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.