Cleaner Job Description Template

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Cleaner Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a Cleaner to take care of our facilities and carry out cleaning and maintenance duties.

The goal is to keep our building in a clean and orderly condition.


  • Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)
  • Perform and document routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Make adjustments and minor repairs
  • Stock and maintain supply rooms
  • Cooperate with the rest of the staff
  • Follow all health and safety regulations


  • Proven working experience as a Cleaner
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Integrity
  • High school degree

What does Cleaner do?

A cleaner's daily tasks typically include:

  1. Cleaning and sanitizing surfaces, including floors, windows, furniture, and fixtures.
  2. Dusting and polishing surfaces, including furniture, shelves, and objects.
  3. Vacuuming and mopping floors and carpets.
  4. Emptying trash bins and replacing liners.
  5. Refilling soap dispensers, paper towels, and toilet paper in restrooms.
  6. Cleaning and disinfecting restrooms and common areas.
  7. Wiping down and disinfecting high-touch areas, such as doorknobs, light switches, and handrails.
  8. Cleaning kitchen areas, including appliances, countertops, and sinks.
  9. Reporting any maintenance issues or damages to the supervisor.
  10. Keeping a stock of cleaning supplies and notifying the supervisor when replenishment is needed.
  11. Adhering to safety guidelines and regulations while carrying out cleaning duties.
  12. Occasionally assisting with other tasks, such as organizing spaces or setting up for events.

The specific daily tasks may vary depending on the type of cleaning work and the location, such as residential cleaning, commercial cleaning, or specialized cleaning services.

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