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Full-Time Executive Housekeeper: $100K+ and Benefits

Pacific Heights and Napa • San Francisco and Calistoga , CA Full Time

Family with main residence in Pacific Heights of San Francisco and another residence in Calistoga, California (Napa) with two young children is seeking an experienced, organized and detail oriented Full-Time Executive Housekeeper. Schedule is on Monday – Friday at 9:00am – 5:00pm or 10:00am – 7:00pm, depending on the family’s schedule. It would be ideal to have housekeeper work half day on Saturday mornings to assist family with transition from San Francisco to Napa residence (Housekeeper would receive another half day off during the week in exchange for this Saturday shift). Housekeeper is required to work occasional later evenings and weekends when family is entertaining at residences. Extreme flexibility is required for the position. The ability to work around the family’s schedule while at the same time cleaning and organizing in an efficient manner is important. Candidates must be comfortable working around children and dogs. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion, collaborative and experienced working with other domestic staff (e.g., full-time nannies), experienced working with Principals that are around residence often (discreet and staying out of the way is important), adept at organizing and general cleaning, knowledgeable with cleaning various surfaces and artwork, experienced assisting with entertaining at family’s residences, skilled with laundry and proficient with ironing. Candidates with many years of private full-time executive housekeeper experience working in 8,000+ square foot or larger residences is required. This is a newly created position for family’s residence that will be completed in Pacific Heights around June 2018. Strong preference for local candidates, but family will consider relocation for the right candidate. Uniform is required (e.g., black or khaki pants, black or white collared shirt, etc.). Two full-time nannies cover schedule seven days per week and travel with family. Start date is ASAP, but flexible before May or June 2018.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Overall management of two residences between 6,000-8,000 square feet in Pacific Heights of San Francisco and Calistoga, California (Napa)

• Strong knowledge of proper care for various surfaces

• Cleaning and preparation of guest bedrooms

• Sweep, scrub, mop and polish floors

• Vacuum carpets, rugs and draperies

• Dust and polish furniture and fittings

• Knowledge of cleaning artwork

• Clean metal fixtures and fittings

• Empty and clean trash containers

• Dispose of trash in a sanitary manner

• Clean wash basins, mirrors, tubs and showers

• Wipe down glass surfaces

• Wipe down refrigerators, wine fridge, mini fridges, etc.

• Dispose of expired food in refrigerator, freezer and pantry

• Make up beds and change linens

• Tidy up rooms

• Organize closets, storage, etc.

• Keep cleaning supply, household and food inventory

• Keep light bulb inventory

• Change light bulbs

• Sort, wash, load and unload laundry

• Iron and press clothing and linens

• Sort, fold and put away clean laundry

• Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition

• Monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements to Principals

• Wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards

• Clean appliances

• Manage dry cleaning, dry cleaning inventory and inspect clothing upon return

• Run errands (e. g., dry cleaner, seamstress, florist, groceries, etc.)

• Declutter as directed by Principals

• Clean entryway of home

• Care for indoor/outdoor plants

• Polish silver

• Meal planning and preparation for family

• Assistance with dogs (e.g., letting them out, feeding, brushing, taking to vet and groomer, etc.)

• Assistance with entertaining at family’s residences

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Understand the importance of maintaining discretion (confidentiality agreement is required)

• Ability to travel domestically whenever necessary

• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos along with ability to write simple correspondence

• Technology proficient (e. g., email and text messages for communication, search engines for choosing resources, etc.)

• Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel and bend

• Professional with good attitude, hard working and pleasant to be around

• High energy level

• Active and fit

• Discreet and calm demeanor

• Non-smoker

REQUIREMENTS:

• 5-10+ years of full-time executive housekeeper experience

• Minimum of two-three references

• Eligible to work in the United States

• Safe vehicle for transportation

• Seeking longevity (e.g., 5-10+ year commitment)

• Live a close proximity to family’s residence in Pacific Heights of San Francisco

• Fluent in English

• Driver’s license and clean driving record

• Willing to run extensive background checks, motor vehicle checks, drug tests and psychological evaluation

• Comfortable with dogs

COMPENSATION:

• $100K+ gross annual salary (based on background and experience)

• Health insurance

• Two weeks (10 days) paid vacation days

• Seven government holidays paid

• Discretionary annual bonus and raise

 

Please read the job description carefully and kindly apply with your cover letter, resume, references (email address and phone number), letter(s) of recommendation and professional photo if you feel that you meet ALL of the requirements. Submit through our website at www.strollersandstilettos.com/job-opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Position: Full-Time Executive Housekeeper: $100K+ and Benefits

Location: Pacific Heights and Napa • San Francisco and Calistoga , CA

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