Many of the traditional resume rules and templates are not effective for those a position of maid or house-cleaning. This is due to the fact that their employers are often working parents so they perceive a resume and job application in a much different way than companies.

This resume example for a maid position will assist you in your job application process. Learn how to customize your resume to a potential client in order to get the best results.



Maid Resume Sample


Elizabeth Tooter

22 Example Ave. Houston, TX 65221
Contact #, Email Address

Seeking a position as a Maid with a private household where extensive experience of cleaning and housekeeping can be fully utilized in a friendly environment.

• Five years of dedicated experience working as a maid in different homes
• Highly skilled in day to day household chores, cleaning and cooking when required
• In-depth knowledge of chemicals, cleaning machinery, washing machines and dishwashers
• Able to understand the privacy needs of different people within a household
• Demonstrated ability to buy groceries appropriate for a household especially where children, the elderly or unwell people are concerned
• Ability to understand the importance of maintaining the kitchen in terms of hygiene and cleanliness
• Posses sufficient knowledge of fixing kitchen machinery in case of breakdowns


• Took up special training of cleaning from XYZ Training Centre
[List your achievements here]


Private Homes
Maid | May 2007 – Present

• Sanitize rooms, hallways, and other living or work areas
• Change sheets and towels; make beds; clean, fold, and iron clothes
• Empty trash bins and take garbage to disposal areas
• Vacuum carpets, and upholstered furniture
• Brush and polish floors by means of brooms, mops and other tools
• Clean and polish windows, walls, and furnishings
• Replenish bathroom supplies such as soap and toilet paper
• Dust and buff furniture and utensils

St. Louis Community School, Houston, TX
High School Diploma – 2007

• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to read and interpret manuals
• Attention to detail

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