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.