Full Time Assistant Housekeeper in Seattle

Experienced full-time Housekeeping Assistant is needed for a private family home in the Seattle area. This is a live-out position and will support the Lead Housekeeper and report directly to the Lead Housekeeper and the House Manager. We are looking for the perfect fit to join our small, close-knit, dynamic team.

The ideal candidate must be service-oriented, have a passion for cleaning and organizing, and be prepared to have the home “guest ready” at all times. The candidate must be able to follow instructions from the Lead Housekeeper and execute all tasks with a superior attention to detail and a positive, cooperative attitude.

It is required that the candidate be articulate, have a neat and polished appearance, and be able to adapt to daily changes in routines and schedules. The ability to prioritize tasks and work quickly and quietly in a private environment is essential.

Primary Responsibilities

Assisting the Lead Housekeeper with:

Cleaning and tidying of all interior spaces
Dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures
Cleaning and sanitizing toilets, showers/bathtubs, countertops, and sinks
Maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen area
Making beds and changing linens
Sweeping and mopping hard floors, vacuuming and cleaning carpets and rugs
Cleaning mirrors and other glass surfaces
Emptying trash receptacles and disposing of waste
Sorting washing, loading / unloading and folding laundry
Running errands and making purchases
Reporting any necessary repairs or replacements
Family dog duties
Preparation of house events of all sizes
Qualifications

Minimum 5+ years of related experience, preferably for larger high-end homes
Requires a flexible, full-time schedule including early mornings, evening and weekends as needed. This is a live-out position.
Ability to work with the highest degree of confidentiality
Must be willing to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
Must be able to climb and descend stairs and ladders safely
Experience communicating with smart phones / texting, basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
Must have a current driver’s license and reliable, insured vehicle
Must speak English fluently
Successful completion of thorough background investigation and reference check
We offer a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience.

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