Housekeeper/ Cook for East Hampton, NY and Palm Beach, FL Split

| East Hampton, NY, United States

Posted Date 7/06/2024

Seasoned and legal individual with excellent cooking and housekeeping skills sought for a Palm Beach/East Hampton split.  Ideal candidates must have experience managing fine homes and the ability to independently and unobtrusively meet the needs of the principals.  Preference for someone who resides in Florida, but not necessary.  Live-in accommodations provided in East Hampton, NY - live out accommodations provided in Palm Beach - if needed.  Weekends required.  Must be professional, flexible, willing to take direction from the family manager, work well with existing staff and have a strong desire to execute responsibilities with a pleasant attitude. Self-starter.

Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Valid Driver’s License required - being comfortable and strong with dogs is a must.  This is an excellent opportunity with a wonderful family who are keen to provide long-term employment for the right fit.  Please respond with your resume, your salary expectation and a note that tells us who you are and why you feel this job is for you.  Hiring immediately.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Clothing/Linen maintenance
  • Laundry
  • Ironing - manual and professional roller
  • Steaming
  • Maintain organization of bed linen systems
  • Organize dry cleaning                                                                                      
  • Organize closets, drawers, wardrobes
  • Unpack family and guests
Car maintenance
  • Washing/detailing 
  • Fueling
  • Receive transports/ organize transport placements
Driving/ Errands
  • Errands
  • Airport transfers
Cooking/ Kitchen maintenance
  • Meal preparation
  • Buffet/ family-style meal service
  • Grocery sourcing according to guidelines/source lists
  • Organize pantry - minimize duplications
  • Clean and organize cold storage - minimize waste/ spoilage
  • Clean and maintain kitchen equipment/ grill/ pizza oven
House maintenance interior
  • Purchase household supplies and toiletries
  • General housekeeping
  • Wash windows
  • Mop floors
  • Care for furnishings, fine art, silverware
  • Manage care of plants and flowers
House maintenance exterior
  • Porches
  • Light fixtures
  • Furniture
  • Cushions/ canopies
Front of house
  • Greet guests, service people and vendors at the door
  • Offer beverages to family and guests/ bartend
  • Walk and feed dogs on established schedule
  • Manage vet appointments
  • Administer medication when needed
  • Monitor grounds throughout the day
  • Manage indoor accidents quickly with appropriate solutions
Job Type
Job Categories
Domestic Couple
Commensurate with experience
Housing Type
Live-in or On-site | Live-out

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