Domestic Work - Different Domestic Worker Jobs

Different Domestic Worker Jobs

  • Au pair, foreign-national domestic assistant working for, and living as part of, a host family
  • Babysitter
  • Between maid, an in-between maid; her duties being half in the reception rooms and half in the kitchen
  • Boot boy, a young male servant, employed mostly to perform footwear maintenance and minor auxiliary tasks
  • Butler, a senior employee, almost invariably a man, whose duties traditionally include overseeing the wine cellar, the silverware, and some oversight of the other servants
  • Charwoman or char, a female house or office cleaner, usually part-time
  • Chauffeur, a personal driver
  • Cleaner
  • Cook, either a cook who works alone or the head of a team of cooks
  • Dog walker
  • Footman
  • Gardener
  • Governess, a woman teacher for the children
  • Groundskeeper
  • Handyman (household repairs)
  • Horse trainer
  • Housekeeper, a senior employee, usually female
  • Knave
  • Lackey, a runner
  • Laundress
  • Maid (or housemaid)
  • Masseur/Masseuse
  • Nanny (also known as a nurse), a woman taking care of infants and children
  • Nursemaid
  • Personal shopper
  • Personal trainer (fitness, swimming, sports)
  • Pool person
  • Scullery maid
  • Secretary (social or corresponding)
  • Security guard
  • Stable boy
  • Valet or "gentleman's gentleman", responsible for the master's wardrobe and assisting him in dressing, etc. In the armed forces some officers have a soldier (in the British army called a batman) for such duties
  • Wet nurse, provides suckling for infants if mothers cannot or do not wish to do so themselves

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