Employment - Cleaning Supervisor

Cleaning Supervisor

Rachel's Cleaning Service




Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Hire and train or arrange for training of cleaning staff
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of workers
  • Inspect sites or facilities to ensure safety and cleanliness standards
  • Prepare budget and cost estimates
  • Recommend or arrange for additional services required such as painting, repair work, renovations or replacement of furnishings and equipment
  • Maintain financial records
  • Receive payment for specialized cleaning jobs
  • Assist cleaners in performing duties
  • Establish work schedules

Supervision: 5-10 people

Typical Work Day

A typical day of a Cleaning Supervisor is dynamic and multifaceted, filled with various responsibilities aimed at ensuring that cleaning operations run smoothly and efficiently. Here's a glimpse into what a day in the role might entail:


Arrival and Inspection: The Cleaning Supervisor typically arrives at the designated work site early in the morning to conduct an initial inspection of the premises. They review the cleaning schedule, assess the tasks that need to be completed, and prioritize areas that require special attention.

Team Briefing: The supervisor gathers the cleaning team for a morning briefing. During this time, they communicate the day's objectives, assign specific tasks to each team member, and provide any necessary instructions or updates regarding safety protocols or client preferences.

Equipment Check: Before the cleaning activities commence, the supervisor ensures that all cleaning equipment and supplies are stocked and in good working condition. They may also perform routine maintenance checks on equipment to prevent any disruptions during the cleaning process.

During the Day:

Supervision and Support: Throughout the day, the cleaning supervisor oversees the work of the cleaning team, providing guidance, support, and feedback as needed. They monitor progress, address any issues or challenges that arise, and ensure that quality standards are maintained.

Quality Control Inspections: Periodically, the supervisor conducts quality control inspections to assess the cleanliness and condition of the premises. They pay close attention to detail, checking for any areas that may have been overlooked or require additional attention.

Client Communication: The supervisor maintains regular communication with clients to address any concerns, requests, or feedback regarding the cleaning services. They strive to cultivate positive relationships with clients and ensure that their expectations are met or exceeded.


Mid-Day Check-in: In the afternoon, the supervisor conducts a mid-day check-in with the cleaning team to assess progress, address any issues or challenges, and make adjustments to the cleaning plan if necessary. They may also provide additional support or resources as needed to ensure that tasks are completed on time.

Training and Development: The supervisor may use downtime in the afternoon to provide training and development opportunities for the cleaning team. This could include conducting safety training sessions, demonstrating new cleaning techniques, or discussing best practices for efficiency and productivity.

End of Day:

Final Inspection: As the day draws to a close, the supervisor performs a final inspection of the premises to ensure that all cleaning tasks have been completed to the required standards. They double-check for any missed spots or areas that may need additional attention before the site is deemed ready for the next day.

Reporting and Documentation: The supervisor completes any necessary paperwork, such as cleaning logs, incident reports, or client feedback forms. They document any notable observations or issues encountered during the day and communicate this information to relevant stakeholders.

Planning for Tomorrow: Before leaving for the day, the supervisor takes time to plan and prepare for the next day's cleaning operations. They review the schedule, assign tasks, and make any necessary arrangements to ensure a seamless transition for the cleaning team.

Working Environment

Regular Activities include:

  • On-site
  • Various Locations
  • Traditional Business Hours
  • Leading or Managing Others
  • Working with the Public
  • Potential for Dealing with Conflict
  • Assisting and Caring for Others
  • Working in a Small Team
  • Collaborating with Many People
  • Extended Time Standing
  • Extended Time Sitting

Occasional Activities include:

  • Weekends
  • Working Individually
  • Exposure to Heights
  • Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling
Requirements: Team work, experience cleaning and experience as Supervisor
Benefits: Paid-time off, Healthcare, and Overtime 
How To Apply

Rachel's Cleaning Service will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Send resume and cover letter to the email below, the email subject should be: Cleaning Supervisor

Email Address: info@rachelscleaningservice.ca Apply here

Willing to hire International Applicants

This employment opportunity is open for qualified and eligible opportunity seekers domestically and internationally.

Applications will be considered regardless of working status in Canada.

Opportunity Information
Rachel's Cleaning Service
NOC Code
Cleaning supervisors (62024)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
Pay Period
Remuneration Per Pay Period
$23.00/hour (to be negotiated)
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
May 10th 2024
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Posted on
May 10th 2024
July 10th 2024