U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
Keep buildings in clean and orderly condition. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing rubbish. Duties may include tending furnace and boiler, performing routine maintenance activities, notifying management of need for repairs, and cleaning snow or debris from sidewalk.
Illustrative examples: School Custodian,
Industrial Plant Custodian
Broad Occupation: 37-2010 Building Cleaning Workers
Minor Group: 37-2000 Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers
Major Group: 37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010