Hotel Executive Housekeepers

Hotel executive housekeepers direct and control the staff and operations of housekeeping departments within a hotel. They are responsible for ensuring 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 International Executive Housekeeping Association, an organization for housekeeping executives, has more than 3,500 members.

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

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