Job: Temporary Housekeeper, West Village, NYC, NY

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General Information


Job title:
Temporary Housekeeper
Job location:
West Village, NYC, NY  99999 United States
Requisition code:
HK-298
Date posted:
03/16/2019
Job type:
Temporary
Compensation:
Salary: $25 – $30 + OT

Benefits: N/A
Job Category:
Housekeeper

Job Description


Lovely family seeks a personable, energetic, and team-oriented Temporary Housekeeper to start mid-February and assist with the full-service cleaning of their 5 beds, 6 baths home. This assignment is 2-3 months with potential to become long-term. The position consists of a 5-day workweek from either Friday – Tuesday or Saturday – Wednesday from 2:00PM to 10:00PM with flexibility to work additional house as needed. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working in a face-paced and fully staffed household. Traveling with the family 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.
• Assisting with 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 dogs 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
• Able to work both independently as well as part of a domestic team
• Minimum 2 – 3+ years related experience working in a private home
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Formal Serving experience is HIGHLY PREFERRED but not required
• 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 and children
• Driver’s License; confident driver with clean driving record is a PLUS
• Valid Passport; willing to travel domestically and internationally as needed
• Legally able to work in the United States
(Job number: 3821111)
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