Location: Montecito

Schedules: Flexibility required, primarily 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, with occasional weekends for emergencies or events (Live-in candidates considered for the right fit)

Compensation: $50/hour DOE, plus full benefits (medical & dental), and 401k

A high profile family in Montecito is in search of an accomplished and service-oriented Housekeeper to work in a busy household. This role will report to the Executive Housekeeper. Ideal candidates will display flexibility, reliability, and a proven track record in managing large estates for high-profile individuals. The role demands a meticulous eye for detail, excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and presentation. Given the frequent gatherings and events hosted by the family, the housekeeper should be comfortable working with guests, embodying a true service mentality. As part of a fully staffed household, a collaborative approach and positive rapport with team members are essential.

Responsibilities:

Housekeeping:

  • Ensure the entire estate is maintained in impeccable condition, with a focus on immaculate rooms, surfaces, and objects.
  • Conduct professional top-to-bottom cleaning on a regular basis.
  • Employ specialized cleaning techniques for delicate or unique objects and surfaces.
  • Care for and maintain household appliances to guarantee proper functioning.

Laundry Room Management:

  • Oversee laundry room operations, demonstrating advanced laundry skills and equipment usage.
  • Efficiently manage the laundry process, handling delicate fabrics and clothing items with care.

Advanced Organization:

  • Showcase exceptional organizational abilities to keep rooms, closets, cabinets, and drawers neat and tidy.
  • Develop 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.

Scheduling

  • Conduct daily walk-throughs to identify areas requiring attention.
  • Effectively zone and assign cleaning areas to the housekeeping staff.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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