Japan is home to some of the highest paying housekeeping jobs in the world – and they have plenty of them! With a huge hospitality industry and a growing population, there is always a need for experienced, reliable and trustworthy staff. Whether you are looking for part-time or full-time work, you can find it in Japan.
Here’s how to find your dream job:
1. Start by researching different companies and organizations that are hiring housekeepers in Japan. Look for reviews online or talk to someone who has experience in the industry. This will help you understand what kind of jobs are available and what kind of wages they offer.
2. Make sure to create a great resume that showcases your skills and experience. Include any certifications you may have, such as first aid training or food safety courses. This will help put you ahead of the competition when it comes to job applications.
3. Network with other housekeepers in Japan. Reach out through social media, job boards and even events. You may even be able to get some inside tips on which positions are in high demand or how to optimize your job search for the best results.
4. Look into formal training programs and internships that will give you experience in Japanese housekeeping operations. Many employers prefer candidates with a strong background in the industry, and these courses will help you gain the right skills and knowledge.
5. Finally, make sure to apply for jobs that match your qualifications. You may be able to find open positions online or through recruiters. Send in your resume, cover letter and any other documents needed with an application fee and wait to hear back from potential employers. With the right mindset and preparation, you can succeed in the Japanese housekeeping industry! Good luck!
Hiring Housekeeper/ Housekeeping for Japan
- Cleans and sanitizes bathrooms, showers, toilets, sinks, and countertops.
- Vacuums and sweeps floors, carpets, and rugs
- Makes beds and changes linens, Empties trash receptacles.
- Ensure all rooms are cared for and inspected according to standards
- Perform a variety of cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing
A minimum of 1 year of working experience is required.
Candidates must be at least a graduate of a four-year undergraduate course.
Important: Always do your due diligence before applying to any job. OFW Job Portal publishes job offers for information purposes only, but it’s your job to check the company.
Do you have a certificate in Housekeeping from TESDA? Do you have at least one year of experience working as a Housekeeper?
Are you open to sharing your housekeeping skills and experience in the beautiful country of Japan?
Updated: March 5, 2019
The TAI FIL Manpower Services Corp. is currently hiring Housekeeping Workers for Japan.
It is open to female applicants, 23 years old and above, at least high school graduate, with or without experience.
This is a principal project of Duskin. The Proposed Salary is JPY 178,500 or around PHP 80,000.
To inquire or apply for as a housekeeper in Japan, you may contact the agency directly:
- Name of Agency: TAI FIL Manpower Services Corp
- Contact Number: 511-7381 / 09158197119
- Address: 4C, D, and E, N.T. Ctr. Alabang-Zapote, Tierra Nueva Vill Cupang, Muntinlupa
Source: You may also check this job posting at Workabroad.ph
If your answer is yes to these questions, then you have a big chance of being qualified for this job opening in Tokyo,
Other Housekeeping Job Offers
Magsaysay Global Services, Inc., a POEA licensed agency, is currently pooling for 100 housekeepers for employment in Tokyo, Japan. This is a project of Pasona Inc or Poppins Corporation.
This is open to female applicants, who are 21 years old and above, with at least a High School Diploma and 1 year of related housekeeping experience.
If you don’t have experience in housekeeping, but you have been a Domestic Helper before, you are also qualified to apply as a Housekeeper in Japan.
Another qualification is that you must have TESDA NCII Domestic Work Certificate and Certificate of Completion from the Training Center (COC-CAV).
You are required to have a valid passport as part of the of documentary requirements and initial qualifications for this job hiring.
It would be an advantage for you if you can speak Japanese Nihonggo, but even if you don’t have foreign language skills, you may still apply for the Housekeeping Job post.
To inquire or to submit your application and requirements for Housekeeping Job in Japan vacancy, you may contact the agency at 567-2222 local 9350 or 9649.
You may also visit their office personally at 7th Flr. Times Plaza Bldg. United Nations Ave. Corner Taft Ave. Manila.
What are the duties and responsibilities of a Housekeeper?
The duties and responsibilities of a Housekeeper or Housekeeping Staff vary according to the employment environment (domestic or commercial). He or she may be assigned to a hotel, a hospital, a mansion or just an ordinary household.
Generally, the main objective of a housekeeping job is to maintain a clean, sanitary, comfortable and tidy environment for either commercial establishments or private households.
Below are some of the duties and responsibilities of a Housekeeper:
- dust and polish furniture and fittings
- sweep, scrub, mop and polish floors
- dispose of trash in a sanitary manner
- wipe down glass surfaces
- tidy up rooms and make up beds and change linens as required
- sort, wash, load and unload laundry
- iron and press clothing and linen
- sort, fold and put away clean laundry
- purchase groceries and household supplies
- plan and cook meals for the employer
- wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards
- run errands for the employer
- take care of children
Required Skills and Competencies in Housekeeping:
- knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products, techniques and methods
- physical stamina and mobility including the ability to push, lift, reach, kneel and bend
- honestly and reliability
- listening skills and customer focus
- teamwork especially when working with colleagues
There are growth and development opportunities in a housekeeping job depending on your work environment. If you show exemplary performance and potential managerial skills, you can be promoted to a higher position such as a Housekeeping Supervisor.
TESDA Housekeeping Course for Filipinos
The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority or TESDA offers Housekeeping Courses online and offline for Filipinos around the world.
The TESDA Housekeeping NC II qualification consists of competencies that a person must achieve to:
- prepare guest rooms
- clean public areas and equipment
- provide housekeeping services
- provide valet services
- handle intoxicated guest
- laundry linen and guest clothes
In order to get the National Qualification of Housekeeping NC II, the trainee may apply for assessment in any accredited Assessment Centers. You must also be able to demonstrate competence in all units or clusters of core units of the Qualification.
If you achieved this Qualification, you are considered competent to be employed:
- Junior Cleaner
- Assistant Cleaner
- Assistant Public Area Cleaner
- Cleaner, Public Area Cleaner
- Room/Cabin Attendant/Room Maid
- Laundry Attendant
- Housekeeping Attendant
If you are not yet available to take the actual Housekeeping Training of TESDA, you may take the online training through the TESDA Online Program (TOP). You can take as many online courses as you can by just using your computer, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection.
Another good thing about TOP is that you can access the courses anytime and anywhere even if you’re currently employed here or abroad.
Click here for more info about TESDA Housekeeping NC II.
Mark Anthony. A. Nocete says
Good day, i would like to apply as a housekeeping. What are the requirements needed to apply? Here are my contact no. 09559102211. Please do contact me. Thank you.
Hi Mark, kindly read the details in the article on how you can apply for the housekeeping job in Japan. 🙂
Liza mobo demesa says
Hillo po hire pa po ba kayo ngayon ng house keeping paano po pag apply andito ako ngayon Singapore matapos na kuntrata ko by march 7yrs po akong ofw Dito
LOUELLe lim says
I want apply gained experience outside my country
joserene ingrid baylantac says
hello good pm po may nc2 na po ako sa tesda houskeeping ang caregiving gusto gusto ko po mag trabaho sa japan how to apply po?naka visit na ren po ako sa japan 6months
hi joserene, pakibasa na lang yung details ng housekeeping job sa article. malaki ang chance mo kasi may tesda housekeeping nc2 ka na. good luck 🙂
Feliza narita says
Hello po ako si feliza castillo narita dati po ako nagjapan gusto ko makapagtrabaho sa japan nagtrabaho ako dati sa hotel paano po ba mag apply at Ilan talon po ba ang kailangan ninyo
Pakibasa na lang po ng details sa taas.
Jonalyn Delos Santos says
I am a house keeper here in Royal Commission Medical Center.. My job is accredited of US.. By CIBAHI and JCI (joint commission international)
Joy p. Luardo says
I am interested to apply house keeping in japan.
I have experienced working in abroad kuwait ang saudi arabia.i have only tesda certificate NCll.
julie labaro says
good morning im julie labaro have 5 years experience in singapore as domestic helper..and i have caregiver nnc2 cetificate also…here is my contact number 09353214902..thank and good bless
hi julie, yes, you may apply directly at the agency. you have a higher chance of being hired as a housekeeper in Japan.
May soronio says
Im very interested to work japan as a housekeeping or as a cleaner…i have domwork nc 11 from tesda and i’ve been work in jeddah as a domestic helper…
hi may, yes, you may apply directly at the agency. 🙂
i want apply housekeeper in japan still available
Jeanne l. Agad says
Good morning..ask lng PO have a placement fee? Thanks
hi jeane, please inquire directly at the agency for more info about this job opening. 🙂
Hi poh good day pano po mag apply here through online po kung mron..dto po kasi ako ngaun sa hongkong balak po apply dto po sana sa japan ng housekeeping..uwi po kc ako pinas this oct..pls help po pano mg apply..my tesda cert. Dn po ako ng housekeeping NCII.. thanks po..
Good day.irene Im here in hkg.. Pwede po ba online ang pag apply o direct to agency ang pag apply?May NCII din po ako.. Thank you.
Lhou Felix says
Hello, I just want to inquire about house keeping jobs age limit, 48 years old n ako I don’t know if pwede p mag apply as based on your age limit is 20 years and above.
I am currently working here in Dubai as house keeper if pwede pa ako mag apply pwede mag apply khit andto ako sa Dubai?
Thank you God bless.
Michelle Mallari says
hi im michelle mallari 10yrs work experience in singapore as domestic helper but im still hir in singapore inm oing home this dec.,.ask k lng pho kng still hiring for housekeeping?any reccomdation for lefal agency for this job,.thank you for respind?
mary grace beltran says
hi po dati po akong nag work sa japan gosto kopo sana mka pag trabaho ulit sa japan bilang isang house kipper at nag trabaho din po ako sa dubai bilang isang taga alaga ng bata
Desiree Ollero Muñoz says
Gd pm po…..gsto ko po sanang mag apply as a housekeeping cleaner. Complete req na po aq. May certifacate po aq ng NC11 tesda.
hi may age limit ba ang cleaner sa japan…TIA?
Marjorie ruzol says
Hello im marjorie ruzol 34 yrs old i have certificate of training ang NCll certificate and i have experienced for almost 5 yrs as a housekeeper in kuwait and hongkong.
GINA GABION GUTIERREZ says
Hi can you please help me to find the agency who gave me a chance to work in japan.. I dont have nc II and my experience here in local phil. Only…
Irene Barrion says
Hi good evening. ..I would like to apply as a housekeeping attendant. ..I have my TESDA NCll in Housekeeping and I work for 13 yrs as domestic helper….
Ruffamea Lozada says
Good day! I would like to apply as a housekeeping in japan and I’m fresh graduate in BSHRM,what are the requirments needed?
Lorna G. Sison says
Im intersted to apply as a housekeeper in japan how to apply I have a complete requirements …Thank u have a good day
Jonalyn Delos Santos says
I am a house keeper here in Royal Commission Medical Center Yanbu KSA.. . My job is accredited of US.. By CIBAHI and JCI (joint commission international) is it available now?
angelyn joyce sotto says
Good pm po… I have no experience for house keeping po but im college under grad HRM. want ko po mag apply sa japan for house keeping is this available??? Thank u
Eujane tulda says
Good day po…pano po mag apply through online? I have 3yrs work experience in saudi arabia as a DH..im 29 years old
Michelle mahilum says
Hi. Im michelle mahilum.. I would like to apply as a housekeeper in japan.. Please kindly contact me
Thank u.. Godbless
rea bulian says
hello! housekeeping for japan when applying how many months to learn nihonggo?thank you
Sabeer Shaikh says
Can Indian Can Apply For The Job.
Jonalyn Delos Santos says
I am a house keeper here in Royal Commission Medical Center
Helen Buena says
Good evening mam/sir I’m very interested po Sa housekeeping work in Japan po. Marunong po ako mag Japanese and may Housekeeping NCII certificate po ako. Thank you and Godbless po.
Catherine inoperio sabado says
Hello po dati po ako ngtrabaho japan ask interainer gusto ko po sana ulit mg-work in japan ask housekeeping…paano po mg-apply.
Sir/madam,i would like to apply for housekeeping in Japan.im previously work in singapore as domestic helper for more than five years and currently working in hongkong for more than seven years at the same employer.thank you
Hello I’m x abroad working in Lebanon for 4 years and 8 years in Singapore do I have still a chance to work in Japan as a households. Last April I’m here already in the Philippines and I have already nc11 …thank you and good day I’m waiting for reply please…
Ma’am&Sir,I am interested to apply as a housekeeping attendant in japan,I have certificate of training housekeeping NC11(428 hrs.)and I have experience working in dubai as a housekeeping,nanny,&caregiver. I’m here in the Philippines now ,can you help me to apply a job in japan?thank you po and godbless!!!
JOSEPHINE AMBATALI ALASA says
Hi good morning sir/madam
I want to apply housekeeper in Japan and I’m willing to do a job training..
Jenelyn dela rama says
Kevin manapat says
I have nc2 assessment certificate
I finish house keeping course
I have 1 year experience as a housekeeper, ok na Po ba un para matanggap Po para maging ofw
Good Day!maam Sir I’m interested to apply po I am a graduate of HRt hotel restaurant tech.and work before in hotel and I am ofw for almost 5yrs. What’s the first step po to apply and qualification details and process thank u..
I’m interested po to apply a housekeeping attendant staff hotel in Japan.. thank u