Traveling/Live in Housekeeper

| United States

Posted Date 9/26/2021
Description

Private residence seeks a live-in housekeeper with experience in formal households. This is a full-time permanent position working five days per week from 8:30 am to 6:30pm and traveling with the family to their different houses domestic and internationally.

The ideal candidate must have previous experience working in a private formal residence or a private yacht, able to work in a non-intrusive manner, possess a high level of integrity, and exhibit exceptional attention to detail.

This is not a "live out" position. Please Do Not Apply if you are seeking a live out position.

Job Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to perform general daily housekeeping and deep cleaning throughout the home meeting and exceeding formal household standards.
  • Perform all aspects of laundry, ironing, and steam iron: hand washing fine garments and clothing, men’s dress shirts, table linens, and bath towels.
  • Laundering and steam ironing bed sheets, pillowcases, and duvet.
  • Meticulous closet organization throughout the house as per instructions.
  • Support the chef by washing dishes and cleaning the kitchen periodically throughout the shift, including break down and cleaning at end of shift.
  • Packing and unpacking clothes from travel with detailed organization.
  • Provide end of day housekeeping services, refresh spaces, turn on lighting, organize and restock items as needed.
  • Gentle care of fine dishware and glassware, polishing of silver when needed.
  • Providing service for special events, formal dining, holidays, and family gatherings.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in private homes or private yacht filling a similar role.
  • Punctual and dedicated.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, able to meet high standards without immediate supervision.
  • Proficient at ironing and using a steam iron.
  • Experience in formal dining service, table settings, and napkin folding.
  • Proactive, keen attention to detail, anticipating needs of the principals.
  • Active and agile, able to move easily about, and climb stairs
  • Verifiable references and comprehensive background check are required.
  • Ability to read and write in English, including strong verbal communication skills.
  • Must be reliable
  • Valid Driver’s License and Valid US work authorization.
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Categories
Housekeeper
Compensation
$75,000-$80,000 DOE + Health Insurance + 401K

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