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6312 – Executive housekeepers

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

This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Manage the operations of the housekeeping department
  • Plan and co-ordinate the activities of housekeeping supervisors and their crews
  • Conduct inspections to ensure that departmental standards and health and safety regulations 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.

Additional information


Breakdown summary

Broad occupational category
6 – Sales and service occupations
Skill level
B – Occupations usually require college education, specialized training or apprenticeship training.
Major group
63 – Service supervisors and specialized service occupations
Minor group
631 – Service supervisors
Associated Career Handbook profiles
6312.0 – Executive housekeepers
NOC 2016 Version 1.3
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