Housekeeper (LMO/TS 4)

Housekeeper (LMO/TS 4)

Bureau of Gender Affairs

Salary Range: $590,720 – $668,304 per annum


Under the supervision of the Shelter Manager, the Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining rooms and public spaces clean and sanitary for clients. The Housekeeper also ensures that clients have a clean and comfortable homely experience while at the Shelter.



  • Cleans and arranges rooms/apartment units to Shelter standards for client arrival and during stay;
  • Performing maintenance activities related to cleaning such as ensuring bathrooms are sanitary;
  • Cleans and maintains common areas of the Shelter;
  • Cleans up hazardous areas immediately and cordons off area upon discovery; 
  • Utilises caution signs to notify clients and staff off hazardous areas;
  • Performs laundry duties as necessary;
  • Stocks and maintains housekeeping inventory and supply rooms;
  • Assists clients where possible with requests and questions as necessary;
  • Provides fortnightly reports on the condition of the property to Shelter Manager;
  • Reports any damages or repairs needed to the Shelter Manager;



Functional/Technical Competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of commercial or residential housekeeping environment
  • Sound knowledge about safety requirements while using the requisite tools and chemicals
  • Excellent customer and quality focus

 Core Competencies

  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork and cooperation 



  • Completed Secondary School Education
  • NCTVET Certificate in Domestic Housekeeping would be an asset 
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in the field.


Applications accompanied by résumés should be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Friday, February 12, 2021 to:


Director, Human Resource Management and Development

Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport

4-6 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 5


We thank all applicants for their expressions of interest, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Minister's charge

I remain hopeful because of the giftedness of the Jamaican people; their warmth and creativity; their dynamism and indomitable spirit that have resulted in excellence in all sectors.

It is by tapping into the gifts and awakening the spirit of the Jamaican people that we will, by God’s grace, re-group, re-engineer and re-open to a brighter future with Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport.

Olivia Grange


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  4-6 Trafalgar Road

Kingston 5

Jamaica, W.I.

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