9130-Domestic Helpers and Cleaners

Job Title: 

Domestic Helpers and Cleaners

Job Description: 

Domestic helpers and cleaners sweep, vacuum-clean, wash and polish, take care of household linen, purchase household supplies, prepare food, serve meals and perform various other domestic duties.


Tasks include:

  • sweeping, vacuum-cleaning, polishing and washing floors and furniture, or washing windows and other fixtures
  • washing, ironing and mending linen and other textiles
  • washing dishes
  • helping with preparation, cooking and serving of meals and refreshments
  • purchasing food and various other household supplies
  • cleaning, disinfecting and deodorising kitchens, bathrooms and toilets
  • cleaning windows and other glass surfaces
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Domestic worker
Amah (general)

This unit group excludes

Chambermaid (9112)
Office cleaner (9113)

Specific Occupations: 

Domestic helper (general)

Other domestic helpers and cleaners

International Careers(ISCO): 
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Source Of Info: 

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