Doorkeepers patrol or monitor premises to guard property against theft and vandalism. They control access to establishments and maintain order and enforce regulations at public events and within establishments.
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- Perform basic security activities for the building, e.g. by being a visible presence to passers-by and by checking the premises to guard against vandalism or break-ins.
- Communicate with patrons or tenants to exchange relevant information, to answer their questions and to become familiar with them.
- Clean the public parts of the building, e.g. hallways, stairs and landings.
- Empty or arrange emptying of rubbish bins and other waste containers.
- Tend the grounds, cut grass and clear snow, ice, leaves and rubbish from driveways, walkways, parking areas and grounds.
- Lock and unlock doors and entrances at appropriate times, and keep the keys to all doors.
- Make adjustments and minor repairs to heating, air-conditioning, plumbing, electrical, etc. systems.
- Perform other routine maintenance jobs and repairs, such as painting, and notify owner of need for major repairs.
- Order supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
- Distribute mail to patrons or tenants.
- Check lifts and fire and safety equipment for adequate functioning.
- May advertise vacancies, show apartments and offices to prospective tenants, and collect rent.
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