Building Services Of America, LLC

Chicago, IL

Job Details

Job Location:    Chicago, Illinois - Chicago, IL
Salary Range:    Undisclosed


Function of Van Crew Janitor Position:

To perform janitorial duties on an assigned basis in accordance with the established procedures for each account in order to keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. The Janitor will perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish.

Duties of Janitor Position:

Duties of the janitor position will vary at each account location and will be performed as assigned by the Manager.

Specific duties a Van Crew janitor may include but are not limited to:

  • A Van Crew Janitor must have their own vehicle to travel to and from any client location in the Chicagoland area.
  • A Van Crew Janitor must be available for any schedule shift and also for On-Call.
  • A Janitor will clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming.
  • A Janitor will vacuum carpet, spot clean, shampoo and extract on an assigned basis.
  • A Janitor will clean and dust furniture, blinds and other surfaces, and monitor and maintain interior plants.
  • A Janitor will service, clean, disinfect restroom and restock soap and paper dispensers.
  • A Janitor will clean interior and exterior windows, glass partitions, and mirrors, using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees.
  • A Janitor will follow procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment, in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures.
  • A Janitor will monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours.
  • A Janitor will notify managers concerning the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • A Janitor will set up, and arrange furniture and equipment to prepare facilities for events.
  • A Janitor will perform waste removal and proper disposal of waste and recycling materials.
  • A Janitor will may drive vehicles required to perform or travel to cleaning work, including vans and industrial trucks.
  • A Janitor will record supply inventory as directed and inform management when cleaning supplies are low.
  • A Janitor will notify the manager of supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties.
  • A Janitor will remove snow by doors and spread snow melting chemicals.
  • A Janitor will work various shifts and schedules and perform other related duties as assigned.


Required: Basic understanding of cleaning and the ability to be trained. Ability to read basic operating instructions. Must have valid Drivers License and insured motor vehicle.

Preferred: One year janitorial experience.


Knowledge of vacuum cleaners, manual and automatic scrubbers, shampooing equipment, various size mops, cleaning chemicals, and other miscellaneous equipment.


This position demands good physical and mental health. The janitor will be required to lift, carry, walk, sit, push, pull, climb ladders, bending, twisting climbing stairs and work a flexible schedule. Ability to be on your feet for the majority of the shift, repetitive and repeated hand and arm motions and the ability to lift and/or carry up to 75 pounds a must. Must possess the ability to see and hear at normal levels.

Describe additional requirements of this JANITOR position:

Must be able to communicate effectively with the Manager. Employee will work scheduled shift, as directed, to meet existing and changing needs of the Operations Department. Work location and shift schedules will change from time to time depending on production requirements established by Operations department. Must be reliable and responsible and maintain good attendance. Must have ability to work in a team environment.

The employees signature below confirms his/her understanding of this janitor job description. The contents herein have been reviewed and discussed and the incumbent is aware of their job expectations.