2023-04-13 14:47:21

Residence Housekeeper

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1234.11 €/m Gross

Job Description

British Embassy Riga is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas, and is now looking to recruit a motivated Residence Housekeeper.


As a full-time member of Embassy team you will be responsible for overall cleanliness and upkeep of the Ambassador's Official Residence, Ambassadors' private quarters, entertaining spaces, guest rooms and service areas. You will also be doing laundry and ironing; preparing the Official Residence for, and serving during, receptions; and doing a number of supporting tasks.


The successful candidate will have:

  • At least a year of experience in housekeeping.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills. Responsive to customer needs and able to treat others with respect and courtesy regardless of work pressures.
  • Has a high standard of personal presentation.
  • Able to work effectively and supportively with colleagues, both individually and in a team.
  • Able to act with discretion at all times.
  • Able to effectively self-organise, prioritise and a proven ability to work under pressure.
  • Keen attention to detail.


  • Basic working level knowledge of English.
  • At least a year of experience in housekeeping, and/or catering.
  • Experience in maintaining inventories.
  • Previous relevant working experience in an international standard hotel, diplomatic residence or equivalent.

Visa/Passport requirements: Must currently hold the independent right to live and work in Latvia and be prepared to ensure that right remains throughout the scope of the contract.

Company offers

We offer:

  • Starting gross salary EUR 1234.11 / month.
  • A health insurance, including sport and dental care.
  • Two additional annual leave days per year.
  • A combination of Latvia’s and UK public holidays.
  • Five learning and development days per year.
  • Extensive training opportunities.
  • Work with a responsible employer.


Please apply by sending your CV, two references and a letter of motivation, providing evidence of the required skills and experience:  click "Apply now".

Application deadline: 19 July 2023.

Expected Start Date: 14 August 2023.


The British Embassy is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from all suitably qualified persons, including women, members of minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities are therefore welcome. All applications will be treated on merit.

Staff recruited locally by the British Embassy in Latvia are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Latvian labour law.


Please note:

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Interviews for successful candidates will be conducted in English.
  • Employment offers are subject to successful clearance of pre-employment checks.
  • Successful candidates are subject to a local and international criminal record check.