Full-Time Executive Housekeeper: $130K+ and Benefits

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Family with main residence in West Village of New York, New York is seeking an experienced, organized, and detail-oriented full-time executive housekeeper who will efficiently clean 5,000 square foot semi-formal residence. Schedule is on Monday – Friday at 9:00am – 5:00pm. Flexibility with scheduling is required. The ability to work around the family’s schedule while at the same time cleaning and organizing in an efficient manner is important. Applicants need to be honest, trustworthy, understand the importance of maintaining discretion (confidentiality agreement required), collaborative to work with domestic employees (e.g., estate manager, private chef, housekeeper, etc.), experienced working with principals that are around residence (discreet and staying out of the way is important), adept at organizing, have common sense, detail oriented with the know-how to thoroughly deep clean, knowledgeable with cleaning various surfaces and artwork, experienced assisting with entertaining, picking up groceries, coordinating with dry cleaners, run errands, bring in/organize packages and skilled with laundry and linen care. Candidates must be comfortable working around older children, take care of dog (at drop off from doggy daycare as needed), and daily care of hypoallergenic cats. Candidates with many years of private full-time executive housekeeper experience working in large square footage residence is required. Staff vehicle is provided for running errands and work related responsibilities. Uniform is required (e.g., polo shirt, solid colored pants, indoor shoes, no perfume or fragrances, no jewelry, etc.). Family is open to local candidates and domestic relocations (but will not pay for relocations). Start date is flexible for the right candidate.


  • Cleaning and organization of 5,000 square foot residence
  • Sweep, scrub, mop, and polish floors
  • Vacuum carpets, rugs, and draperies
  • Dust and polish furniture 
  • Clean artwork, fine furniture, and specialty items (following specific care instructions from estate manager)
  • Clean metal fixtures and fittings
  • Empty and clean trash containers
  • Clean wash basins, mirrors, tubs and showers
  • Wipe down glass surfaces
  • Wipe down refrigerators, wine fridge, mini fridges, ice makers, etc.
  • Make up beds and change linens 
  • Pack and unpack principals and children for travel as requested
  • Keep cleaning supply and household inventory 
  • Laundry for clothing and linens (sort, wash, fold, etc.)
  • Iron clothing and linens as needed (sheets and clothing)
  • Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition
  • Monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements 
  • Wash dishes and clean kitchen
  • Clean appliances
  • Manage dry cleaning, dry cleaning inventory, and inspect clothing and linens upon return 
  • Run errands (e. g., dry cleaner, seamstress, florist, drop off donations, etc.) 
  • Receive deliveries, unpack and organize incoming packages
  • Clean entryway of home
  • Care for indoor plants
  • Light pet care
  • Polish silver
  • Basic meal preparation based on guidance from principals (e.g., chopping vegetables, steamed vegetables, baked chicken, salad with protein for lunch, basic pasta, etc.) 
  • Assistance with entertaining (e.g., preparation for event, helping during event, clean up, etc.)
  • Display seasonal holiday decorations (e.g., Christmas tree and decorations, etc.) 
  • Receive and organize packages 


  • Understand the importance of maintaining discretion (confidentiality agreement is required)
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions
  • Technology proficient (e. g., email and text messages for communication, etc.)
  • Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, climb stairs, kneel, and bend
  • Professional with positive attitude, hard working, and pleasant to be around
  • Collaborative to work with domestic staff and team player
  • Active and fit
  • Discreet and calm demeanor
  • Non-smoker


  • 5-10+ years of recent and consistent full-time executive housekeeper experience
  • 3-4 references from domestic positions
  • United States passport
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Extensive background checks, motor vehicle checks, drug tests, and psychological evaluation
  • Seeking longevity / long term commitment (e.g., at least 2-5+ years commitment)
  • Live a commutable proximity to family’s residence in West Village or willingness to relocate
  • Comfortable with older children, dog, and hypoallergenic cats


  • $130K+ gross annual salary (based on experience and qualifications)
  • $500 gross monthly health insurance stipend
  • 1.5x paid for holidays 
  • Three weeks (15 days) vacation paid 
  • Seven government holidays paid 
  • Three sick days paid 
  • Discretionary annual bonus and raise (performance evaluation required)



Please read the job description carefully and kindly apply with your cover letter, resume, references (email address and phone number), letter(s) of recommendation, and professional photo if you meet all of the requirements. We look forward to hearing from you!

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