Janitor Job Description

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Janitor duties and responsibilities

  • Cleaning and supplying designated building areas
  • Performing and documenting routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Carrying out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects

Janitor Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a Janitor, or Custodian, to take care of our building and carry out cleaning, maintenance and security duties.

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


  • Clean and supply designated building 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 Janitor
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Familiarity with Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Integrity and ability to work independently
  • High school degree
Last Updated 09 Jan, 2023

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