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  1. What motivates you to work hard?
  2. What has your worst janitorial experience been?
  3. What would your last employer say about your dependency and trust?
  4. Do you have the patience to deal with the general public while cleaning?
  5. We have a large hall that must be spotless for events, sometimes requiring 4 hours of straight cleaning, are you okay with this?
  6. If I were to ask your previous employer about how many days you missed over the last year, what would he say?
  7. Are you experienced in using a radio devices to communicate to other janitors?
  8. How did you hear about this job?
  9. You must be working here for 6 months before you get benefits, are you okay with that?
  10. How was your experience with your past employment?
  11. What role do you feel you play as a custodian in the daily operation of a school? How important?
  12. Do you speak fluent English?
  13. What previous jobs have you held?
  14. Janitor can be a very routine job, how are you okay working a job that stays routine?
  15. What do you find most rewarding about being a janitor?
  16. What were your past duties as a janitor?
  17. What do you expect out of this position?
  18. Have you received any training?
  19. How well do you keep your temper under control?
  20. What do you like least about being a janitor?
  21. Give me a rundown of your daily routine at your last job?
  22. If a person throws up, and you really do not feel like cleaning up a mess, how would you handle the situation?
  23. Why should we hire you over the next guy? What janitor experiences do you have that set you apart?
  24. Will you be willing to work off-hours?
  25. How do you feel about working a double if a coworker calls off?
  26. Did you have any problems with management or your supervisors during your last job?
Janitor and Custodian Information
August 18th, 2017

A janitor or custodian (called caretaker in British English, see American and British English differences) is a person who takes care of a building, such as a hospital, school, office building, or apartment block. Janitors are responsible primarily for cleaning, and often (though not always) some maintenance and security. Similar but more managerial duties (and usually not including cleaning, for example) are performed by a superintendent, often called building superintendent.
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Top Janitor/Custodian interview questions, to help you prepare for your upcoming job interview. These questions were designed to challenge you ahead of your interview. Created on February 18th, 2016

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