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Job Title: Family Assistant / Housekeeper / Personal Assistant
Posted By: Forrest Barnett
Reference ID: GF-6
Live In/Out: Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY US
Salary Offered: $55,000 - $65,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Contributory benefits package after 90 days of employment
Experience Req: 2-5+

Private entrepreneur seeks a Live-Out Housekeeper / Gal Friday to assist with errands, and the overall cleaning and care for his office and Williamsburg home. The position consists of a 5-day flexible schedule with availability for additional hours and days as needed. This position includes deep and maintenance cleaning, light meal preparation, laundry services & managing items sent out for professional care. Additionally, knowledge of service will prove extremely helpful during times of entertaining and events. The ideal candidate is very familiar with Brooklyn and Manhattan as running errands throughout the boroughs will be required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Maintaining the residence for guest readiness at all times through daily cleaning and management
• Daily tidying, care and laundry throughout the home with attention to detail
• Managing items that have been sent out for professional dry cleaning service, including drop-off & pick-up
• Packing and unpacking clothes for travel with heavy organization including pantries, closets, storage areas, cupboards, etc.
• Running errands and carrying out special requests as needed; maintaining household supplies, stock levels, groceries and inventories
• Light cooking and meal preparation; assisting with set up and service during events / light entertaining
• Ensuring the residence is in pristine guest-readiness condition at all times
• Assisting with formal and informal food service as requested
• Driving principals and guests as needed
• Additional housekeeping, cooking, management and laundry-related tasks as needed and upon request


• Strong command of English language and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 3 - 5+ years related experience working in a private home in a similar capacity
• Experience with light cooking
• Adept in museum-quality general and maintenance cleaning; laundry services required
• Energetic, warm and friendly personality who understands when to be ‘present’ and when not to be
• Proficiency with informal and formal service for special family events, gatherings and holidays a plus
• Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities
• Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team; must maintain a supportive and empowering mentality and be willing and able to follow explicit directions
• Valid Drivers License; willing and able to run errands (supply procurement, grocery shopping, etc.)
• Valid US work authorization; legally able to work in the US for any employer
Keywords: Housekeeper, Gal Friday, Family Assistant
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