Available Positions

Estate Manager – Wilmington, NC

Wilmington/Oak Island North Carolina

The Estate Manager serves as the direct representative of the property owners’ interests. S/he is a top-level executive responsible for overall, day-to-day operations and maintenance of properties.  S/he is self-aware, an outdoor enthusiast, hospitality aficionado and operates with an open communication style.  Above all, the right person for the job will be adaptable to the standards and desires of the property owner and able to pivot accordingly as these needs evolve.

 

Job Function

The duties of the Estate Manager will include, but not limited to, the below.  All items handled in this role are considered confidential. 

  • Plan and execute the overall management of property and service.
  • Work in development of estate experiences (example: developing a fly fishing experience for guests; managing cooking class for guests during visit; organizing a camping ocean experience)
  • Responsible for the training and ongoing management of staff.
  •  Work closely with housekeeping, maintenance, drivers, accountants, curators, designers, and architects.
  • Screening and overseeing outside vendors, contractors, construction projects, and maintenance of grounds.
  • Travel ahead to get a property ready for owners’ arrival and bring the staff up to speed on any necessary changes or service requirements.
  • Plan and execute events for the owner (business/family/social).
  • Regularly connect with top caterers, event planners, temporary service staff, and entertainment agencies.
  • Oversee acquisitions, renovations, and sales of properties and assets. Work with State and Local government to pass plans and zoning issues.
  • Monitor home and family subscriptions, respond to tech related issues, and other misc. items.
  • Manage all assets (boats, cars, etc) by working with maintenance teams and vendors to ensure schedules are maintained
  • Ensure security measures are intact at all times throughout daily activities
  • Work with administrative assistant to coordinate all family travel

Ideal candidate for this position

The ideal person for this position is a free thinking, self-disciplined individual with a creative background and entrepreneurial mindset, in addition to a very strong personal service and hospitality background.  This is an all-encompassing work/life position where working at home or on location must be seamless, while work and play can frequently overlap.   Must be open to learning from your peers and sharing ideas for work, culture, and service improvements.   There will never be a wrong answer, and group participation is encouraged as part of the overall team.

Compensation

This is a live out position with full corporate benefits including a 401k.

Highly competitive salary package to be discussed with qualified individuals who best fit the role.

Relocation assistance considered for exceptional candidates.

Live-on the Property Couple Position – Hampton, Virginia

Family looking for a Full-Time Domestic Couple for their seasonal home in Hampton, Virginia.

  1. Roles & Responsibilities –
    1. Regular/Ongoing
      1. Starting checklist
        1. Daily House Walk Through- pipes, A/C Units, Upstairs Walk-outs, lights out
        2. Daily Grounds Walk Through- pipes, dock structure, lights out, etc.
        3. Check Security feeds/
        4. Check Occupancy Calendar- Plan accordingly
        5. Upkeep of ph for pool and hot tub
        6. Accept package deliveries (i.e. sign as needed, put in house, etc.)
        7. Set out garbage and recycle
        8. Collect mail
        9. Grounds and House Service Providers
          • “Light” grounds work as needed (i.e. maintain fountain, decks are clean and ready for use, basic debris pickup, etc.) – depending on capabilities of individual additional grounds work could be included (i.e. mowing, trimming, etc.)
          • communication with grounds/house for cleaning/maintenance crews
          • open the house/grounds for crews
          • Make sure work done well and house/grounds closed up
            • Mutually agreed upon times/dates
            • Service providers paid directly by owners or via cc provided to you by owners
  1. Weekly Communication via email to owner contact
    • Maintain Ongoing Repair/To-Do List – perform basic handy man work

Person must be knowledgeable enough in basic house maintenance to effectively “interact” with any work crews.

  • Urgent items via phone
  1. Owners’ and Owners’ Family Visits – Most Often
    1. Checklist to be Provided for Before and After Stay
      • Cleaning crew
        • Open up/close house/lights
      • Make beds
      • Set up bathrooms with towels, etc
      • Light food shopping or delivery if requested
      • Welcome Family on day of arrival/asap
      • Laundry of all sheets, towels, etc., after stay
  1. Overnight Stay  More “Hands On”
    1. Owners’ “Employee”- Occasional
    2. Checklist Provided
      1. Prior to arrival:
        • Book Cleaning crew
        • Block off rooms not to be used
        • Prep bathrooms, bedrooms & kitchen with necessary items
          • Make beds
          • Soaps/Shampoos/Sundries
          • Coffee/Tea/Waters
        • Lock up any noted indoor or outdoor items.
      2. At time of guest arrival
        • Welcome house guests and tour the house
        • Provide “Welcome Packet” (owner created)
        • Provide keys/codes for entry and exit
      3. During Guest Stay
        • Once Daily house Walk-Through Service
          • After Lunch?
          • Kitchen Check- replenish coffee/tea/water
          • Bathroom Check- replenish Towels?
  1. After Guest Stay
    • Cleaning crew if indicated
      • Open up/close house
    • Do Laundry

 

Nice salary and benefits.

Domestic Couple – Boca Raton, Florida

Couple / Live-in Boca Waterfront (April – October) This position could turn into a full time/ year around position.

1-BR apartment provided including utilities and cable

Experience please as live-in couple (career changes will not be considered)

Responsibilities: Female: housekeeping, laundry and good cooking skills (chef level not necessary)

Gentleman: outdoor work including pool and spa cleaning, light gardening, storm and beach clean-up, power washing, weekly cleaning of windows, doors, railings and other maintenance responsibilities. Various errands including grocery shopping and local driving

Principal is in residence 60% of the year.

Please have completed resume , references etc. etc.  Client is ready to hire.

Houseman – Palm Beach FL

Job description: Houseman

Schedule:

Full Time 5-6 days a week 8:00AM- 6PM with flexibility to include longer shifts and more days if necessary. (October – May peak season) Could work Holidays if needed

5 Days a week 8AM-5PM with flexibility to include longer shifts and more days if necessary (June- September) Could work holidays if needed.

 

Overview:

A wonderful family is seeking an experienced houseman. This position will be hands on and working alongside the Property manager. The client prefers someone who speaks English, has excellent organizational skills, takes pride in their work, is dedicated, conscientious, and hard working. Candidate must take initiative, practice professional boundaries, and have the ability to anticipate the needs a of their employer. The candidate must be honest, and possess the highest-level integrity, as these characteristics are of utmost importance to the client. The candidate must be professional, but friendly, non-obtrusive, Highly trustworthy, and discreet. The culture of the home is informal, however the expectations for quality service and efficiency are high. This is a great position for someone looking for a long-term opportunity with a wonderful family.

Duties:

Site 1

  • Wipe down all outdoor furniture and remove/replace covers property-wide – daily
  • Wash windows
  • Oversee Landscapers and all landscape duties
  • Vacuum/skim pools & spa
  • Take out all household trash/boxes – daily
  • Receiving of all packages (UPS/FedEx) – daily; placement, assembly, installation, etc. of any items received
  • Shipping packages via FedEx store
  • Wash & detail vehicles, fueling and stocking with preferred items (owner/staff – currently 9 total)
  • Hauling yard debris to landfill (multiple times weekly)
  • Oversee maintenance of Quadski, Polaris, ATV & golf cart
  • Change A/C filters, clean drains & add algae tabs – 35 units quarterly (minimum)
  • Maintain decorative yard fountain
  • Replace light bulbs property-wide (household perimeter)
  • Pressure-washing all hard surfaces (patios, driveways, tennis courts, steps, walkways, etc)
  • Clean pool, spa filters
  • Clean A/C cooling tower – monthly
  • All light trade household maintenance, interior & exterior (plumbing, electric, HVAC, drywall/painting, appliances, TVs)
  • Maintain all in-house water filters (under sink, countertop & ice maker)
  • Water, prune and all care for all inside plants

Site 2

  • All light trade maintenance, interior & exterior (plumbing, electric, HVAC, drywall/painting)
  • Maintain refrigerator water filters – all 8 units
  • Maintain water filters in all units
  • Maintenance of exterior of building
  • Coordinate/oversee contractors for larger trade and/or other repairs

General:

  • Regular driving of family/staff (including luggage valet) – airport, errands, appointments
  • Receiving of deliveries at storage facility
  • Hurricane shutters for any windows not replaced with impact glass

 

Key Success Factors / Fit

  • Prefer someone who is kind, friendly, courteous, discreet, and honest
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An assistant who can take direction and be flexible
  • Highly detail oriented and self-directed
  • Team player who works well within a team environment
  • Adaptable, flexible and ready to take on new responsibilities when asked
  • True service mind, one who places the needs of the family foremost
  • Well-groomed and physically able to perform the duties of the position
  • Must be able to read and write English, prepare shopping lists and take telephone messages
  • Must have clean driver’s license
  • Punctuality

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Health care
  • Retirement
  • Bonus
  • Vacation, sick, and personal days
  • $60,000 annual salary
  • Live out position.

 

Corporate Chauffeur – Atlanta

Corporate client in the Atlanta (Vinings Area) area is looking for a full-time Chauffeur to drive the COO to  various meeting, nearby cities, personal events, etc.   The client is looking for a candidate who is professional, highly dependable, in good shape, experienced in driving SUV  vehicles and town cars, use of time management, etc.  There may be some driving of the family in various times of the day.

Knowledge of some security measures would be a plus.

This is a 5 day a week position with most weekends off.

Salary is $75,000 to $90,000 per year with great corporate benefits.

 

Experience Please

 

Couple or Hands-on Household Manager – Redbank, NJ

Husband and wife are looking for a full-time, live-on the property domestic couple or household manager for their 7,000 square foot home in Redbank, NJ.  The home is on a large piece of property with two other buildings on it (pool house, and a garage with an apartment above).

Duties:

She: CLothing care, set table, some to very little cooking, organize, take dogs to the vet, oversee outside contractors, keep the home guest ready, clean the home (bathrooms, beds, etc), errands and grocery shopping, etc..

He: Handy work, lawn care, car care, inside handy work (light bulbs, light maintenance, etc), would be great if you could do some light plumbing and electrical, errands, etc.

This is a 5 day a week position (flexibility is a must), nice separate housing on the property (being upgraded now), nice salary and benefits.

 

Recovery Coach/Companion/Case Manager

The Robert Hanselman Domestic Agency is pleased to announce it’s sister company The In-House-Group.com.

We are looking for Recovery Specialist / Recovery Coaches/Recovery Companions and Case Managers to work “in the home” of clients that are choosing to recover from their addictions in the privacy of their own homes.

Please visit our new website and take a look at what we are all about.   If you have experience working in a home and are looking for work in between positions this may to a great alternative for you.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to call us 404-600-5201.  We will be happy to talk about our new project with you.

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