Housekeeper Job Description Template

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Housekeeper Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a professional Housekeeper able of attending to our facilities with integrity and attention to detail.

The goal is to create a clean and orderly environment for our guests that will become a critical factor in maintaining and strengthening our reputation.


  • Perform a variety of cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing
  • Ensure all rooms are cared for and inspected according to standards
  • Protect equipment and make sure there are no inadequacies
  • Notify superiors on any damages, deficits and disturbances
  • Deal with reasonable complaints/requests with professionalism and patience
  • Check stocking levels of all consumables and replace when appropriate
  • Adhere strictly to rules regarding health and safety and be aware of any company-related practices


  • Proven experience as a Cleaner or Housekeeper
  • Ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance
  • Customer-oriented and friendly
  • Prioritization and time management skills
  • Working quickly without compromising quality
  • Knowledge of English language
  • High school degree

What does Housekeeper do?

A housekeeper performs a variety of tasks on a day-to-day basis to maintain cleanliness and orderliness in a household. Here are some typical responsibilities:

  1. Cleaning: Performing general cleaning duties, such as sweeping, mopping, dusting, and vacuuming floors and surfaces throughout the house.
  2. Organizing: Keeping rooms and living areas tidy by organizing items, arranging belongings, and decluttering spaces.
  3. Laundry: Collecting, washing, drying, folding, and ironing clothes, bed linens, and towels.
  4. Bed Making: Making beds, changing bed linens, and ensuring a neat and well-made appearance.
  5. Bathroom Maintenance: Cleaning and disinfecting toilets, sinks, showers, and bathtubs, and restocking toiletries.
  6. Kitchen Cleaning: Cleaning countertops, appliances, cabinets, and dishes, as well as wiping down surfaces and taking care of spills.
  7. Dusting: Wiping down furniture, fixtures, and decorative items to remove dust and maintain cleanliness.
  8. Window Cleaning: Cleaning windows, mirrors, and glass surfaces to provide a clear and streak-free appearance.
  9. Trash Disposal: Emptying and disposing of waste baskets and recycling bins on a regular basis.
  10. Specialized Cleaning: Occasionally performing deep cleaning tasks, such as carpet cleaning, furniture polishing, or cleaning high ceilings and light fixtures.
  11. Restocking Supplies: Checking and replenishing cleaning supplies, toiletries, and other household items as necessary.
  12. Reporting Maintenance Issues: Notifying homeowners or property managers of any maintenance or repair needs that are beyond the housekeeper's scope of work.

It's important to note that the specific tasks and responsibilities may vary depending on the household and the homeowner's requirements.

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