Job: Housekeeper, Upper West Side & New Paltz, NY

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General Information


Job title:
Housekeeper
Job location:
Upper West Side & New Paltz, NY  99999 United States
Requisition code:
HK-293
Date posted:
03/15/2019
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Salary: $25 per hour + OT

Benefits: Full Health Benefits Package; 2 weeks paid vacation
Job Category:
Housekeeper

Job Description


Private Upper West Side family seeks a hardworking and team-oriented Housekeeper to assist with the full-service cleaning of their 8,000-9,000sqft home. This position consists of a 5-day work week and 2 consecutive days off. The family has four 8-hour shifts per day to ensure seamless coverage. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working with other household staff, have strong knowledge of laundry services in addition to primary housekeeping duties, and be proactive towards keeping the home in pristine order. Traveling with the family 1-2 time per week to their secondary home in New Paltz, NY is required. Full accommodations inclusive of a private bedroom and bathroom will be provided during travels.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Ability to perform museum-quality cleaning with proficiency in special surfaces (antiques, crystal, china, silver, brass, stone, marble, fabric/upholstery, artwork, and other specialty surfaces)
• All aspects of general housekeeping and deep cleaning of residence throughout the residence including kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, light fixtures, etc.
• Completing the family’s laundry including washing, pressing and ironing sheets and clothing as necessary
• Maintaining tidy and orderly closets throughout residence; providing assistance with packing and unpacking for travel
• Caring for the family’s dog including walking, feeding, administering medication, etc.
• Management and organization of all closets, pantries, and storage areas
• Willingness to run routine errands such as doing laundry, dry cleaner, groceries etc.
• Interfacing with vendors, repairmen, guests; accepting packages and deliveries, answering phones, and opening doors
• Additional Housekeeper duties as needed and required

Job Requirements


• Strong command of English language; excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; Fluent in Spanish is a PLUS
• Able to work both independently as well as part of a domestic team
• Minimum 3 – 5+ years related experience working in a private home
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Superior organization skills and willingness to go above and beyond in all aspects of the job
• Comprehensive knowledge of deep household cleaning, laundry, ironing, and storage organization
• Ability to work alongside domestic staff; motivated self-starter who is also able to work well on a team
• Polished, poised, and professional in both mindset and manner; use of utmost discretion at all times
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; team player, above and beyond attitude
• Comfortable working in a home with pets; family has a medium sized dog
• Willing and able to travel to family’s second home in New Paltz, NY as needed
• Valid Driver’s License; confident driver with zero points on license is a PLUS
• Legally able to work in the United States
(Job number: 3820975)
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