Full-Time Housekeeper Wanted NYC (Live-In or Live-Out)

| New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 4/01/2024
Description

HNW family seeking a full-time Live-In or Live-Out Housekeeper for a 6-story Upper East Side townhouse and Hamptons home for the summer. You will be joining an existing staff and be expected to seamlessly maintain the family's residences. The housekeeper should be reliable, flexible, and responsive to the family’s needs while remaining professional and discreet.

 

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

*Cleaning and Organizing

*Daily Tidying

*Laundry and wardrobe management (washing, steaming, ironing, special care items)

*Assist with packing/unpacking for travel

*Care and maintenance of high-end furnishings and expensive antiques and decor

*Organization of closets and home office spaces

*Ability to cook simple family style meals, including grocery shopping

*Inventory Management of household supplies

*Running other errands as needed

*Pet care (cats)

*Work alongside second housekeeper to complete tasks

*Occasional serving of dinner

*Some child care (occasional pick up from activities, nighttime routine) - one child age 7

 

Requirements:

*3+ years of formal experience as a private housekeeper for a high-net worth family

*Proficient in English and able to communicate easily (including via text)

*Excellent listening skills, discreet, attention to details

*Self-starter, physically fit (able to easily go up/down 6 flights of stairs)

*Tech-savvy (able to operate smart-home controls, order Ubers, and groceries online)

*Positive thinker, proactive, observant, pleasant, able to work independently

*Team mentality, able to be flexible as needed

*Covid Vaccinated

*Uniform required (white polo, khaki or black pants; family will compensate for purchasing)

*Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record

*Ability to travel both domestic and internationally a plus (valid passport)

*Must have checkable references

*Must pass background check

 

Schedule:

School Year Schedule (September to June, Live-In or Live-Out):

Monday through Thursday, 12:00PM – 9:00PM

Fridays, 9:00AM – 5:00PM 

*If principals are going out, you must remain in residence after 9:00PM as the child will be sleeping in the home (the candidate is welcome to stay overnight Monday-Thursday if desired). If the principals are not going out, then you are welcome to return to your own home after 9:00PM on Monday-Thursday.

 

Summer Schedule (mid-June to August, Live-In weekdays* and Driving Required)

Monday through Thursday, 7:00AM – 8:00AM (with a 2-hour mid-day break)

Fridays, 7:00AM – 12:00PM

*You will travel to the summer residence Sunday night to be there for the early Monday morning start. You will then leave Friday at 12:00PM to travel back to your home.

 

Pay and Benefits:

*$90k, plus annual bonus

*Health Insurance (after 1 month of employment)

*2 Weeks paid vacation

Job Type
Full-Time
Job Categories
Executive Housekeeper | Housekeeper
Compensation
$90k, plus annual bonus, Health Insurance (after 1 month of employment), 2 Weeks paid vacation
Housing Type
Live-in or On-site | Live-out

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