Part-Time Housekeeper

Description Part-Time Housekeeper

We are looking for a Part Time Housekeeper, working in Central Amsterdam in a large Canal House that contains both Office and Residential Space – days and hours can be negotiated to fit around Childcare arrangements/School hours

Duties will include (but will not be limited to):

1. Cleaning the Office Area and Residential Space, including Floors; Furniture; Windows; Kitchens; WCs & Bathrooms; emptying Bins
2. Washing and Ironing of Clothes and Household Laundry – quantity relatively small
3. Purchasing Food, Kitchen & Household Supplies
4. Working within Established Administrative Procedures to report weekly on progress
5. Reporting any Building or Maintenance Problems to Facilities Staff (e.g. dripping taps, faulty lights etc)
6. Light gardening (weeding etc) in Spring and Summer
7. Occasionally preparing simple lunches

Requirements Part-Time Housekeeper

The ideal candidate:

1. Speaks excellent English (preferably native level) and a reasonable level of Dutch
2. Is legally entitled to live and work in the Netherlands
3. Lives within the Amsterdam area – i.e. a maximum of 30 minutes commute to the Office, which is at the Central Station end of the Keizersgracht
4. Has previous experience of working as a Housekeeper in a hotel, or similar function
5. Is able to work to deadlines, and be stress-resistant
6. Is reliable, honest and trustworthy
7. Is able to work independently without the need for constant supervision
8. Is able to use their own initiative to get the job done and to prioritise the work
9. Is comfortable using modern cleaning equipment – e.g. floor polisher, etc
10. Is not afraid to go up ladders!
11. Is a team player – “getting it right is much more important than being right”
12. Must be computer literate in terms of Emails; Word & Excel would be an advantage, as would previous use of iPhone and/or iPad

Offer Part-Time Housekeeper

What we offer:

1. Work in a Canal House on one of the most beautiful Canals in Amsterdam
2. Hourly rate of around €11 per hour, plus 8% vakantiegeld
3. Paid Bank Holidays
4. 25 days paid holiday, pro rata, per Year – e.g. 15 days holiday per Year if you work 3 days per Week
5. Working with a small, friendly Team

How to apply

Please note: only CVs submitted in ENGLISH will be considered – email to or usethe RED APPLY button below The successful Candidate will be required to provide 2 Work-related References covering the period of the last 4 years



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