Executive Housekeeper/Hospitality Associate

VA Enterprises | Grand Rapids, MI

Posted Date 3/13/2019
Description

This full-time position is responsible for providing cleaning and interior maintenance of a private estate, as well as assisting with providing exemplary hospitality service to the Principals and their guests.  This position is primarily located in Holland, Michigan.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with cleaning, vacuuming, dusting floors, ceilings, furnishings, hallways, fixtures, bathrooms, mirrors, and emptying trash containers.
  • Launder, iron, fold, and put away clothing and linens.
  • Assist with interior window and screen cleaning.
  • Scrub and polish floors.
  • Clean and organize drawers, cabinets, and cupboards.
  • Change bed linens and towels; make beds daily or when requested.
  • Report maintenance/repair problems to Household Manager.
  • Assist with the inventory of household supplies and tracking related costs.
  • Assist with special events/dinner parties, including preparing proper table and linen setting, conducting set-up/tear-down of buffet and beverage stations, serving guests, assisting the Executive Chef, etc.
  • Ensure services are performed at the highest level of quality and hospitality.
  • Efficiently communicate with other staff; attentively listen, ask questions, work well with others, and demonstrate a desire to be part of a team.
  • Assist with crucial duties of other staff if they are unavailable.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous housekeeping and/or yacht industry experience required.
  • Previous hospitality experience required.
  • Training in and/or an eye for aesthetics is important.
  • Excellent knowledge of household table etiquette, service, and entertaining protocol.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Preservation of a peaceful household atmosphere is essential.
  • Flexibility in schedule to meet requirements/needs.
  • Must be responsible, dedicated, and dependable; neat and tidy in appearance; organized and reliable.
  • Exemplify a positive attitude and demonstrate pride in service.
  • Must be comfortable around pets.
  • Attentive to details to ensure the highest level of service.
  • The highest level of confidentiality and sensitivity to privacy must be exercised at all times.
Job Type
Full time

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