Housekeeper / Cook (Upper West Side, NY)

  • Society Staffing
  • New York, New York
  • May 24, 2023
Full time Housekeeping and Janitorial

Job Description

Housekeeper / Cook (Upper West Side, NY) Division: Domestic Hospitality Ref ID: R Location: New York, NY 10023 Salary: $80,000 - $85,000 Schedule: Monday - Friday Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Travel: The candidate will potentially be asked to Martha's Vineyard in the summer with the principal for a select few weeks or one week. No travel is needed for summer 2023. Benefits: 2 weeks paid time off, sick days, holiday pay, and Bonus commensurate with experience and based on performance. Job Description A private family in the UWS, NY is looking to hire a take-charge, detailed housekeeper who is able to work without supervision for one principal. Candidate must be comfortable working in a large private home with a teenager and dog. The residence is a multi-level townhouse (4 bedrooms). Experience working in a townhouse environment is preferred since the hired candidate will oversee that everything in the house is in good working condition. The position involves all the basics of high-end housekeeping such as caring for antiques, silver, marble, etc. with the knowledge of which products to use to care for each item. Seeking a very organized self-starter that is willing and able to develop their own working system for the entire house utilizing a housekeeper's manual as a guideline. Responsibilities:
  • All housekeeping duties and management of certain service providers at the house
  • Being a team player with a great personality as you will be working with other staff (personal assistant)
  • Ability to cook simple healthy meals for the family
  • Housekeeping/cleaning/laundry/ironing/steaming
  • Packing/unpacking for trips/holidays
  • Pet care for 1 dog (for future - when the family gets a dog)
  • Food and supply shopping, and organizing
  • Running errands as needed
  • Excellent references are required from current and previous employers
  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience in a private home or estate
  • Very strong fluency in/command of the English language
  • Great cooking skills (family-style healthy cooking)
  • Must be hands-on with a good attitude, high energy, and strong work ethic
  • Motivated Self-Starter
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Comfortable working in a home with pets & children
  • A valid driver's license is a plus (NOT REQUIRED)
  • Valid United States work authorization
SOCIETY STAFFING 379 West Broadway, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10012 Agency DCA License Due to the volume of employment applications received, Society Staffing is unable to respond to each application individually. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected as a candidate. Due to the high volume of applications - only those that apply on our website or third-party affiliated websites will be considered. No phone call inquiries will be accepted at this time. If you are having trouble with the application, please submit your resume directly to Want to be considered for other roles? Please continue to check our website and apply for additional employment opportunities at