91-Cleaners and helpers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Cleaners and helpers
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Cleaners and helpers perform various tasks in private households, hotels, offices, hospitals and other establishments, as well as in aircraft, trains coaches, trams and similar vehicles, in order to keep the interiors and fixtures clean, and launder and press garments and textiles by hand.

Main Tasks include -

  • sweeping or vacuum cleaning, washing and polishing floors, furniture and other objects
  • taking care of linen and bed-making
  • helping with preparation of meals and cleaning in kitchens
  • washing and cleaning cars and windows
  • pressing or laundering garments and textiles by hand.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:

911 Domestic, hotel and office cleaners and helpers
912 Vehicle, window, laundry and other hand cleaning workers