Housekeeper

Housekeepers perform cleaning and housekeeping duties in hotels, motels and other commercial premises, and in private residences.

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$878 per week
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    Overview

    Housekeepers perform cleaning and housekeeping duties in hotels, motels and other commercial premises, and in private residences.

    Day-to-day

    • cleaning the interior of buildings and the immediate outside areas
    • sweeping, mopping and polishing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, and cleaning curtains and upholstered furniture
    • dusting and polishing furniture, fixtures and fittings
    • picking up rubbish, emptying garbage containers, and taking contents to waste areas for removal
    • restocking minibars and replenishing items such as drinking glasses, writing equipment, linen and groceries
    • stripping and making beds, and changing bed linen
    • maintaining kitchens, washing dishes and cooking utensils, and cleaning appliances, cupboards, counters, pantries and floors
    • picking up, sorting, washing, drying, ironing and mending linen and clothes
    • preparing and cooking meals, setting and clearing tables, and serving food and beverages
    • taking care of household pets and plants, receiving visitors, answering telephones, delivering messages, and shopping for groceries.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become a Housekeeper

    • You can work as a Housekeeper without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II or III in cleaning operations might be helpful.

      Take a Certificate II in Cleaning

    Skills employers are looking for

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