Live-out Housekeeper

| Scarsdale, NY, United States

Posted Date 1/13/2021

Job Description:  Live-out Housekeeper

Schedule:            Full-time, 5 days/week (Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm, including 30-minute unpaid lunch break) with flexibility to work additional                                hours as needed

Location:             Scarsdale, NY

Salary:                 $30/hour plus benefits




Family of four is looking for an experienced and energetic housekeeper. Candidates must be experienced working in a high-end estate and be able to demonstrate skills in all aspects of household cleaning. Family prefers someone who is organized, professional, discreet and highly trustworthy. Candidate will wear a professional uniform and maintain a clean-cut, professional appearance (nails/hair) at all times.


Prioritizing candidates who:

  • Have been dedicated housekeepers (not hybrid nanny/housekeeper, etc.)
  • Have worked full-time with a single family for their most recent position and most of their career
  • Have experience in large, high-end homes (15k sq. feet and larger), cleaning/maintaining fine furniture, fixtures & exotic surfaces
  • Have experience working as a part of a team and taking direction from a supervisor or manager



  • Full-service housekeeping, including but not limited to:
    • Deep cleaning of high-end residence (including sanitizing kitchen and bathrooms)
    • Vacuuming, dry/wet mopping, floor care, dusting, cleaning all surfaces (such as furniture, windows, trim, etc.)
    • Care for fine furniture and surfaces, art and valuable items
    • Experience with cleaning artwork, china, silver, bronze, copper, marble, etc.
  • Family laundry & dry cleaning
  • Machine laundry of clothing, towels and bed linens
  • Selective hand washing of fine garments (e.g., silk, cashmere)
  • Ironing, pressing, steaming, folding and maintaining organization of closets
  • Help with serving and clean up when entertaining
  • Maintaining high standards of care and professionalism in household
  • Run errands as necessary, such as shopping for grocery and cleaning items, using employer vehicle
  • Answering phones and doors with proper etiquette


Key Success Factors/Fit:

  • Prefer someone who is kind, friendly, fit and honest
  • Professional
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently
  • Must have transportation to work and clean driving record
  • Must live within 30 minutes driving distance of Scarsdale


Compensation and Benefits:

  • $30/hour
  • Health insurance available & year-end bonus eligible based on performance
  • Paid major holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day)
  • 2 weeks paid time off, plus up to 1 week of unpaid time off



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$62,400 plus benefits

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