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Job Title: Live-In Housekeeper
Posted By: David N. Youdovin
Reference ID: HK-196
Live In/Out: Live-In
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: NYC, UES, NY US
Salary Offered: $65,000-$75,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Full, non-contributory benefits package, effective after 90 days
Experience Req: 5-7+

Private Upper East Side family seeks Live-In Housekeeper / Nanny to maintain general and deep cleaning, laundry, childcare and assist with family-style cooking. The position is Live-In, Monday – Friday, roughly a 10-12 hour workday with overriding flexibility. The ideal candidate will be able and willing to work in a home with both children and pets as the family does have school-aged children.

The ideal candidate must have prior experiencing working with children, be confident, and possess strong organizational and proactive skills. The family expects a high level of service provided with great attention to detail. The position included light family-style cooking for both the principals and the children. As this is a Live-In position, private accommodations will be provided for the candidate.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• All aspects of general housekeeping and deep cleaning of residence
• Ability to perform museum-quality cleaning with proficiency in special surfaces (wood, glass, leather, furniture, antiques, silver, brass, fine artwork, etc.)
• Candidate must strive to create a fun, safe, and supportive environment for the home, as well as a nurturing and trusting relationships with the children and principals
• Maintenance of home for guest readiness at all times including making beds, steaming sheets, preparing rooms, laundry, linens and sheets etc.
• Managing and assuming laundry duties for the children and family; mending garments and sending principals’ laundry and dry cleaning out to the cleaners
• Management and organization of all closets, pantries, and storage areas, cleaning the kitchen, washing dishes, loading and unloading the dishwasher, and putting all dishes away
• Great family-style cook; willing and able to follow any recipe using fresh and seasonal ingredients; preparation of children’s lunches and snacks, as well as family-style upon request
• Additional Housekeeper / Nanny responsibilities associated with the role as needed and requested

• Strong command of English language
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Knowledge of both First Aid and CPR for both child and infant A PLUS
• Minimum 5 – 7+ years related experience working with infants in a private home in a similar role
• Ability to work both independently and proactively; assume roles without having to be told
• Energetic and positive attitude; outgoing and hands-on where no task is too big or too small
• Willing and able to work in a home with pets and administer pet care as needed
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; proactive in all responsibilities
• Willing and able to work in a household with children
• Willing and able to cook basic family-style cooking for principals and children; preparing lunches, snacks and light dinners for children and principals
• Computer savvy with proficiency in both Mac and PC systems, including Office, Internet and email; proficient in ordering online groceries, household products, etc.
• Valid Passport REQUIRED; willingness to travel both domestic and abroad as needed and upon request
• Legally able to work in the United States
Keywords: Housekeeper
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