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Executive Head Housekeeper needed in Long Island, NY - September Start

Updated: Jun 23, 2023

Compensation: 120-140K salary a year, depending on experience and qualifications, plus full medical benefits, 401K

Schedule: Five days, minimum of 40-50 hours work week, weekends, and holidays available as needed. Should be flexible based on the needs of the home and family.

The Executive Head Housekeeper is key to maintaining the smooth operations of this vast estate and the team

that is employed there, as well as instrumental to supporting an active immediate and extended UHNW family. We

are seeking a service-oriented, can-do individual who brings focus and order to this role and operates in a

thorough and dedicated fashion. The role will also provide occasional support to NYC apartments as well, as

needed, and work collaboratively with the overall Estate Manager, who oversees multiple properties within this

family's portfolio.


  • Lead a team on site at this Estate that provides hands-on service, maintenance, and housekeeping, and also plays a hands-on role whenever necessary

  • Handle administrative and personnel tasks as well as negotiating and procuring items for the home, with an eye towards getting the best deal possible when making purchases of all sizes

  • Promote a safe, secure, and healthy workplace.

  • Delivers high level of service to the family and their guests

  • Maintains a professional and respectful work relationship with the team

  • Participate in a workplace culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.


  • This position requires flexibility in scheduling to meet the changing demands of the family

  • Broad knowledge and experience in 1) observation and attention to principals, anticipating needs 2) meal service and dining room etiquette 3) household maintenance

  • Knowledge and understanding in cleaning of delicate antiques and special surfaces

  • Excellent communication skills and time management

  • Assist housekeepers as needed with general housekeeping and heavy-duty special projects

  • Works closely with chef for kitchen operations

  • Drives family or staff, runs errands in a safe and secure manor

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and set priorities

  • General knowledge of kitchen equipment and household appliance operations

  • Experience with wine varietals and wine service

  • From time to time be able to stay overnight as needed


  • Minimum of a High School degree or equivalent

  • Minimum of at least 5 years of experience in a private formal home or high-end yacht and luxury hotel services

  • Certifications and or training in household service/hospitality

  • Current & clean driver’s license


These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for team member to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people

with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.


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