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Janitor supervisor Job Description

Janitor supervisor Job Description Template

As a Janitor Supervisor, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a team of janitors who maintain the cleanliness and sanitation of a facility or building. This includes assigning tasks, ensuring compliance with safety regulations, and maintaining inventory of cleaning supplies. Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills are essential for this role.


  • Supervise and coordinate the work of janitorial staff to ensure that cleaning tasks are completed according to established standards
  • Train new janitorial staff and provide ongoing training to existing staff to ensure their work meets established standards
  • Inspect work areas and equipment to identify and report maintenance needs, safety hazards, or other issues that may affect staff performance or customer satisfaction
  • Ensure the availability of cleaning supplies and equipment, and maintain inventory levels to ensure that supplies are always available when needed
  • Develop and implement cleaning schedules and procedures that ensure all areas are cleaned regularly and efficiently
  • Respond to customer requests and complaints in a timely and professional manner, and take appropriate action to address any issues


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous experience in janitorial or custodial services preferred
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, proper storage, and handling methods
  • Understanding of safety protocols and ability to train staff on proper procedures
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to identify areas for improvement in cleaning processes

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