Hiring: Housekeeper (Part-Time)
Location: La Jolla, CA. 2 homes next to each other
Square ft: 7,000 each
Hours: 20 hours per week
Days: 3 days per week, Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
Type: Part-time to start, with potential full-time in the future
Family Dynamic: Husband, Wife & 2 kids
Handgraaf Estates is a privately held luxury company based in La Jolla, CA. that provides the highest level of Private Staffing and Estate Management. We tailor our service to the exact needs of every client and strive for nothing less but the highest level of service.
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Lovely family of 4 in La Jolla is looking for a second housekeeper to help in their two homes. The two homes are located directly next to each other and will require more frequent work when family / friends come to visit.
The ideal candidate has a great eye for detail, is discreet, has worked in high-end homes before is independent and flexible.
Although the position starts out as part-time, it could turn into a full-time role. The family is looking for a candidate that can be flexible when needed, e.g. working extra hours during dinner parties / special events or when the family has visitors.
Covid-19 vaccination is preferred.
PRIMARY DUTIES & EXPERIENCE
Experience in cleaning luxury home; European-style cleaning
Experience in the care of fine furnishings, antiques, handmade rugs
Understands clearly which cleaning products work and which ones are not appropriate
Actively observes and reports anything requiring immediate attention
Ensure all housekeeping storage areas are clean and organized and shelves are clearly labelled
Ensure all cleaning equipment & housekeeping tools are maintained and in good working order
Maintain cleaning supply inventory
Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel, squat, crouch, bend
Able to stand for long periods of time
Maintain a professional appearance.
DAILY TASKS & GENERAL DUTIES
Make beds daily
Wash and dry dirty dishes, empty dishwasher and put all away in accurate locations
Laundry and ironing - perform and manage laundry needs
Gather, empty and clean trash bins daily
Clean furniture and fixtures as directed while using only approved products
Wash, dust, polish, vacuum and sweep assigned areas
Polish fittings and fixtures, clean mirrors
Clean outdoor furniture
Minimum of 10 years of related professional experience working in a high-level private home
Must be Fluent in English with exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
Must agree to and pass a thorough background and reference check
Must be legally able to work in the United States
OUR CORE VALUES
● Principal’s First
Ability to stay focused on meeting and exceeding the Principals needs
● Learn from mistakes
Able to admit mistakes upfront and seeks the truth. Learns and grows from mistakes. Makes thoughtful choices and provides solutions to avoid future mistakes.
Finishes duties mindfully, effectively and promptly.
Shows a deep commitment to the role and people.
Takes ownership of tasks and time for due diligence.
Thinks, acts and finds solutions independently.
Does not complain or shy away from assigned work. Confronts difficulties with a positive outlook.