staff.
  • Provide proper cleaning care for offices, classrooms, hallways and all other accessible areas designated to the custodial staff.
  • Oversee the custodial staff, and ensure that the facility is in excellent condition through submitting work orders, inspections.
  • Lead, managed and trained the custodial staff as well as overseeing the day to day custodial operations at I.C.
  • Train new hires and assist other members of custodial staff as needed at the request of the school principal.
  • Head Custodian Overseen daily operations of night and day shift custodial staff as well as the needs of Administration
  • Maintain accurate records of Custodial staff, supplies, inventory, purchase card expenditures and budget management.
  • Train all new custodians, prepare work schedules, ordering all materials for all branches for custodial staff
  • Assisted in the recruitment, employment, transfer, promotion, demotion and dismissal of custodial staff.
  • Distribute custodial supplies and equipment for the purpose of disseminating materials to custodial staff and/or storage locations.
  • Created work schedules for custodial staff, motivated and train custodians in their duties and responsibilities.
  • Worked closely with custodial staff to train them in the proper use of materials and equipment.
  • Supervised custodial staff and maintained school site and grounds in a safe and sanitary manner.
  • Worked with custodial staff to ensure that the school was clean and safe for students.

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47. Chemical Cleaners

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Here's how Chemical Cleaners is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Followed procedures for using chemical cleaners and power equipment Complied with all regulations and corporate custodial guidelines.
  • Followed procedures for safe use of chemical cleaners preventing damage/hazards.
  • Operated professional power equipment and chemical cleaners.
  • Mixed chemical cleaners according to specifications.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Acquired knowledge of industrial trash compactor and cardboard compactor, chemical cleaners, and the use of power floor cleaner.
  • Followed procedures for the use of chemical cleaners, pesticides and power equipment to prevent injury or property damage.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to the work place.
  • Strip, seal, finish and polish flooring*Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment!
  • Set up, arrange and remove decorations, used chemical cleaners and power equipment to maintain cleanliness of school
  • Maintained all safety standards as outlined by supervision for all chemical cleaners and polishes.
  • Organized and managed the proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemical cleaners.
  • Used chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • Follow procedures for chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floors.
  • Use electrical equipment and chemical cleaners to maintain cleanliness in school environment.
  • Followed procedures for the use of chemical cleaners to prevent floor damage.
  • Followed safety procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment.
  • Use of industrial grade chemical cleaners, maintain cleanliness of school facility
  • Applied safety measures when working with chemical cleaners and power equipment.
  • Used electrical equipment and chemical cleaners to maintain the building.

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48. Auto Scrubber

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Here's how Auto Scrubber is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Assisted mechanic in repairing wax stripping machines, propane buffers, carpet cleaning machines, auto scrubbers, vacuums etc.
  • Follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and auto scrubber to prevent damage to wax or sealed floors.
  • General cleaning was done major projects was stripping, waxing, buffing, shampooing, and using auto scrubbers.
  • Operate mechanized custodial equipment such as vacuums, hand scrubber, auto scrubber, carpet shampooer, etc.
  • Operate custodial power equipment, such as: Auto scrubber, and other equipment needed for floor work.
  • Use machines to clean school IE: Auto scrubber, side by side, burnisher and carpet shampooer.
  • Operate equipment such as auto scrubber, ride-on auto scrubber, carpet extractor, vacuum, etc.
  • Experienced in using auto Scrubber, burnisher, backpack vacuum, wet vac, and floor scrubbers.
  • Keep floors swept, mopped, and waxed using an auto scrubber and floor wax machine.
  • Stripped and waxed floors, used high speed buffer, used auto scrubber and cleaned windows.
  • Performed all phases of cleaning and operated cleaning equipment such as Buffers and Auto Scrubbers.
  • Used and maintain assigned power equipment; buffers, auto scrubbers, vacuums, mops.
  • General Cleaning Scrubbed waxed stripped floors also ran the carpet cleaner propane buffer auto scrubber.
  • Operate auto scrubber, trash compactor, as well as basic maintenance of janitorial equipment.
  • Operated various custodial machines: auto scrubbers, carpet cleaners, buffers, etc.
  • Used on hallways a T-3 auto scrubber floor-cleaning machine at least once a week.
  • Use of Shampoo machines, buffers, vacuums, auto scrubbers and cleaning chemicals.
  • Run auto scrubbers, buffers and side by side scrubbers and carpet extractors.
  • Operate machinery such as carpet extractors, auto scrubber and floor buffer.
  • Operate machinery like the auto scrubber for cleaning floors, carpet extractors.

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49. Floor Finish

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Here's how Floor Finish is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Performed multiple duties including striping, cleaning, buffing and applying floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors.
  • Scrub floors to remove all soil and floor finish from base floor.-Refinish floors to a clean and glossy appearance.
  • Sweep, mop, strip, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors.
  • Clean floors using broom and mop and power scrubbing, floor finish applicator and floor polishing machines.
  • Clean, dust mop, scrub and wax resilient floors as needed to protect floor finish.
  • Stripped, cleaned, buffed and applied floor finish to hard surface floors, etc.
  • Scrub floors to remove all soil and floor finish from base floor.
  • Trained in use of handling of cleaning chemicals and floor finishes.
  • Applied floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors.
  • Applied floor finish & sealer to hardwood surface.
  • Strip, clean, buff, and apply floor sealer and floor finish.
  • clean school at night, and now how to use all equipment and learned how to lay floor finish
  • Stripped floors with Tennant T5 walk-behind scrubber/ dryer and waxed floors with mops and Diversity Prospeed Floor Finish Applicator Systems.
  • General cleaning -Floor finishing (strip, wax) -Carpet cleaning

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50. Waste Receptacles

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Here's how Waste Receptacles is used in Custodian jobs:
  • Empty all waste receptacles, double bag every trash can, and drive trash from back of movie theater to dumpster.
  • Guaranteed a clean and inviting atmosphere for all visitors, by handling waste receptacles and removing waste paper/rubbish from the premises.
  • Clean classrooms, cafeterias, lounges, offices and other facilities as assigned; empty and clean waste receptacles.
  • Empty, clean all waste receptacles and remove waste paper and rubbish from the premises to designated area.
  • Perform routinely required tasks including sweeping, mopping floors, cleaning restrooms, emptying and cleaning waste receptacles.
  • Empty and clean waste receptacles, replace receptacle liner, and remove waste to outside refuse containers.
  • Empty, clean and sanitize waste receptacles, collect recyclables and dispose of all waste appropriately.
  • Empty waste receptacles, spot mop spills, remove gum and debris and giraffe as needed.
  • Empty and clean waste receptacles and pick up trash containers and empty into large bins.
  • Empty, clan and sanitize waste receptacles; pick up papers and other debris.
  • Empty waste receptacles, dust, clean and vacuum carpets as needed.
  • Replenished supplies in the restrooms Emptied, cleaned and sanitized waste receptacles.
  • Collected trash and waste paper and deposits in appropriate waste receptacles.
  • Handled the upkeep of paper, soap dispensers and waste receptacles.
  • Changed trash bags in waste receptacles, vacuumed offices and cubicles.
  • Removed trash and debris, washed waste receptacles and replaced lines.
  • Warehouse bathroom sanitation Emptied and cleaned all waste receptacles.
  • Emptied waste receptacles for all work spaces and restrooms.
  • Empty and clean waste receptacles and dispose of trash.
  • Emptied waste receptacles, restock paper products and soap.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Custodian

Building Floors30%
Clean Bathrooms11.1%
Mop Floors9.6%
Bathroom Fixtures9.6%
Class Rooms8.6%
Office Buildings7.9%
Trash Cans4.3%
Janitorial Equipment2.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Custodian

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Building Floors
Building Floors
26%
26%
2
2
Clean Bathrooms
Clean Bathrooms
9.6%
9.6%
3
3
Mop Floors
Mop Floors
8.4%
8.4%
4
4
Bathroom Fixtures
Bathroom Fixtures
8.3%
8.3%
5
5
Class Rooms
Class Rooms
7.4%
7.4%
6
6
Office Buildings
Office Buildings
6.8%
6.8%
7
7
Trash Cans
Trash Cans
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Janitorial Equipment
Janitorial Equipment
2.1%
2.1%
9
9
Light Fixtures
Light Fixtures
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Snow Removal
Snow Removal
2%
2%
11
11
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.3%
1.3%
12
12
Glass Partitions
Glass Partitions
1.2%
1.2%
13
13
Shampoo Carpets
Shampoo Carpets
1.1%
1.1%
14
14
Locker Rooms
Locker Rooms
1%
1%
15
15
Paper Towels
Paper Towels
1%
1%
16
16
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1%
1%
17
17
Soapy Water
Soapy Water
1%
1%
18
18
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Common Areas
Common Areas
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Floor Care
Floor Care
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Building Maintenance
Building Maintenance
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Clean Classrooms
Clean Classrooms
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Major Repairs
Major Repairs
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Special Events
Special Events
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Floor Buffers
Floor Buffers
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
Vacuum Cleaners
Vacuum Cleaners
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
0.5%
0.5%
28
28
Such Tasks
Such Tasks
0.5%
0.5%
29
29
Orderly Condition
Orderly Condition
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
Light Maintenance
Light Maintenance
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Electrical Appliance USE
Electrical Appliance USE
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Wipe Furniture
Wipe Furniture
0.4%
0.4%
33
33
Garbage Cans
Garbage Cans
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Trash Receptacles
Trash Receptacles
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Public Areas
Public Areas
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Tile Floors
Tile Floors
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Osha
Osha
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Requisition Supplies
Requisition Supplies
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Sanitize Restrooms
Sanitize Restrooms
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Floor Scrubber
Floor Scrubber
0.3%
0.3%
41
41
Heavy Furniture
Heavy Furniture
0.3%
0.3%
42
42
Empty Wastebaskets
Empty Wastebaskets
0.3%
0.3%
43
43
Clean Wastebaskets
Clean Wastebaskets
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Office Furniture
Office Furniture
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Office Areas
Office Areas
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Custodial Staff
Custodial Staff
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Chemical Cleaners
Chemical Cleaners
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Auto Scrubber
Auto Scrubber
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Floor Finish
Floor Finish
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Waste Receptacles
Waste Receptacles
0.3%
0.3%

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