Executive housekeepers (NOC 6312)

About this job

Executive housekeepers:

  • direct and control the operations of housekeeping departments within hotels, hospitals and other establishments
Common job titles
  • director, housekeeping
  • executive housekeeper - hotel / hospital
  • manager, housekeeping
  • director, housekeeping
  • executive housekeeper - hotel / hospital
  • manager, housekeeping

Earnings

Annual provincial median salary

$32,640

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage data

Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2016 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))

Provincial hourly rate

  • High
  • Median
  • Low

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report

Duties

Executive housekeepers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • create and carry out operational procedures for the housekeeping department
  • plan and coordinate the activities of housekeeping supervisors and their crews
  • coordinate the inspection of assigned areas to make sure that health regulations, safety standards and departmental policies are being met
  • select and purchase equipment and supplies, and maintain inventory
  • arrange for maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery
  • hire, train and supervise housekeeping staff
  • maintain financial records and prepare budgets, payroll and employee schedules

Work environment

Work takes place in an indoor environment.

Job requirements

Education, training & qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • A university degree or college diploma in hospital management, hotel management or business administration is usually required.
  • Extensive experience as a cleaning supervisor may substitute for formal education requirements.

Skills

  • Social
  • Directive
  • Clerical Ability
  • Manual Dexterity
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Education programs in B.C.

The following program areas are related to this occupation:
  • Business Administration/Management/Commerce
  • Hospitality/Tourism Management

For more information about programs offered specifically for this career, visit EducationPlannerBC.

Select a region to view regional outlook
Vancouver Island / Coast Mainland / Southwest Thompson-Okanagan Kootenay Cariboo Northeast North Coast & Nechako
Cariboo
Employment in 2016:
0
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Kootenay
Employment in 2016:
70
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Mainland / Southwest
Employment in 2016:
330
Average annual employment growth:
2.3%
Expected number of job openings:
210
North Coast & Nechako
Employment in 2016:
0
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Northeast
Employment in 2016:
150
Average annual employment growth:
0.6%
Expected number of job openings:
80
Thompson-Okanagan
Employment in 2016:
110
Average annual employment growth:
2.4%
Expected number of job openings:
70
Vancouver Island / Coast
Employment in 2016:
170
Average annual employment growth:
1.9%
Expected number of job openings:
80

N/A - Data not available

Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook

Career paths and resources

Career paths

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Additional resources

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