What Tasks Are Common in a Janitorial Job?


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Some common janitorial tasks include sweeping and mopping floors, emptying wastebaskets and removing trash to dumpsters, and cleaning and disinfecting various surfaces within a building. Janitors who work after-hours may also be required to perform various safety-related duties such as locking doors and clearing away equipment.

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What Tasks Are Common in a Janitorial Job?
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Janitors usually have daily duties that include tasks such as cleaning bathrooms and replacing bathroom supplies, cleaning windows and class surfaces and cleaning the floor. They may also have tasks they perform less frequently, including steam cleaning the carpet or waxing the floor, maintaining outdoor areas, and checking for rodent or insect infestations and taking the appropriate steps to exterminate them.

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