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Part-Time Housekeeper: $23-25 per hour gross

Lincoln Park • Chicago, IL Part Time

Family living in Lincoln Park of Chicago with two school aged children (tween and teenager) is seeking an experienced, trained, organized and detail oriented part-time housekeeper who will efficiently clean a 5,000 square foot residence. 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, adept at organizing and general cleaning, knowledgeable with cleaning various surfaces, skilled with laundry and proficient with ironing. Schedule is on Monday – Friday at 8:00am – 12:00pm or 9:00am – 1:00pm, guaranteed 20 hours per week. Candidates with many years of domestic housekeeper experience working in a 5,000+ square foot or larger home is required. Start date is September 2017.


• 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 as required

• Tidy up rooms

• Organize closets, storage rooms, etc. (direction would be given by principal)

• 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

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

• Declutter as directed by principal

• Clean entryway of home

• Clean garage

• Care for indoor/outdoor plants

• Polish silver


• 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


• Minimum two years domestic housekeeping experience

• Minimum of two references

• Eligible to work in the United States

• Fluent in English, but English is not required as your first language

• Willing to run extensive background checks

• Seeking longevity (at least 2-5+ year commitment)


• $23-25 per hour gross

• 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: Part-Time Housekeeper: $23-25 per hour gross

Location: Lincoln Park • Chicago, IL


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.