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Cleaners clean schools, construction sites, commercial, industrial and domestic premises, industrial machinery and vehicles using portable cleaning equipment.

Duties & Tasks
Cleaners may perform the following tasks:
  • operate vacuum cleaners to clean floors, work areas and machinery
  • clean, dust and polish furniture and fittings
  • sweep, mop, scrub and polish floors; shampoo carpets and rugs; and strip wax and polish from floors
  • clean walls and windows
  • clean and disinfect laundry, kitchen, toilet and bathroom fixtures and floors
  • empty and clean ashtrays and waste containers
  • clean areas surrounding buildings, such as paths and entrances
  • remove graffiti.
  • Working conditions
    Cleaners are often responsible for the security of the building in which they work. This responsibility includes ensuring that lights and electrical appliances are turned off, that the building is locked and secure and that any security breaches are reported to building owners or managers.par Cleaners often work irregular hours in shifts and may be employed as full-time, part-time or casual staff.
    Personal requirements
  • enjoy practical work
  • methodical
  • honest and reliable
  • able to bend, stand and lift.
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