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Estate Housekeeper

Woodside family is seeking an exceptional Housekeeper to join their outstanding staff(many of whom have been with the family for a very long time) and take responsibility for the cleaning and organization of their large estate. Candidates should be professional, energetic, hardworking, proactive, detail-oriented, service-minded, and have experience working in a large private home.

  • Full-Time
  • Monday-Friday; 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Live-Out
  • Local candidates only, please

Required skills include but are not limited to:

  • Daily and deep cleaning of the main residence and multiple outbuildings on the property
  • Able to take direction from House Manager and/or Principals while maintaining the highest level of standards of service and overall efficiency of the residence.
  • Attend to assigned special requests and complete in a timely manner
  • Extensive experience in cleaning high-end homes
  • Resourceful problem solver
  • Hands-on and possess exceptional organizational skills
  • Finish duties effectively and promptly
  • Anticipate housekeeping needs with little guidance and oversight
  • Good communication with Principals, coworkers, and vendors
  • Execute organizational and deep cleaning projects
  • Must have experience with steaming, ironing and caring of fine linens and delicate fabrics (experience with mangle iron a plus)
  • Able to respond to requests in a timely fashion with thorough understanding and follow-through
  • Able to follow and adhere to policies and procedures
  • Deep knowledge and experience in the care of fine finishing’s, special surfaces and how to work around artwork and antiques
  • Independently make recommendations based on research for the best products and understand the application of those products
  • Maintain a professional appearance and uniform standards
  • Ensure and understand security and safety

Sample of duties and tasks:

  • Ensure all cleaning equipment & housekeeping tools are maintained and in good working order
  • Maintain all assigned areas in a clean and sanitary condition
  • Assist with on-site events as needed
  • Actively observe and report anything requiring attention
  • Organize personal items and closets as directed
  • Change bed linens according to established standards and schedules
  • Clean furniture and fixtures as directed while using approved products
  • Perform and manage laundry needs
  • Dust furniture, walls, machinery, and equipment
  • Clean bathrooms in the main house and outbuildings (guest house, pool house, gym and staff office) according to prescribed sanitary standards
  • Gather and empty trash bins daily


  • Must be eligible to legally work in the U.S.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Fluent in English/effective communicator(must be able to text and email in English)
  • Excellent references from past employers
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience working in fine homes preferably with multiple outbuildings
  • Must pass a background check
  • Exercise discretion regarding confidential information
  • Must be physically fit and able to lift 35 lbs, bend, stretch, stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, reach, twist, sit, walk, and/or run.


  • 80-85K | DOE
  • Retirement Plan with 6% match
  • Health/Dental/Vision: employee + dependents
  • Unlimited PTO
  • The family travels every year, December 25-January 1, the estate team is off during this time(paid).


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