Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents clean and maintain the interior and exterior of commercial, institutional and residential buildings and their surrounding grounds. Building superintendents employed in large establishments are responsible for the operation of the establishment and may also supervise other workers. They are employed by office and apartment building management companies, condominium corporations, educational institutions, health care facilities, recreational and shopping facilities, religious, industrial and other establishments.
Completion of secondary school may be required. Some occupations in this unit group require previous cleaning and maintenance experience. A journeyman/woman certificate in one or more of the trades or a building operator certificate may be required for building superintendents.