Explore Careers - Job Market Report
Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents clean and maintain the interior and exterior of commercial, institutional and residential buildings and their surrounding grounds. Building superintendents employed in large establishments are responsible for the operation of the establishment and may also supervise other workers. They are employed by office and apartment building management companies, condominium corporations, educational institutions, health care facilities, recreational and shopping facilities, religious establishments, and industrial and other establishments.
building caretaker, building superintendent, custodian, handyman/woman, heavy-duty cleaner, industrial cleaner, plant cleaner, school janitor.
- Operate industrial vacuum cleaners to remove scraps, dirt, heavy debris and other refuse
- Wash windows, interior walls and ceilings
- Empty trash cans and other waste containers
- Sweep, mop, scrub and wax hallways, floors and stairs
- Clean snow and ice from walkways and parking areas
- Cut grass and tend grounds
- Clean and disinfect washrooms and fixtures
- Make adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing and electrical systems, and contact tradespersons for major repairs
- Perform other routine maintenance jobs such as painting and drywall repair
- May water and tend to plants
- May move heavy furniture, equipment and supplies
- Ensure that security and safety measures are in place in the establishment
- May advertise vacancies, show apartments and offices to prospective tenants and collect rent
- May supervise other workers.
Outlook & Prospects for Janitors, Caretakers and Building Superintendents in South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||N/A||N/A|
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 05 - Aug 09, 2013
- The provincial government announced $425,000 in funding to upgrade the water and sewer system in Fortune, NL
- The provincial government announced $375,000 in funding for upgrades to the water and sewer system in the Town of Grand Bank, NL
- With a contribution of $15,000 from the Provincial Government¿s Community Capital Grants Program, St. Joseph¿s Academy in Lamaline received a new playground and recreational area
- The Eastern School Board amended a motion to close Swift Current Academy and offered a new plan to keep the school open for students in kindergarten to Grade 9
- Date Modified: