The role of an Executive Housekeeper is to oversee the overall upkeep of a formal or multi-staffed household. An Executive Housekeeper is knowledgeable in the cleaning of upscale homes and is versed in all the cleaning techniques, chemicals and tools for accomplishing each cleaning job. He/she is skilled in the care of fine furnishings, art pieces, antiques, silver, crystal, china and other valuable items. Their duties consist of supervising, training and assisting the other housekeepers in detailed cleaning, changing beds and household linens, polishing silver, laundering and ironing, cooking and serving meals, maintaining sufficient stocks of household supplies, caring for pets and liaising with vendors, etc.
He/she is skilled in serving techniques and table setting and is knowledgeable in the use of natural, earth-friendly cleaning supplies and purchasing organic food products. Executive Housekeepers maintain a professional demeanor and appearance at all times.