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Environmental Services job description

An Environmental Services Worker is a professional responsible for cleaning and maintaining a facility to ensure cleanliness and sanitation. They perform tasks such as mopping, sweeping, and dusting to create a safe and hygienic environment for employees and visitors.

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June 13, 2023

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Eftychia Karavelaki

Senior Recruitment Manager

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What is an Environmental Services Worker?

An Environmental Services Worker is a professional who performs cleaning and sanitation tasks in an organization to maintain clean and sanitary environments for workers and visitors. They handle duties such as mopping, sweeping, and disinfecting surfaces to ensure a safe and hygienic workplace.

What does an Environmental Services Worker do?

An Environmental Services Worker is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in an organization. They perform tasks such as mopping, sweeping, and dusting to ensure areas are clean and safe. They also handle duties like replenishing supplies and disinfecting high-traffic areas. Their goal is to create a clean and hygienic environment for employees and visitors.

Environmental Services Worker responsibilities include:

  • Performing a range of cleaning tasks like mopping, sweeping, and floor buffing
  • Distributing linens and tracking the linens used in each department
  • Refilling toilet paper and other paper products as needed

Job brief

We are seeking a dedicated Environmental Services Worker to join our team and uphold the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitation in our offices. As an Environmental Services Worker, your primary responsibilities will include mopping floors, dusting shelves, and performing various janitorial tasks. Working collaboratively with a small team of cleaners, you will ensure that our facilities remain clean, organized, and sanitary throughout the day.

This role requires meticulous attention to detail, excellent time management skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. You will play a crucial role in creating a clean and welcoming environment for our employees and visitors. If you are dedicated to maintaining cleanliness and take pride in your work, we encourage you to apply.

Join our team and contribute to a positive and hygienic workspace for everyone.


  • Clean general areas around the building
  • Mop and sweep floors to ensure all spaces are safe to walk
  • Dust window sills and wipe down windows
  • Disinfect walls and other high-traffic areas as needed

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as an Environmental Services Worker or similar role
  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and how to apply chemicals safely
  • Working knowledge of various cleaning tools like vacuum cleaners and floor buffers
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as an Environmental Services Worker

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