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"It gives me great pleasure to highly recommend HEA! The workers are very professional, work harder than any other agency I have used and most importantly, a pleasure to be around. HEA has helped us staff in the Hamptons, NYC and our boat — and had applicants available to interview the same day we inquired. Hands down the best in the business!!!"

— Kimberley Hatchett

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Executive/Head Housekeeper

executive housekeeperLooking for an Experienced Executive Housekeeper to Ensure the Housekeeping at Your Residence Runs Smoothly?

The team at Hamptons Employment Agency, Inc. is here to help you find an Executive Housekeeper with management experience to help make sure that your residence is cared for properly.  Our award-winning firm was voted the # 1 "Best Domestic Agency" by Dan's Papers readers for eight consecutive years (2012-2019), and we’ve been featured in magazines such as Avenue, Hamptons, and Social Life. Our goal is to increase your peace of mind and make your life easier by finding you the right Executive Housekeeper for your unique needs and preferences.

Among the core geographic regions for which we place Head Housekeepers are: The Hamptons and Long Island; the Greater New York City Area (including Connecticut and New Jersey); the Boston and New England Area; the San Francisco Bay Area; and Florida.

A summary description of the Executive Housekeeper position is detailed below. It offers a general overview of typical responsibilities and compensation for Head Housekeepers. Depending on your unique needs, certain additional duties may be required while others are found to be unnecessary.

For additional information on our Executive Domestic Housekeepers, including Live-In Head Housekeepers and Live-Out Head Housekeepers, please contact us today. All consultations with us are no-cost, no-obligation, and confidential.

Executive Housekeeper / Head Housekeeper Description

An Executive Housekeeper (or Head Housekeeper) is responsible for managing other Housekeepers and subordinate domestic staff members. In general, the staff of a large residence is divided into departments, and the Executive Housekeeper oversees all the female domestic workers except for the kitchen staff, who report to the Chef, and the between staff, who may report to the Butler.

As the Executive Housekeeper is ultimately responsible for the work of the rest of the Housekeepers on staff, the Head Housekeeper manages the following activities: interior and exterior cleaning, laundering of clothes and linens, ironing, dusting, silver polishing, vacuuming, pet care, and supplies management. Head Housekeepers may be live-in or live-out, depending on the employer's needs. Moreover, Executive Housekeepers are generally hands-on in their daily work, guiding other Housekeepers to simply get done what needs to be done.

Salary for an Executive Domestic Housekeeper depends on the location, the particular job requirements, and the level of experience of the Head Housekeeper Applicant. Benefits, perks, and other forms of compensation provided also affect salary requirements.

Our Residential Staffing Professionals can help you find the right Executive Housekeeper for a range of positions, including the following:

We also serve other areas (please contact us for more information).

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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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