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Job Title: Traveling Housekeeper
Posted By: Jacqueline Carnaxide
Reference ID: HK-411
Live In/Out: Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Purchase , NY US
Salary Offered: DOE
Potential For Bonus:
Benefits: Possibility for benefits package
Experience Req: 5+

Private family in Purchase, NY seeks a professional, organized, and efficient Traveling Housekeeper to assist in the daily cleaning, care, and service of their property. This position consists of a 5-day workweek inclusive of at least 1 weekend day, from 11am – 7pm with overriding flexibility for additional hours as needed and upon request. The candidate should be extremely detail-oriented and be comfortable working independently and with a team of staff. This position will be about 4-6 months out of the year in Purchase, NY and the other rest of the year will be spent traveling between multiple residences.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• All delicate items including Laundry, hand washing and ironing including linen, tablecloths, and napkins
• Experience of expensive garments
• High end-end household appliances and delicate services need special care together with furnishings
• The expectation of assistance in the preparation for functions/receptions and special occasions
• Teamwork is of great importance as management and third-party suppliers have hands on roles and are in place
• Back up as server for party/events and hands on for various tasks expected
• Knowledge and previous experience with home automation and high-end finishes
• Ability to work within a team including the Nanny, Chef, Butler, etc. and to manage local team while in residence abroad
• The cleaning routine to be followed meticulously and a weekly report to be submitted
• Basic errands that need to be done when required
• Management of the household inventory and inventory list
• The maintenance and upkeep of all cleaning equipment regularly
• Detailed cleaning including carpets and windows, surfaces & antiques
• The rooms are to be kept as per specified standards and to match specifications given

• Strong command of English language; outstanding communication skills both written and verbal; Fluent in French or Spanish a major plus
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 5+ years of experience working in a private home
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team under the management of the head housekeeper
• First Aid Training
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; willing and able to take direction well
• Thorough knowledge of deep household cleaning, laundry, organization, fine arts, and antiques
• Polished, poised, and professional in both mindset and manner; use of utmost discretion and confidentiality at all times
• Flexibility in scheduling with the willingness to work additional hours as needed
• Valid Driver’s License is REQUIRED, confident driver with a clean driving record
• Valid Passport REQUIRED; willing and able to travel both domestically to additional residences and internationally as needed
• Legally able to work in the United States
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