Atherton - CA Full Time 2 months ago

Executive Housekeeper

Location: Atherton, CA – Live Out

Type: Full Time (40 hours) or Part time (24+ hours)

(Weekend Required)


  • $35-$52/hour DOE
  • Non-Exempt/Hourly
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick days
  • Paid rest & meal breaks
  • Discretionary Bonus (generous)
  • Regular reviews & advancement opportunities


Private family estate is looking for an experienced, exceptional service-minded high energy Executive Housekeeperthat is professional, proactive, hands-on and able to manage additional housekeepers. Willing to train junior candidates with the right ‘can do’ attitude.


  • Experience cleaning luxury homes, fine finishings, special surfaces, and how to work around high-end artwork and antiques.
  • Flexibility to go the extra mile when needed to get the job done.
  • Can independently make recommendations based on research and due diligence for the best products and understands the application of those products, can train other staff.
  • Communicate with vendors and oversee organizational and deep cleaning projects.
  • Experience with sorting, steaming, washing, ironing and folding of luxury fine linens and delicate fabrics.
  • Able to respond to requests timely and follow through until completed.
  • Can graciously accept feedback and apply knowledge learned.
  • Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel, squat, crouch, bend and crawl. Ability to lift, push and pull required load (approximately 30 lbs).
  • Able to track tasks using Google Sheets, Docs and Apps.


  • Coordinate and oversee housekeeping staff & schedules. Work closely with Estate Manager.
  • Update and manage any housekeeping related fixes/small repairs using Google Sheets. Report anything requiring immediate attention.
  • Create daily, weekly, and monthly housekeeping checklists.
  • Ensure all cleaning equipment & housekeeping tools are maintained in good working order and are being properly cared for.
  • Update, track, and schedule maintenance for any cleaning related services or equipment.
  • Inspect linens and towels regularly making notes and reporting when items need to be replaced.
  • Inspect cleanliness of residences from top to bottom, basement to the roof; inspecting all furniture, carpets, upholstery, floors, blinds, windows, curtains, etc. and report any damage or concerns/issues to the Estate Manager.
  • Clean furniture and fixtures as directed using approved products. Organize personal items & closets.
  • Assist as needed with changing and making the bedding, adhere to time schedules.
  • Clean sinks, tubs, showers, and toilets. Dust furniture, walls, machinery, and equipment. Vacuum and sweep assigned areas.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and uniform standards.
  • Listen well, take notes, and respond timely to requests.


  • Must be Fluent in English with great communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • 5 – 10+ years of related experience working in a high-level private home or hotel in a similar role.
  • References required from both current and previous employers.
  • Working knowledge of Mac/PC operating systems and smart home systems.
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $72,800.00 – $108,000.00 per year


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Work Location: One location

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