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Vacancy – Residence Staff

The ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in Bangkok is seeking a staff member for housekeeping of her residence.

Number of working hours:

40 hours a week


Position profile:

The successful candidate will act as part of a small team ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the residence of the Norwegian ambassador. Main tasks are in the area of housekeeping and functions support. They include assistance during meal preparation and other support during official and unofficial functions at the residence.


Main responsibilities:


  • Day-to-day and post-function cleaning work (vacuum, dusting, floors, windows, furniture polishing etc.);
  • Wash, dry and iron clothing, linen and towels as required including for guests if asked, including minor sewing repairs / alterations;
  • Polishing silver and furniture etc.

Functions support

  • Assist Chef during the meal preparation, if required;
  • Set table and ensure residence is in perfect order for receiving guests;
  • Act as wait-staff / serve meals prepared for the ambassador and/or guests during official and unofficial functions (at table or cocktails / garden parties, etc.);
  • Assist with residence and kitchen cleanup

Other duties

  • Communicate effectively with residence chef/butler on residence activities;
  • Be able to work in a small team, be flexible and a team player;
  • Report any repairs / maintenance requirements;
  • Purchase cleaning products;
  • Clean up after workmen when required;
  • Cover for other residence staff as required;
  • Any other duties decided by Residence Butler/Chef, the ambassador, spouse


  • At least basic command of English – verbal related to role;
  • Must currently reside and have a valid work permit in the Kingdom of Thailand
  • Proven cleaning skills;
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively;
  • Demonstrated flexibility and a motivation to get things done including excellent customer focus;
  • Adaptability and a positive mindset towards working as part of a broader team.



Send letter of application, résumé (CV) and supporting materials including at least two references to the ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway, c/o Royal Norwegian Embassy, attention to Mrs. Janiche Berseth, P.O. box 19, Prasanmit Post Office, Bangkok 10114, Thailand of e-mail: att: J. Berseth

Application closing date: 15.02.2021