Light duty cleaners clean the lobbies, hallways, offices and rooms of hotels, motels, resorts, hospitals, schools, office and other buildings, and private residences.
Duties May Include
Sweep, mop, wash, wax and polish floors
Dust furniture and vacuum carpeting and area rugs, draperies and upholstered furniture
Make beds, change sheets and distribute clean towels and toiletries
Attend to guests' requests for extra supplies
Stock linen closet and supplies area
Clean, disinfect and polish kitchen and bathroom fixtures and appliances
Clean and disinfect public areas such as changing rooms, showers and elevators
Disinfect operating rooms and other hospital areas
Pick up debris and empty trash containers
Wash windows, walls and ceilings.
Report and store lost and found items
May provide basic information on facilities
May handle complaints.
Examples of Titles
Where They Work
Hotels, motels, resorts, recreational facilities, hospitals and other institutions, building management companies, cleaning service companies and private individuals.
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.