Cleaner x4

Website cidrzinfo Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)


Kabwe x1, Ndola x1, Kasama x1, Chipata x1

Job Summary

Reports to the Administrative Assistant. The incumbent ensures office grounds are maintained clean, sanitary and tidy through thorough sweeping and clearing of grass around the premises.

Main duties

  • Cleans offices, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Empties waste baskets, empties and cleans ash trays and transports other trash and waste to disposal areas.
  • Dusts and polishes furniture and equipment.
  • Maintains up to date logs of consumables and cleaning materials
  • Cleans windows, walls and ceilings and woodwork, waxing and polishing as necessary
  • Washes dishes and cleans kitchen, cooking utensil, crockery and silverware.
  • Cleans and arranges office furniture in the conference/ boardrooms
  • Assists in the loading, offloading and movement of furniture, equipment, cargo and office supplies in both offices and warehouse.
  • Performs variety of unskilled tasks as helper
  • Timely maintenance of all cleaning equipment utilized
  • Tending and trimming the lawn whenever due to ensure neat and clean grounds
  • Performs simple clerical activities, such as photo copying, delivering mails to offices
  • Ensures water dispensers are replenished with water at all times.


  • Grade 12 Certificate.
  • At least two (2) years cleaning/gardening experience.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellent planning skills.

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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