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Job Title: Housekeeper
Posted By: Forrest Barnett
Reference ID: HK-224
Live In/Out: Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Southampton, NY US
Salary Offered: $60,000-$70,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Full, non-contributory benefits package, effective after 90 days
Experience Req: 3-5+

International family with two children seeks an experienced Live-Out Housekeeper to assist in the daily cleaning, care, and service of the family’s estate in Southampton. This is an international family with occasional travel to the NY area. This position is a five-day workweek typically Monday – Friday, roughly 9:00 am to 5:00 pm except when the family is in town. When the family is in residence, overriding flexibility and willingness to work additional hours is a MUST. Occasional travel may be required to the family’s additional residence in Greenwich Village, NY for special events. This position will work closely to with the House Manager to address all necessary maintenance and repairs as they arise. The ideal candidate will have specific experience handling the care and upkeep of antiques, fine artwork, silver and special surfaces and would maintain the utmost discretion and professionalism in this position. Confidentiality is a must.

Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• General housekeeping and upkeep of the residence on a daily basis
• Ability to perform museum-quality cleaning with proficiency in special surfaces (wood, glass, leather, furniture, antiques, silver, brass, etc.)
• General organization and tidying of home; home cleaning and upkeep for guest readiness at all times
• Procurement of household supplies, including grocery shopping, etc.
• Full charge Housekeeping maintenance throughout the residence on a daily basis including all rooms and bathrooms
• Changing sheets and towels as needed; laundry for the family only while in residence including washing, pressing and ironing sheets and clothing as necessary
• Maintaining tidy and orderly closets throughout residence; extensive organization throughout the home including cupboards, cabinets, closets, storage areas, etc.
• Management of stock levels throughout the home, including groceries, medications, etc.;
• Additional duties and responsibilities as needed and upon request
• Some working knowledge of French and / or German is a plus
• Light cooking ability is a plus

• Fluent in English with exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal; STRONG command of the English language
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 3 - 5+ years of related professional experience working in a private home
• Experience with museum quality cleaning and care for: antiques, silver, fine art, etc.
• Exceptional organization skills and multitask management; willing to spearhead organization of a newly renovated home
• Willingness and ability to work closely with other domestic staff to coordinate and complete all household tasks
• Must be active, agile and able to move about an expansive home with ease
• Valid Driver’s License; confident driver with zero points on license
• Legally able to work in the United States
Keywords: Housekeeper, Live-Out, Southampton
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