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Job Title: Executive Housekeeper / Cook
Posted By: Aleth Cheung
Reference ID: EHK-63
Live In/Out: Live-In or Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Larchmont, NY US
Salary Offered: DOE
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Possibility for benefits package
Experience Req: 5-10+

A lovely family in Larchmont, NY seeks an experienced and capable Executive Housekeeper / Cook to assist with light cleaning and to handle the vast majority of meal preparation for their household. This position consists of a five-day workweek, roughly 40-45 hours per week. The ideal candidate should be passionate about cooking, detail-oriented, and able to oversee the cleanliness of the residence and maintain the home in-between deep cleanings by the part-time Housekeeper. The candidate will also be able to prepare locally sourced, healthy, family-style meals up to three times a day (to incorporate a range of fish and seafood). The candidate should have a creative mind and be innovative when coming up with recipes while keeping in mind that a family member does have a nut allergy. The candidate must also be able to travel with the family to their upstate home in the summer where the position will then become live-in. Should the candidate wish to live-in full-time, the family can provide private accommodations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• All aspects of light housekeeping and upkeep of the residence
• Preparation of healthy, nutritious, family-style meals
• Procurement of household supplies and groceries
• Superior organization skills and willingness to go above and beyond in all aspects of the job
• Management and organization of all closets, pantries, and storage areas
• Willingness to run routine errands such as dry cleaners, groceries, etc. upon request
• Additional Housekeeper and Cook responsibilities and duties as needed and requested by the family

• Strong command of English language; outstanding communication skills both written and oral
• Fluency in French or Polish a plus
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 5 - 10+ years of experience working in a private home REQUIRED
• Valid Driver’s License REQUIRED, confident driver with a clean driving record
• Cooking skills REQUIRED; ability to prepare healthy, innovative, family-style meals inclusive of breakfast, lunch, and dinner; emphasis on vegetables and lean proteins, fresh, locally sought and acquired ingredients (Nut allergy in home)
• Comfortable working in a home with young children; willing and able to step in and help with the children occasionally
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; willing and able to take direction well
• Maintaining residence for use by family at all times; working with the family to understand what this means, and adapting routines and regimens to their habits and needs
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Flexibility in scheduling with the willingness to work additional hours as needed
• Polished, poised, and professional in both mindset and manner; not overly formal, as this will not work in this household
• Discharge duties with the utmost discretion and confidentiality at all times
• Legally able to work in the United States
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