National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2021 Version 1.0


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62024 - Cleaning supervisors

Cleaning supervisors supervise and coordinate the activities of workers in the following unit groups: Light duty cleaners (65310), Specialized cleaners (65311), and Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents (73201). They are employed by hospitals and other health care institutions, hotels, motels, schools and other educational institutions, commercial and industrial establishments, home and office cleaning establishments and by various specialized cleaning companies.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • building cleaning supervisor
    • carpet cleaning supervisor
    • cleaning supervisor
    • head custodian
    • housekeeping supervisor
    • window washing supervisor

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • Building maintenance supervisor (See 72014 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers)
    • Executive housekeepers (See 62021 Executive housekeepers)
    • Specialized cleaners (See 65311 Specialized cleaners)
  • Main duties

    This group performs some or all of the following duties:

    • Supervise and coordinate the work of light duty, industrial or specialized cleaners and janitors
    • Inspect sites or facilities to ensure established safety and cleanliness standards are met
    • Recommend or arrange for additional services required such as painting, repair work, renovations or replacement of furnishings and equipment
    • Hire and train cleaning staff
    • Prepare work schedule and coordinate activities with those of other departments
    • Prepare budget, estimate costs and keep financial records
    • Receive payment for specialized cleaning jobs
    • May perform certain cleaning duties.
  • Employment requirements

    • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
    • Previous experience in a particular area of cleaning is usually required.
    • Previous supervisory experience may be required.
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