Spanish-speaking Housekeeper / Cook for an UES family

New York,
Full Time, Live Out
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Job ID: 14617633
Recruiter: rachael

Private family looking hire an experienced Manhattan high-end Housekeeper for their 6-floor townhouse.  Ideally, the candidate will spend their time doing detailed housecleaning and some cooking for dinner when needed.  No fancy cooking, simple meals.   The desired Housekeeper will speak both Spanish and English.  

Must be available to live-in and work in the Hamptons in the summer months.

Job Responsibilities:

1.      Cleans furnishings, floors, windows, and lavatories using vacuum cleaner, mops, brooms, cloths, and cleaning solutions.

2.      Changes linens and removes and hangs draperies.

3.      Washes dishes and cleans the kitchen, cooking utensils, and silverware.

4.      Sorts clothing and other articles, loads washing machine, and irons and folds dried items.

5.      Answers telephone and doorbell

6.      Keep the Basement and the Gym level clean and tidy at all times

7.      Occasionally, plans menus and cooks and serves meals and refreshments according to employer's instruction.

8.      Occasionally, purchases or orders foodstuffs and household supplies and records expenditures.

9.      Occasionally oversees activities of children and may pick up the children from school or other activities.  Backup to the Nanny.

What Works Best for Family: Need someone fluent in Spanish.

Requested Duration:  Many years!

Position Responsibilities

  • Childcare: Occasional school-pickup for the  8 and 11 year olds
  • Housekeeping: Full Housekeeping Required
  • Cooking: Occasional dinner when needed
  • Laundry: Family laundry
  • Ironing: Yes
  • Errands: Occasionally
  • Driving: Preferred, Not Required
  • Travel: Yes to the Hamptons in the Summer

Position Requirements

  • Work Hours: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM or 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Languages: English and Spanish 
  • Experience: 5+ Years of Experience
  • References: Minimum of 2 References
  • Background: Pass stringent background checks and drug testing upon offer of hire
  • Personality Traits: Family friendly and warm

Position Compensation

  • Salary: $40- $42/hour
  • Living Accommodations: Live Out
  • Vacation: Yes
  • Health Insurance: Yes…after 30 days

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