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In-House Staffing's Client Published: September 20, 2018
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Monday-Friday 9am-5pm with occasional evening and weekends with necessary overtime
Salary Amount or Range
$35/hr DOE, daily lunches, full Medical, paid vacation and holiday etc.
Two teenage boys
Bay Area region
San Francisco


We are representing a lovely family seeking a full-time housekeeper to work in their Pacific Heights home. Applicants must have the ability and experience necessary to clean and maintain a pristine home to the highest of standards. A meticulous eye for detail is a must! We are looking for a candidate who works as a team player in a professional manner with family members, co-workers, contractors, and guests. Due to the dynamic nature of the household, candidates must be flexible and have the ability to pivot from one task to another at a moment’s notice. Further, excellent verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to use technology are crucial for success.

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  traditional housekeeping duties, laundry, ironing, polishing silver, and occasionally shopping for household supplies.  Candidates must be able to navigate many stairs in the house and be capable of working unobtrusively around the family and their guests.

Extensive paid training will be provided during the first two months of employment.

Start Date: Jan 1, 2019 but sooner for the right candidate


Experience Requirements

-3 or more years in working in a private home with verifiable references
-Speaks fluent English

Educational Requirements



· Experience working in a private home
· Excellent judgment and decision-making abilities
· Ability to understand owner preferences/expectations
· Ability to communicate effectively with staff (2 other housekeepers, chef, personal assistant and house manager)
· Trustworthiness and integrity, always acting in the best interests of the owner
· Respect for, and emphasis on, confidentiality and privacy in regard to the owner’s
private life


• Keeping households clean, organized and in excellent condition
• Maintaining and managing household inventories
• Notifying Lead Housekeeper of any necessary repairs in the homes or for appliances
• Running household errands such as grocery shopping, shopping for household supplies and any requests as needed
• Assisting with parties and gatherings which includes any errands, extra shopping, and day after cleanings
Other responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Sweep and mop floors
• Vacuum and clean carpets, rugs, draperies and upholstery
• Schedule routine shampoo appointments for carpets, rugs, draperies and upholstery
• Dust clean, and polish furniture, fixtures and fittings, clean surfaces
• Empty and clean trash containers disposing of trash in a sanitary manner
• Clean basins, mirrors, tubs and showers
• Tidy rooms, make up beds and change linens, as required
• Wash windows, as required
• Sort, wash, load and unload laundry
• Iron and press laundry including clothing and linen
• Sort, fold and put away clean laundry
• Manage dry cleaning pick up and deliveries
• Operate cleaning equipment, as required
• Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in safe and sanitary working conditions
• Purchase groceries and household supplies to maintain inventory
• Maintain records of related expenditure and submit receipts
• Care for household pets – schedule and take to appointments, purchase food and make sure inventory is stocked
• Wash dishes, clean kitchen and appliances


-Can do attitude
-Eager and open to training
-Eye for detail
Household Profile
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