What does a Housekeeper Leader do?

Housekeepers perform various light cleaning duties that maintain private households and commercial establishments including hotels, homes, restaurants, and hospitals. They clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, stairways, and locker rooms. They are responsible for the cleaning of heavy-duty items including rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies.

Housekeepers sometimes care for children or the elderly by overseeing their activities, providing companionship, and assisting them with dressing, bathing, eating, or other needs. Housekeepers perform general cleaning to ensure zones including floors or windows are spotless and presentable to visitors, employees, or residents. They are responsible for tracking and updating an inventory of cleaning supplies and paper goods and ordering and replenishing them when needed. If they work in a setting that includes lodging, they are responsible for changing sheets and linens by removing used items and replacing them with fresh ones. Housekeepers are also tasked with mopping, vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning and disinfecting when necessary. There is no minimum education requirement for housekeeping positions, although those who work with children or the elderly may be required to take first aid and CPR courses.

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Work/Life Balance
3.4 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.2 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Lead Housekeeper Salaries

Average Base Pay

$29,987 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$20K
Median: $30K
$46K
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Meadowlark HillsMeadowlark Hills
Homemaker
Oct 26, 2020

“great people to work with and you get to build amazing relationships with the residents.”

AccorAccor
Housekeeping Supervisor
Sep 25, 2020

“Working atmosphere is so good and I really love to do my job for accor family.”

Aimbridge HospitalityAimbridge Hospitality
Housekeeper
Oct 29, 2021

“one of the best companies in its field and I would like to learn how it works.”

Omni HotelsOmni Hotels
Director of Rooms
Sep 11, 2019

“The culture is the best in the industry and growing the garden remains a strong focus in each hotel.”

FedEx OfficeFedEx Office
Office Cleaner
Dec 22, 2020

“One good thing about working there is there is a little extra cash in your pocket.”

The George Washington HotelThe George Washington Hotel
Housekeeper
Feb 1, 2020

“The best reason to work at the George Washington hotel is the beautiful building you get to work in.”

Hilton Garden InnHilton Garden Inn
Housekeeper
Jul 29, 2019

“Some of the best reason to work at the Hilton garden inn is we have some great staff.and”

EMSEMS
Housekeeper
Aug 14, 2021

“We used great products to disinfect but I wish we used hospital level disinfectants because of where we work.”

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