Job: Housekeeper / Laundress - Private Estate, Fort Lauderdale, FL

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General Information

Job title:
Housekeeper / Laundress - Private Estate
Job location:
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33316 United States
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Date posted:
Job type:
Competitive salary based on experience and profile
Paid vacation
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Job Description

A wonderful and immediate full time opportunity exists for a professional live-out housekeeper/laundress in the Fort Lauderdale area. The household is relatively informal by nature but the principals are accustomed to a very high service standard. No children or pets are in the household.

The ideal candidate will have verifiable references and experience working in a high-end private household, private yacht or high end boutique hotel or resort. Duties will include day to day housekeeping activities as well as taking care of laundry. Must have knowledge in the care of fine furnishings and delicate surfaces. Laundry experience and the care of fine fabrics is a must. Experience operating a rotary iron is a huge plus. The ideal candidate will be organized, meticulous, detail oriented and be able to work independently.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• All aspects of general housekeeping and deep cleaning of residence on a full time schedule
• Willingness to run routine errands
• Laundry duties including ironing, pressing, steaming etc.
• Management and organization of all closets, pantries, and storage areas

Although very rare, the willingness to arrive early or stay late if requested will be required.
Time off is given for any overtime. Schedule is Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week.

If you have a service heart and have the knowledge and demonstrated ability to care for fine furnishings and fabrics in a high end private residence, we would love to hear from you.

Job Requirements

Must have a reliable vehicle and valid driver's license to commute to and from work.
Strong command of English language; outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
Verifiable references and proven track record.
Minimum 2 years related experience working as a Housekeeper/laundress for a private family, private yacht or boutique hotel.
Thorough knowledge of deep household cleaning, laundry, ironing and storage organization.
Energetic and positive attitude, outgoing and hands-on where no task is too big or too small.
Flexibility in scheduling with willingness to work extended hours upon request.
Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities.
Legally able to work in the United States.
(Job number: 3710071)
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