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

Cow Hollow and Napa • San Francisco and St. Helena , CA Full Time

Family with main residence in Cow Hollow of San Francisco and another residence in St. Helena, California (Napa) with three young children is seeking an experienced, organized and detail oriented full-time executive housekeeper/cook who will efficiently clean both residences and prepare meals. 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. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion, collaborative and experienced working with other domestic staff and family office, 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, skilled with laundry and proficient with ironing. The schedule is on Monday – Friday at 45-50 hours per week with flexibility to work weekends when family is entertaining at either residence. Housekeeper will be expected to work at Napa residence approximately one day per week unless family is at residence for extended time periods. Candidates with many years of private full-time housekeeper and/or full-time executive housekeeper experience working in a 5,000+ square foot or larger residence is required. Family is open to local candidates and domestic relocations. Family will provide uniform for housekeeper. Start date is highly flexible for the right candidate. 


• 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

• Meal preparation for family (e.g., clean, healthy, organic, etc.) 

• Make up beds and change linens as required

• Tidy up rooms

• Organize closets, storage, etc. 

• Keep cleaning supply, household and food inventory (use inventory for creating lists to run errands)

• Keep light bulb inventory

• Change light bulbs

• Sort, wash, fold and put away clean laundry 

• Iron and press clothing and linens 

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

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

• Monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements

• Wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards

• Clean appliances

• Run errands (e. g., dry cleaner, seamstress, grocery store, drop off donations, etc.)

• Declutter and organizational projects 

• Take items for donation, as directed by Principal 

• Clean entryway of home

• Care for indoor/outdoor plants

• Polish silver

• Cleaning up and organizing outdoor living spaces (e.g., rooftops, decks, etc.)

• Assistance with entertaining (e.g., meal preparation, preparing for event, helping during event, clean up, etc.) 


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

• 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


• 5-10+ years of recent and consistent full-time housekeeper and/or full-time executive housekeeper experience 

• Minimum of two-three references

• Eligible to work in the United States

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

• Live a close proximity to family’s residence in Cow Hollow

• Fluent in English 

• Driver’s license and clean driving record

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


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

• Health insurance 

• Two weeks (10 days) paid vacation 

• Seven government holidays paid 

• Discretionary annual bonus and raise (performance evaluation required) 


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 We look forward to hearing from you!

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

Location: Cow Hollow and Napa • San Francisco and St. Helena , CA

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