5150-Housekeepers and Related Workers

Job Title: 

Housekeepers and Related Workers

Job Description: 

Housekeepers coordinate, schedule, and supervise housekeeping staff in hotels, service apartments, residential and other related premises.


Tasks include:

  • training and supervising helpers and other housekeeping staff
  • purchasing or controlling the purchase of supplies
  • controlling storage and issue of supplies
  • supervising general welfare and conduct of individuals in institutions
  • assisting in cases of minor injury or illness by performing tasks such as taking temperature, giving medicine, putting on bandages
  • performing other housekeeping duties
  • sweeping or vacuum-cleaning, washing and polishing floors, furniture and other fixtures
  • taking care of household pets and plants, receiving visitors, answering telephones, delivering messages and shopping for groceries
  • preparing and cooking meals, setting and clearing tables and serving food and beverages
  • making beds, cleaning bathrooms, supplying towels, soap and related items
  • cleaning kitchens and generally helping with kitchen work, including dishwashing
  • restocking mini-bars and replenishing items such as drinking glasses and writing equipment
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Housekeeper (hotels and other establishments)
House steward

This unit group excludes

Building caretaker (9626)

Specific Occupations: 

Housekeeper (hotels and other establishments)

House steward

Housekeeping matron

Other housekeepers and related workers (eg personal butler

Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore