Property Services (Janitorial) Labor Contractor Last updated 03/29/2021Print this page Back to search results
Prerequisites and Requirements
Prerequisites1. 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 DocumentationOn renewal: documentation of required trainings, work locations, employee counts and certain demographic information.
Examination InformationExamination 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 RequirementsContractors 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 RequirementsNone 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 RequirementsDocumentation of general liability;
Documentation of vehicle insurance if transporting workers;
Documentation of workers compensation if applicable
Other InformationA 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.