Janitors & Cleaners
Also called: Cleaner, Custodian, Floor Tech (Floor Technician), Janitor
What they do:Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.
On the job, you would:
- Service, clean, or supply restrooms.
- Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
- Gather and empty trash.
- customer service
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- changing what is done based on other people's actions
Hand and Finger Use
- hold or move items with your hands
Ideas and Logic
- make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Self Control
- Concern for Others
You might use software like this on the job:
Office suite software
- Microsoft Office
Word processing software
- Microsoft Word
Examples of Registered Apprenticeship programs include:
- Multi-Story Window/Building Exterior Cleaner
- Swimming-Pool Servicer