Housekeeper works to ensure offices, patient/guest rooms, facilities, and other specified areas are kept in a clean and orderly condition. Responsible for general cleaning and maintenance duties which may include: vacuuming, dusting, item washing, trash collecting and proper sorting. Being a Housekeeper may require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Housekeeper possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.

Housekeeper Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Housekeeper to join our team.


  • Comply with security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation;
  • Cleaning Kitchen;
  • To ensure that whilst you carry out your duties you only use the correct colour coded mops, cloths, buckets etc that have assigned to those areas;
  • Replenishing amenities;
  • Report all defect materials, equipment and premises damage to the Front Desk;
  • This role is for a minimum of 40 hours per week and includes evening and weekend shifts during the summer so flexibility is key;
  • Ensure that personal hygiene and appearance including the uniform provided is of a high standard;
  • Be able to talk to guests effectively about the resort and what is on offer;
  • Attend weekly team meetings;
  • Reporting any compliments, comments and/or complaints;
  • Stripping and replacing linen;
  • Manage the team’s health and safety;
  • Ensuring all daily work schedules are completed on time and to the standards required;
  • To assist the housekeeping for all resort bedrooms;
  • Ensuring all equipment is maintained, cleaned and stored with any faults reported to the Home Manager.


  • Ability to work as part of a team and individually;
  • Caring nature;
  • Flexibility and be able to adapt to the needs of Residents;
  • Experienced looking after toddlers and new-borns;
  • Self-assured and calm manner towards staff and passengers;
  • Experienced 10 years or more would be ideal and previous references also would be ideal;
  • Must be ok with pets, two dogs in particular;
  • All cleaning duties at the house including washing and ironing;
  • Cost and quality awareness;
  • Specialist competence, ability to work under stress, reliability, creativity;
  • UK Drivers licence required;
  • A minimum of 6 months experience of working in housekeeping;
  • Available for the full season;
  • Strong time management;
  • Leadership skills, capable of motivation.