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Job Title: Residential Cleaner

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and experienced Residential Cleaner to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining residential properties to ensure they are in pristine condition. The Residential Cleaner will work independently or as part of a team to complete tasks efficiently and effectively.


  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms, kitchens, and other living spaces
  • Dust and polish furniture, fixtures, and surfaces
  • Vacuum and mop floors
  • Wash and fold laundry
  • Empty trash and recycling bins
  • Report any maintenance issues to the supervisor
  • Follow all safety procedures and guidelines


  • Proven experience as a Residential Cleaner
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects
  • Reliable transportation
  • Flexibility to work weekends and evenings as needed

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in residential cleaning preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand, bend, and kneel for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in various weather conditions

Salary: Competitive hourly wage based on experience


  • Flexible scheduling
  • Paid time off
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Employee discounts

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Residential Cleaner

What is the best way to find and hire a Residential Cleaner near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Residential Cleaner applicants. Employers posting their Residential Cleaner job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Residential Cleaner applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Residential Cleaner are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 15 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 8 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Residential Cleaner positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Residential Cleaner role?
SMS has 83% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Residential Cleaner job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Residential Cleaners are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 150% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Residential Cleaner applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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