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CRM Residential Cleaning Technician in JERSEY CITY, New Jersey

Cleaning Technician


Job Type



Safety & Attire

Personnel are expected to adhere to all safety guidelines and must wear safety equipment as designated. Personnel is expected to know Company procedures including but not limited to safety, record keeping, uniforms, and payroll/benefits.

Personnel is expected to come to work in proper attire/uniform. Uniforms must be kept neat, clean, and professional. Personnel is expected to wear their name badges at all times when on property.

Employees who are assigned duties that include maintenance, custodial, construction, alteration or repair of any kind, must wear safety toe shoes or boots at all times while on duty. Safety footwear must comply with American National Standards Institute (ANSI Z41-1991). Safety footwear must be maintained in good condition and must be replaced when damaged and/or the soles become worn and no longer provide slip resistance.

An employee arriving at work, not in proper attire should be sent home without pay and changed into proper attire before returning to work.

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Physical/Working Requirements:

  • Indoor/outdoor environment subject to changing conditions and temperatures exceeding 90 degrees at times.

  • Ability to lift 55 pounds independently and support team lift with reasonable accommodations.

  • This job involves walking and standing for long periods as well as stooping, squatting, lifting, carrying, pushing, and climbing.

  • Working on ladders at varying heights.

  • Exposure to cleaning agents and chemicals such as disinfectants, graffiti remover, floor stripper, floor, wax, propane, and paint thinner.

  • Possible contact with blood-borne pathogens and /or bodily fluids.


  • Possess a general understanding of OSHA, fire prevention, life and safety regulations.

  • Ensures that unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner.

  • Learns and ensures compliance with all company, local, state and federal safety rules.

  • Immediately report all unsafe conditions to management.

In addition, the position requires the following:

  • Meticulously maintains curb appeal.

  • Uphold all company policies, goals and values.

  • Represent the community in a professional manner at all times on/off the property.

  • Excellent communication skills and an upbeat attitude

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • Good organizational and time management skills

The Cleaning Technician's duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Clean outside of the building and parking area daily.

  • Clean, vacuum and remove all trash from the maintenance office daily.

  • Clean, mop and remove all trash from the staff bathroom daily. Re-supply the bathroom with necessities as required.

  • Sweep, vacuum, and mop lobby area, and entry doorway (inside and outside) and clean all ashtrays, including wall ashtrays on all floors daily.

  • Remove trash from all trash rooms, and sweep and mop trash room colors daily.

  • Clean all trash room cans on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week.

  • Sweep and mop all laundry room floors daily.

  • Clean clothes washers and clothes dryers in all laundry rooms on Tuesday and Thursday of each week.

  • Vacuum carpeting on all floors daily.

  • Sweep stairwells on all floors daily, mop the middle stairwell on Wednesday of each week, and mop all other stairwells on Monday and Friday of each week.

  • Clean all window sills throughout the building on Monday and Thursday of each week.


Reports to: Community Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt. The position is eligible for overtime.

The Cleaning Technician is responsible for the overall cleanliness of the interior and exterior common areas of all buildings. The Cleaning Technician receives general supervision and direction from the Maintenance Supervisor. From time to time instructions may be received from the Community Manager, depending on the need. The Cleaning Technician will comply with established policies and procedures and not take action contrary to such guidelines without approval from the Community Manager. The duties include, but are not limited to the following with respect to all buildings:

CRM Residential requires a background and drug screen as a condition of employment.


  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent education required.

  • Experience: Previous experience as a custodial is desirable. Knowledge of proper cleaning methods is required. Experience level may vary due to the special needs of the property.

  • Skills: The position requires effective oral and written communication skills commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

Attendance: Due to the property staffing limitations, it is extremely critical that the individual be able to work their scheduled hours plus any other hours necessary to complete the job.