Warehouse Cleaner Job at ABM, Washington DC

  • ABM
  • Washington DC

Job Description

The Cleaner position provides the cleaning and upkeep of an assigned area. 

Pay: $16.28-$17.25 per hour The pay listed is the hourly range or the hourly rate for this position. A specific offer will vary based on applicant’s experience, skills, abilities, geographic location, and alignment with market data. 

Benefit Information: ABM offers a comprehensive benefits package. For information about ABM’s benefits, visit ABM 2024 Employee Benefits | Front Line Team Members | (Programa de Beneficios de ABM)

Essential Functions

  • Cleans and maintains buildings/facilities. Performs heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish.
  • Notifies managers concerning the need for minor or major repairs or additions to building operating systems 
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and working relationships with clients, co-workers, shift coordinators, supervisors, managers, etc. 
  • Complies with all safety, security, compliance, and quality standards and procedures established by the Company, Clients, and regulatory authorities 
  • Cleaner must be flexible and willing to complete all tasks that are assigned.  


  • Cleans building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, or vacuuming them. Follows procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power equipment in order to prevent damage to floors and fixtures. 
  • Sometimes using ladders, dusts and washes furniture, walls, machines, and equipment; cleans ceilings and dusts and polishes light fixtures. Washes and replaces blinds 
  • Moves cabinets, boxes, furniture, crates and equipment to clean areas, either manually or by using hand trucks 
  • May remove stains from such surfaces as rugs, drapes, walls, and floors using chemicals and cleaning solutions. May also sweep walks, rake leaves, cut grass, remove snow or perform other incidental seasonal tasks 
  • Mixes water and detergents or acids in containers to prepare cleaning solutions according to specifications 
  • Strips, seals, finishes, and polishes floors 
  • Cleans and vacuums carpeted areas, including application of spot cleaning treatment 
  • Gathers and empties trash 
  • Wipes and cleans tabletops, chairs, and equipment in food areas 
  • Cleans and polishes furniture and fixtures 
  • Services, cleans, and supplies restrooms 
  • Periodically cleans overhead vents, dusts blinds, and polishes wood furniture 
  • Cleans interior partition glass, windows, glass partitions, and mirrors using soapy water or other cleaners, sponges, and squeegees 
  • Sprays insecticides and fumigants to prevent insect and rodent infestation 
  • Sets up, arranges, and removes decorations, tables, chairs, ladders, and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events such as banquets and meetings 
  • Must keep janitor’s closet neat and orderly and maintain equipment in good working order 
  • Requisitions supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance duties 
  • Monitors building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and possibly checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created 
  • Drives vehicles (if required) to perform or travel to cleaning work, including vans, industrial trucks, or industrial vacuum cleaners 
  • May be expected to make basic repairs 
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned 


  • Must be 18 years of age or older 
  • Must meet all requirements to receive approval for working in specific ATS environments (if applicable), including ten-year work history if available 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Customer Service Experience 
  • 1 yr of similar work experience 

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Work experience placement, Seasonal work, Flexible hours, Shift work,

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