St. Catherine’s, Ontario
Household Manager / House-person / Driver / Butler(ess)
St. Catherine’s Ontario
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Confident Driver, Service Skills, Flexibility
Wonderful position for a newly refurbished private residence, with delightful employers who seek a live-out person with previous private residence experience.
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)
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, Confident driver, Excellent valet skills, Flexibility
Fantastic role for a multi-tasking butler who has great all-round skills.
Traditional butler skills, front of house, food and beverage service, care of silver, crystal, China and fine wines, cigars etc. Ability to valet to a high standard. In addition, an experienced car driver who is happy driving the family to the airport, undertaking school runs, restaurants etc. and who can arrange for cars to be serviced.
Party and event planning, arranging flight and restaurant reservations, but equally happy to polish a wooden floor, lay a fire, clear the grate etc. The client (family of five) has 3 children under the age of 8. Nanny, 2 cleaners, chef and Housekeeper employed.
Working week is Friday through Monday. Self-contained accommodation provided. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3748)
RESIDENTIAL MAINTENANCE / HOUSE - PERSON
Kensington, London W8
Essential requirements: Strong experience in general maintenance and DIY duties, ideally from a private house background, yacht, or 5* boutique hotel
Salary circa £35,000 gross per annum based on experience. Accommodation provided, bedroom and bathroom with a shared living staff area with access to a full kitchen. Immediate start. (HU3723)