Snapshot

Housekeepers perform cleaning and housekeeping duties in private residences as well as  hotels, motels, caravan/holiday parks, residential land lease communities and other commercial premises, which is essential to the success of these businesses.
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Housekeeper
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
26,700
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$909
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth

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Tasks

  • Cleaning the interior of buildings and the immediate outside areas
  • Sweeping, mopping and polishing floors, vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning curtains and upholstered furniture
  • Dusting and polishing furniture, fixtures and fittings
  • Picking up rubbish, emptying garbage containers, and taking contents to waste areas for removal
  • Restocking minibars and replenishing items such as drinking glasses, writing equipment, linen and groceries
  • Stripping and making beds, and changing bed linen
  • Maintaining kitchens, washing dishes and cooking utensils, and cleaning appliances, cupboards, counters, pantries and floors
  • Ppicking up, sorting, washing, drying, ironing and mending linen

Job Titles

Housekeeper
Commercial Housekeeper
Domestic Housekeeper

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • Certificate III in Hospitality

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