British American Household Staffing

GM555 - Live-In Laundress/Housekeeper - Upper East Side

Job Locations US-NY-Upper East Side
Posted Date 5 months ago(11/3/2022 10:27 AM)
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A mature principal on the Upper East Side is seeking a full-time, live-in laundress/housekeeper. The schedule will mostly be Monday through Friday when the principal is in the city. On the few occasions that the principal is in the city on weekends, you will be expected to work the weekend and take two weekdays off the following week. The hours must be flexible due to the nature of the role, you can expect to work 40-50 hours per week. The role will require you to help the principal get ready in the mornings, serve breakfast, make coffee or tea, and assist with any household tasks. There is a second housekeeper in the home who works 9am-6pm during the week and is responsible solely for cleaning the home. During the day, you will have downtime, run some errands for the principal, complete laundry, organize the closets, care for fine garments, pack and unpack for the principal, and run through outfits with the principal. In the evenings, you will be responsible for serving dinner, assisting with any admin tasks for the principal, and making tea.


The successful candidate will be comfortable in and have prior experience working in a high-end home. They should have laundress skills and be comfortable handling couture items and helping to pack for business trips, events, and vacations. Knowledge of caring for fine fixtures, fine art and silver polishing is a must! The client entertains and would like to hire someone comfortable with table settings, events, entertaining and formal dinner service. You must be legal to work in the US and have a US Passport, Green Card, or EAC to apply for this role. The principal will be offering a competitive rate of $35 -$50 per hour dependent upon experience and skill-set. If you are interested in this position, please apply to GM555.


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