Lead Housekeeper needed for a luxury estate in Miami, FL! (Starting Salary: $60/hour + full benefits)!

HNW family seeking experienced full-time Lead Housekeeper for a luxury estate in the Miami,
FL area. Lead housekeeper must be a team player with excellent people skills, a straightforward communication style and the ability to reflect the family’s values when interacting with others.
The ideal candidate will have prior experience taking care of a large, high-end home. They will
thrive in a positive culture of high standards, and in a collaborative and fast-paced work
environment. Attention to detail, flexibility, and adaptability to change in routines must be
embraced daily. The position requires an elevated level of organization, attention to detail, and
well-developed intuition. It also requires discretion, maturity, and overall good judgment.
Confidentiality and discretion are of paramount importance.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Lead Housekeeper will oversee the housekeeping staff and report directly to the Estate
Manager. Typical tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating and working side by side with the team and setting clear expectations for
  • Regular specialty cleaning, upkeep, and maintenance of living spaces and furnishings.
  • Ability to perform museum-quality cleaning with proficiency in special surfaces (wood,
    glass, leather, furniture, antiques, silver, fine artwork, etc.).
  • Making beds and changing bed linens.
  • Provide thoughtful care for the principals’ clothing and wardrobes including laundry,
    steaming, and dry-cleaning management.
  • Closet management and organization.
  • Assist with travel packing/unpacking.
  • Making purchases online and in person, including groceries and running errands.
  • Maintaining inventories of household items, including client preferences and back of
    house stock.
  • Assisting in preparing for events of all sizes.
  • Assist with client service, including setting up areas for client use, including table setting
    and decor, and working with the team to rearrange rooms.
  • ”Pitching-in” and helping co-workers with their job duties while always being a team
  • Other duties, special requests and projects as requested.
  • Ability to work with the highest degree of confidentiality.
  • Minimum 5+ years related experience working in a large private home in a similar role.
  • Must be resourceful and able to research and procure items on the internet.
  • Experience with data devices and communicating with smartphones.
  • Fluent in English verbally and written.
  • Willingness to work occasionally weekends/evenings as needed.
  • Valid, unrestricted driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Successful completion of a thorough background investigation and reference check.

This is a non-exempt full-time position. Candidate must be flexible and willing to work weekends
and potentially on Holidays. Schedule is generally (5) days a week (Monday-Friday) while the
client and/or guests are not on-site. When clients are in the residence, hours will
increase/change as needed just before, during and after principals are in residence; long hours
should be expected during these times.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to fifty pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to work prolonged periods standing, walking, bending, and lifting.
  • Must be able to climb and descend stairs and ladders safely.

Email your resume to [email protected]

Job Category: Executive Housekeeper lead housekeeper
Job Type: Full Time Live-Out
Job Location: Florida Miami

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