Available Positions

Domestic Couple – Oyster Bay NY

Domestic Couples / Couple Teams

Private New York/Long Island Family seeks experienced full time live-In Domestic couple to maintain their Oyster Bay, NY estate. The family is seeking a 7-10 year commitment. Candidates should be a couple, team player, non-smoking, happy and positive minded person who will work with others in the heart of the home.

The couple will be responsible for cooking, maintaining the interior of residence, including housekeeping, laundry, ironing, valet services, household errands, and maintaining inventory of supplies. Running errands, including grocery shopping, dry cleaning, and purchase of household supplies. Also included; all exterior maintenance of property, light gardening / handyman duties, scheduling appropriate vendor or services, maintain appearance of residence’s outdoor structures / guest house and dog sitting. Assist other staff with dinner parties; serving and clean-up.

Additional Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

One of half of the couple as a Cook
Menu preparations for both formal and informal meals
Detailed museum level cleaning (includes, but not limited to dusting, vacuuming, and laundering, ironing/steaming and polishing silver)
Assisting with organizational projects and keeping inventory and proper care of linens, china, crystal, silverware, antiques, furniture, artwork, collectibles, electronics, appliances, etc
Laundry, ironing, wardrobe care, dry cleaning, packing and unpacking, storing seasonal clothing
Answering the telephone, door and gate as well as receiving guests
Collecting mail and accepting deliveries
Coordinate all entertaining and guest needs; greet and assist guests
Responsible for shopping and stocking the kitchen and home with necessary provisions
Setting and clearing of tables and cooking and serving meals
Basic handyman skills to maintain all structures on the property
Driving employer and guests, at request
Coordinate all entertaining and guest needs; greet and assist guests
Basic handyman skills to maintain all structures on the property
Pet care
Requirements:

Cook and Housing Keeping/Outside Maintenance
Speak excellent English.
Five plus years of relevant work experience as a Domestic
Knowledge of how to clean and care for antiques, art, fine rugs and draperies.
Demonstrated history of building long-term and trusted relationships with references available.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and discretion surrounding sensitive information.
Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
Excellent attention to detail.
Highly professional, self-motivated and organized.
Adept at receiving and carrying out directions.
Positive attitude, loyal and honest.
Flexible personality with an ability to remain calm under pressure.
Valid driver’s license
All who apply must have a clean background check and legal status to work in the U.S. Must have past work experience in the domestic industry with at least 3 verifiable references.
Professionally trained, major plus
College education, major plus

Compensation Package:

Salary

Base Salary: $110,000 – $160,000 As a Couple (Based on Experience)
Discretionary bonus
Annual perform review and adjustments
Health Care Insurance contribution
Vacation and Schedule

Flexible Schedule
Thirteen (13) Paid Time Off days
Apartment

Fully furnished apartment with a optional guess room
All utilities (Gas, Electric, Heating/AC) included
TV, Cable TV Service and Wi-Fi Service included
Cellphone included
Private kitchen and refrigerator
Access to on-site laundry appliance
All meals included

Housekeeper/Household Manager – Bedford Hills NY

Family of 5 (three children 9, 8, 6 – three dogs) is looking for a full time/LIVE-OUT experienced housekeeper for an 8,000 square foot home in Bedford Hills, New York. 
Duties:
Housekeeping, Prepare meals for kids at night, grocery shopping, errands, laundry, scheduling, driving, oversee outside contractors (hv/ac, plumber, pool person). etc.

This family is looking for a compassionate candidate who will sit and listen to the children read…someone who will pick them up for school and make sure they are getting to the right place.

The family also travels to Cape Cod in the summer time. They would like it if the candidate would come to the Cape and work at times.

This is a Monday through Friday position. The times are flexible but usually 11am to 7pm.

 

Salary ….up to $80,000

Live out

Baltimore, MD

This busy Owings Mills, MD family needs a fun, active and educated Live-In Family Assistant/Some Nanny Duties to help keep the household running smoothly and help care for a 16 year old, 12 year old and 10 year old. The ideal candidate should have an excellent driving record, be comfortable working with a team to manage the household, help with laundry, errands and doing drop off/pick up. The schedule is Tuesday – Saturday with a need for flexibility and the ability to travel with family including internationally. Excellent salary and benefits offered!

QUALIFICATIONS

• Intelligent, motivated, caring and flexible
• Possesses significant experience with school aged children
• Comfortable taking full charge of the kids, working as a team with parents, and in a family assistant role as required
• Licensed driver with a clean driving record

 

Negotiated Salary , separate cottage to live in .

Couple – Grosse Point, MI

Elderly Couple in Grosse Point, Michigan is looking for a full-time/Live-on the property Domestic Couple.

Duties:  Cooking, enjoy the gardens with the principals, drive principals to doctors appointment, personal assisting, maintain correspondence and social events, computer work, organizing closets, dry cleaning, know to set a nice table, carry on a respectable conversation, oversee outside contractors, work with housekeeping staff,  take the Mrs. shopping, maintain a relationship with the children (e-mailing and phone conversations),etc.

This is live on the property position (apartment separate from the home on the property).  Nice salary, benefits.

This position would be ideal for someone who had a nursing background.

Long Island/House Manager – Two Homes

Overview

The Property Manager is responsible for helping the Director with whatever tasks need to be accomplished. He/she will take a leading role in preventive maintenance and repair management of the Long Island properties. The Property Manager will assume full responsibility of the property, grounds, vehicles and staff when the Director is not working and will serve as a point of contact for the Family.

The Property Manager is a team player and can take direction. He/she is responsible for preserving the safety of the Family, their guests, and other staff members. This role requires meticulous attention to detail and a proactive personality. Responsibilities can be broken down into three categories: Management/Operations, Maintenance, and Household.

The Property Manager will be required to work (and report to work) at the Glen Head, VF and/or Southampton locations as needed. The Property Manager must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time and lift 50 pounds.

Management/Operations Responsibilities

Management/Operations duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Director in all operations responsibilities.
  • Directly manage the Housemen.
  • Assist with training new staff/summer staff.
  • Inspect residences, grounds, and vehicles for damage / coordinate repair.
  • In Director’s absence, take responsibility for appearance of properties and keep full awareness of what is going on with the Family and the properties.
  • Perform and/or direct set-up and breakdown of properties seasonally.
  • Receive and review proposals from contractors and submit those proposals to the Director or Principals for review.
  • Help with the staff house (i.e. making sure it is being cleaned, staff are in appropriate sleeping arrangements, staff are not abusing use of the house, providing permission for staff to have guests, contacting agent if things need to be fixed or are broken).
  • Assume full responsibility for principal’s cars and staff car (i.e. valid registration and insurance in the car, cleanliness, and maintenance).
  • Assist the Director in hiring all staff.
  • Assist in maintaining a close eye on the staff’s responsibilities on the property – ensure housekeeping is being done daily, top service is being provided, and that exterior grounds are in excellent condition.

Maintenance Responsibilities

The Property Manager is in charge of daily property maintenance, grounds, and vehicles. Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage all interior and exterior maintenance, projects, and repairs (includes HVAC, security systems, professional cleaning, plumbing, electronics, appliances, and AVIT) with appropriate vendors.
  • Oversee the operation, repairs, maintenance warranties, and routine maintenance checks required for the following systems: electric, HVAC, security, plumbing, audio/video, and appliances. Suggest changes that can be made to systems at each residence to ensure seamless operations.
  • Establish a preventative maintenance program and schedule accordingly.
  • Have a constant awareness of pool and spa temperatures and propane level.
  • Build fires in fire pits and clean them post fire.
  • Take necessary precautions regarding weather conditions for the residences.
  • Arrange the beach sitting area and keep beach area clean when Family or guests are present.
  • Keep constant awareness of the property’s cleanliness and maintain a pristine environment, by picking up garbage on ground, cleaning up bird droppings, sweeping sand and dirt off decks, pulling weeds out of cracks, etc.
  • Open and close property daily.
  • Keep exterior buildings (i.e. garage, tennis court shed, pool house storage room) organized.
  • Clean up after outside activities (i.e. surf truck, fishing gear, kids toys, etc.).
  • Have a basic knowledge of using tools and specialty equipment to troubleshoot and fix minor issues on property.
  • Work with other staff members for interior and exterior projects as needed.

Household Responsibilities

The Property Manager will interact with the Family and help out with household tasks. Household duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Interact with children and help the nannies when needed.
  • Note all updated Family preferences with outside activities, like knowing which surfboards each Family member likes to use.
  • Help to set up and break down parties and other events.

Assist with Family and guest arrivals and departures, for example, packing the vehicles, dropping off and picking up the Family and/or guests from the helicopter landing pad.

 

Very nice salary and benefits.   This is a live out …..There will be temp housing until you find a place.

Housekeeper Chicago

Looking for a 4 day a week housekeeper for a busy couple in their home in the Lincoln Park Area .

 

I have a full job description if you are interested.  You must be from the Chicago area.

 

 

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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