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I love working for this great company!  Jonathan, Ann Arbor 

Populist Cleaning Co. is an independently owned, full-service commercial cleaning company.  Populist has been providing janitorial services to Southeast Michigan since 1980 and was founded on one simple idea: offer our customers the best possible service, quality, and value.

As a growing company, we are looking for exceptional people who share our love for the customers we serve and the work we do!

When you work for Populist, you’ll enjoy flexible hours, a friendly atmosphere, and competitive pay.  You’ll also be a part of a team that is committed to supporting your career goals.  All necessary training will be provided.

The ideal candidate is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service every day.

Full-Time Employment Opportunities

Day Cleaner

Special Projects Technician

Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Responsibilities may include:

  • Perform various cleaning duties, such as vacuuming, sweeping, dusting, cleaning mirrors and wiping tables/desks
  • Clean, detail and re-stock paper products in restrooms
  • Remove and dispose of garbage and recycle items
  • Properly use all cleaning products and equipment


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently while supporting a team environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with customers, supervisors, and co-workers
  • High level of ownership, accountability and initiative
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on job assignment
  • Ability to work a variety of tasks based on company needs
  • Ability to lift 20+ lbs.
  • Clean, professional appearance

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by our cleaning staff. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees of Populist Cleaning Co.

Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, height, weight or any other legally protected classification.

Click on the links below to check our current job openings and to apply online:

Or you may click the link below to download a copy of our application for employment.

Application for Employment

You may return your completed application by fax – 734 482 1801, email –, or in person at our office. Please see our Contact Page for the location of our office in downtown Ypsilanti.


Top Reasons to work for Populist Cleaning Co.

  • Cleaning is therapeutic.
  • Each day presents new challenges and opportunities.
  • Compensation that rewards performance.
  • Strong company values, goals, and ethics.
  • Ongoing investment in your growth and development.
  • Opportunities to make a difference, both at the job site and in the communities we serve.
  • We are an independently-owned company, which means you can make an impact based on your performance.

First, I want to thank Populist Cleaning Co. for this opportunity. Having this second job has helped me eliminate some debt much quicker, and it has been a real blessing in my life to off load those bills. I have always been treated fair and with respect, and I think Populist is a great place for people to work. Thank you!
Mike W., Brighton, Michigan


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