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Filled: Housekeeper - Part Time

Updated: Jun 30, 2022

Hiring: Housekeeper (Part-Time)

Location: La Jolla, CA. 2 homes next to each other

Square ft: 7,000 each

Salary: $30/h

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

Accommodation: Live-out

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.



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.


  • Discreet

  • Organized

  • Experience in cleaning luxury home; European-style cleaning

  • Experience in the care of fine furnishings, antiques, handmade rugs

  • General housekeeping

  • 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.


  • 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


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.

● Conscientious

Finishes duties mindfully, effectively and promptly.

● Dedication

Shows a deep commitment to the role and people.

● Accountable

Takes ownership of tasks and time for due diligence.

● Independent

Thinks, acts and finds solutions independently.

● Resilience

Does not complain or shy away from assigned work. Confronts difficulties with a positive outlook.

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