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Job Title: Live-Out Housekeeper / Family Assistant
Posted By: David N. Youdovin
Reference ID: HK-180
Live In/Out: Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: NYC, UES & the Hamptons, NY US
Salary Offered: $65,000-$75,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Possibility for benefits package
Experience Req: 3-5+

Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Private New York family seeks an intelligent, proactive and high-energy Housekeeper / Family Assistant to maintain their New York City residence, overseeing all aspects of housekeeping, laundry, and supply procurement. The family consists of Mr. and Mrs. and two children, one who is a teenager and one who is grown. This is a Live-Out position, where the candidate will report directly to the principal of the residence, consisting of a forty hour workweek. The candidate must be willing to travel with the family to their secondary residences in the Hamptons and on the west coast. The position requires someone who will handle all housekeeping needs, inclusive of organization of closets and laundering the family’s clothing, towels, and sheets, as well as managing the outside dry cleaning needs. The ideal candidate must be reliable, hands-on, and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Maintaining the residence for guest readiness at all times
• Management of all aspects of general housekeeping and deep cleaning of an expansive residence on a full time schedule, with an emphasis on the deep cleaning abilities in hard-to-access areas
• Ability to perform museum-quality cleaning with proficiency in special surfaces (wood, glass, leather, furniture, antiques, silver, brass, fine artwork, etc.)
• Procurement and maintenance of household supplies including but not limited to cleaning supplies, groceries, stock levels, medicine cabinet necessities, etc.
• Laundry duties as needed including ironing, organization, pressing sheets, clothing, towels, etc., as well as managing an inventory of any and all outsourced dry cleaning
• Preparation and procurement of light snacks for the children when they are in residence
• Management and organization of all closets, pantries, and storage areas
• Additional Housekeeper / Family Assistant related tasks as requested by the principal

• Fluent in English with exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
• Minimum 3 - 5+ years related experience working as a Housekeeper / Family Assistant in a private home
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Must have housekeeping experience, including extensive skills for properly cleaning various surfaces
• Managing all laundry needs for the household, inclusive of in-house cleaning as well as outside dry cleaning
• EXTREME flexibility with regard to accommodating the family and their ever-changing schedules
• Ability to correspond easily via email as well as manage and utilize shared calendars
• Exceptional organizational and multitask management, strong dedication to responsibilities
• Must be a self-starter with extreme attention to detail; able to identify and complete reoccurring necessary tasks independently; able to move about an expansive residence with ease and agility
• Comfortable working in a home with children; willing to assist with light childcare tasks if requested
• Must display savvy technological skills; proficient in Mac operating systems, iPhone systems & similar technology
• Valid Drivers License a PLUS; confident driver with zero points
• Legally able to work in the United States for any employer
Keywords: housekeeper, family assistant, laundress, laundry, clean
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