Job: Live-In Housekeeper, Upper West Side, NY

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General Information

Job title:
Live-In Housekeeper
Job location:
Upper West Side, NY  99999 United States
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Salary: $80,000 - $100,000 per year

Benefits: Full Health Benefits; 2 weeks paid vacation
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Job Description

Private gentleman in the Upper West Side seeks a proactive and engaging Live-In Housekeeper to provide full-service cleaning in their home. This position is 5-days flexible workweek. Along with having strong knowledge of housekeeping and laundress duties, the ideal candidate should be comfortable preparing healthy meals. Travel with the client to his secondary home and domestically is required. Private accommodations will be provided in all locations.

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 client’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.
• Preparation of healthy family-style meals
• Travel with the family to additional residences and on vacations as needed
• Additional Housekeeper responsibilities and duties as needed and requested by the principal

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 of experience working in a private home
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; willing and able to take direction well
• Polished, poised and professional in both mindset and manner; use of utmost discretion and confidentiality at all times
• Flexibility in scheduling with willingness to work long hours as needed
• Cooking skills REQUIRED; able and willing to prepare light family-style meals
• Must be comfortable working in a home with pets; family has two dogs and a cat
• Valid Driver’s License is REQUIRED; confident driver with clean driving record
• Willingness to travel with family to their secondary home and domestically as needed
• Legally able to work in the United States
(Job number: 3856544)
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