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Experienced Housekeeper/Cook

  Experienced Housekeeper/Cook

Los Altos Hills, California

  • Full-Time
  • Monday-Friday
  • Live-In OR Live-Out
  • Hours:  The family is open to a split shift schedule for a live-in position or an 11:00am 7:30pm schedule for live-out.

Active family in Los Altos Hills, CA with 3 children, ages 10, 5, and a newborn) is seeking a full-time Housekeeper/Cook to join their team!  Applicants must have previous high-level experience as a housekeeper/cook, be polished and professional and be able to handle the ever-changing needs of this busy family. We are seeking true professionals with proven success throughout their employment history.

Position Overview:

The successful candidate will be very “hands on” and responsible for maintaining the overall organization/cleanliness of the 5400 sqft residence. Applicants must be able to anticipate the needs of the family and be proactive to ensure that all of the family’s needs are met. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated perfectionist, with a smile!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Total house cleaning and performance of deep-clean projects
  • Simple and healthy cooking on a daily basis
  • Strong understanding of, and ease in ability to, prepare healthy, whole food meals
  • Household shopping, stocking of foods/cleaning supplies
  • Exceptionally neat and clean
  • Extremely high standards of organization, cleanliness and health/hygiene
  • Laundry/Ironing
  • Errand running
  • Strong knowledge of rotational cleaning procedures
  • Cleaning and care of fine furnishings and materials
  • Vendor management-scheduling and oversight

Applicant Requirements:

  •  Excellent references
  • Takes direction when given, quick learner, flexible and self-motivated – proactive in determining needs of the family
  • Able to work well both alone, and in a team environment and have a very positive attitude
  • Good communication skills, proficient with technology resources and tools needed to manage household staff and outside vendors
  • Extremely reliable (show up, and always on time)
  • A minimum of 4 years of recent, long-term, high-level experience in a similar role required
  • Must be able to speak English fluently
  • Must have own car-will be needed for work related activities
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Able to work legally in the United States and pass an in-depth background screening
  • Must be able to make a long-term commitment
  • Able to work well in a team environment and have a very positive attitude


  • $23-$25 hr.-Depending on Experience
  • Two Weeks’ Paid Vacation
  • Five Sick Days/PTO





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