Executive housekeepers (NOC 6312)

Job titles

  • assistant executive housekeeper
  • assistant housekeeping manager
  • executive housekeeper
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Nature of work

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

Fields of interest

  • Managing, organizing, administrating
  • Working in the hospitality or tourism industries

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.

Main characteristics of the occupation

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.

Skill type

  • Sales and service occupations

Skill level

  • Technical