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Chief Housekeeper


This position is instrumental in the housekeeping department, as this person will direct the overall function of the department.  Potential employees must have at least 5 years of related management experience in a four or five star resort, hotel or cruise line. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):   

    Overseeing the assignment of duties, responsibilities and workstations to your staff


    Observing and evaluating staff and work procedures


    Approving personnel actions to ensure proper staffing

    Reviewing outside audit findings and performing regular self-audits


    Investigating and resolving housekeeping quality and service complaints


    Reviewing financial transactions and managing staff to ensure expenditures stay within budget limitations


    Constantly reviewing current operating procedures for revenue-enhancement opportunities

    Mentoring, developing and providing on-the-job training to subordinates to strengthen their current performance and preparation for future advancement


Qualifications   Hiring Requirements:

    5 - 7 years housekeeping managerial experience in an upscale hotel, resort or cruise line (shipboard experience preferred)


    Demonstrated aptitude for the financial aspects of a housekeeping operation, including the successful identification of expense reduction through cost control


    Bachelor's degree preferred in hospitality management, business administration or related field from an accredited college or university or the international equivalent


    Be able to fluently speak, read, and write English