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Become A General Cleaner

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Working As A General Cleaner

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • $23,440

    Average Salary

What Does A General Cleaner Do At Cleanpower

* general office cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, trash, restroom cleaning and seasonal park cleaning etc.
* Dusting, vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, scrubbing, wiping surfaces, other general cleaning duties as needed/assigned
* Shift Hours
* Monday
* Friday and every other Saturday
* per hr
* pm
* am (shift hours varies)
* EEO/AA Employer
* This job reports to the Manager
* This is a Part
* Time position
* nd Shift.
* Relocation is not provided and travel is not required
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What Does A General Cleaner Do At Sodexo Inc.

* Cleans offices, patients /residents rooms, dorms, classrooms, schools, common areas, lavatories, halls, food service areas and any other areas that may require attention.
* Sweeps, mops, scrubs, polishes floors and vacuums hallways, stairs and office space.
* Cleans light fixtures, ceilings and vents, walls, mattresses, furniture, windows and window coverings.
* Will be required to properly and safely use cleaning chemicals per manufacturer and Sodexo standards.
* Empties trash and garbage containers.
* Replenishes supplies.
* May shampoo and cleans carpets or buff and polish floors which will require the use of mechanical equipment.
* May change sheets and replenish linens.
* May perform routine equipment maintenance and make minor repairs.
* May drive a golf cart or other vehicles.
* Moves furniture and sets-up tables and chairs.
* Notifies supervisor concerning need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment.
* Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
* Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
* Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
* Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.
* Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
* Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
* May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

What Does A General Cleaner Do At Marriott International

* Perform scheduled preventative maintenance in guest rooms (CARE, RPM, GCPM), meeting rooms, and/or public spaces as required, including flipping/inspecting mattresses, box springs and assembling bed frames, vacuuming behind and underneath furniture, spot cleaning carpets and upholstery, dusting, touch-up painting, touch-up furniture ensuring that all necessary hardware and appliances are present in the room and in working order, replacing light fixtures, and inspecting and repairing grout and caulking.
* Maintain, repair and clean all guest rooms in accordance with the property room preventative maintenance procedures and standard guidelines.
* Perform miscellaneous minor repairs such as tightening loose toilet seats, changing light bulbs, and patching holes in walls.
* Perform general cleaning of all guestroom surfaces to include tub, wall tile, hard floors, walls, windows, mirrors.
* Report any serious maintenance problems, unusual findings, or safety hazards immediately to the manager/supervisor.
* Follow all company safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; and complete safety training and certifications.
* Follow all company policies and procedures, ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets.
* Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, and anticipate and address guests service needs.
* Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals.
* Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.
* Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
* Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance.
* Assist with moving, lifting, carrying, and placing of objects weighing in excess of 50 pounds.
* Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift.
* Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.
* To apply now, go to: https://marriott.taleo.Net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800091I Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice globally by FORTUNE magazine, DiversityInc and Great Places to Work Institute, among others.
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What Does A General Cleaner Do At Scioto Services

* Clean & Stock restrooms, vacuuming, dusting, trash, mopping, sweeping, wiping tables and other tasks related to general janitorial/custodian cleaning duties.
* Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 6:30pm
* pm.
* Approximately 6 hours per week.
* You will be commuting to both the Ft Loramie and Minster Banks

What Does A General Cleaner Do At Scioto Services

* Clean and stock restrooms, vacuuming, dusting, trash, mopping, and other tasks related with general/custodial cleaning.
* Hours: Monday
* Thursday 6:00PM
* PM. Friday, 5:00PM
* PM. A total of 20 hours per week

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How To Become A General Cleaner

Most janitors and building cleaners learn on the job. Formal education is not required.

Education

Janitors and building cleaners do not need any formal educational credential. However, high school courses in shop can be helpful for jobs involving repair work.

Training

Most janitors and building cleaners learn on the job. Beginners typically work with a more experienced janitor, learning how to use and maintain equipment such as vacuums, floor buffers, and other tools. On the job, they also learn how to repair minor electrical and plumbing problems.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Although not required, certification is available through the Building Service Contractors Association International, the International Executive Housekeepers Association, and ISSA—The International Sanitary Supply Association. Certification can demonstrate competence and may make applicants more appealing to employers.

Important Qualities

Interpersonal skills. Janitors and building cleaners should get along well with their supervisors, other cleaners, and the people who live or work in the buildings they clean.

Mechanical skills. Janitors and building cleaners should understand general building operations. They should be able to make routine repairs, such as repairing leaky faucets. 

Physical stamina. Janitors and building cleaners spend most of their workday on their feet, operating cleaning equipment and lifting and moving supplies or tools. As a result, they should have good physical stamina.

Physical strength. Janitors and building cleaners often must lift and move cleaning materials and heavy equipment. Cases of liquid cleaner and trash receptacles, for example, can be very heavy, so workers should be strong enough to lift them without injuring their back.

Time-management skills. Janitors and building cleaners should be able to plan and complete tasks in a timely manner.

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General Cleaner Demographics

Gender

  • Female

    57.4%
  • Male

    40.6%
  • Unknown

    2.0%

Ethnicity

  • White

    82.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    8.9%
  • Asian

    6.2%
  • Unknown

    1.4%
  • Black or African American

    0.7%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    79.5%
  • German

    2.6%
  • Bosnian

    2.6%
  • Somali

    2.6%
  • French

    2.6%
  • Amharic

    2.6%
  • Carrier

    2.6%
  • Hmong

    2.6%
  • Italian

    2.6%
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Top Skills for A General Cleaner

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Top General Cleaner Skills

  1. Building Floors
  2. Public Restrooms
  3. Bathroom Supplies
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, and vacuuming them.
  • Cleaned public restrooms, including scrubbing sinks, toilets, counter tops, and mirrors.
  • Assisted in the general cleaning of various office buildings and operated a floor scrubber, buffer and carpet extractor.
  • Hand dust and clean all office furnishings, files, fixtures, paneling, window sills and all other flat surfaces.
  • Job Description: Sweep, mop, vacuum, run floor scrubber, empty trash, dust, general cleaning duties.

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