Cleaner (Domestic)

Domestic Cleaners provide an array of services to those living in homes, flats, condos and townhomes. They keep their clients homes sparkling clean and in pristine condition with high end, cleaning devices and commercial disinfecting and polishing fluids. Many working couples hire Domestic Cleaners so that they can have a neat and tidy home without spending their time to do so.

Duties and tasks

  • Clean all glass
  • Clean and disinfect restrooms and kitchen
  • Dust and polish furniture
  • Dust ceiling fans, blinds and other fixtures
  • Remove cobwebs and dust from ceilings and walls
  • Sweep, mop and wax floors
  • Tidy all rooms including empty waste bins and recyclables
  • Vacuum dirt and dust from carpeting, draperies and upholstery
  • Wipe down doors and cabinetry

Skills required

  • Ability to recognize and determine the proper cleaning solution for multiple surfaces
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to stay on task
  • Good communication skills
  • Good manual dexterity to ensure the clients property is not damaged
  • Knowledge of proper sanitation methods
  • Proper time management skills
  • Strength to move furniture for proper cleaning

Working conditions

Domestic Cleaners work inside of their clients homes or other types of residences. Usually, the properties are climate controlled for everyones comfort. Since cleaning fluids can give off fumes, they can cause breathing issues for those with asthma or other health problems.

Professional associations / Industry information

Service Skills Australia

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