Job: Housekeeper, Upper East Side, NY

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General Information


Job title:
Housekeeper
Job location:
Upper East Side, NY  99999 United States
Requisition code:
HK-323
Date posted:
07/10/2019
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
Salary: $75,000 – $85,000 per year

Benefits: Two weeks paid vacation
Job Category:
Housekeeper

Job Description


Lovely Upper East Side family seeks proactive, detail-oriented, and organized Live-In Housekeeper to provide full-service cleaning in their apartment. The ideal start date for this position is in early September. This position is a 5-day workweek, Thursday through Monday, from 7AM – 7PM with flexibility as needed. The ideal candidate should be comfortable working alongside other household staff and have a proactive attitude towards keeping the home in pristine order. Full accommodations inclusive of a bedroom and shared bathroom is provided when living-in.

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, 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
• Willingness to run routine errands such as doing laundry, dry cleaner, groceries etc.
• Pet care duties as needed including walking, feeding, bringing them to and from appointments, etc.
• Additional Housekeeper duties as needed and requested by the family

Job Requirements


• Strong command of English language; Fluency in Spanish is a MAJOR PLUS
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 3 - 7+ years related experience working in a private home
• Technologically savvy; adept with Mac / PC platforms and texting
• Knowledge of fine fabric care (cashmere, silk, linen, etc.)
• Excellent ironing & steaming skills are REQUIRED
• 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
• Flexibility in scheduling with willingness to work long hours and overtime as needed
• Cooking skills are REQUIRED; ability to prepare healthy meals for the family
• Willing and able to work in a residence with pets and administer pet care as needed; family has 1 dog
• Valid Driver’s License as well as clean driving record is a MAJOR PLUS
• Legally able to work within the United States
(Job number: 3846045)
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