_The service of a janitor is needed in all types of organizations, whether it is an office, school, company, art gallery or a museum. If you cleaning job, and are trying for one, you must create a janitor resume.

The first step in creating the janitor resume is to select a proper format. You can find out resume sample formats online. If your previous work experience is of janitorial, then you must select the chronological resume format. In this format, you will have to list down your employment history in a reverse order starting with the latest job.  The resume will also include your career objective that will describe what position you to want to work in and how you will help the organization.

As cleanliness is the essence of your job, you must apply the same principle while creating the janitor resume. This is to say that the layout of the resume must be neat and clean, easy to access, read and understand. Here is a sample of janitor resume that is applying about the janitorial theories in it.

Janitor Resume Sample
Earl J. Sheppard
4044 Khale Street
Folly Beach, SC 29439
Phone: (843) XXX-7319
Email: ejsheppard@abc.com

To help in maintaining the office machines, equipments, and facilities clean and sturdy by applying my knowledge of janitorial services.
Summary of Qualifications
  • 5 years cleaning and maintenance experience
  • Prompt initiative and detail-oriented
  • Good team player and profound customer service attitude
  • Ready to relocate and work in night shifts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Knowledge of occupational hazard and work as per safety standards
  • Ability to handle minor maintenance work on my own
  • Promptness demeanor under emergency situation
  • Ability to clean and maintain the tools and equipments used in cleaning
Work Experience

Roaring Heights Inc., Folly Beach, SC
2009 – Present
  • Clean and maintain the office in orderly situations
  • Clean floors, shampoo rugs, wash walls and glass, and remove rubbish
  • Scrub, sweep and mop the floors and use vacuum cleaner for corner dusts
  • Collect and empty dustbins
  • Apply safety measures when working with chemical cleaners and power equipment
  • Place a sign board on the cleaning place for visitors and staff safety
  • Use hand trucks while moving heavy furniture and equipments
  • Cut and trim lawns and shrubbery with the help of a blade or mower
  • Perform minor repairs and inform supervisors in needs of major repairs of facilities
  • Remove accumulated snows from sidewalks, parking areas and driveways
  • Clean glasses with soap water using sponges and squeegees
  • Dust walls, machines, furniture and equipments
  • Use power and hand tools while cleaning chimneys and flues
High School Diploma
St. Xavier High School, Folly Beach, SC

Available on request
One page janitor resume is more than enough to cover your work experience. If it is more than 12 years, then you can create two-page resume. However, the presentation is more important than the number of pages like this sample resume.

carmen melendez franco
08/15/2013 09:47

Slicitar empleo de mantenimiento tengo experiencia

12/03/2014 00:44

Well, it's true that the first step in creating the janitor resume is to select a proper format. Also, you can find out resume templates online. If your past work experience is of janitorial, then you must select the chronological resume format.


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