Laundress

Posted 1 week ago

Full-Time, Laundress, Bergen County, NJ

OVERVIEW: Must have prior professional Laundress experience. Laundress will work closely with housekeeping team to ensure processing of all laundry is carried out to highest standards within tight daily deadlines. Priority will be given to Principals garments and linens and ensures their wardrobe and fine fabrics are impeccably kept. Will be responsible for every aspect of clothing and linens, from cataloguing designer items, mending and polishing shoes. Position requires blend of responsibility, maturity and self-discipline.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and catalogue clothing and linen inventory; ensure items are always prepared, fresh and ready for use
  • Arrange for dry cleaning
  • Properly organize, store or move to other residences seasonal clothing
  • Properly clean, store, protect all types of apparel, linens and fabrics including fine fabrics such as cashmere or silk
  • Maintain and catalogue all clothing
  • Sort fold and put away laundry
  • Use safest and most effective techniques for cleaning, steaming and ironing fabric
  • Remove stains without damaging fabrics or recommend replacement when necessary
  • Pack and unpack suitcases in a timely manner
  • Responsible for interior and exterior upholstery care and cleaning
  • Operate and maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in safe and sanitary working conditions

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3 years + experience working as a Laundress in a high-level private residence or commercial laundry facility
  • Energetic, highly organized and detail oriented
  • Professional demeanor, appearance and positive attitude
  • Proactive
  • Flexible, “can-do” attitude
  • Must be fully vaccinated

COMPENSATION

  • $100k plus, DOE
  • Discretionary year-end bonus
  • Must be able to pass vigorous background check

 

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