Housekeeper -- Live-In

Private Family

Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO area

Position Summary:

As our housekeeper, you will maintain a clean, sanitary, comfortable, and tidy environment for our busy household. Must take care

of 3 dogs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Sweep, scrub, mop, and polish floors.
Vacuum carpets, rugs, and draperies.
Dust and polish furniture and fittings.
Empty and clean trash containers.
Dispose of trash in a sanitary manner.
Clean wash basins, mirrors, tubs, toilets, and showers.
Wipe down glass surfaces.
Make up beds and change linens as required.
Tidy up rooms.
Sort, wash, load, and unload laundry.
Iron and press clothing and linen.
Sort, fold, and put away clean laundry.
Operate mechanized cleaning equipment.
Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition.
Monitor and report necessary repairs and replacements.
Check and purchase groceries and household supplies to maintain adequate levels.
Maintain records of related expenditures.
Plan and cook meals.
Wash dishes and clean kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards.
Clean appliances.
Run errands.
Answer phone and take messages.
Take care of children, primarily in the evenings. Oversee their activities, provide companionship, and assist with dressing, bathing, eating, and other needs as required.
Keep pantries, linen closets, storage areas well-stocked, clean, and tidy.
Replace light bulbs as needed.
Assign duties to other staff and caterers; give instructions regarding work methods and routines.
Request repair services, and wait for repair services to arrive; monitor repair work.
Deliver requested items to guests and guest rooms.
Turn mattresses.
Prepare rooms for meetings; arrange decorations, media equipment, etc., for social and business functions.
Care and clean up after our pets. Make sure that they are fed, groomed, and walked, 3X per day X7 days.
Environment, KSAs:

Must have proper work authorization to be able to work in the USA.
Minimum 2 years' experience as a professional housekeeper for a private family.
Bilingual Spanish is helpful.
Attention to detail is a MUST.
Experience with inventory and supplies control.
Must be able to work independently -- most of your workday will be working alone. Planning, organizing, prioritizing, time management -- all very important skills
HS Diploma.
Extremely reliable -- this is not a position which your personal life prevents you from being on time, all the time, every time.
Must be able to climb short ladders and step-stools.
Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products, techniques, and methods.
Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel, and bend.
Ability to lift, push, and pull required load ( usually no greater than 30lbs ).
Excellent communication skills.
Integrity, honesty -- a background and reference check will be performed.
This is a fun, family-centered household. We are a busy family with many activities.
Work clothes provided.
Must have flexible schedule . . . 6am to 3pm on some days, 10am to 7pm on some days.
Valid drivers license is a must.
Compensation based on your experience.
Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only:

Denver/Colorado Springs
Required experience:

Housekeeper for family ( live-in preferred ): 2 years
Required license or certification:

Clean drivers license
Required education:

High school or equivalent
Required language:

Bilingual English-Spanish very helpful