Montana: Housekeeping Manager #895

An awesome family of five (2 adults and 3 children) living full-time in Big Sky, MT is in search of a Housekeeping Manager. The home is 27,000sq ft on a large property including a small recreation structure on a pond with a glamping yurt. 10,000sq ft of the main home is garage space which will only require cleaning/organizing of the small hobby space and lounge area. Must be child, dog, and pet friendly.

The candidate must be a professional and experienced working in a fine home and be able to demonstrate skills in all aspects of common household cleaning. The ideal candidate is meticulous with green/organic cleaning and is available to assist when the client entertains. It is also important to have excellent organizational skills, takes pride in their work, is dedicated, detail oriented, self-directed, and conscientious.

The candidate must take initiative, practice professional boundaries, and have the ability to anticipate the needs of their employer. The candidate must be honest, and possess the highest-level integrity, as these characteristics are of utmost importance. The candidate must be professional, but friendly, non-obtrusive, highly trustworthy and discreet.

The culture of the home is not overly formal; however, the expectations for quality service and efficiency are very high. A positive, pleasant, willing to please type of personality will succeed. This is a great position for someone looking for a long-term opportunity with a wonderful family in a beautiful place.

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Texas: Live-Out Household Manager – Filled April 2019 #890

Live-out Household Manager in San Antonio needed to provide complete oversight of 8,000sq ft home as well as managing the daily care of elderly principals with health challenges. The home is fully staffed, and a local agency supplies a rotating nursing staff. The Household Manager will be responsible for overseeing household with the number one priority being keeping the home and environment safe for the principals. The Mr. suffered a stroke several years ago and is cared for by 2 daytime aides and a nighttime aide. Household Manager will be responsible for overseeing Aides and making sure he is well cared for.

The Mrs. is in good health but does need oversight and assistance. She has a unique personality and ideal candidates will be calm and patient and understand that there may be good days and bad days as she is dealing with the on-set of dementia and can get frustrated at times. Ideal candidates will have previous experience working for elderly principals and understand the unique nature of such a position.

Couple teams may be considered as well depending upon their skillset and experience. Competitive salary and benefit package are offered

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Oregon & California: Housekeeper/Personal Assistant & Household Manager; position has been filled April, 2019 #830

Oregon & California

Housekeeper/Personal Assistant/Household Manager needed to care for two homes in the Portland area and another vacation property in Palm Springs, CA for two adults and two small dogs. This full-time position requires full housekeeping at all three homes. The primary residence is a 5,600sf home in Portland that is more formal than the other two properties. They also own a beach home on the coast but do not require full-service there; Household Manager will oversee property and provide a deep clean a few times per year. The Palm Springs home is primarily utilized from November to May. The Household Manager will be required to travel between OR and CA (transportation and housing is provided).

Aside from the Housekeeping duties the Household Manager will be responsible for scheduling and overseeing outside vendors, tradesman and other services that are needed to maintain the homes. There is currently a gardening and pool service in place. Must be capable of providing some administrative work including online research and ordering, booking tickets, calendar management and household accounting. Must be computer savvy. Will be responsible for grocery shopping and inventory control at all homes and a good knowledge of cooking is a plus; may be asked to assist the principal with prep work for meals and clean-up and the occasional meal. Driving principal from time to time; excellent driving record required. Must have a great eye for detail, be a self-starter and a true animal lover.

Excellent salary for the right professional candidate. Condo’s provided in OR & CA but must have your own car in Portland.

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Oregon : Live-out Household Manager; position has been filled March 2019 #886

Detail oriented Household Manager needed to work directly with Mrs. to help manage 7,000sf home. The residence is a 1-acre lakefront home with a swimming pool. Household Manager will be responsible for the complete oversight of outside vendors; ensuring work is completed correctly and up to family standards. Must be hands-on and willing to pitch in where needed including light housekeeping, laundry & ironing.

Household Manager should be capable of creating punch lists for vendors and accurately pass along any special requests from the family. Will be responsible for creating and maintaining a household manual to track vendors and services provided, including for family vehicles. Will coordinate with existing maintenance manager on creation of household manual.

Must be extremely organized and able to help Mrs. create a filing system to par down paperwork. Ideal candidates will be self-starters that can get things organized with the Mrs. input at the beginning of the process and then have the ability to complete the project with little to no direction.

While the principals utilize ride sharing applications, household manager must be willing to provide driving on an as needed basis. Driving services will primarily be requested in the evening but day trips into Portland are to be expected as well.

Live-out position. Will only consider candidates already located in the area at this time.

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Ohio: House Manager or Couple Team #883

Household Manager or Couple team needed for 10,000sf primary residence situated on 14 wooded acres in Ohio. The principals are in their mid-60’s and have a very large and active family and are looking for a Household Manager or couple team to become an extension their close-knit family. Ideal candidates will be willing to take on whatever is needed; driving, laundry, grocery shopping or a deferred maintenance or cleaning project.

Must be comfortable with children and willing to help in a pinch as they have 5 grandchildren that range from new-born to 10 years old. Will be responsible for the daily graces, keeping the home neat and organized at all times. Will oversee a part-time housekeeper as well as outside contractors and vendors however the family would like to reduce the number of vendors needed. The Mrs. is a fabulous cook but would like assistance with grocery shopping and inventory control. Potential menu planning, food prep and serving while the family is entertaining. The principals are very active in several non-profit boards and often host events. Must be capable of assisting with all event preparations and then oversee events while also acting as host.

Ideal candidates will be tech savvy as the home is fully automated. Must have a friendly and open personality and enjoy working with children. Open to considering both a single individual or a couple team depending on their experience and skill-sets. Competitive salary and potential benefit package available. Open to live-in or live-out.

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Pennsylvania: Household Manager/Butler/Cook; conducting a trial March, 2019 #878

Butler/Household Manager/cook needed to provide outstanding service to single principal and his 16 year-old son who resides in the household 50% of the time. Will be responsible for management and oversight of a fully staffed 8,000 sf home. Other staff members include a full-time personal assistant, a part-time chef, a housekeeper that works 3 times a week, groundskeepers, a rental property manager and corporate office personnel. Ideal candidates will display excellent communication skills to work closely with the support staff to ensure all areas of the home and property are kept in outstanding condition at all times. Must have the ability to negotiate with and oversee outside vendors.

Must be comfortable with driving principal when needed.  Will be responsible for wardrobe care including laundry, valet work and daily upkeep of fine wardrobes, including packing and unpacking for principal’s travel, ironing and steaming. Will be responsible for preparing and serving breakfast and lunch (lunch is a packed meal most days) and preparing dinner three times a week. Occasional meal prep for guests is required.

Ideal candidates will have previous experience working in a high-end home in a similar position. Must be comfortable being around young adults. Downstairs efficiency is provided with a separate entrance, bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom storage.

High-end salary for the right sophisticated professional with a benefit package.

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