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Full-Time Housekeeper: $70K+ and Benefits

Upper East Side • New York, NY Full Time

Family living in the Upper East Side of New York City with 7 and 9 year old children is seeking an experienced, organized and detail oriented full-time housekeeper who will efficiently clean a 6,000 square foot condo. 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 dog. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion (confidentiality agreement is required), collaborative and experienced working with other domestic staff (e.g., house manager, private chef, driver, housekeepers, nannies, etc.), experienced working with principals that work in residence occasionally (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, proficient with ironing and experienced cooking meals for family when chef is off work. Schedule is on five or six days per week, depending on the time of year and family’s schedule. Highly flexible schedule is required for the position. Housekeeper is required to spend summer months living in at the family’s residence in the Hamptons. Candidates with many years of private full-time housekeeper experience working in a 5,000+ square foot or larger residence is required. Family will provide uniform for housekeeper. Start date is ASAP, but 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

• Cooking for family and staff on days when chef is off work

• Make up beds and change linens as required

• 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

• Wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards

• Clean appliances

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

• Occasional errands for principals (e. g., dry cleaner, seamstress, florist, etc.)

• Declutter as directed by principals

• Clean entryway of home

• Care for indoor/outdoor plants

• Polish silver

• Assistance with entertaining at the family’s residences in NYC and Hamptons

• Traveling and spending majority of summer living in the Hamptons


• Minimum five years domestic private housekeeping experience

• Minimum of two references

• Eligible to work in the United States

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

• Live a close proximity to family’s residence

• Fluent in English (most desirable for English to be primary language)

• Driver’s license and clean driving record

• Willing to run extensive background checks and drug tests

• 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, hardworking and pleasant to be around

• High energy level

• Non-smoker


• $70K+ gross annual salary

• Health insurance is negotiable, if desirable to ideal candidate

• Two weeks (10 days) vacation 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) and letter(s) of recommendation 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 Housekeeper: $70K+ and Benefits

Location: Upper East Side • New York, NY


We require cover letter, resume, references (email addresses, phone numbers required) and letter(s) of recommendation attachments in order to be considered for a position.