Private Housekeeper Resume Sample

Updated on: June 24, 2016

Each resume for housekeeper position reflects the individual style of the person who has written it. There really is no consensus about what is deemed the perfect housekeeper resume. However, a good criteria for a successful resume is how well it communicates your intentions as a candidate. If it is easy to read and makes a good skills match between you and the position for which you are applying, it will be considered a recipe for success.

Organizing information in a housekeeper resume in order of interest of the reader is imperative. Any piece of information that you provide should indicate that you have the knowledge, skills and personality traits that a hiring manager is seeking.


Private Housekeeper Resume Sample


Crystal Taylor

2736 Vintry Road ● Salt Lake City ● UT 17364 ● (000) 999-1012 ● crystaltaylor @ email . com


Professional Summary: Resourceful and self-directed Housekeeper with 16+ years’ extensive experience in housekeeping at private homes. Track record of cleaning and maintaining large houses by following established housekeeping principles. Proficient in tidying and cleaning washrooms, bedrooms and living areas. An honest and punctual professional who has a great ability to stay calm and focused during stressful situations.

• Adept at washing, ironing and ensuring that both tasksare performed within the time frame set for auxiliary duties
• Expert in cooking nutritious meals for adults and children by accurately following set or provided recipes


• Home Organization • Staff Supervision • Couture Wardrobe Care
• Home Security • Safe Trash Disposal • Laundry
• Inventory Maintenance • Errands Running • Food Safety and Hygiene
• Appliances Care • Silver/Brass Polishing • Events Management

• Revamped the household’s cooking techniques (upon request) by introducing a healthier daily menu household members
• Redefined healthy eating by growing organic vegetables and fruits in the backyard and using the same for cooking nutritious meals
• Reorganized the household inventory system which reduced overall grocery buying costs by 50%
• Singlehandedly managed a particularly large pre-wedding event (for 100 guests) and handled all details of food preparation and serving


HOMEWATCH CAREGIVERS, Salt Lake City, UT (5/2008 to Present)
Private Housekeeper
• Determine the daily needs of the household and make lists to ensure that they are taken care of
• Clean surfaces in living areas, halls, bedrooms and kitchens by sweeping and cleaning
• Wash bathrooms and ensure that they are disinfected on a regular basis
• Replenish supplies such as toilet paper, soap and towels in bathrooms and powder rooms
• Perform laundry duties by carefully separating colored clothes from white ones and ensuring that they are washed and dried separately
• Ascertain that clothes and linen are properly ironed and hung / placed in dedicated closets
• Develop menus according to household members’ specific tastes and nutritional needs and ensure that food items are cooked accordingly
• Dust and polish furniture and fixtures on a regular basis and change light bulbs as required
• Clean rugs by vacuuming or washing them and ensure that they are properly dried before reinstalling them
• Run errands such as grocery shopping and bills payment
• Supervise and train other housekeeping staff to ensure delivery of exceptional services

THE PRIVATEERS, Salt Lake City, UT (1/2000 to 5/2008)
• Swept and mopped surfaces in bedrooms, living rooms and halls
• Washed and disinfected bathrooms and powder rooms
• Replenished supplies such as soap, shampoo, toilet paper and towels in bathrooms
• Made beds and changed linen on a regular basis
• Dusted and polished brass and silver fixtures and ensured that all wood furniture is cleaned properly with revitalizers
• Washed windows and dusted blinds along with ensuring that drapes are vacuumed or washed properly
• Assisted in the kitchen by chopping vegetables and meats as part of food preparation duties
• Answered telephones and took messages and served refreshments to guests

High School Diploma