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Maid / Housekeeping Cleaner
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Maid / Housekeeping Cleaner

Perform any combination of light cleaning duties to maintain private households or commercial establishments, such as hotels and hospitals, in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts.
  • Disinfect equipment and supplies, using germicides or steam-operated sterilizers.
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
  • Wash dishes and clean kitchens, cooking utensils, and silverware.
  • Polish silver accessories and metalwork, such as fixtures and fittings.
  • Empty wastebaskets, empty and clean ashtrays, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas.
  • Observe precautions required to protect hotel and guest property and report damage, theft, and found articles to supervisors.
  • Replenish supplies, such as drinking glasses, linens, writing supplies, and bathroom items.

About the test

The HR Avatar Maid / Housekeeping Cleaner Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Maid / Housekeeping Cleaner test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure
Personality
  • Adaptable
  • Competitive
  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Develops Relationships
  • Enjoys Problem-Solving
  • Exhibits a Positive Work Attitude
  • Needs Structure
  • Seeks Perfection
  Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Self-Awareness
  • Emotional Self-Control
  • Empathy

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:37-2012.00
Simulation Context:General Hourly
O*Net Context:Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Price:40 Credits ($40 USD)
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2016)
Bottom 10%:
$17,370 or less
Bottom 25%:
$18,960 or less
Median:
$21,820 (Average)
Top 25%:
$26,370 or more
Top 10%:
$34,430 or more

Hourly US Wages (2016)
Bottom 10%:
$8.35 or less
Bottom 25%:
$9.11 or less
Median:
$10.49 (Average)
Top 25%:
$12.68 or more
Top 10%:
$16.55 or more

US Employment Statistics
2014:
1,457,700
2024 (projected):
1,569,400
Annual U.S. Job Openings:45,940

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Administration and Management
  • Education and Training
  • Transportation
Top Skills
  • Service Orientation
  • Coordination
  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Time Management
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Critical Thinking
Top Abilities
  • Extent Flexibility
  • Trunk Strength
  • Stamina
  • Near Vision
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Information Ordering
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Speech Recognition
Education Requirements
No High School Diploma:
35%
High School Diploma:
64%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
None:
40%
Less than 1 Month:
17%
1 - 3 Months:
4%
6 Months - 1 Year:
14%
1 - 2 Years:
22%
2 - 4 Years:
3%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

Alternate Titles for this Role: Bed Maker, Breakfast and Room Attendant, Bunk House Worker, Cabin Cleaner, Care Taker, Caretaker, Chambermaid, Charwoman, Cleaner, Cleaning Maid, Cleaning Matron, Cleaning Porter, Cleaning Team Member, Commercial, Residential, or Industrial Housekeeper, Cottage Attendant, Curtain Worker, Day Worker, Dining Room Maid, Domestic Helper, Domestic Laundry Worker, Domestic Maid, Dormitory Maid, Downstairs Maid, Drapery Worker, Environmental Assistant (Housekeeping), Environmental Services Aide, Environmental Services Worker, Executive Housekeeper, Furniture Duster, General House Worker, Guest Room Attendant, Hall Worker, Home Housekeeper, Hospital Cleaner, Hospitality Team Member, Hotel Maid, House Cleaner, House Worker, Housecleaner, Household Worker, Housekeeper, Housekeeper, Cleaning, Cooking, Housekeeper/Custodian/Laundry Worker, Housekeeper/Laundry Assistant, Housekeeping, Housekeeping Aide, Housekeeping and Laundry Team Leader, Housekeeping Assistant, Housekeeping Attendant, Housekeeping Cleaner, Housekeeping Department Worker, Housekeeping Laundry Worker, Housekeeping Staff, Housekeeping/Laundry, Housemaid, Houseperson, Ironer, Lead Worker of Housekeeping and Laundry, Linen Folder, Linen Keeper, Linen Room Custodian, Linen Room Worker, Linen Worker, Lodging Facilities Attendant, Lodging house Keeper, Maid, Maid Housekeeper, Maid, Cleaning, Cooking, Motel Maid, Parlor Maid, Rest Room Maid, Restrooms or Lounges Maid, Room Attendant, Room Cleaner, Room Maid, Second Butler, Section Housekeeper, Senior Housekeeper, Service Cleaner, Shower Maid, Upstairs Maid, Visiting Housekeeper, Ward Maid

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Activities performed during the Test
  • Correctly track worked hours.
  • Estimate monthly earnings.
  • Review and explain work schedule guidelines to co-workers.
  • Remember and communicate company policies to customers.
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