Profession Cleaning supervisor
Cleaners in offices, schools or other establishments keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish.
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Tasks cleaning supervisor
- Assess the condition of surfaces to be cleaned and select cleaning methods (e.g. sweeping, mopping, washing, sealing, vacuuming, shampooing, polishing, degreasing, sanitising).
- Develop work plans setting parameters for time and work flow.
- Select and prepare appropriate machines and tools, and erect ladders.
- Prepare cleaning solutions by mixing water and detergents or acids in containers according to specifications.
- Perform cleaning work, such as cleaning floors, corridors, stairs and restrooms, shampooing carpets and rugs, removing rubbish and cleaning waste containers.
- Clean windows, glass partitions and mirrors using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges and squeegees.
- Identify, remove and document surface soiling.
- Notify managers about the need for repairs.
- Determine when more supplies and equipment are needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
- Carry out the basic maintenance of the cleaning machinery.
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