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Housekeeping Interview Questions

List of Interview Question for Housekeeper Jobs


Housekeeping Interview Questions
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Review a list of interview questions for housekeeper jobs.

Housekeeping Interview Questions

  • Why have you chosen housekeeping?
  • What are the key components of housekeeping?
  • Are you good at multitasking?
  • How would you handle a client who was angry or upset about something?
  • What would you do if one of your colleagues was behaving inappropriately on the job?
  • What were your responsibilities and tasks in your last position?
  • Why did you leave your last position?
  • What do you find rewarding about housekeeping?
  • What do you dislike about housekeeping?
  • What skills do you have that you feel help you to be a good housekeeper?
  • What do you think are the most important skills for a housekeeper?
  • What knowledge do you feel is required for a successful housekeeper?
  • How comfortable are you with chemical safety procedures?
  • Can you give me some examples of health and safety procedures you have used?
  • What types of procedure tracking systems have you used?
  • Do you enjoy working as part of a team?
  • How well do you work on your own?
  • When can you start working?
  • What hours and days are you available?
  • Do you have reliable transportation?
  • What are two words that you would use to describe yourself?
  • What are two words that your previous supervisor would use to describe you?
  • What has been your greatest accomplishment at work?
  • What has been your greatest disappointment at work?
  • Describe the most productive environment you have worked in.
  • What would be your ideal working environment?
  • What characteristics does a great manager possess?
  • How energetic a person would you say you are?
  • How energetic would your colleagues say you are?
  • Have there been times when you have been asked to perform duties that were not in your job description? What did you do?
  • Have there been times when you have not agreed with a company policy? How did you handle the situation?
  • Have you ever disagreed with your supervisor about a policy or situation? What did you do?

General Job Interview Questions
In addition to job specific interview questions, you will also be asked more general questions about your employment history, education, strengths, weaknesses, achievements, goals and plans. Here's a list of the most common interview questions and examples of answers.

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