Essential Requirements: Previous Butler Experience, Staff Management Experience, Wardrobe management, Strong Attention to Detail
New position for an experienced butler to work for a private client at their Estate based in Atlanta, Georgia. This is a formal household.
It is essential that you have previous experience working in a similar role.
Duties will include
We seek a flexible and discrete candidate with previous experience for this role. You should have strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to effectively prioritize and multitask.
4-day working week, 12-hour shift; working either Sunday-Wednesday or Wednesday through Saturday. Salary in the region of $120,000 gross per annum, health insurance and 401k options. (HU3787)
Essential Requirements: Italian & English Speakers. Previous Experience in a Similar Position or Hospitality Industry. Capable to Work Independently.
Hands on and Practical. Clean Driving Licence. High-end Customer Service
Housekeeper/ Cook /Steward/ Handyperson/Driver/Security
Part residence holiday home of an international family of 3. Their extended family and guests will also visit from time to time. The couple will be responsible for the efficient running of the villa, providing personal service with a distinctive, hands on involvement. In charge of the efficient, cost and service and maintenance of the household all year round. A combination of the following skill sets is required: Housekeeping, cooking, waiter service, chauffeur, handyperson with some knowledge of dealing with technology of a smart house. The property is newly purchased and will undergo a large renovation project over the coming months.
The housekeeper will manage the interior on a day-to-day basis, undertaking general housekeeping duties including cleaning, washing and ironing, packing and unpacking suitcases as required. Good fresh healthy style cooking for family and guests during their stay – light and simple but very well presented.
You will prepare the house for the arrival of family and guests, run errands and manage the household provisioning.
Partner should have good DIY and handy skills, have a technical mind and be able to oversee the boiler room, CCTV and alarm systems.
You will care for the swimming pool and oversee contractors and look after minor repairs and small day to day projects.
Laying and serving at table is also part of the role, but this is an informal home.
The cars will need to be washed and managed accordingly, airport runs and routine household provisioning etc will be required.
Light gardening work will be required but with ability to oversee the heavier work done by others.
You will manage the household accounts and be capable to prepare monthly reports on all household expenses. Arrange and co-ordinate external services and oversee projects and building work on a regular basis.
Salary negotiable depending on experience. Time off to be managed by the couple but flexible for when the family are in residence when longer hours may be required. Immaculate staff quarters, which will not be affected by the internal building project.
HERTFORDSHIRE / BEDFORDSHIRE BORDER
HOUSEKEEPER & MAINTENANCE GARDENER, HANDYPERSON, DRIVER
Monday to Friday 8-5pm with occasional weekend cover
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: Previous experience working as a domestic couple. Love of the countryside, working outside with a passion for gardening. Dog lovers. Clean driving licence.
Mature employer with visiting children and grandchildren seeks a new couple due to the retirement of the long-term current couple.
The housekeeper will take care of the interior of the residence, which will include
Gardener-handyperson- all rounder
Accommodation - Self-contained flat with 2 double bedrooms attached to the house with separate entrance.
Salary £50,000 Gross per annum. 4 weeks holidays per annum. 8-5pm Monday to Friday with occasional weekend cover. Presence required on the property during the owner’s absence.
Sorry no children or dependants. Clean driving licence essential DBS Checks will be required.
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, Driver with clean UK license, Pet friendly, Child friendly
Residential grounds and estate handy – person / security and housekeeper
Newly created position for a flexible security and handy-person with Partner to act as Housekeeper, assisting the owners to run and manage this immaculate large country residence for a family of 5, which includes 3 school age children. The property stands in a total of approximately 400acres.
The effective responsibilities are as follows:
FOR GROUNDS AND ESTATE HANDYPERSON-SECURITY
General Security to the House and whole Estate, House and estate maintenance. This is to include lawn cutting, hedge cutting if possible, driveway and exterior sweeping, gravel raking, leaf blowing, general cleaning to all external areas, garages etc, power washing to terraces etc.
Car Cleaning and fleet management - arranging servicing, tyre change etc. Driving for all family members. Possible collections from school for children, airport runs etc. Handyperson activities, such as changing light bulbs, log collection and storage.
Checking and receiving deliveries for packages and utilities, controlling access to and from the house for contractors, rubbish control, such as putting out the bins weekly etc. Possible assistance with the horses, such as feeding them, bringing them in etc.
FOR RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER
First-Class high-end cleaning and laundry. Simple family cooking, child and animal friendly. Flexible and organised with great attention to detail in this primary residence, newly built, with high end finishes and in immaculate condition.
Main duties for the housekeeper will be an excellent standard of day-to-day housekeeping, which will include washing and ironing, cleaning, organisation of contractors, deliveries etc. Ideally, occasionally you will be willing to prepare simple fresh family dishes, shared with madam as she likes to cook and possibly assisting with childcare when needed.
The family have a pony and a dog, so animal lovers are essential.
You will be required to wear a simple casual uniform of polo shirt and chinos.
The working day will start early 6.45 am to assist with children’s breakfast during term time, then taking a long break once the house duties are complete and starting again 3-8pm.
SALARY Negotiable depending on experience. Circa £60,000-70,000 per annum. Beautiful one bedroom flat for sole use. Strictly non-smokers, no dependants, but small pet considered. Security/Maintenance person must be a driver with clean licence essential. 2 flexible days off per week - flexibility to cover for some weekends. Excellent references required. (HU3603)
St Mortiz, Switzerland
DOMESTIC COUPLE – BUTLER-HOUSEKEEPER-FAMILY COOK-DRIVER
ST Moritz -Switzerland
Essential Requirements – Long term formal household experience. Self-sufficient, proactive, flexible and used to high end service.
A couple who would enjoy the mountains year-round and enjoy the peace and quiet throughout the year and then busy times when the clients are in residence in Winter months. As this is Switzerland, language skills will be very well received, English, Italian, German and especially Spanish, as a number of existing staff at other properties speak Spanish.
Domestic Couple, for a formal household in Switzerland. The property is substantial, with 15 bedrooms and is to be maintained to the highest standards at all times, but the family are only in residence for a few weeks a year, predominantly in the winter and occasionally in summer. There will be long periods of time that are substantially quieter than others, you will need to be pro-active, during quiet times but expected to be available, ‘as required’; when the family are in residence. During busier times, additional staff will be brought in to help. There is a large element of security to the role, so you must be willing to make a home at the property year-round, unless for your holidays and with prior arrangements with the principals. The family has 3 dogs which travel with them and 3 teenage children.
Duties will include and are interchangeable, but are not limited to:
Salary negotiable depending on previous experience. One-month annual leave per annum which cannot be taken during Christmas period.
Accommodation will be provided- one bedroom apartment, private and self-contained within the main house. Uniform provided. Sorry no pets or dependents. (HU3788)
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR CO-AGENT - SHE'S IN SWITZERLAND
Live in or Live out House Manager / House -Person / Driver
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, Excellent technical skills, hands-on, Confident Driver
An exciting position for a private family based in Somerset to manage the maintenance and upkeep of a modern 6-bedroom home (main residence) and office complex. This is a multi-faceted role that will require an all-rounder who can manage the property as well as the health / wellness facilities, manage the vehicle fleet, maintain and manage the upkeep of a smaller domestic property, equestrian facilities, an office and storage all based at the same site.
In addition to the main residence, you will be required to manage a small office complex including a warehouse and cottage that is leased. The office has a small team of staff and is located approximately 4 miles from the main residence. Duties will include the hands-on maintenance and contracts to ensure correct level of operations, weekly and monthly checks of the buildings and land, management of the cleaners, direct mail as required, weekly fire drills to meet compliance, etc.
The split would be 1-2 days at the offices and 3-4 days at the private residence.
You will be required to manage the maintenance contracts to ensure best cover for the family with minimal intrusion. You will also be responsible for managing contractors when onsite.
It is essential that you are hands-on with a strong technical background. You should have the ability to diagnose and remedy minor faults.
Additional duties will include
There is a small team of staff in place including a PA, housekeeper, handyman, labourer and gardener, so essential that you work well in a team environment. This is very much a hands-on role that requires you to have the ability to prioritise and multi-task. You should have experience working in a smart home and have a good understanding of electrics, heating, swimming pools, saunas, etc.
5-day working week, Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm. Salary circa £50,000 based on experience. (HU3758)
Nr Alresford, Hampshire
NR ALRESFORD -HAMPSHIRE
RESIDENTIAL GROUNDS AND ESTATE HANDYPERSON-SECURITY
Newly created position for a flexible security and handyperson to assist the owners to run and manage this immaculate large country residence for a family of 5 which includes 3 school age children. The property stands in a total of approx. 400acres.
The effective responsibilities are as follows:
Salary in the region of £30-35,000 Gross depending on skills and experience. Beautiful one bedroom flat for sole use. Strictly Non-Smoker, no pets and no dependants. Driver with clean licence essential. 2 flexible days off per week. (HU3603C)