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Head Housekeeper needed in Long Island, NY

Compensation: 150-175K, 401K and HSA contribution, depending on experience and qualifications.

Schedule: Five days a week, 55 hours a week, including weekends and bank holidays.

Duties include:

· Works directly with Lady of the Home carrying out directives across all family residences.

· Reports to Estate Manager and works directly with the House Manager.

· Oversite of the cleanliness and organization of all family residences.

· Oversee staff of 4 (or more) full time housekeepers.

· Implement and uphold household standards of service at all residences.

· Train new hires and ensure standards are met and understood.

· Assist with scheduling logistics of housekeepers.

· Oversee and maintain monthly inventories of all linens, china, silver, and stemware in all residences.

· Track household supplies and request purchase/replenishment of them as needed, maintaining pars for all residences.

· Oversite of laundry operations- maintaining cleaning protocols, and oversight of equipment.

· Track/Log all dry cleaning and reconcile monthly bill.

· Coordinate with House Manager and Chef on daily operations and meal service as well as special events at all residences.

Administrative Duties include:

· Expense tracking and credit card reconciliation

· Maintain spreadsheets for inventory, supplies and keep them updated through seasonal changes.

· Interact with vendors as needed and report to Estate Manager/ House manager

Job Requirements:

· 5+ years working in a formal, fully staffed home (Luxury hotel background a plus)

· Keen aesthetic sense and familiarity with museum quality furnishings (and the care of them).

· Must drive and possess a valid driver’s license.

· Superior communication skills with excellent competency in English both written and spoken.

· Should be comfortable with Office Suite- Outlook, Word, Excel as well as smartphone technology.

· Fully flexible schedule with nights, weekends, and holidays available as needed.

· Hands on and Team player- no job too small attitude.


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