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Nanny, NCS
Florida, West Palm Beach
Posted 3 years ago
Family near the Jupiter, Florida area are seeking a full time Nanny for their first baby due in April. Nanny will work with NCS to ensure all needs are being met. Preference is on ECE/Educational background, with either BS or Masters in Education. Nanny would crossover all duties with NCS, experience with infant care is required. Eventual plan is to homeschool the child and have this Nanny be a part of their educational development. Montessori, and other platforms welcome. This lovely couple are offering relocation support, a very generous salary and benefits package including 401k, option for ROTA (Rotational) care, and live-in or out. Monday-Friday with ability to be flexible. Travel required both domestic and international (probably not until later this year), must have US passport; 2nd language a plus but not required. Seeking a mature, empathetic Nanny who has no ego and is willing to accept the parents choices for care of their child. Someone who is able to meet the physical, social and emotional needs of the infant; keep them stimulated with age appropriate activities; help with sleep training, breast feeding, etc.; set up structure and protocol with child’s needs; support parents. Salary is open, benefits are offered. Hiring ASAP! To apply please review our FAQs: FAQ Candidates Intergalactic Planetary! Love The Beastie Boys? We sure do! Check out this video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e1v6C3cubw

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Job CategoryClosed Job
SalaryDOE
BenefitsAmazing benefits!

Family near the Jupiter, Florida area are seeking a full time Nanny for their first baby due in April. Nanny will work with NCS to ensure all needs are being met. Preference is on ECE/Educational back...

Amazing opportunity for an Experienced Estate/House Manager to oversee a newly refurbished 5-bedroom / 6 story property in New York City. This is for a live-out House Manager to assist with the smooth running of their residence, starting in early May. The client will only consider applicants currently living and settled in NYC. Duties include:
  • Overseeing the day to day running
  • Managing all maintenance, upkeep and organization of the property.
  • Liaising with contractors / suppliers
  • Supervising housekeeping staff, liaising with security team (Housekeepers x 2, Security x 2, plus staff traveling with clients from their other property)
  • Managing house inventory
  • Submitting reports of operation and management
  • General household support – assisting family when they are in residence
  • Attending to general requests of the family and running errands
The ideal candidate must have excellent organization and communication skills as well as a very good knowledge of fine furnishings and surfaces. A positive, professional, can do attitude is essential. Discretion and flexibility also required. This is not a full-time residence so working days / hours will be Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm when the family are not in residence. When the family visit, flexibility will be required. Candidates must have at least 5 years of experience working within a similar role with good verifiable references. Please be a US candidate, and ability to work locally/know NYC with your eyes closed! Salary negotiable depending on experience, benefits offered! To apply please review our FAQs first and then send your current Estate Manager resume:FAQ Candidates The Dutch town of Giethoorn has no pedestrian walkways - just bridges so you need to travel by boat to visit your friends! Check this out and get yourself a boat if you're visiting! https://tassiedevilabroad.com/truth-about-visiting-giethoorn/

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Job CategoryClosed Job
SalaryDOE
BenefitsYes

Amazing opportunity for an Experienced Estate/House Manager to oversee a newly refurbished 5-bedroom / 6 story property in New York City. This is for a live-out House Manager to assist with the smooth...

Our client, with a newly refurbished 6 story property in New York City (exact area will be disclosed to interviewees) is looking for a live-out Housekeeper to assist with the smooth running of their residence, starting in early May. Duties include:
  • Standard housekeeping duties: sweeping, mopping, polishing
  • Polishing silver
  • Care of fine furnishings
  • Changing and making beds
  • Organizing linen and cleaning products
  • Maintaining inventories of products
  • Light laundry and ironing (majority of laundry done by an exterior company)
  • Running errands
  • Ability to go up/down 6 flights
The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of cleaning products / care of various materials / surfaces. Must be hardworking and organized and take pride in their work. Discretion is also essential. This is not a full-time residence so working days / hours will be Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm when the family are not in residence. When the family visit, flexibility will be required. They bring extra staff when they visit to assist with the running of the household. Home includes, 5 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, dressing rooms, gym, 2 kitchens, barbershop and other areas. Candidates must have at least 4 years of experience working within a similar role. Salary negotiable depending on experience benefits will be offered. For more information and to apply please review our FAQs: FAQ Candidates Did you know that the Empire State Building in New York City has its own zip code? True story! Check out the facts here: https://www.rd.com/article/zip-code-meaning/

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Job CategoryClosed Job
SalaryDOE
BenefitsYes

Our client, with a newly refurbished 6 story property in New York City (exact area will be disclosed to interviewees) is looking for a live-out Housekeeper to assist with the smooth running of their r...

Our client is seeking a dedicated and flexible House Manager for a 14,000 SQ FT Bel Air residence. Bel Air based, we are looking for an energetic and dynamic House Manager. You must be flexible and willing to adapt to frequent changes in your days and hours. A minimum of ten years’ experience as a hands-on House/Property Manager for a private home with an ability to juggle in a busy, fast-paced environment.  This is a rewarding job for a self-starter who likes to be kept busy and values good service.
  • Accuracy is very important including in all written communications and a high level of numeracy with the ability to work with numbers.
  • Well-presented and discreet, excellent standards are expected at all times in this semi-formal household with exceptionally high standards.
  • Longevity in all previous roles is non-negotiable along with very good written and verbal references for all previous positions.
  • You must be dog friendly as the couple have three large, energetic dogs.
  • Top organizational, multitasking and time management skills are needed in this fast-paced job where you need a natural instinct for efficient scheduling and granular detail.
  • A sense of humor is a plus but a professional quiet and discreet demeanor are top priorities.
  • A safe driver with clean driving license is essential.
  • US permanent residency non-negotiable.
Working with a friendly team of seven staff, your duties will include the below, but are not exhaustive:
  • Managing a household staff of up to 7 people including a constantly evolving, often last-minute change of rota and weekly payroll.
  • Recruiting, training and motivating staff including part-time employees such a chefs and waiting staff.
  • Ensuring the property is kept exceptionally clean and tidy and ready for visitors at all time. A meticulous eye for detail is required.
  • Looking after high value assets including art, furniture, cars & objects making sure regular maintenance is scheduled in. You are expected to be hands on and to roll your sleeves up as needed for errands.
  • You will identify and report on works and repairs needed within the residence, including faulty AV and IT equipment etc and schedule in appointments.  It is important you have good, strong relationships with local contractors as you will be coordinating visits with a wide range of suppliers including maintenance and security.  You will be a first point of contact for security so it is essential they are able to reach you at all times in an emergency.
  • Organizing deep cleans and any works needed when Principals are not in residence to minimize disruption.
  • Dealing with utility companies.
  • Shopping, arranging high volume of deliveries and transportation, bookings and ad hoc errands as required.
  • Keeping accurate accounts of expenditure and submitting receipts and Excel accounts of expenses monthly.
  • Good IT literacy including Excel, Word, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, internet searches etc.  Excellent logical filing abilities and a naturally tidy, organized mind.
  • Regular reporting to the Principals and Chief of Staff on staff performance, budgeting and property maintenance issues.
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (with some overtime as needed), when the residence is not occupied, and on call 24/7 when Principals are in residence for a maximum of 4 months a year over a few visits. To apply for this position: FAQ Candidates The Hotel Bel-Air is a stunning property in the middle of Bel Air: https://www.visitcalifornia.com/experience/hotel-bel-air/

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Job CategoryClosed Job
SalaryDOE

Our client is seeking a dedicated and flexible House Manager for a 14,000 SQ FT Bel Air residence. Bel Air based, we are looking for an energetic and dynamic House Manager. You must be flexible and wi...

Household Assistant, Housekeeper
California, Orange County, Rancho Santa Fe
Posted 3 years ago
Our Orange County clients are seeking a Housekeeper/Household Assistant to live-on property in a SEPARATE STUDIO with paid utilities for a full time permanent position. This is a weekend/vacation home for our clients, they do not live here year round. Household Assistant/Housekeeper will be responsible for daily cleaning of interior and exterior of property, managing any grounds crews, vendors, maintenance personnel, etc. Fluid with all cleaning - deep/daily support, laundry needs, washing windows and outdoor furniture, special deep cleaning projects, organizing, tidying closets/drawers and other pantry spaces, keeping an eye out for any services or repairs that may be needed at the property. Stocking, shopping, informing principals of any supplies that may need to be ordered or purchased. As clients are not on property full time, the ideal candidate will be a self-motivated and independent individual who can create work for themselves, check in with clients, carefully clean and maintain the home to client's standards. Trustworthy, able to pass a thorough background check, and have perfect references are required for this position. You will be entrusted with maintaining the principals' main residence and a guest house, all fully furnished. Housekeeper/Assistant will be given a studio apartment, good for one person, to live-in, fully paid with utilities paid as well. Job is full time, Monday-Friday (with weekends needed only if a vendor or the family are at the house). Usual work hours (40 hours/week). To apply you must be a US resident, a plus for those living in and around the Orange County area so that you are familiar with shopping, and driving to local stores or to the client's main residence nearby. Please refer to our FAQ's for more information: FAQ Candidates PICKLES! Yes, pickles! We love them! This is how they got their start!! https://www.history.com/news/pickles-history-timeline

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Job CategoryClosed Job
Salary60-70k/yr DOE
Benefitspossibly after 90 days
Must driveHave our own car

Our Orange County clients are seeking a Housekeeper/Household Assistant to live-on property in a SEPARATE STUDIO with paid utilities for a full time permanent position. This is a weekend/vacation home...

Our Miami based client is requiring a trained, live-out chauffeur who knows the Miami area and the Florida Keys well.  Fluency in English is required, and fluency in Spanish is a plus. The vehicle will be provided by the family. You must have a clean, clear driving record, background check will be performed. You will be asked to provide your DMV report. Days required would be 4-5 days a week, standard hours of 9:30am to about 4.00pm, but the driver will not be busy much of this time. The driver would need to travel with the female client (older client) to Hobe Sound or other locations (Key Largo, etc) for overnight or 2-3 day trips, possibly longer. The chauffeur will of course, be accommodated during this time and can be compensated with time off after a long tour of duty as is reasonable. Patient, sensitive and experience with principals with memory loss would be a plus, but not required. Friendly, able to engage in conversation and know when not to engage with principal. Intuitive sensibility. For more information and to apply for this position, please send a resume and review here: FAQ Candidates An exceptional find in Florida in 2020, this group found a sunken Spanish galleon off the coast: https://www.kiro7.com/news/trending/treasure-hunters-find-gold-coins-300-year-old-sunken-ship-along-florida-beach/NKKEHOS2HVGPBGOWSIYY2QVUUE/    

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Job CategoryClosed Job
Salary60-70k/yr

Our Miami based client is requiring a trained, live-out chauffeur who knows the Miami area and the Florida Keys well.  Fluency in English is required, and fluency in Spanish is a plus. The vehicle wi...

Young, busy couple living in the Hollywood Hills area are seeking a full time, on point Personal Assistant for a long term commitment. Great clients, involved in entertainment, the arts, real estate ventures, and other businesses, are seeking someone who can proactively support their needs, provide exceptional organization and follow-through, answer emails, run errands and run interference. Coordinate repairs, travel itineraries, diary management, ability to work independently and not need to be hand-held. Great with timekeeping, adding reminders to your phone to keep them on track, help with a to-do list, provide updates regarding work you complete and what is left for the next day/week/month. Both principals will need your support, so a good "all-rounder" who can act as both hybrid Personal Assistant with House Management would be exceptional. An easy going personality, they are not formal or stuffy but prefer a community mentality. Your hands will be involved in all aspects of their lives, and confidentiality of the highest order is important here. Ability to "lifestyle manage", set up their House Manual, liaise with extended family while always representing the clients professionally. You may be asked to go to the house if they travel and keep an eye on the property, but mostly will work virtually to start. You will go to the house if needed, living close to the Hollywood area could be helpful for last minute or quick needs. They would love an energetic PA with a strong work history of minimum 5 years, great resourcer, excellent computer and analytical skills, good with tech, working knowledge of programs (MS Office, Google suite, etc.). Prior experience in entertainment or real estate helpful but not required. Excellent admin and PA skills are what is required. Monday-Friday unless something comes up then they may ask for your help during an evening or weekend, but they are very respectful of your time and days off. Other details TBC (benefits, vacation time) To apply for this position please view our FAQs and submit a resume that offers at least 5 YEARS of PA or EA or House Management experience: FAQ Candidates Laurel Canyon has a rich history of artists! Check out this interesting article about the groovy 70s in the hills: https://groovyhistory.com/laurel-canyon-rock-star-1970s

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Job CategoryClosed Job
SalaryDOE

Young, busy couple living in the Hollywood Hills area are seeking a full time, on point Personal Assistant for a long term commitment. Great clients, involved in entertainment, the arts, real estate v...

Beautiful Vancouver island is calling for a great Live-In House Assistant to support an older, very active, very busy couple for a live-in position! Good all rounder needed. This position is for LIVE-IN support - that includes housekeeping, light kitchen help with chopping veggies, etc., laundry, grocery store errands and other assorted errands, administrative help (ad-hoc jobs), and other fill-in needs around the house. The House Assistant will live-in the residence with the couple, provided is a private bedroom/bathroom, and all food paid for (unless you really need that 5 lb bag of Oreos, then you're on your own!)  Vehicle provided to run errands. Someone who enjoys helping in the kitchen (not required but it would be appreciated), with cooking and baking as the MRS loves to bake! Housekeeping - general daily cleaning duties in all rooms, deep and daily service; laundry - stripping beds, washing sheets, linens, towels, clothes; errands - grocery store runs, pharmacy, dry cleaners, etc.; helping in the kitchen; general ad-hoc duties. Family have someone currently, this person is leaving for medical reasons in the spring. Monday-Friday, usual working hours. Competitive salary and benefits offered! For more information please see our website's FAQ page: FAQ Candidates Vancouver is stunning! Sigh...check out this blog about your new home! https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/north-america/canada/vancouver/articles/vancouver-what-to-see-and-do-why-you-should-go/

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Job CategoryClosed Job
SalaryTBD
BenefitsYes

Beautiful Vancouver island is calling for a great Live-In House Assistant to support an older, very active, very busy couple for a live-in position! Good all rounder needed. This position is for LIVE-...

Our great clients are looking for a Handyman/Housekeeper Domestic Couple for a brand new position in Idaho! We love these clients - and have worked with them on several positions - it's an awesome place to work! Busy professional family, they often travel with a small entourage of some staff, etc.The property has been undergoing renovations, add-ons and construction, so lots of vendors and contractors to deal with. Property is gorgeous, hot springs running through the grounds. No young children - but sometimes adult kids and friends travel with them. Clients do not live here full time, they visit between 60-70 days out of the year for a maximum of 10 days at a time; you receive advance notice of their arrival to get stocked and ready. You would be "ON" for the length of their stay - could be long hours, but it's only during the time they visit, then you can go back to much more relaxed schedule. (More on this below). They want a property couple/team to handle the Housekeeper and Handyman needs. For the Handyman: good strong basic skills, and able to trouble shoot, handle electrical/plumbing/drywall and painting/tech savvy, then elevate if needed and bring in a company to fix the HVAC or whatever is out of your wheelhouse. Management of contractors and vendors. Daily walks around the property. Updating the Florida EM about any issues or repairs that may be needed. Stocking and supplying. Managing landscapers. You might even need to jump on a snowblower! Housekeeping (deep or daily as needed), laundry/ironing, tidying up around the estate and grounds. Keeping home principal and guest ready at all times. Keeping a lovely peaceful environment for them, and respecting their private/quiet time. Observing best time to clean when they are there - ghost service. There is a private guest house offered for this couple, separate but on property guest house. Will confirm if a vehicle is provided. The hours would be Monday-Friday or if a vendor is there on the weekend, you may need to handle that, but if there is no work that day and your work is done - schedule can be flexible. When clients are not on property, you can be flexible with your days working, providing you are managing whatever is needed (vendors, etc.). Hours  are not "set" in stone. This can all be worked out with the Florida EM and Chief of Staff (everyone is at base camp in Florida). Salary is open, with benefits (amazing benefits, full medical/dental/vision/410k/Employee Stock/Life Insurance and bonuses). Two weeks’ vacation per year. For more information and to apply please check out our FAQs: FAQ Candidates Bet you didn't know that IDAHO grows 1/3 of the US's potatoes!! That and other facts can be read here: https://thefactfile.org/idaho-facts/

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Job CategoryClosed Job
SalaryTBD
BenefitsAMAZING BENEFITS!

Our great clients are looking for a Handyman/Housekeeper Domestic Couple for a brand new position in Idaho! We love these clients – and have worked with them on several positions – it̵...

Bookkeeper, Financial Manager, Tax Advisor
London, Los Angeles, New York, United States
Posted 3 years ago
This is an immediate hire for a Management Accountant / Tax Advisor to start in a permanent contract for our UHNW client, who is based between London and the US mainly, but also elsewhere globally. Ideally you will have experience of managing clients on both sides of the Atlantic. You will have 10+ years experience and must have knowledge of tax matters both in the US and the UK. You will be dedicated within your role and able to act as a trusted adviser to the principal in all business and personal financial matters, as well as to provide accountancy services for the private office. You will be well looked after, working remotely, but with flexibility - and the ability - to travel as required. Your duties in regards to tax matters will include:
  • Overseeing of personal, investment and corporate taxes
  • Tax Structures
  • Tax Filings
  • Tax advice
London, UK or USA (remote based) ASAP Start Up to $120,000 per annum Flexible for domestic and international travel More details will be discussed upon successful application and please note that the deadline for accepting CV's is January 15th, 2021! For more information regarding our application process please review our FAQs: FAQ Candidates Interested in a career as a Financial Manager and curious about what they do? This information article will give you insight into what is expected with your experience, education and background: https://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/financial-manager    

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Job CategoryClosed Job
Salary$120,000

This is an immediate hire for a Management Accountant / Tax Advisor to start in a permanent contract for our UHNW client, who is based between London and the US mainly, but also elsewhere globally. Id...

San Francisco tech executive is seeking a hybrid Chef/Personal Assistant who can handle both positions on a daily basis. Must live in San Francisco OR be open to move to San Francisco, and be able and willing to travel and live in other states and countries as required up to 6 months of the year! The job will involve cooking daily meals, breakfast-lunch-dinner, shopping/stocking, and personal assistance such as conducting online research, making phone calls, running errands, and organizing and running the life of the executive. This is a full time job Monday-Friday with possible need for some light cooking on the 6th day. If you do not already live in San Francisco, you may also be provided free room & board in a great area of the city, as well as, all travel taken care of - mostly out of the US, so a current passport is required. The client is asking that candidates:
  1. Must be a great cook and love to cook healthy meals
  2. Motivated, energetic, organized and responsible
  3. Intelligent and able to tackle tasks from online research and finding out information to making phone calls and organizing people, running errands, and organizing a person's life
  4. Happy and joyful person
  5. College education
  6. Culinary degree not required, but a passion for cooking and ability to cook more than "basic meals"
To apply for this position, please review here: FAQ Candidates Interested in learning more about your new home town of San Francisco? Check this out! https://www.sfhistory.org/

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Job CategoryClosed Job
Salary100K/YR
BenefitsYes

San Francisco tech executive is seeking a hybrid Chef/Personal Assistant who can handle both positions on a daily basis. Must live in San Francisco OR be open to move to San Francisco, and be able and...

House Manager, Household Assistant
Coral Gables, Florida
Posted 3 years ago
Elderly female client in the Coral Gables, Florida area is seeking a LIVE-IN House Manager who can assist with tidying up/light housekeeping, laundry, driving (required), travel and companionship Client is beginning to develop memory loss and requires support Monday-Friday, (live-in is required), taking her to appointments, making certain medications are taken and her vitals are recorded. This is not a nursing position, but if someone has CNA or care-giving in their background that could be helpful. Client is in her early 70s, is very active, enjoys going out to eat, doing activities, seeing friends, and traveling to visit family in Washington state and Maine. Client is a smoker and does smoke in the house, so House Manager must be comfortable with someone smoking around them. Accommodations are within the condo, separate bed/bath provided. Client may be moving to a larger home - this is in discussion - so accommodations may change at some point. The House Manager would travel with client wherever she goes, and accompany her to dinners, outings, etc. The position may eventually require personal care for this elderly female, including helping with changing clothes, bathing, etc. Details: Monday-Friday (hours to vary, approximately 8-9 hours/day), weekends off or two other alternate days off Cooking (regularly - not gourmet meals, but from recipes is fine) Driving (required - car provided) Travel (all paid expenses) Light housekeeping, tidying up, laundry Administering medications and vitamins, taking daily vitals (blood pressure) Communicating with family members about the client Setting appointments for the client Offering companionship, going to activities, meals outside, etc. For more information about applying, please review our FAQs: FAQ Candidates We love The Bee Gees! This amazing documentary details their climb to fame! Check it out! https://www.vulture.com/2020/12/the-bee-gees-hbo-documentary-review.html  

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Job CategoryClosed Job
Salary$60-65k/yr
BenefitsYes

Elderly female client in the Coral Gables, Florida area is seeking a LIVE-IN House Manager who can assist with tidying up/light housekeeping, laundry, driving (required), travel and companionship Clie...

Energetic and busy older couple in Southampton are seeking a live-in Housekeeper/Laundress to isolate with them during the winter due to Covid, and the possibly through spring until vaccines are given out. This lovely couple are taking all precautions when it comes to their (and your) safety and health and would like the Housekeeper to live on property with them 7 days/week. The position requires working Monday-Saturday, flexible hours, with Sunday off to walk around the village and stay in the area (going home is not an option on your day off). Responsibilities will include all daily and deep housekeeping and maintenance, tidying all areas and sanitizing surfaces/floors/cabinets, organizing closets/drawers and areas around the home, laundress support with washing all clothes/linen/towels and spot treatment, assisting with prep in the kitchen for meals (cooking not required, but if you enjoy it that would be a big plus!). Large home but not all rooms are used so the workload can be separated into project days. There is someone who will do the marketing and provisioning for you and the family with your lists of things needed. Keeping inventory and stocking the home with necessary supplies, medications, supplements, etc. Ability to live-in and be independent, self-motivated and enjoy the companionship of two older principals who are still very much active and require no assistance personally. Lovely home with separate bedroom and bathroom. Friendly with dogs (there are 3), you will walk and feed dogs. Benefits are not offered but they will pay for any doctor visits and medications you may need. For more information about applying and what we require please review here: FAQ Candidates Curious about the winter in Southampton? Here is a great list of things to do! https://themodernbarn.build/best-things-to-do-hamptons-winter/  

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Job CategoryClosed Job
Salary$1200/week cash

Energetic and busy older couple in Southampton are seeking a live-in Housekeeper/Laundress to isolate with them during the winter due to Covid, and the possibly through spring until vaccines are given...

Our client is seeking a Live-in Domestic Couple to work part of the year in the San Juan Islands and in Miami. The Client may spend one month of the summer in Maine. This could be with or without the Couple but they will still be paid whether they travel with or without the client. Travel is considered part of the job and there is no offer for additional travel pay. It is also possible that client will travel in Florida, between houses in Miami and the Keys. The position may end up being mostly in Miami (or possibly mostly in San Juan Island), so travel flexibility is extremely desirable. The role is to provide care of an elderly client, nursing experience is not required.The Couple should be experienced in Housekeeping, with the ability to cook. One of candidates is to be a Chauffeur. As part of the daily routine, administering medication will be required, along with taking the client's blood pressure.The main role is to be able to offer companionship, as and when the client requires it. Discretion, patience, and compassion are essential. Working hours are 9.00am-6.00pm. Flexibility will be required.  The Couple will get 1 day off a week together and 1 day off on a rota basis. Extended vacation of at least 15 working days will also be arranged at some convenient point in the calendar year. Live-in lodging to be provided in all locations. Separate kitchen on San Juan Island. The chosen candidates will do a 7-12 day trial,  which will be paid, as well reasonable travel costs. Must be okay with a client who smokes *in the house* For more information about how to apply, please review our website: FAQ Candidates The San Juan Islands are a beautiful area between Washington state, and Canada; check this out for more information: https://www.visitsanjuans.com/about  

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Job CategoryClosed Job
Salary100-125k+ per year

Our client is seeking a Live-in Domestic Couple to work part of the year in the San Juan Islands and in Miami. The Client may spend one month of the summer in Maine. This could be with or without the ...

Our clients, who are British and have a residence in LA, are looking to employ a live-out Housekeeper/Cook for their substantial, fully staffed LA residence. The role is LA-based, however, there may be expectation to travel throughout the US and occasionally abroad. Hours are Monday to Friday, 10.00am-7.00pm but must be flexible and willing to adapt to occasional changes in days and hours. Extremely high level of cleaning, good cooking skills, fine eye for detail and willingness to travel when required are key for this role. The candidate must be well-presented, discreet and have proven longevity within their previous roles. Duties will include:
  • Full housekeeping support: maintaining house and garden areas throughout the day, keeping them clean, sanitized and tidy.
  • General laundry and ironing for household, including daily laundry, ironing and change of towels plus weekly change of bedding.
  • Laundress duties: washing, ironing and steaming plus organizing clothes, shoes etc to dry cleaners etc.
  • Maintain up-keep of furniture, art, china, collectibles, crystal and silver polishing.
  • Check all lights in garden and house and replace bulbs.
  • Sweep and clean down all outside spaces and furnishings.
  • Organizing trash and recycling and liaising with management for removal of larger items.
  • Keeping windows and glass doors cleaned and liaising with window cleaners.
  • Keep constant supply of household essentials (water, coffee etc) and cleaning materials.
  • Arrange magazines, newspapers and flowers.
  • Maintaining wine supplies as required.
  • Turning on and off lights, lighting candles and lanterns in garden and house in the evenings.
  • Prepare for arrival of visitors and various needs when staying.
  • Assistance with luggage, packing and unpacking for journeys.
  • Shopping and ad hoc errands as required.
  • Keeping accurate accounts of expenditure and submitting receipts and Excel account of expenses monthly.
  • Identify and reporting on works and repairs needed within the residence and reporting maintenance, faulty equipment etc.
  • Arranging upholstery, rug, curtain and mattress cleaning bi-annually when Principals are not in residence.
  • Coordinating deliveries and maintenance visits.
  • Cooking of simple, tasty, classic meals.
Before applying for the role, please note the following requirements:
  • Preferably good spoken English, neat appearance, experience of working in a substantial residence which is kept to a very high standard.
  • Proven longevity 4-5 years in each previous role
  • Glowing references (the Principals will follow up personally with previous employers with your permission)
  • Available to travel within the US and possibly abroad on occasions
  • Must like dogs
Days of Work: Monday to Friday, 10.00am-7.00pm Please review our FAQs here: FAQ Candidates Interesting article regarding the Housekeeper's role per Wikipedia! Check this out: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Housekeeper_(domestic_worker)

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Job CategoryClosed Job
SalaryOPEN
BenefitsNegotiable

Our clients, who are British and have a residence in LA, are looking to employ a live-out Housekeeper/Cook for their substantial, fully staffed LA residence. The role is LA-based, however, there may b...