Housekeeper/Private Event Staff

| Leesburg, VA, United States

Posted Date 5/05/2023

Job Summary:

The housekeeper will clean and maintain private estate as part of the house management team.  Ideal candidate will have experience as a housekeeper in private homes or hotels, as well as some private event or serving experience.  Willing to train for the right candidate.  This position is a fantastic opportunity to join a team dedicated to excellence.  It is a unique opportunity to work in a beautiful and fun environment with talented coworkers.  Excellent benefits!

Duties and Responsibilities include:    

  • Daily detailed and skilled cleaning, organization, & maintenance of a beautiful home and associated properties.
  • Assist with the planning and set up of a variety of formal & informal events including small dinners, poolside entertaining & large events. 
  • Ensure that the individual needs of all family members are met with a wide range of potential tasks. 
  • Maintain a service demeanor and mindset with all interactions.
  • Daily maintenance of family member wardrobes, including preparation for special events and travel.
  • Provide formal and informal meal service under the direction of the House Manager and Chef.  This includes creating beautiful table settings, serving passed hors d’oeuvres, beverage service, clearing and cleaning dinner tables.  Some knowledge of wine and cocktails is a plus but not required. 
  • Professional cleaning, care, & organization of all crystal, china, & silver flatware utilized in formal dinners & events.
  • All duties performed in accordance with established protocols and procedures.
  • Attend to daily care of all routine household tasks such as pet care, seasonal and deep cleaning, stocking supplies, & reporting maintenance issues. 


Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Detail-oriented and thorough.
  • Ability to remain discreet and respect the privacy of residents and/or guests.
  • Sufficient ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English to complete work efficiently, effectively, and courteously.
  • Ability to perform consistent work to the highest of standards. 
  • Ability to interact with family and guests in a pleasant, friendly way.


Education and Experience:

  • Preference given to applicants that have experience with both housekeeping and serving.  Ideal applicant with have a background in the hospitality industry such as in hotels, fine dining, resorts, or estate homes.


Job Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking and frequently pulling, pushing, and bending.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. 
  • Willingness to work five days within a seven-day work cycle with two days off each week.  For example, 9:30a - 5:30p Tues-Sat or Sun-Thurs.  Some evening hours required for dinners and events.  Flexibility is available for candidates that have special scheduling needs depending on circumstances such as college class schedule. At least one weekend day availability is a must. 
  • Must have reliable transportation.


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Executive Housekeeper | Housekeeper
$28/hour with an excellent benefit package including paid vacation, health insurance, & 401k.
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