New Position. A professional couple with no children, but one very well behaved dog, considered the third member of the family, is seeking a part-time housekeeper to help them maintain their newly renovated 7000 square foot Brookhaven home. Family is searching for an energetic and highly experienced housekeeper / laundress to help maintain order and cleanliness to an already orderly and clutter free environment. This couple is extremely tidy, keeping their surroundings completely organized, with everything having a place. This position will require a person with a keen eye for detail to sustain their standard. The family travels quite often so independence to work autonomously is valuable. Will need someone checking all the moving parts of the house with the ability to handle any unforeseen emergency should the family be out of town.
Overall duties: Set up a cleaning schedule to keep house as dust free and clean as possible. Schedule should include each room, top to bottom, including lamp shades, baseboards, light fixtures hanging artwork etc. Maintain hardwood floors, rugs and carpets and track inventory of all cleaning products or tools to have on hand. Wipe down porch/patio furniture, sweep exterior entry passages going into residence. There may be a request for an occasional errand but rarely. An additional responsibility the family is seeking, when they are traveling, is someone to pick up mail and check on the house. They are happy to pay extra for your time. This is not mandatory.
Laundry is minimal. Bed linens and towels mostly with a few sport clothes and dog blankets. Sheets are changed once per week and ironing is required. Keeping wardrobe closets, linen closets and all other storage cabinets and drawers organized is important and ongoing.
Ideal candidate will be able to take charge of the household and communicate with family on any needs or problems in the house. Dog friendly is an absolute must. To be considered for this position you must have 5 years of recent verifiable experience working in a similar position.