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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

11240 Maid or Houseman

Cleans rooms and other premises of hotel, motel, tourist home, or other lodging facility, performing any combination of the following tasks. Dusts and cleans venetian blinds, furniture, and other surfaces. Sorts, counts, folds, marks, or carries linens. Turns mattresses and makes beds. Moves and arranges furniture and hangs drapes. Cleans and polishes metalwork and porcelain bathroom fixtures. Spot-cleans walls and windows. Empties wastebaskets and removes trash. Removes soiled linens for laundering. Replenishes room supplies. Reports need for repairs to equipment, furniture, building and fixtures.