House Cleaner

Neat and Tidy House Cleaners

House Cleaner(s) Wanted

Posting Date – March 9th, 2016

JOB TITLE: Part-time House Cleaner {NOC 6661 – Light Duty Cleaners)

REPORTS TO: Supervisor


The role of Part-time House Cleaner is important to Neat and Tidy Home Cleaners as he or she is the face of the company and interacting with clients on a daily basis. The Part-time House Cleaner is essential to the whole client experience.


Preparation and Travel (5.0 %)

  • Pick up other team members in Sackville for 7:00 to 7:30, when needed

  • Travel to various to various job sites throughout HRM

Cleaning (90.0 %)

  • Sweep, mop, wash, wax, and polish floors

  • Dust furniture and vacuum carpeting and area rugs, draperies, and upholstered furniture

  • Make beds, change sheets, and distribute clean towels and toiletries

  • Stock linen closet and supplies area

  • Clean, disinfect, and polish kitchen and bathroom fixtures and appliances

  • Disinfect operating rooms and other hospital areas

  • Pick up debris and empty trash containers

  • Wash windows, walls, and ceilings

  • Report and store lost and found items

  • May provide basic information on facilities

Communications (5.0 %)

  • May handle complaints from time to time

Other Duties as Required

(The x% denotes the amount of time spent performing each duty during a typical shift)


The Part-time House Cleaner must know:

  • The city of Halifax and surrounding area

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

The Part-time House Cleaner should be able to:

  • Perform all aspects of cleaning effectively and efficiently upon completion of training

  • Move beds and other furniture, as necessary

  • Multitask and take direction from his or her supervisor, as well as clients


  • Must have house cleaning experience in a commercial environment, in other words experience in one’s own home is not enough experience

  • Bondable

  • Clean Criminal Record

  • Recent Driver’s Abstract

  • Non-slip indoor shoes, experience cleaning in the Bedford or Halifax South end area, and living in the Bedford-Sackville-Windsor Junction area would be considered assets


The Part-time House Cleaner should demonstrate the following competencies

Essential Employability Skills

  • Oral Communication – to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with owner / manager, as well as co-workers, clients, and any other individuals encountered

  • Job Task Planning and Organizing – to be able to complete cleaning work effectively and efficiently

  • Problem Solving – to be able to handle and solve any complaints that may arise from time to time

Organizational/Core Competencies

  • Integrity (honest and trustworthy)

  • Customer Service (attentive to customer needs and cleaning preferences)

  • Teamwork (solid listening skills and ability to work effectively with others)

Physical Demands

Strength Requirements

  • Must be able to lift loads up to and including 50 lbs

Motion Parameters

  • Required to bend, crouch, kneel, and walk for long periods of time while doing repetitive tasks

Work Environment

  • Required to work in in environments that may have pets, as well as required to work with chemicals, therefore, must possess no allergies to pets and chemicals

  • Required to work during the day Monday to Friday, as no night shifts or weekends

  • Required to travel from job site to job site so must have reliable vehicle

Additional notes

  • CAA is offered to all drivers

  • Payroll and mileage is paid every Thursday


Contact Clive Campbell at 902.876.1757 or 902.222.1108 or

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