Travelling Housekeeper/Server for UHNW Family

| United States

Posted Date 9/17/2023

Position Summary

We are seeking an experienced and professional live-in housekeeper for a private family with residences on the East and West coasts. You will perform a variety of housekeeping duties at all locations. The ideal candidate will have fine dining and silver serving experience, completes work in a timely manner, takes initiative, is able to work as part of a team and independently, and willing to take direction from multiple sources. Experience working with principals who are around the residence most times, detail oriented with the know-how to thoroughly deep clean, knowledgeable with cleaning various surfaces and very skilled with laundry and linen care.

Core Responsibilities

  • Be able to serve meals and VIP dinners with proper fine dining etiquette and silver service.
  • Be attentive to the needs of the family and adapt to specific housekeeping preferences.
  • Perform general sweeping, scrubbing, and mopping of hardwood, or tiled floors, as needed.
  • Vacuum and clean carpets and perform further treatments such as shampoo or stain-removal, as needed.
  • Make beds daily.
  • Daily laundry and ironing of clothing and linens.
  • Dispose of trash from bins and containers.
  • Dust and polish furniture and room accessories.
  • Scrub sinks, basins, bathtubs, showers, and toilets.
  • Clean windows, glass surfaces, mirrors, and counters.
  • When needed, assist the chef with meal preparation or supply provisioning.
  • Make the property caretaker aware of damaged items or when cleaning products are needed.
  • Pack away items or clothing in a way that makes it easy for the family to find.

 Core Knowledge and Skills

  • Must have experience working in a large, private home at least 10,000 sq. ft. or on a yacht as a stewardess.
  • Must maintain the utmost professionalism and be sensitive to personal matters while maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel, squat, crouch, bend and crawl. Ability to lift, push and pull items up to 30 lbs.
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Ability to work and prioritize tasks independently.
  • Must be comfortable around cats and dogs.
  • Possess exceptional integrity, discretion, tact, and accountability, with a primary objective to serve and protect the family’s interests in all regards.
  • Must be able to legally work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
Job Type
Contract | Full-Time
Job Categories
$35/hour - salary and benefits discussed after 90 day probationary period.
Housing Type
Live-in or On-site

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