Cleaning Supervisor Job Description

By | April 18, 2011

Cleaning supervisors oversee and organize the activities of cleaning workers. Cleaning supervisors are in employment by commercial and industrial establishments, hospitals and other health care institutions, hotels, motels, schools and other educational institutions, home and office clean-up establishments and by a variety of specialized cleaning companies.

Alternate Job Titles:
Following are some alternate job titles of cleaning supervisors
1. Head Janitor
2. Head Custodian
3. Cleaning Supervisor
4. Building Cleaning Supervisor
5. Head Caretaker
6. Carpet Cleaning Supervisor
7. Window Washing Supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities of Cleaning Supervisors:
Cleaning supervisors carry out a few or all of the following duties:
•arrange budget, calculate costs approximately and keep monetary records
•employ and educate cleaning staff
•arrange work timetable and manage actions with those of other departments
•Recommend or organize for extra services required for example painting, repair work, renovations or substitute of furnishings and apparatus
•Receive expense for particular cleaning jobs
•Supervise and organize the work of light duty, industrial or particular cleaners and janitors
•examine sites or facilities to guarantee established security and hygiene standards are met
•May carry out certain cleaning duties.

Employment requirements of Cleaning Supervisors:
•Completion of secondary school is typically required.
•preceding knowledge in an exacting area of cleaning is typically required.
•Previous managerial experience might be required.