Housekeeper Job Description

If you want to hire a Housekeeper to help you with your business, you may not know where to begin. The first step is to understand what a Housekeeper does and what tasks can be delegated. This article explains those tasks and will help you in your search for the right staff member.

About the Housekeeper Position

Our company is seeking a hardworking, service-oriented Housekeeper to join our team. Whether working to tidy up the lobby or turning over a guest room, our ideal candidate will work quickly and efficiently to ensure a clean environment for all of our clients.

If you’re energetic with a knack for cleanliness and customer service, we’d love for you to apply! 

Housekeeper Responsibilities

  • Clean all assigned areas, including but not limited to vacuuming, dusting, removing stains, and washing and changing bed linens and towels
  • Keep common areas tidy and well-maintained
  • Maintain all equipment, reporting any issues or damages to management
  • Keep linen closets stocked
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations while acting in line with company policies
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients

Housekeeper Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Previous experience working as a Housekeeper preferred
  • Able to work efficiently both independently and in a team
  • Able to lift at least 25 pounds 
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Great customer service skills

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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes a good Housekeeper?

A good Housekeeper is service-oriented and able to work without much supervision, completing tasks as needed. With a keen eye for detail, the ideal Housekeeper knows what needs to be done to provide a clean environment for clients.

Who does a Housekeeper report to?

A Housekeeper reports to the Head Housekeeper or, at smaller companies, the General Manager.

What is the salary range for a Housekeeper?

The typical salary range for a Housekeeper is $23,000 to $33,000.

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