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Janitor Job Description

Janitor Job Description Template

As a recruitment expert, I understand the importance of clear job descriptions. A janitor is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and orderliness in buildings, typically in commercial or public settings. This includes tasks such as sweeping, mopping, and trash removal. At our company, we value reliable and detail-oriented individuals who take pride in their work as janitors.


  • Clean and sanitize restrooms and common areas
  • Maintain floors, carpets, and other surfaces by sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and waxing
  • Empty trash cans and dispose of waste in designated areas
  • Monitor and restock cleaning supplies and report any inventory needs to management
  • Perform basic maintenance tasks, such as changing light bulbs or fixing minor plumbing issues
  • Report any damages, repairs, or safety hazards to management
  • Ensure all areas are secured and locked at the end of the day
  • Assist with set up and cleanup for events or meetings as needed


  • Physical stamina and fitness to perform cleaning tasks for extended periods of time
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals, proper storage, and disposal methods
  • Ability to follow instructions and safety protocols
  • Attention to detail and ability to identify areas that need cleaning or maintenance
  • Good communication skills to interact with colleagues and supervisors
  • Time management skills to complete cleaning tasks within given deadlines
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings
  • Dependability and reliability to show up on time and complete assigned tasks consistently

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