Window Cleaning and Soft Washing Technicians


Do you like to work outside and breathe fresh air? Are you looking for a company culture where the employees are treated like family and are rewarded for their hard work besides just a paycheck? IDW Window & Roof Cleaning is EXPANDING FAST and looking for vision minded, hard working people to join our team and learn a professional trade. We are an equal opportunity employer.


Locally owned and in business for more than 25 years, IDW is a professional window cleaning and soft washing company based out of Lima, Ohio. Soft Washing is an alternative to pressure washing. It uses a gentle spray of eco-friendly cleaners to kill algae and other growths on roofs, siding, decks/patios and concrete. IDW is a Five Star company with Soft Wash Systems International (there are only 10 Five Star companies in the USA). Employees are professionally trained in window cleaning and soft washing and we pay for all training and certifications. IDW clients include universities, hospitals, corporate centers, financial centers, multi-family housing, hotels and residences in Ohio and Indiana.

If you are an experienced window cleaner applying with IDW, you may start out higher than the advertised rates depending on your skill level.


You will learn from senior technicians the trades of window cleaning and soft washing. There is video and written training and on the job testing. You will be teamed up with an experienced professional who will help you improve your job skills for several months before you are able to work alone. IDW’s purpose is to serve our customers through improving their homes and properties and make them loyal, lifelong customers. You will be trained in our Trades as well as in customer service. The goal is to push you up in the ranks to becoming a senior technician (making more money) who can handle bigger projects and leadership.You determine how quickly that happens by your work ethic and the mastery of skills you are taught.


  • We only hire hard working people who really want to work and be rewarded for their successful efforts. THIS IS NOT A JANITORIAL POSITION, IT’S A PROFESSIONAL TRADE! We train people to learn the professional window cleaning and soft washing Trades. You can be elevated to higher positions and pay grade if you have a vision and a drive to do so.
  • You will be required to learn safety procedures and follow them.
  • If you are afraid of heights, do not apply. You must be able to get on ladders all the time.
  • We hire people who are team players, not lone rangers. A positive attitude goes a long way toward working with our exceptional team. If you are tempermental and are difficult to work with, please do not apply.
  • Please apply if you are eager to learn and grow professionally, and if you can take constructive criticism without getting offended. Our team members treat each other with respect.
  • Do not apply if you smoke because that is not acceptable at the clientele premises we serve.
  • You must be able to lift 50 pounds (ladders).
  • You must have a valid drivers license with a good driving record or our insurance company may not cover you. You will drive our company vehicles.
  • Pre-employment drug screening and background checks will be conducted. WE DO NOT HIRE PEOPLE WITH FELONIES BECAUSE WE GO INTO CLIENTS HOMES.
  • If you have a problem being late or not showing up, do not apply. We only want responsible, dependable adults working here.


  • Do you like to get bonuses, gift cards and extra perks? We do that here. Are you wanting a position that offers insurance, paid vacations, personal/sick days and holidays? Are you wanting to invest in a company IRA plan that is also matched? IDW does all of that.
  • Do you want to work first shift? That’s us 7:00-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and when we work overtime it’s on Fridays. Do we work weekends? Almost never. Do we work nights? Almost never.
  • Do you like to be appreciated for your efforts, talent and attitude? Do you want the opportunity to make more money and advance in your position? That happens here at IDW.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour

Application Questions

  • How many years of fulltime work experience do you have?
  • How many years of professional window cleaning experience do you have?
  • Have you completed the following level of education: High school or equivalent?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: valid drivers license?