Location: Santa Barbara
Schedules: 7am to 3pm, and 10am to 6pm, Monday to Friday with flex for weekends incase of emergency/event (Open to LIVE IN candidates)
Compensation: Competitive salary, DOE plus excellent benefits (medical, dental), 401k
We are seeking TWO highly skilled and experienced Executive Housekeepers to manage the household of a high-profile family in Santa Barbara. One person will work the 7am to 3pm shift while the other will work 10 am to 6pm. The ideal candidates will be flexible, reliable, and accustomed to working in large estates with high-profile individuals. The position requires a keen eye for detail, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and presentation. As the family frequently hosts gatherings and events, the Executive Housekeeper must be familiar with event hosting and managing the housekeeping team (2 additional housekeepers) effectively. This is a fully staffed household, so must be a team player and get along very well with others. This is a lovely opportunity to join a great family and a wonderful team!
- Maintain the entire estate in pristine condition, ensuring all rooms, surfaces, and objects are immaculate.
- Perform professional top-to-bottom cleaning of the property on a regular basis.
- Utilize specialized cleaning procedures for delicate or unique objects and surfaces.
- Care for and maintain household appliances to ensure proper functioning.
- Laundry Room Management:
- Oversee the laundry room operations, including advanced laundry skills and equipment usage.
- Manage the laundry process efficiently, handling delicate fabrics and clothing items with care.
- Advanced Organization:
- Demonstrate exceptional organizational abilities to keep rooms, closets, cabinets, and drawers neat and tidy.
- Create systems for efficient organization and maintenance of household items.
- Cleaning Products:
- Possess extensive knowledge of both organic and chemical-based cleaning products.
- Select appropriate cleaning products and tools based on specific surfaces and home areas.
- Perform daily walk-throughs to identify areas requiring attention.
- Zone and assign cleaning areas to the housekeeping staff effectively.
- Create light and deep cleaning schedules for regular maintenance.
- Develop monthly and annual cleaning schedules for detailed tasks.
- Inventory Management:
- Establish and maintain inventory lists for cleaning supplies and household items.
- Manage and ensure proper stocking of inventory to meet household needs.
- Entertaining Skills:
- Demonstrate proficiency in both informal and formal table setting and serving.
- Clean and store tableware properly after events.
- Assist with event set-up, management, and clean-up as needed.
- Staff Management:
- Interview and select qualified candidates to build a skilled housekeeping team.
- Provide leadership, training, and guidance to the housekeeping staff.
- Effectively handle and resolve any issues or conflicts that may arise.
- Proven experience as an Executive Housekeeper in large estates with high-profile individuals.
- Strong knowledge of professional cleaning procedures and techniques.
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize tasks effectively.
- Familiarity with event hosting and assisting with event preparations.
- Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, and adapt to changing schedules.
- Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
- Knowledge of various cleaning products and their appropriate applications.
- Strong attention to detail and dedication to maintaining high standards of cleanliness.
- Professional discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
To apply for this job email your details to Ariana@TheGrapevineLA.com