Private family in Hudson Valley, NY is in search of a full-time, live-out Housekeeper/House Manager.
Seeking a candidate who can independently manage the care of the home and support family needs. Family consists of two working parents, two teenage children, and a small dog.
The ideal candidate takes pride in their work, manages their time effectively, is organized, and brings a positive outlook to work each day. Experience in a similar role with excellent references is required. Must have a clean driving record and reliable transportation to get to work.
Essential Responsibility: The Executive Housekeeper is responsible for caring for all aspects of the home which require initiative, detail-orientation, and organization. Tasks include but are not limited to:
Maintain home in clean and orderly state at all times, cleaning all areas of the home, making beds, and putting things in their place.
Grocery shopping and light food preparation- simple meals from recipes.
Laundry including washing & ironing, putting away clothing, and keeping closets organized. Take clothes to dry cleaner as needed. Knowledgeable about appropriate care of different fabrics.
Manage household inventory of cleaning supplies.
Maintain outdoor living areas and pool area in season.
Manage garbage and recycling. Handle incoming packages and mail.
Errands as needed. Can include shopping and driving children and/or dog to appointments.
Coordiante with contractor on maintenance needs.
Maintain a schedule of daily, weekly, and periodic deep cleaning & seasonal jobs.
Establish and maintain household organization system, including cabinets, closets, and storage areas.
Assist with packing and unpacking related to family travel.
Assist with parties, guests, and events including preparation, set-up, service, and clean-up.
Typical week is 40 hours, however additional hours requested from time to time due to entertaining needs, with additional compensation for extra hours.
No travel is required.
Competitive compensation is provided and commensurate with experience.
Please send resume and references.