Property Services (Janitorial) Labor Contractor Last updated 03/29/2021

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Fees

License Fee Description Exemptions
$350.00 Annual license N/A

Description

Property services contractors must hold a license in order to recruit, solicit, supply or employ workers to perform labor for another person to provide services that include janitorial services for an agreed remuneration or rate of pay. Does not apply to contractors who perform residential housecleaning only.

Duration

Annual

Renewal Information

The Property Services Contractor License is valid for 12 months.

Applications for renewal must be submitted at least one month prior to expiration of existing license, and required the following documentation:
1. Completed License Application Packet;
2. A copy of the signed Required Notice to Workers and the Right of Workers forms for one employee;
3. Certification of employee counts, work locations and demographic information; and
4. Certification statement related to required training.

Multi-year renewal terms (2 or 4 years) are available after being licensed for at least two consecutive years.

Duplicate License Requirements

None

Processing Time

Processing Time Description
1 Week After receipt of complete application packet.

Prerequisites and Requirements

Prerequisites

1. Sole Proprietor: Submit application, pay license fee, provide a Labor Contractor Corporate Surety Bond if required, individual tax compliance certifications, certificate of workers compensation, and proof of insurance for vehicles, if transporting workers.
2. Partnerships, LLCs & Corporations: Submit application, pay license fee, provide a Labor Contractor Corporate Surety Bond if required, tax compliance certification, certificate of workers compensation, and proof of insurance for vehicles, if transporting workers.
3. Non-profits must show proof of their non-profit status.

Required Documentation

On renewal: documentation of required trainings, work locations, employee counts and certain demographic information.

Examination Information

Examination Fee: No Cost (included in license fee).
Exam Time: Upon receipt of temporary permit, scheduled with Licensing Unit.
Exam Location: Salem, other arrangements available.
Exam Pass: 75 percent or higher.
Exam Repeat: After first failure: seven days; After second failure: 14 days; After third failure: 30 days; Any subsequent failures: 60 days upon scheduling with Licensing Unit.

Continuing Education Requirements

Contractors must provide training required by ORS 658.428 and OAR 839-015-0380 to all managers, supervisors and workers engaged in janitorial work prior to renewal of license.

Bonding Requirements

None if general liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence and no wage and hour or civil rights law violations in the preceding two years. Otherwise $10,000 for 0-20 employees and $30,000 for 21 or more employees.

Insurance Requirements

Documentation of general liability;
Documentation of vehicle insurance if transporting workers;
Documentation of workers compensation if applicable

Additional Information

Other Information

A license is not required if one of the following conditions applies:
1. The contractor only does RESIDENTIAL janitorial work; or
2. The contractor is a sole proprietor with no employees; and the sole proprietor is the only one doing all of the work.

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