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Cleaner Job Description

General Duties

  • Dust furniture
  • Wash windows, walls, woodwork and lavatories
  • Sweep, wash, mop and scrub floors using cleaning equipment
  • Gather and dispose of refuse
  • Clean and polish furniture and brass.

Required Knowledge & Abilities

  • Some knowledge of cleaning methods, materials and equipment
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to read and write
  • Thoroughness; cleanliness
  • Good physical condition
  • Ability to get along well with others


  • Neat personal appearance
  • Tact; courtesy; good judgment
  • Physical condition commensurate with demands and expectations of such position