Many of the traditional resume rules and templates are not effective for maid or house cleaning positions. 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 as compared to companies.

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

See also: Maid Cover Letter Sample



Maid Resume Sample


Elizabeth Tooter

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

Hardworking and reliable maid who likes making customers happy.

OBJECTIVE: 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 in house cleaning capacities
• Highly skilled in day to day household chores as well as cleaning and cooking
• In-depth knowledge of cleaning chemicals, 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


• Calculated the exact amount of required cleaning chemicals which reduced costs by $4500
• Took up special training of cleaning from XYZ Training Centre


Maid | Private Capacity, Houston, TX | 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

House Cleaner | Merry Maids, Santa Rosa, CA | 2005 – 2007

• Prepared cleaning products and loaded the same onto vehicle
• Performed routine maintenance tasks within house
• Used different kinds of cleaning chemicals to clean residential homes
• Swept and vacuumed floors
• Resolved client’s issues

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

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

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