Job description Cleaning Supervisor near Canmore (AB)

Find out what work is like for a cleaning supervisor in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Cleaning supervisors (NOC 62024).

Cleaning supervisors


Cleaning supervisors supervise and coordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Light duty cleaners (65310), Specialized cleaners (65311), and Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents (73201). They are employed by hospitals and other health care institutions, hotels, motels, schools and other educational institutions, commercial and industrial establishments, home and office cleaning establishments and by various specialized cleaning companies.

Work week duration

Cleaning supervisors usually work between 35 to 40 hours per week.
Between 35 to 40 hours

Job duties

Here are some of the main activities and tasks that Cleaning supervisors have to perform, and some of the physical demands they involve:

  • Supervise and coordinate the work of light duty, industrial or specialized cleaners and janitors
  • Inspect sites or facilities to ensure established safety and cleanliness standards are met
  • Recommend or arrange for additional services required such as painting, repair work, renovations or replacement of furnishings and equipment
  • Hire and train cleaning staff
  • Prepare work schedule and coordinate activities with those of other departments
  • Prepare budget, estimate costs and keep financial records
  • Receive payment for specialized cleaning jobs
  • May perform certain cleaning duties.

Physical demands Help - Physical Demands

  • Standing
  • Bending or twisting the body
  • Making repetitive motions
  • Handling material manually
  • Walking and running

Workplaces and employers

Here are the typical workplaces where Cleaning supervisors are employed and some of their main characteristics:

  • Hotels
  • Home and office cleaning establishments
  • Hospitals and other health care institutions
  • Specialized cleaning companies
  • Motels
  • Schools and other educational institutions
  • Commercial and industrial establishments

Work environment Help - Physical Work Environment

  • Indoors, environmentally controlled
  • Dangerous chemical substances

Physical proximity from others Help - Physical proximity from others

  • Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Related job titles

Here are some other related job titles that are found in the same occupational category (NOC 62024), and a list of similar occupations:

Similar occupations Help - Similar occupations

Sources Occupational and Skills Information System & National Occupational Classification

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