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Job: Private Estate Housekeeper, MIami, FL

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General Information


Job title: Private Estate Housekeeper
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Job location: MIami, FL  33140 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 10/18/2017
Job type: Full-Time
Job Category:Housekeeper
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Job Description

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Position Summary
Provides a variety of cleaning and service duties to maintain a comfortable, sanitary, and orderly surrounding for Principals, Executives and visiting guests. Completes assignment of duties; primarily domestic service and hospitality for a privately-owned yacht and properties. This is a hybrid position that will transition between the homes and yacht as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Experience working in the yachting industry or Private Home Industry is strongly preferred
• Prior service experience including but not limited too;
o Drink service
o Formal and non-formal meal service
o Assisting Chef in Kitchen preparation and cleaning
• Ability to perform the following duties when assigned:
o Thoroughly dust and polish furniture, woodwork and light fixtures
o Vacuum carpeting, sweep and mop floors
o Cleaning, ironing, folding and hanging laundry, storing linens
o Thoroughly wash windows, when needed
o Daily room and cabin recovery
o Thoroughly cleans and sanitizes bathroom and kitchen surfaces and appliances
o Removes trash and other recyclables
o Ensures cleanliness of all laundry, including dry cleaning
o Safely handles cleaning products
o Safely and efficiently operates cleaning equipment and tools
o Maintains adequate supply of cleaning products
o Maintains and organizes stocked inventory of all cabinets, refrigerator and Pantry
o Provides care for pets (feeding, cleaning, health, walking and waste removal)
o Notifies appropriate personnel of problems and issues
o Provisions for groceries and performs errands, as directed
o Complies with company policies and procedures
o Performs other duties as needed

• Traveling, at a moment’s notice, to serve wherever needed on one of the vessels or in any of the properties
• Maintaining a high level of cleanliness necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the vessel or properties
• Organization, cleaning, inspects daily with white glove
• Doing laundry, ironing, etc. of guest’s if needed
• Serve as a member of the vessel safety department and perform the following duties as assigned by the mate and/or captain:
o Demonstrate knowledge of fire systems on boat;
o Demonstrate knowledge of how to utilize lifesaving equipment;
o Understanding of the vessel layout including exits, egress areas, refuge areas, and muster areas
o Demonstrate knowledge of safety procedures for the boarding and disembarking of the passengers
o Regularly participate in safety drills
• Supervise state rooms when guests are onboard
• Performs other duties as needed

Primary Contacts (outside dept.)
• Principals, Guests, vendors, corporate office

Education and Experience
• High School Degree or GED
• Five year’s experience in Private Home Industry, Yachting or Hospitality Industry

Skills and Abilities
• Exceptional positive attitude with strong energy
• Immaculate Appearance
• Trustworthy
• Skills & knowledge developed through professional interest and ongoing learning
• Common sense & good listening skills
• Able to think on your feet
• Being tech savvy
• Anticipating guests and your Principal’s needs
• Able to respond quickly to a variety of tasks
• Ability to work long hours
• Bring a calming effect
• Confidentiality at all times
• Ability to multi-task
Working Conditions and Environment
• Live onboard or live-out candidates may apply
• Intermittently lift, carry, pull, and push up to 10 pounds
• Continuously see, sit, have balance
• Frequently hear; talk; have repetitive use of arms, wrists, hands, and fingers; and grasp
• Occasionally stand, grasp, and walk on even surfaces
• Work in small, confined spaces
• Intermittently stoop/bend, twist, crouch, kneel, crawl, walk on uneven surfaces, climb stairs and ladders, operate foot and hand controls, and squeeze
• Exposure to dust, dirt, stacked materials, high places, electrical equipment, and machinery
• Occasional long or odd hours
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