Janitor Interview Questions in United States

"Janitors are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of a workplace. Because of the physical nature of the job, employers are looking for applicants who can perform physically demanding tasks across a variety of situations. You may also be expected to demonstrate basic customer service as janitors may occassionally work with others to handle requests and questions from colleagues. Prepare for questions around past experience, reliability, and schedule availability."

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Stater Bros.
Janitor was asked...May 26, 2012

If you were asked to, would you break Union rules if directed to do so by Management?

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Yes, but unfortunately, I am required to report this, or the Union can release me. Less

Refuse and report it to the Union

I’d advise my management that if absolutely necessary I would be willing, but I would be reporting the breach to the union directly after depending on the severity Less

LA Fitness
Janitor was asked...October 9, 2015

Do you have any experience dealing with upset customers?

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Yes, I worked in retail before

Give them preworkout...

Yes. I used to work at the airport with children and parents all day, it was a great experience helping people get what they need. Less

Caravan Facilities Management

If i minded getting dirty

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No because i have worked in a factory befor

AmeriPride Services
Janitor was asked...December 15, 2015

can you perform the janitorial duties on your own after shown what needs to be done

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ABM Industries

"Are you afraid of heights?"

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ABM Industries

How many years of experience do you have in janitorial

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I' have over ten years of experience in customer service and janitorial

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Janitor was asked...October 23, 2017

What shift woukd you like to work

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Mornings shifts are best

Morning shifts are good but I prefer to work at night.

Mornings and Nights

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ABM Industries
Janitor was asked...August 8, 2020

Do you have transportation. Are you available for all shifts? Tell me a time you handled an angry emoloyee

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I don't like anger

Avoid anger as much as possible

Janitor was asked...November 12, 2017

if I could explain a single-page app

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what MVC was

What to you mean by appz?

It's an app on a single page. Or put another way an app that is single like the page it is on. It's never more than one app. It is single. As is the page. Now, what else do you need to know? Less

Janitor was asked...November 5, 2015

How do you mop a floor ? Is it best to mop left to right or forward and back?

3 Answers

Left to right!

Right to left

Left to right

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