In a housekeeping cover letter, portray your skills in general cleaning and upkeeping of the assigned area through vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, stripping, scrubbing, waxing and polishing. In addition, mention your ability to make use of different chemicals used in cleaning process as well as your enthusiasm to work in hospitality and customer service industry.
Keep in mind that your cover letter for housekeeping resume is an important tool in your job search. Hiring managers receive dozens of applications for a single housekeeping job opening, and they may spend less than 10 seconds on each job application. Your cover letter must be attractive enough to grab their interest in a few seconds and have to demand more than a passing glance. Write your cover letter in a way that highlights your strengths and knowledge, your willingness to work effectively as a housekeeper and your dependability as an employee.
656 Example Street
West Des Moines, IA 54555
January 7, 2016
Ms. Anna Smith
Senior Manager (Personnel)
54 New Port Drive
West Des Moines, IA 54587
My 3 years’ hands-on experience in housekeeping arena and dedication to provide exceptional guest service coupled with a positive attitude and a great sense of humor makes me a perfect contender for Housekeeping Attendant at Hampton Inn.
As you will note in the enclosed resume, I am expert in providing superior cleaning services and able to ensure guests are treated with good manners. I am a proven team-player who is able ensure smooth cleaning operations in collaboration with other staff. In addition, I am well-versed in operating commercial laundry and cleaning equipment and able to different cleaning chemicals safely.
As an experienced and dedicated housekeeper, I would like the opportunity to further discuss my background with you in an interview scheduled at your convenience. I will call you in next few days to inquire about whether you need additional information. In the mean time, I can be reached at (000) 999-9897.
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you.