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Janitor

We are looking for a janitor who will take care of the cleanliness and maintenance of our building premises. You will be required to perform cleaning tasks like vacuuming, mopping, cleaning vents, etc. Your responsibility is to ensure that the building is well maintained and clean.


Facilities Industry

The facilities department is an integral part of the administrative field. It takes charge of activities like keeping spaces and infrastructure in proper operating condition and prevention of equipment failure.


What to expect from the role

  • Hands-on experience in cleaning and maintaining spaces.
  • Learning how to organize, multitask and manage time.
  • Learn on the job regarding the best practices in cleaning.
  • Exposure to the facilities department and its various responsibilities.


Responsibilities

  • Clean assigned building areas.
  • Regularly check premises and perform necessary maintenance tasks.
  • Perform heavy duty cleaning tasks and projects.
  • Inspect the premises and report any issues or repairs to the management.
  • Perform any small repairs possible.
  • Keep an inventory of the supply room and regularly restock.
  • Collaborate with other staff members.
  • Follow health and safety regulations.


Requirements

  • High school graduate.
  • Prior experience as a janitor.
  • Experience with heavy duty cleaning machines and equipment.
  • Good knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies.
  • Works with integrity and dependent.
  • High sense of personal hygiene.


Average Salary

On average $28,759 per annum.

Source - salary.com

Career Path

Janitor is an entry-level job. It is the role responsible for maintaining the workplace by fixing broken instruments, cleaning the surroundings, etc. It also includes tasks like responding to complaints, conducting regular check-ups and keeping an inventory of supplies. A minimum requirement for this job role is high school qualification.


Career Progression

With appropriate experience in this field, you can progress to other jobs in this field such as:

  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Custodian
  • Facilities Manager


Sample Questions

Personal
  • How would you rate your sense of cleanliness on a scale of 1-10?

  • Why did you choose a job in facilities?

  • Describe a regular day in your job.

Human Resources
  • What would you do if you saw a fellow employee violating safety rules?

  • Would you be okay with working overtime?

  • What makes you think you’d be a good fit with our company culture?

Management
  • How would you prioritize work if you had multiple tasks to complete?

  • How would you rate your multitasking and time management skills?

  • What are the tasks you had to do in your previous job?

Technical skills and knowledge
  • What cleaning equipment are you used to working with?

  • What would you do if you saw a leaky air conditioner vent?

  • How do you stay up to date with the best practices, equipment, and products in your field of work?