Wonderful down to earth family of 3 is seeking an executive housekeeper/cook to join their team. The family has a 1 year old baby who has a full time nanny. The position mainly entails housekeeping in terms of maintaining cleanliness of the home and care of a 3 level renovated home in Pacific Heights. The family has a once per week who does deep cleaning.
The home has many high end furnishings that requires a keen eye for detail, knowledge of cleaning products for different finishes and the tools of the trade for care of special surfaces. Cooking will only be around 3 times a week for the Mr. and Mrs. Simple family meals and planning of recipes with mom ahead of time will be a huge plus. Ability to run errands and order / buy groceries / supplies desired along with scheduling service calls. The family would love someone who doesn’t have a long commute as they are looking for longevity.
-Fluency in English and ability to make appoints with vendors or service people for the home
-Eye for detail
-Works well with others
-Knowledge of special surfaces
-Care of high end furnishings
-Making (daily)and changing(weekly) master bed and guest bed(as needed)
-General housekeeping: vacuuming (living room, mudroom, stairways), dusting and wiping general surfaces (including wall marks, mirrors, glass) plus special chrome surfaces on all three floors and high end furniture care.
-Monthly detail cleaning: all kitchen surfaces (including mirrors and glass, chrome), pantry and appliances, laundry room, vacuuming upholstered furniture and pillows etc.
-Household supplies inventory management and twice weekly stocking all three floors
-Meal planning, shopping and food prep 4-7 dinners for two adults and one child, plus weekend dinner party as needed.
-Kitchen cleaning and maintenance: pantry, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, special surfaces etc.
-Errands: Dry cleaning, mailing packages etc.
-Mud room maintenance: vacuum, mop and cleaning shoes
-Seasonal Tasks: Changing filters, draining pump filter, clearing trash from deck etc.
-Vendor management: Electrical, plumbing, repairs , upholstery cleaning, etc.
-Scheduling household systems maintenance: HVAC, Appliances, Security systems, etc.
-Ability make simple menus ahead of time
-Can follow a recipe and suggest recipes
-Follows directions but also self starter