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Housekeeper

open Full-Time
COMPENSATION
$32-$35 | Hour
LOCATION
Piedmont, California

Family of four (two adults and three teenage children) located in Piedmont, California is looking for a full-time Housekeeper for their large residence. The Housekeeper who is hired will be responsible for all housekeeping-related duties in the home. This role ensures the household is operating smoothly, home is impeccable, and the family’s comfort is facilitated with ease. Sense of humor, strong communication skills, and independence will be prized.

The ideal candidate will have familiarity with maintaining fine surfaces and delicate furnishings. The home has dogs and cats, animal lovers only, please!

  • Full-Time
  • Monday-Friday
  • 7:00am-3:00pm
  • Start Date: ASAP

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Keeping household clean and in excellent condition
  • Organization projects, drawers, cabinets, rooms, etc.
  • Maintaining and managing household inventories and operational scheduling of home maintenance.
  • Wardrobe maintenance (swapping out seasonal attire etc.)
  • Though not currently a standard requirement, the above work may occasionally include weekends and holidays

In addition to managerial responsibilities, the candidate should possess hands-on skills including;

  • Sweeping and mopping floors
  • Vacuuming and cleaning carpets, rugs, draperies and upholstery
  • Dusting, cleaning, and polishing furniture, fixtures, and fittings
  • Emptying and cleaning trash containers & disposing of trash in a sanitary manner
  • Cleaning basins, mirrors, tubs and showers
  • Tidying rooms, making-up beds and changing linens, as required
  • Washing windows-interior
  • Sorting, washing, folding and organizing laundry
  • Ironing and pressing laundry including clothing and linen
  • Managing dry-cleaning pick-up and deliveries
  • Operating cleaning equipment
  • Caring for household pets – feeding, supervising potty breaks, clean up
  • Washing dishes, cleaning kitchen and appliances
  • Maintaining organized garages
  • Other duties as needed

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a private home
  • Ability to make a long-term employment commitment
  • Ability to understand owner preferences and expectations
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal
  • Sense of humor and understanding of professional boundaries
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle, for work use
  • Trustworthiness and integrity, always acting in the best interests of the family
  • Longevity in past positions and excellent work references
  • Full background check prior to employment
  • Respect for, and emphasis on, confidentiality and privacy with regard to the family’s private life

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bending, stooping, reaching
  • Working in cramped spaces; step stools and/or ladders
  • Pushing, pulling, lifting up to 45 pounds
  • Working with cleaning solutions and solvents

 COMPENSATION

  • $32-$35 | Hour

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