Profession building caretaker

Building caretakers take care of apartment houses, hotels, offices, churches and other buildings and maintain them and associated grounds in a clean and orderly condition. They may supervise other workers and contractors depending on the size and nature of the building concerned.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Social

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Skills

  • Comply with legal regulations

    Ensure you are properly informed of the legal regulations that govern a specific activity and adhere to its rules, policies and laws.

  • Follow company standards

    Lead and manage according to the organisation's code of conduct.

  • Handle customer complaints

    Administer complaints and negative feedback from customers in order to address concerns and where applicable provide a quick service recovery.

  • Register information on arrivals and departures

    Write down information about visitors, patrons or employees, such as identity, the company they represent and time of arrival or departure.

  • Execute inspection walkway

    Carry out a route in order to verify if all the doors and windows are closed.

  • Manage cleaning activities

    Oversee cleaning activities undertaken by employees.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Examine the conditions of buildings

    Monitor and assess the conditions of buildings in order to detect faults, structural problems, and damages. Assess general building cleanliness for grounds maintenance and real estate purposes.

  • Manage ground maintenance

    Plan and direct the work of ground maintenance workers and units and maintain all natural areas.

Optional knowledge and skills

handle veterinary emergencies use gardening equipment deliver correspondence clean rooms perform safety inspections ensure compliance with noise standards inspect building systems perform ground maintenance activities fill out forms perform minor repairs to equipment clean surfaces budgetary principles write work-related reports apply conflict management