Executive housekeepers are an important part of the hospitality industry. Working primarily at hotels, they are expected to supervise cleaning and maintenance activities. They ensure that all cleanliness and maintenance standards are met and that the work of all custodial staff is coordinated effectively. Executive housekeepers are also responsible for handing schedules and ensuring that the standard operating procedures are followed.

Executive Housekeeper Resume Tips

Employers use your resume and supplemental information to help them decide if they will interview you. In your resume, bring your managerial abilities and personnel management skills into light. Focus on the contribution you can make to the prospective employer and present yourself in an optimistic light.


Executive Housekeeper Resume Sample


George Walker

3319 Halifax Street, Petersburg, VA 77800
(020) 999-9999, [Email Address]


Proven leader with 8+ years’ success in managing a diverse range of housekeeping tasks. Well versed in maintaining high standards of excellence in the daily housekeeping operations. In depth know-how of leading housekeeping operations in accordance to hotel policies and procedures. Adept at monitoring and developing team member performance in terms of professional development and evaluations. Very effective in handling queries and complaints in a professional and resolution-oriented manner.

• Special talent for planning, organizing, scheduling, maintaining budgets
• Demonstrated ability to conduct inventories, and place purchase orders
• Extensive experience in recruiting and training of staff


Benchmark Resorts and Hotels, Petersburg, VA                   Mar 2008 – Present

Executive Housekeeper
• Direct performance of housekeeping staff
• Ensure maintenance and cleanliness of the hotel on a continuous basis
• Lead and direct housekeeping operations
• Ensure appropriate and safe use of chemicals and cleaning supplies
• Interview, hire and train housekeeping staff
• Prepare housekeeping budgets
• Manage employee records
• Prepare daily schedules and time sheets
• Ensure completion of periodic payroll input
• Order housekeeping supplies and equipment
• Ensure maintenance of housekeeping equipment at all times
• Inspect guest rooms, lobbies and other guest areas to ensure cleanliness and tidiness

Major Achievements:
• Reorganized the employee scheduling procedure by introducing a system that works with available time sheet data and assigns work hours dynamically
• Awarded Employee of the Year following exceptional cleaning and maintenance work practices

Wave Crest Hotels & Resorts – Carlsbad, CA                       Dec 2005 – Mar 2008

• Ensured cleanliness and maintenance of guest rooms and areas
• Performed dusting, mopping and vacuuming duties
• Washed down bathrooms and replenished supplies
• Turned down beds and changed linen
• Ensured that all linen and towels are delivered to the laundry
• Emptied ashtrays and waste baskets

Major Achievements:
• Commended highly by a guest on the services imparted to him during his three week stay
• Offered an executive housekeeper job following supervisor’s recommendation after working at a housekeeper position for a mere two years

Carlsbad Community College, Carlsbad, CA – 2007
Associate Degree in Hospitality Management