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Aircraft Cleaner

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Newark, New Jersey, US

Company: Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.


Join our team at Worldwide Flight Services as a Aircraft Cleaner at Newark Liberty international Airport


Starting Pay: $17 + $4.60 ($21.60/h)

* WFS EWR hourly workers receive an additional $4.60/h per Healthy Terminals Act of New Jersey (S989) with base rate of $17/h, which makes starting rate of $21.60/h.


Responsibilities include (but not limited to):


  • Performing aircraft interior cleaning, including equipping the aircraft cabin for flight according to specifications, with equipment and cabin services supplies
  • Cleaning interior of aircraft by hand or powered equipment using cleaners
  • Stocking and cleaning of vehicles used in the cleaning function
  • Stocking and cleaning of the cabin service make-up rooms area
  • Stocking and maintaining cabin service kits
  • Disposing of trash, rubbish and waste that is incidental and related to the applicable job functions.
  • Uses cleaning fluids and materials, such as washing solutions, scrapers, squeegees, wringer pails and vacuum cleaners.
  • Equip airplane cabin, by reading check list specifications, with equipment and supplies such as rugs, linens, blankets, etc., as well as carrying supplies weighing up to 50 lbs. on aircraft.
  • Lifts refuse containers weighing up to 50 lbs.; reach, bend, and twist in confined space to hand clean, using cleaning fluid and materials, the interior of aircraft including meal trays, ash trays, lavatories, overhead storage bins and buffets.
  • Complete forms connected with work assignments according to established procedures.
  • Complete additional jobs as directed by management, according to Company policy and /or regulations.


Required Skills:


  • Ability to work rotating shifts including weekends (i.e. Friday, Saturday and Sunday), holidays, and days off.
  • Must be able to perform the following functions in variable weather conditions as well as environmental conditions, i.e. Jet engine fumes, vehicle emissions, dust, and jet engine noise.
  • Understand that the work schedule is based on flight departure and arrival times.
  • Ability to judge distances.
  • Cognitive skills to check deliveries of supplies against requisitions to determine discrepancies.
  • Cognitive skills to check condition, clean, sort, count, salvage and/or store equipment, and assemble kits.
  • Operate vacuum cleaner and similar mechanized cleaning aids.


Required Experience:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.