Job: Full Time Executive Housekeeper in Washington D.C., Washington D.C., DC
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Full Time Executive Housekeeper in Washington D.C.
Washington D.C., DC 20001 United States
60-80k/year + benefits
Experienced full-time Lead (Executive) Housekeeper is needed for a large estate in Washington, DC.The candidate should have prior experience with the upkeep of larger high-end luxury homes.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a culture of high standards and can easily adapt to changes in routines/schedules. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills, a straightforward communication style and the ability to reflect the family’s values when interacting with guests.
This Lead (Executive) Housekeeper position requires a high level of organization, attention to detail and a well-developed intuition. It also requires discretion, maturity, and overall good judgment. Candidate must be articulate and possess an outstanding work ethic. Candidate must also be flexible, proactive, and demonstrate excellent time management skills.In addition, candidate must have experience supervising others.
The Lead (Executive) Housekeeper will report directly to the Estate Manager and work closely with other household staff.
Typical household tasks will include, but are not limited to:
Regular cleaning, upkeep and maintenance of living spaces and fine furnishings
Laundry and dry-cleaning management
Changing bed linens
Closet management and organizing
Packing and unpacking travel bags and suitcases
Running errands and making purchases, including groceries
Keeping inventories of household items and replenishing items as needed
Assisting with preparation for events of all sizes and with hospitality/guest services
Minimum five years housekeeping experience, preferably for larger high-end luxury homes
Ability to work with the highest degree of confidentiality
Must be willing to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Must be able to climb and descend stairs and ladders safely
Computer skills – basic Microsoft Office skills; must be resourceful and able to research and procure items on the internet
Experience with data devices and communicating with smart phones
Candidate must own reliable vehicle for running errands
Must speak English fluently
Successful completion of thorough background investigation and reference check
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