6312 Executive housekeepers

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Lead statement

Executive housekeepers direct and control the operations of housekeeping departments within hotels, hospitals and other establishments.

Example Titles

  • assistant executive housekeeper
  • executive housekeeper
  • hospital executive housekeeper
  • hotel executive housekeeper
  • housekeeping director
  • housekeeping manager

Main duties

Executive housekeepers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Establish and implement operational procedures for the housekeeping department
  • Plan and co-ordinate the activities of housekeeping supervisors and their crews
  • Co-ordinate the inspection of assigned areas to ensure that health regulations, safety standards and departmental policies are being met
  • Select and purchase equipment and supplies, and maintain inventory
  • Arrange for maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery
  • Hire, train and supervise housekeeping staff
  • Maintain financial records and prepare budgets, payroll and employee schedules.

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • A university degree or college diploma in hospital management, hotel management or business administration is usually required.
  • Extensive experience as a cleaning supervisor may substitute for formal education requirements.

Exclusions