Job: Housekeeper, Los Angeles, CA

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General Information

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Job location:
Los Angeles, CA  99999 United States
Requisition code:
HK-161 : Hire Society
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Salary: $1000 net pay per week
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Job Description

Lovely family in Los Angeles seeks an experienced, energetic, and engaging Live-in Housekeeper to provide full-service cleaning in their residence. This position is a 5-day work week; generally, Sunday – Thursday from 7:00AM – 7:00PM, with a 2-hour mid-day break; with flexibility to work additional hours as requested. A typical day would begin at 7:00AM and consist of helping the children get ready for school. Once the children leave for school, the candidate’s responsibility will transition to maintaining the family’s residence. Traveling with the family is not required and accommodations inclusive of a private room and bathroom will be provided.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting in the daily care, nurturing, and supervision of four children
• All aspects of general housekeeping and deep cleaning of the residence
• Coordinating child’s daily activities; providing/supervising transportation both to and from lessons, appointments, and extra curricular activities, etc.
• Must strive to create a fun and supportive environment for the home, as well as nurturing and trusting relationships with each child
• Grocery procurement; ensuring proper groceries and stock levels are in residence at all times
• 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)
• Completing the family’s laundry including washing, and ironing clothing as necessary
• Maintaining tidy and orderly closets throughout residence; providing assistance with packing and unpacking for travel
• Management and organization of all closets, pantries, and storage areas; making sure all pantries are well stocked
• Assuming laundry duties for the children and family; washing, drying, ironing, mending garments and sending laundry and dry cleaning out to the cleaner
• Providing pet care to the family’s dog; walking, feeding, and administering medicine when needed
• Willingness to run routine errands such as doing laundry, dry cleaner, acquiring groceries, and etc.
• Preparation of healthy family-style meals with dietary and allergy restrictions
• Additional Housekeeper responsibilities and duties as needed and requested by the principals

Job Requirements

• Strong command of English language; outstanding communication skills both writing and verbal
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Knowledge of both First Aid and CPR for both child and infant REQUIRED
• Minimum 3 - 7+ years related experience working in a private home
• Exceptional organizational and dedication to responsibilities; willing and able to take direction well
• Comprehensive knowledge of deep household cleaning, laundry, ironing and storage organization
• Polished, poised and professional in both mindset and manor; use of utmost discretion at all times
• Confident swimmer is required; able to supervise child in water activities
• Flexibility in scheduling with willingness to work long hours and overtime as needed
• Cooking skills are REQUIRED; ability to prepare healthy and breakfast and snacks
• Pet care is REQUIRED; willing and able to work in a residence with pets and administer pet care as needed; family has 1 dog
• Valid Passport; willingness to travel with the family domestically and internationally as needed
• Legally able to work within the United States
(Job number: 3841265)
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