Full Time Housekeeping - Land-Based

Shore-Based Jobs
Villa staff
Hamptons, NY
Start date:
Job posted:
June 10, 2021
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Private New York family seeks an experienced full-time live-out Housekeeper / Laundress to assist in the daily cleaning, care, and service of their residence. This position consists of a 40-hour workweek, five days a week, with flexibility to work on weekends as needed. The candidate should be extremely detail-oriented, able to navigate and clean around antiques and fine artwork and be comfortable working both independently and with a team of staff. In addition to primary housekeeping duties, the ideal candidate must have strong knowledge of laundry services, and a proactive attitude towards keeping the home in pristine order. Must be legally able to work in the US.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • All aspects of general housekeeping, deep cleaning, and upkeep of the residence
  • Ability to perform museum-quality cleaning with proficiency in special surfaces (wood, glass, leather, antiques, silver, etc.)
  • Completing the family’s laundry including washing and ironing clothes
  • Superior organization skills and willingness to go above and beyond in all aspects of the job
  • Polished, poised and professional in both mindset and manor; use of utmost discretion at all times
  • Maintaining residence for guest readiness at all times
  • Willingness to run routine errands such as dry cleaners, groceries, etc.
  • Additional Housekeeper responsibilities and duties as needed and requested by the family


  • Strong command of English language; outstanding communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
  • Minimum 3 -5+ years of experience working in a private home
  • Valid Driver’s License is required, confident driver with a clean driving record
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; willing and able to take direction well
  • Thorough knowledge of deep household cleaning, laundry, organization, fine arts, and antiques
  • Polished, poised and professional in both mindset and manner; use of utmost discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Flexibility in scheduling with the willingness to work additional hours as needed
  • Legally able to work in the United States