Job: Housekeeper, Midtown, NY

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General Information


Job title:
Housekeeper
Job location:
Midtown, NY  99999 United States
Requisition code:
HK-262
Date posted:
02/18/2020
Job type:
Full-Time
Compensation:
$60,000-80,000 per year

Benefits: Full benefits package after 90 days; 2 weeks paid vacation
Job Category:
Housekeeper

Job Description


Private New York family seeks an experienced Housekeeper, to assist in the full-service cleaning of their expansive residence. This is a Full-Time position, Monday-Friday with overriding flexibility to work occasional weekends, especially during the summer at their Hamptons residence. The candidate must be comfortable working in home with two school-aged children. The ideal candidate should be extremely detail oriented, have strong knowledge of laundry services in addition to primary housekeeping duties, and a proactive attitude towards keeping the home in pristine order. Organizational skills and experience with packing and unpacking are a huge plus as the family travels, and will be moving within the year.

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
• Grocery shopping for the family and residence; ensuring proper groceries are in stock at all times
• Washing, ironing and folding linens, towels and clothing; managing items sent out for professional care
• Assisting with packing and unpacking for moving and travel; wardrobe maintenance and organization
• Management and organization of all closets, pantries, and storage areas
• Maintaining residence for guest readiness at all times
• Willingness to run routine errands such as doing laundry, dry cleaner, groceries etc.
• Additional Housekeeping duties as needed and requested by the family

Job Requirements


• Strong command of English language; outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 5-7+ years related experience working as a Housekeeper in a private formal home(s)
• Technologically savvy; adept with Mac / PC platforms and smart home technologies
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities
• Willing and able to work in a home with school-aged children
• Thorough knowledge of deep household cleaning and storage organization
• Polished, poised, and professional in both mindset and manner; use of utmost discretion at all times
• Light healthy family style cooking skills is a plus
• Must be comfortable working around pets; as the family is planning on adopting
• Valid Driver’s License a MUST; confident driver with zero points
• Legally able to work in the United States
(Job number: 3853920)
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