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Becoming a Housekeeping Manager

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Rosella Culver

on 10 May 2010

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Housekeeper HHhho hohouseju ffffffffff About me now In school, I excel
in math and science I would like to improve in
Language arts and History I am involved in the Outside Inn activity group at the school, where we do different activities ranging from going downtown, just chatting and getting coffee, to going black light mini golfing. Also, I help out in various activities done at the school, such as putting on a talent show and doing community service at Tryon Creek and Johnson Creek. A few people I talk to about my
future are Annarie Wergland, Mrs.
Markham, and Mrs. Scarpino After High School I plan on getting a job in housekeeping,
Probably at a Hotel Interesting Info About
Housekeeping Managers How does one become
a Housekeeping Manager? How much money
do they make? What is the working
environment like? What are two big
advantages of being
a Housekeeping Manager? What are two disadvantages
of being a Housekeeping manager? What traits are needed? Where can people
go to school to
become one? What type of
degree do people
need to become one? Gain employment as a housekeeper to learn more about cleaning and maintaining hotel rooms, and other areas that require regular cleaning. On-the-job training also teaches time management and communication skills needed to manage others.
Step One: Step Two: Attend training seminars, workshops and other employer-sponsored events to increase your knowledge of housekeeping. Use this knowledge to apply for upper-level positions including management. Managing a small team of housekeepers can lead to managing larger teams if you can prove you have the experience and knowledge necessary to be an effective manager. Step Three: Complete OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) training online or by contacting a local OSHA education center. Courses in properly disposing chemicals, handling hazardous waste and understanding industry rules and regulations concerning the use of chemicals are available to individuals and businesses. Include all training received on your resume to be considered for management positions.

Step Four: Obtain certification from the International Executive Housekeepers Association. Two certificate programs are available, Registered Executive Housekeeper (REH) and Certified Executive Housekeeper (CEH). REH is designated for those who a four-year degree, while CEH is designated for those who have a high school diploma. You will be required to take courses and pass an exam in order to become certified.
The mean hourly wage is about
$17.46, but if I were to get my
dream job placement, in the White
House, it would be about $34.31. First-line supervisors/ managers of housekeeping must supervise work activities of cleaning personnel to ensure clean, orderly, and attractive rooms in establishments; assign duties, inspect work, and investigate complaints regarding housekeeping service and equipment and take corrective action. May purchase housekeeping supplies and equipment, take periodic inventories, screen applicants, train new employees, and recommend dismissals. No special education is required for most
janitorial or cleaning jobs, but beginners
should know simple arithmetic and be able
to follow instructions. Also, one could get a
four-year degree in business which would
make them more desireable to be hired as a
first-line supervisor/ manager of houskeeping. One could take business courses
at a community college. Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business. Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow. Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. Also must be able to reason and problem solve, use math and science, manage oneself, people, time and things, work with people, and work with things. Being in charge of other people and teaching them how to correctly do their job. Interests: People in this career
feild are people who tend to: Consider relationships important. They like to work in a friendly, non-competitive environment. They like to do things for other people. They prefer jobs where they are not pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong. Consider independence important. They like to make decisions and try out ideas on their own. They prefer jobs where they can plan their work with little supervision. Consider good working conditions important. They like jobs offering steady employment and good pay. They want employment that fits their individual work style. They may prefer doing a variety of tasks, working alone, or being busy all the time. Consider achievement important. They like to see the results of their work and to use their strongest abilities. They like to get a feeling of accomplishment from their work. Have enterprising interests. They like work activities that involve starting up and carrying out projects, especially in business. They like to lead and persuade others, make decisions, and take risks for profit. Have conventional interests. They like work activities that follow set procedures, routines, and standards. They like to work with data and detail. They prefer working where there is a clear line of authority to follow. Have realistic interests. They like work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They like to work with plants, animals, and physical materials such as wood, tools, and machinery. They often prefer to work outside. Being in charge of big decisions,
such as hiring or firing employees.
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