Housekeeping resume sample

Clean up your credentials to get hired as a housekeeper.

Housekeeping resume sample

If you’re looking for a housekeeping job, you’ll need a resume that sparkles. Like a perfectly tidy room, your resume should be fresh, clean and orderly, says resume expert Kim Isaacs. And just as guests are expecting a welcoming room free of dust and debris, so are hiring managers expecting a resume free of errors. For writing tips, view the sample resume for a housekeeper that Isaacs created below, or download the housekeeper resume template in Word. 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaFloridaTexasNew York, and Pennsylvania; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York City, Las VegasLos AngelesChicago, and Houston

The median wage for housekeepers is $11.69 per hour, according to Monster data.

Additionally, you can search for housekeeping jobs on Monster or read through our list of common housekeeping interview questions and answers to prep for your interview.


Housekeeping resume template


Nina Lewis
Sometown, CA 55555 | 555-555-5555 | | LinkedIn URL

Housekeeping Professional
Domestic & Hotel Cleaning Experience · Dedicated to Service Excellence

Competent and dependable housekeeper with experience in private residences as well as large hotels. Valued for impeccable standards in maintaining a clean, sanitized, tidy and pleasant environment for hotel guests and clients. Skilled at selecting the best tools and methods for all cleaning jobs.

— Housekeeping Skills & Services —

  • Daily & Deep Cleaning
  • Dusting & Polishing
  • Steam Cleaning
  • Vacuuming & Mopping
  • Kitchen & Bath Cleaning
  • Countertop, Appliance & Grout Cleaning
  • Carpet Cleaning & Wood Floor Polishing
  • Window Treatment Cleaning
  • Clothes Laundering & Ironing
  • Furniture & Upholstery Cleaning
  • Room Tidying & Organizing
  • Silver Polishing

— Experience —
ABC HOTEL GROUP · Sometown, CA · Housekeeper / Crew Leader, 2013 to Present

After initial success on housekeeping staff at ABC’s flagship Sometown property, promoted to housekeeping crew leader of newly opened resort in Sometown’s largest hotel. Currently supervise an 8-member housekeeping crew, with personal and team accountability for cleaning 200 guest rooms daily as well as assigned conference facilities and public access areas.

  • Implemented innovative step-savers that reduced average cleaning time per room from 30 to 25 minutes while maintaining hotel’s “White-Glove” quality standards. Saved thousands of dollars in annual labor costs and honored with “Star Award” for efforts.
  • Created checklist for daily stocking of housekeeping carts that improved inventory management and prevented unnecessary trips to stockroom during cleaning rounds.
  • Met quality and efficiency goals at both hotels. Led training that helped boost housekeeping’s customer satisfaction rating to the highest out of all departments (96% positive score).

XYZ COMPANY · Sometown, CA · Housekeeper, 2011 to 2013

Contracted by professional cleaning business to provide housekeeping services to residential clients.

  • Received top scores on customer evaluations for thoroughly cleaning homes.
  • Accommodated client preferences regarding housekeeping methods, seamlessly shifting from the use of chemical cleaners and nontoxic or “green” cleaning aids.
  • Converted 68% of customers into repeat clients, driving a 22% revenue increase in one year.

— Education —
DEF HIGH SCHOOL · Sometown, CA · High School Diploma
Professional Development (ABC Hotel Group):
White-Glove Housekeeping · Supervisory Skills
HAZMAT/Chemical Handling · Guest Service Excellence

Reliable Transportation · Scheduling Flexibility (Able to Work All Shifts)


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