Housekeeping Manager

Housekeeping Assistant

Housekeeping Staff

Executive Housekeeper

Minimum Preferably 10th standard pass

Certified training for Housekeeping Supervisor (programme aligned to THC/Q0201 released by Tourism and Hospitality Indian Skill Council)

At least 3 years of experience in housekeeping operations

The tasks a Housekeeping Supervisor is expected to perform include:Monitoring, guiding, directing and motivating subordinates to complete housekeeping tasks

Supervising and reviewing the service which involves planning of equipment & supplies

Preparing staff roster and briefing the staff

Training and developing staff for housekeeping work

Collecting customer feedback

Knowledge of servicing procedures and policies for carrying out housekeeping tasks in the workplace

Proficient in allocating work to staff and monitor responsibilities to ensure standards are maintained

Well-versed with monitoring the allocation and use of resources

Knowledge of different cleaning agents, materials and tools used in the housekeeping service, their storage and preparation

Proficient in taking a constant stock of housekeeping supplies

Well-versed with monitoring the work of the housekeeping service

Adept at identifying and suggesting possible ways to improve housekeeping services

Well-versed with giving feedback to the staff in a way that motivates them

Ability to deal with problems

Not applicable

Physically fit

Good communication skills

Strong organizational skills

Good moral character

High integrity

Service-oriented Problem solving skills


Motivational skills

It needs one to be on their toes

Work from home option is not available

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Travelling is not a part of the job

May need to handle a team

Working hours

Working hours are 9/10 hours everyday for 6 days a week. This may vary from company to company

Overtime is common

Shift system maybe applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Health risks include collisions and falls, injuries from electrical problems, lifting heavy weights, etc.Occupational hazards include overexertion, back problems, minor injuries, etc.

For freshers - INR 12,000 to INR 15,000 per month For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month (These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Tourism & Hospitality Sector in India

The Travel & Tourism industry in India accounted for approximately 6% of GDP and 30.5 million jobs (including direct and indirect). The size of the Tourism industry is expected to grow from 4,413 billion currently to about 21,011 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 13%.

The rapidly increasing purchasing power of the middle class, better road connectivity and evolving lifestyle have contributed to the growth of Travel & Tourism in India. Currently Travel & Tourism, being employment intensive, provides employment to approximately 31 million (both direct & indirect) people throughout the country and is one of the largest employers in the country. This number is expected to rise to over 40 million by 2019 and over 43 million by 2022.

The employment in the hotel category (excluding motels along the highway) is forecasted to increase to over 2.9 million by 2018 and 4 million in 2022. This will create an incremental employment opportunity for a Housekeeping Supervisor.

Hotels and motels across India

Travel agencies across India

Restaurants across India

Cruise liners

Town and cities across India

University Institute of Hotel Management & Tourism

School of Tourism & Hospitality Services Management

India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd

Indian Housekeepers Club

Indian Institute of Hospitality & Management

ITC Hospitality Management Institute