Open Position: Housekeeper for a High Net Worth Family in Seattle
Location: The residence is in The Highlands, a private community in Shoreline, Seattle.
Hours: This position is full-time, 8 hours a day Monday to Friday (8 AM – 5 PM) in conjunction with the current full-time housekeeper.Will also need to alternate on weekend coverage with the current housekeeper.Weekend hours are solo, usually 9am-1pm Saturday and Sunday.
Candidate must also be flexible if the family requires last minute coverage (2nd housekeeper is sick, etc.) and sometimes extra hours are required. Ideally looking for someone who can be flexible on Sunday hours and occasionally go to Boeing Field to pick up luggage and drive it back to the residence.
The primary responsibility for this position is cleaning, stocking and assisting in the maintenance of the family residence. Duties shall include, but are not limited to, all housekeeping tasks including detailed cleaning throughout all rooms in entire home, laundry, ironing, making beds, dishes, taking out the trash, picking up toys and clothes, cleaning and organizing closets, pantries and refrigerators/freezers, and preparing the home for the arrival of guests.
The individual in this position will pack, unpack, and label all luggage for family trips, which could include suitcases, duffle bags, multiple hanging bags and other ancillary bags (e.g. for formal events).
Additional responsibilities include running errands, grocery shopping, replenishing bathroom and kitchen supplies, dropping off/picking up dry cleaning, and placing special orders for the family. You may be asked to walk the dogs and occasionally assist with pet care for the dogs and cats. You may also be asked to clean the inside of vehicles, and coordinate with other members of staff if vehicle fueling and repair is needed.
Additional support may be necessary for family events and parties, requiring occasional overtime.
The individual in this position might occasionally assist the family nanny with errands relating to the children, primarily in regard to transportation.
Experience & Requirements:
Minimum of one to two years of experience supporting a family in their residence.
Must be flexible and willing to adapt to a dynamic environment.
Qualified candidate must have experience with, and be comfortable around, teenagers and pets.
Candidate should be fluent in the English Language.
Must possess own car, insurance, and a valid Driver’s License
Must be able to follow instructions and pay attention to details.
Must have positive, can-do attitude and not be afraid of hard work!
The total sq. footage is: 16,490
The position will pay $30 – $40/hour, health insurance, 401k. Two weeks paid vacation and 10 annual holidays.