5152-Domestic housekeepers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Domestic housekeepers
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Job Description: 
Domestic housekeepers organize, supervise and carry out housekeeping functions in private households with or without the support of subordinate staff.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) supervising workers employed in households as domestic staff
  • (b) purchasing or controlling the purchase of supplies
  • (c) controlling storage and issue of supplies
  • (d) assisting in cases of minor injury or illness by performing tasks such as taking temperature, giving medicine, putting g on bandages
  • (e) sweeping or vacuum-cleaning, washing and polishing floors, furniture and other fixtures. (f) making beds, cleaning bathrooms, supplying towels, soap and related items
  • (g) taking care of household pets and plants, receiving visitors, answering telephones, delivering messages and shopping for groceries
  • (h) preparing and cooking meals, setting and clearing tables and serving food and beverages. (i) cleaning kitchens and generally helping with kitchen work, including dishwashing.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Bed and breakfast operator
- Butler
- Domestic Housekeeper


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Hotel manager - 1411

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