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Housekeeper (Florida)
Summary
Title:Housekeeper (Florida)
ID:2282
Job Type:Full-time/non-exempt (hourly)
Company:RDV Staffing
Description
The Opportunity
Seeking a highly-organized and detail-oriented Housekeeper for three private residences in Vero Beach, Florida.  Will be the “eyes and ears” of the properties, with the exciting responsibility of overseeing house cleaning and maintenance.  Successful team member must be honest, trustworthy, a good communicator, self-directed, and skilled with organizing, cleaning, and laundry.  Great opportunity for someone with a hospitality mindset and enjoys a supportive, challenging, and fun work environment.

Culture of Care
RDV Staffing provides full-time, part-time and seasonal domestic, household and property related positions predominately in West Michigan. We recruit only the most skilled and dedicated people who are service-oriented, collaborative, adaptable, and who possess the highest level of integrity. Our employees experience a meaningful workplace where they can make a valuable and appreciated impact in the household(s) that they serve. Full-time employees of RDV Staffing are eligible for a robust healthcare program, 401(k) plan with a generous 7.5% match, time off, and other meaningful benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Consults and works closely with Estate Manager to coordinate operational requirements to ensure readiness of residence for family occupancy.
  • Communicates effectively and efficiently with Estate Manager, Property Manager, Household Assistant, other cleaning staff, and maintenance staff. 
  • Efficiently and confidently communicates verbally, via text and through email. 
  • Detailed Cleaning: great attention to detail when vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning fixtures, bathrooms, office, family kitchen, coffee maker, exercise room, mirrors, doors; making beds, changing bedding according to schedule, emptying trash, etc.
  • Deep Cleaning: organizing common area cupboards, washing interior windows, completing spring and fall cleaning lists.
  • Launders and irons household linens and towels, and personal clothing on a seasonal basis.
  • Assists with seasonal preparation of residences; requires flexibility in hours worked and duties performed.
  • Effectively coordinates activities of outside service providers and vendors, ensuring that services are carried out in a timely and cost-effective manner. 
  • Greets vendors, answers telephone, and accepts delivery of packages.
  • Properly reports household maintenance issues/repairs.
  • Runs errands and shops for household supplies as necessary.
  • Monitors inventory levels of cleaning supplies and personal care products, reporting to Household Assistant when items need to be ordered.
  • Refreshes floral arrangements as needed.
Elements of Success
  • Maintains a professional and well-kept appearance.  Uniform (polo shirt) is clean, nails are maintained, no cologne/perfume, hair is pulled back as needed.
  • Responsibilities are conducted in the homes of the client of RDV Staffing.  While an employer/employee relationship exists, it is important that employee is genuinely committed to being part of the household staff team whose goal is to positively contribute to a respectful home environment.
  • Preservation of a quiet and peaceful household atmosphere is essential.  Cleaning of the home must be conducted around family’s activities, with sensitivity to privacy of family members at all times.  This requires flexibility to determine which rooms to clean at what time in order to be least intrusive to presence of family, i.e. if bedrooms are occupied by family members.
  • Equipment will be provided by employer, i.e. brooms, dusters, extendible dusters, vacuums, clothes, gloves, step stools, ladders, etc. Cleaning solutions and methods of operation will be overseen by the Estate Manager.  If a question arises as to how or when an item should be cleaned the Estate Manager will provide guidance.
  • Must be responsible, flexible, dedicated, and dependable person of highest integrity; neat and tidy in appearance; willing to dress in required uniform; organized and reliable; positive in attitude; and one who demonstrates pride in service which he/she provides.  Flexibility in scheduling is essential to meet seasonal and staffing requirements.
  • Must be attentive to details to assure the private residences and presented to “Five Star” quality standards.
  • The family’s privacy is of critical importance, and the highest level of confidentiality must be exercised at all times.
Essential Physical Demands
  • Ability to work at a physically demanding pace.
  • Ability to work in various temperature ranges and in specific areas of humidity.
  • Ability to lift twenty (20) pounds.
  • Ability to remain standing on feet for lengthy periods of time; climb steps and stairs; stooping, bending, and kneeling.
  • Ability to stand on small step stool in order to accomplish cleaning tasks.
  • Ability to push/pull vacuum cleaner and operate household maintenance equipment for lengthy periods of time.
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