Full-Time Housekeeper in the Gold Coast

Full-Time Housekeeper in the Gold Coast
Family: 176915
Location: Chicago, IL 60610
Start Date: ASAP
Days & Hours: Mon - Thu 8:30am - 4:00pm, Fri 8:30am - 1:30pm
Pay Rate (pre-tax): $30/hr


  • 10 days of vacation per year, 3-5 days of sick time
  • 8 Paid Holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
Job Description

Family in the Gold Coast area is seeking a full-time Housekeeper for their home.
Duties include:

  • Daily maintenance (making beds, cleaning kitchen, counters, sweeping, laundry including ironing and putting away, vacuuming, bathrooms, emptying trashes, changing linens, etc.)
  • Deep cleaning of the home (refrigerator, oven, baseboards, dusting, mopping, windows, fans, etc.)
  • Create a schedule for daily, weekly (e.g., change linens, clean guest room), bi-weekly (e.g., clean/wipe down refrigerator), monthly, quarterly, annual tasks, and keep a running list for one-off projects (e.g., outside windows, organizational projects, cleaning fans and chandeliers)
  • Bring in mail/packages, assist with bringing in groceries and putting away
  • Restock supplies and keep a list of items that are getting low
  • Helping to prep for dinner (cutting/washing vegetables, etc)
  • Watering plants
  • Misc one-offs such as polishing shoes, emptying suitcases after travel, organizational projects

Housekeeper should be:

  • Aware that the family uses non-toxic cleaning products (for their health and yours!); family would prefer that the housekeeper does not use strong perfumes or personal products
  • Self-motivated/proactive – finding opportunities to help without having to be asked
  • Health and hygienic-minded – both personally and professionally
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Positive and good-natured
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • A dog lover – the family has a 6-yr old Labrador retriever and is hoping to get a puppy next spring/summer

One employer works full time (3 days in the office, 2 days at home) and travels regularly. Four children are in college and come home sporadically / during the summer months and holidays.

MBF Agency 2022-11-07 Chicaago IL 60610 $ 30 - 30 / hour FULL_TIME