Cleaning Jobs

Cleaning Job Overview

People who work in cleaning jobs keep indoor and exterior premises tidy. Some may work in hotels or extended-stay apartments, while others might primarily be employed by schools, hospitals, businesses and government buildings. Typical responsibilities include:
  • Sweeping floors
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Making beds
  • Disposing of garbage
  • Vacuuming
  • Restocking toiletry items
Cleaners who work outdoors are usually required to keep the premises safe and free of hazards by doing tasks like clearing walkways, shoveling snow and mowing lawns. Some cleaners work night and weekend hours, especially if they work for businesses and cannot start tasks until buildings are empty. If you're a night owl, you might be very happy in an evening office cleaning job. Cleaners usually must handle physical labor and spend extended periods on their feet.

Cleaning Job Education Requirements

Because much of a cleaner's training happens on the job, a person seeking entry-level job as a cleaner usually is not required to have a high school degree. However, individuals who want to work as Maintenance Managers in positions requiring them to oversee a large number of cleaners and repairmen will likely be expected to have at least a high school diploma and may be required to take management classes. Additionally, cleaners who work in hazardous environments where exposure to bodily fluids is common may need to get certified through a program that teaches how to stay safe from blood-borne pathogens.

Cleaning Job Market

Job prospects for maids and housekeepers are projected to increase by 13 percent from 2012 to 2022, and there's a similar increase expected for janitors. Overall job opportunities are favorable, especially for people who have experience and training. Cleaners can often be used for multiple jobs around a business, such as being a painter, if they are willing to take on more roles.

Because the cleaning industry has a high turnover rate, there are consistent openings across the country as people leave the workforce. Some cleaners only work seasonally, so it may be easier for people to find available work in popular vacation destinations that have a lot of hotels or resorts.

Cleaning Job Salary Information

In May 2012, the median annual wage for housekeepers and maids was $19,570. However, the wage increased to slightly under $23,000 for people employed at hospitals. Janitors, on the other hand, earned an average of $22,690 per year although those positions often included a building maintenance component that went beyond keeping premises tidy.
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Company Overview Precision machining is Talon’s heritage and core strength. Talon’s skilled and dedicated employees deliver the most complex, extreme tolerance, and superior surface finish components at unsurpassed quality levels. Joining the team at Talon means working with dedicated, highly skilled employees that drive continuous improvement and ensure we deliver superior results to our custome...
Company Confidential Tampa, FL
We are looking for self-motivated sales professionals with the skills & passion to win new accounts.​ Our ideal high-performance candidate will have the ability to form long-term professional relationships based on assisting our clients improve their quality and business performance. Irregular hours may be necessary in order to meet with appropriate decision makers on their time schedules. The ide...
Company Confidential Miami, FL
We are looking for self-motivated sales professionals with the skills & passion to win new accounts.​ Our ideal high-performance candidate will have the ability to form long-term professional relationships based on assisting our clients improve their quality and business performance. Irregular hours may be necessary in order to meet with appropriate decision makers on their time schedules. The ter...
Earn $950.00+ weekly, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is enjoyable, easy to learn, we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to...
Earn $950.00+ weekly, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is enjoyable, easy to learn, we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Call to...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-...
Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Requisition Number 14-0404 Title CLEAN ROOM TECHNICIAN Department KPRO Shift Day Hours Per Week 24 City Boston State MA Description Boston Keratoprosthesis ( medical devices company) is looking for Clean room class 7 technician for cleaning, inspecting and packaging medical devices -artificial cornea. Requirements High school diploma. • Must have a minimum 2 ye...
Sears, Roebuck and Co., a member of the Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) family of companies, is a leading broadline retailer providing merchandise and related services. Sears, Roebuck offers its wide range of home merchandise, apparel and automotive products and services through more than 2,700 Sears-branded and affiliated stores in the United States and Canada, which includes over 890 f...
Earn $950.00+ per week, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer Call t...
Earn $950.00+ per week, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer Call t...
Office Environments Janitorial/Cleaning Position Part-time Evenings Apply online www.oe-md.com or call 240-520-9030 This job listing brought to you by The Cumberland Times News...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-...
Earn $190.00+ daily, will train Dryer Vent Cleaning Right now our company is training service technicians for residential dryer vent cleaning in your area. We have been in business since 1983 and accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and training is provided. Job Advancement Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-...
Company Confidential Hazleton, PA, 18202
Cleaning Technicians We are recruiting part time EARLY morning cleaning for commercial facilities. One position is Monday through Friday, 5:00AM to 9:00AM. The other position is 6:00AM to 10:00AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. It is a plus if you are able to work occasional weekends. You must be able to lift 50 pounds. If you are hard working, clean, professional, detail oriented and motivat...
Earn $950.00+ per week, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...
Earn $950.00+ per week, will train Duct & Vent Cleaning Services Right now our company is training and hiring residential dryer vent cleaners in your area. We have been in business since 1983, accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 1997. The work is very enjoyable, easy to learn, and we provide the training. Job Advancement Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer Call to Apply 1-800-9...

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