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HOUSE MANAGER

St. Catherine’s, Ontario

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
75,000 - 80,000 based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3766

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, Driver Jobs, House -Person Jobs, Household Manager Jobs
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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.

Essential Skills 

  • Responsible for the household trades
  • Review simple household bills for work performed by the tradespeople to ensure correct invoicing and to pay these and all household bills
  • Supervise 2 housekeepers who come once weekly
  • Light & minor housekeeping and laundry rest of the week
  • Grocery shopping
  • Clean and prepare vegetables, meats etc. for client to cook (client loves cooking)
  • Table service when needed
  • Receive guests and front of house duties
  • Drive client as needed from city to the country house
  • Gas cars, take to carwash if needed

On offer

  • 75-80k based on experience
  • Car (provided if needed)
  • Health insurance
  • Elegant and charming employer in a happy working environment

(HU3766)

House Manager / House -Person / Driver

Somerset

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Live in or Live out

Salary:
Circa £50,000 based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3758

Job Categories:
Driver Jobs, Gardener Jobs, House -Person Jobs, Household Manager Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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Live in or Live out House Manager / House -Person / Driver
Somerset
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

  • Manage the cleaning and servicing of the vehicle fleet including sales and purchases
  • Driving duties in the UK, so you must be a confident driver
  • Hands-on with regards to routine deep cleaning (windows, door runners, gutters, etc.)
  • Utilise and assist the handyman with projects and routine works
  • Conduct weekly and monthly checks of the house systems, buildings and ground
  • Procurement and sourcing for the family in tandem with the PA
  • Running general errands
  • Manage the security of the property, being a key holder for alarm responses
  • Manage the tenanted farmland in conjunction with the land agents
  • Assist the gardener as required

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)

 

 

RESIDENTIAL BUTLER

Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Own self contained accommodation

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3748

Job Categories:
Butler Jobs, House -Person Jobs, Household Manager Jobs, Personal Assistant Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL BUTLER
Hay-On-Wye, Herefordshire
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

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
£35,000

Job Ref:
HU3723

Job Categories:
Handy-Person Jobs, House -Person Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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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

Duties include


  • Live in full time
  • Can perform house-person / handy-person responsibilities such as tidying up the garden, driveway by sweeping, power washing, watering plants, simple DIY tasks (light painting, fixed loose screws)
  • Contact contractors when needed and arrange for maintenance checks
  • Collect leaves, dispose wastes 
  • Walk the Principals dog, ensure the dog has sufficient food and water
  • Monitor fire alarms and occasional CCTV cameras
  • Do patrols in the evenings and ensure windows and doors are closed
  • Understand the basic gas, electric, water meters of the house
  • Can use Creston to control heat, AC, and lights
  • Understand the basic technical aspects of the house and access points for electrical units, AC, underfloor heating 
  • Someone who has good attention to detail and can find problems / resolve in a timely matter
  • Mow the lawn when needed
  • Occasional grocery shopping
  • Accepting deliveries 
  • Prepare weekly reports 

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)