Residential Cleaner Resume Sample

Updated July 3, 2016

There is a lot that you do not know about resume writing – a lot of very important things. On the face of it, it seems as if resume writing is no big fish. In reality, everything depends on how you write your resume.

A prospective employer will look at your candidature with respect if he sees that you have made an effort. If you write one that is obviously ordinary, well, your chances of getting to the interview stage are minimum to none!

The following resume sample for a residential cleaner position will help you figure out what a well-written resume looks like:


Residential Cleaner Resume Sample


Ray Dodge

1151 Greystone Crest Way ● Cary, NC 55656 ● (000) 144-7487 ● @ email . com


Professional Summary: Reliable and disciplined Residential Cleaner with over 5 years of experience of cleaning and maintaining private houses and residential buildings. Solid track record of efficiently sweeping, mopping and vacuuming with special focus on premises sanitation. Well-versed in:

• Cleaning surfaces in kitchen, halls and rooms
• Deep cleaning carpeted and non-carpeted areas and soft furnishings
• Storing linen and handling laundry activities associated with linen washing and pressing
• Operating cleaning equipment such as washing machines and vacuums


– Building Security – Sanitization – Waste Disposal
– Dishwashing – Recycling – Supplies Inventory
– Meal Preparation – Routine Inspection – Heavy Cleansing
– Repair and Maintenance – Equipment Maintenance – Errands running

• Cleaned and sanitized a 43 apartment building within 5 days, in time for its reopening to the public
• Devised a unique waste disposal method which increased the efficiency of disposing of garbage by 39%
• Led a recycling drive, resulting in successful recycling of 76% of the town’s waste
• Trained 35 residential cleaners in handling sanitization and cleaning activities, as part of their induction program


Elite Cleaning, Cary, NC (6/2010 – Present)
Residential Cleaner

• Sweep and mop surfaces in rooms, kitchens and hallways and ensure that every nook and cranny is covered
• Clean bathrooms by washing and disinfecting them and replenish supplies such as shampoo, soap and towels
• Empty wastepaper baskets and ensure that waste disposal is carried out properly
• Clean kitchen counters and equipment such as fridges and microwaves and perform preventative maintenance on them

Private Capacity, Cary, NC (5/2007 – 6/2010)
Domestic Cleaner

• Changed linen and ensured that soiled or dirty linen is washed, ironed and stored properly
• Purchased groceries, paid household bills and ran errands for homeowners
• Maintained inventory of supplies such as groceries and cleaning materials
• Polished silver accessories and metalwork including furnishings and fixtures

Katrina’s Kleaning, Cary, NC (1/2013 – 5/2007)

• Assisted in cleaning surfaces by performing sweeping and mopping duties
• Dusted furniture and fixtures and polished silverware and brassware
• Mixed cleaning chemicals in safe quantities and ensure that they are used safely
• Carried linen to the washing areas and assisted in washing them by safely operating washing machines
• Ran errands such as grocery shopping and bill paying and ensured that all receipts were handed to homeowners

High School Diploma – 2002
Cary Public Schools, Cary, NC