Your cover letter is an important tool in your housekeeping job search.
As hiring managers receive dozens of applications for a single housekeeping job opening, so they may spend less than 10 seconds on each job application.
In this situation, your cover letter must be attractive enough to grab their interest in a few seconds and 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.
In a housekeeping cover letter, portray your ability to utilize different chemicals used in cleaning process as well as your enthusiasm to work in hospitality and customer service industry.
Sample Housekeeping Cover Letter
656 Davis Street
West Des Moines, IA 54555
February 8, 2018
Ms. Anna Smith
Senior Manager (Personnel)
54 New Port Drive
West Des Moines, IA 54587
I read your advertisement in the New York Times for a Housekeeper and, after researching your needs, felt I had to apply. 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.
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 to ensure smooth cleaning operations. In addition, I am well-versed in operating commercial laundry and cleaning equipment and able to different cleaning chemicals safely. General cleaning and upkeeping of the assigned area through vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, stripping, scrubbing, waxing and polishing are some areas of my expertise.
I strive to build relationships with coworkers and clients and to facilitate cleaning activities and inspire others. It is something I truly enjoy.
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 few days to see whether you need any kind of 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.
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