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housekeeper cookLooking for a Housekeeper/Cook to Make Your Life Easier? We're Here to Help…

The Hamptons Employment Agency team looks forward to helping you find the right Housekeeper/Cook to make your home life easier. We place experienced, carefully-screened Housekeeper/Cooks who meet the individual needs and preferences of our clients.

You can feel confident working with us. We have a 4.9/5 Google Reviews rating, and we've been voted Dan's Papers #1 Best Domestic Agency for 8 consecutive years (2012-2019). Hamptons Employment Agency is also a member of the Better Business Bureau, where we maintain an A+ rating.

We place Housekeeper/Cooks throughout the U.S., and some of the main areas we serve are the following: the New York City Area (including CT and NJ); The Hamptons and the rest of Long Island; the Boston Area; the San Francisco Bay Area; and Florida.

An overview of the Housekeeper/Cook Domestic Position is detailed below. While this overview provides a general summary of common aspects of the position, your particular needs and preferences may require certain additional duties while other duties are not needed.

Housekeeper/Cook Description

A Domestic Housekeeper/Cook is generally responsible for full-charge housekeeping at a private residence, as well as cooking breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the household.  Core housekeeping responsibilities include cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, laundering, ironing, silver polishing, caring for pets, and running errands. In larger residences that have other Housekeepers on staff, the Housekeeper/Cook's duties may be more limited.

A Housekeeper/Cook's cooking duties usually involve making three meals per day for an employer. Housekeeper/Cooks are also required to meet the specific cuisine/dietary preferences of the employer family. For example, Housekeeper/Cooks may prepare Kosher, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and other types of food. They must also prepare food in accordance with any food allergies that employer family members may have.

The annual salary for a Housekeeper/Cook depends on your location, your unique needs and preferences, and the level of experience of the domestic professional. The salary is also affected by benefits, perks, and other forms of compensation that you may provide.

Our team of Domestic Placement Experts can help you find the right person for positions throughout the United States, including the following:

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Contact us today for a no-cost, no-obligation, privacy-assured phone consultation. Please feel free to call us at one of our offices:

The Hamptons: 631-204-1100
New York City: 212-810-9828
Boston: 617-800-4701
Boca Raton: 561-866-2633

Or, use our brief and easy online Staffing Inquiry Form.

We look forward to hearing from you regarding your Residential Housekeeping needs.

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