Our clients in Palm Beach are seeking an all-hands-on-deck Housekeeper to work full time (flexible) WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY, evening shift 3pm-10 or 11pm, at the base camp (home) in Palm Beach, with longer hours when traveling, but given days off when you return from traveling to decompress! Must be able to travel both domestically and internationally.
You will be responsible for working on a team with an Executive Housekeeper and another housekeeper and houseman: organizing, cleaning, keeping inventories, tracking dry cleaning, advancing the other homes for the principals’ arrival/departure, assisting the Chef and other varied duties that will keep you on your feet. An active candidate who is used to running up and down stairs, working quickly and able to turn over rooms with a detailed eye will excel in this household.
Informal turn-down service, lay out clothes, arrange wardrobes and closets, clean with a very detailed eye. Must have an understanding of personal boundaries and ability to “read the room” and work elsewhere when principals are there. Engage gently and when invited to do so; respectful, discreet and offer “ghost service”. The evening positions does less of the heavy cleaning and more of the laundry and ironing, clearing dinner dishes and cleaning kitchen in the evening, turn down service and tidying up. But must be willing and able to do heavy cleaning if this is needed. You will be given direction by the Exec Housekeeper as to what is required during the evenings.
Great personality, no big egos, team mentality and ability to hear and accept directions from the Exec Housekeeper are essential.
Great family who truly value the people who support their home that runs like a small village! Be a part of this great team, and travel the world. This busy family travel domestically and internationally around 50% of the year, usually, but right now, private travel would be about 10% of the year.
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|Job Category||Closed Job|
|Salary||Up to 75k/yr DOE|
|Relocation Allowance||Possibly for the right person|