Linen Keeper

Linen Attendant

House Keeper

The tasks a Linen Keeper is expected to perform include:Supplying linen to rooms, lounges and dining halls of hotel

Maintaining linen register indicating availability of various types of linen

Issuing clean linen like bedcovers, table-cloth, napkins and towel for rooms and dining halls

Changing dirty linen, sending them to laundry and collecting washed and pressed articles

Categorizing linen requiring either repair or replacement and recommending purchase of fresh stock

Well-versed with the process of issuing linen and maintaining a record Knowledge of hotel standards and policies

Basic knowledge of stitching

Ability to operate the computer and update the status on the system

Not applicable

Work independently

Willing to perform laborious tasks

Cooperative and flexible

Excellent listening skills

Self-disciplined and responsible


It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available Working hours

Hotels usually work for 7 days a week and 10/12 hours everyday. This may vary from hotel to hotel

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidate with One Leg (OL), and those who are blind and low vision and have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For freshers -5,000 to 8,000 per month

For candidates with 1 or 2 yearsof experience - 10,000 to 12,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsof experience 12,000 to 18,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Tourism and hospitality, a key sector of the Indian economy, plays a key role in the growth of Brand India and accounts for around 12.4 per cent of the total employment in India. Globally, tourism ranks fifth as an export category after fuels, chemicals, food and automotive products.

The tourism and hospitality sector in India is highly optimistic with a large number of hotel chains having lied up their expansion plans. The renewed sense of optimism comes on the back of a volatile economic environment for most part of 2014 and the sector hopes that initiatives announced by the new government, including those related to e-visas and specific funds for developing tourist circuits, would lead to good business.

The policies and changes implemented by the Government of India have been instrumental in providing the necessary boost to the Indian tourism and hospitality industry and attracting more and more foreign tourists every year.

India is a fast growing market and sees a positive growth with respect to occupancy in hotels. The Indian hoteliers are very optimistic and tourist inflow is expected to increase in future. According to 2014 statistics shared by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, the Indian hospitality sector has been growing at a cumulative annual growth rate of 14 per cent every year, adding significant amounts of foreign exchange to the economy.


Hotels across India

Towns and Cities across India

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National Institute of Hotel Management

Madhuban Academy of Hospitality Administration & Research

National Institute of Open Schooling

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