Hotel Executive Housekeepers

Hotel executive housekeepers direct and control the staff and operations of housekeeping departments within a hotel. They ensure that the rooms and property are clean and presentable. Millions of people are employed at all levels of housekeeping and in different fields, such as lodging, hospitals, nursing homes, retail, and schools. The IEHA, an organization for housekeeping executives, has more than 1,870 members. Executive housekeepers are also known as directors of housekeeping services.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Assistant Executive Housekeepers, Directors of Housekeeping Services, Floor Inspectors, Floor Managers, Room Attendants, Status Persons
Duties Lead and manage an efficient cleaning staff; use computer technology to maintain supply inventories; prepare reports
Salary Range $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist in all regions
Minimum Education Level
  • Associate's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Family and Consumer Science
Experience Several years experience in hospitality, housekeeping, and staff management
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Organized
  • Realistic
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Faster than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Hotel Executive Housekeeper
  • Assistant Executive Housekeeper
  • Hotel Shift Supervisor
  • Hotel Floor Manager
  • Hotel Room Attendant