OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR DOMESTIC STAFF (Partial Listing)
January 20, 2015
Harper Associates handles many exclusive
domestic staffing assignments for prominent executive families.
Recent experience in luxurious private residences, along with outstanding references from previous employers are required for consideration.
NANNY: METRO DETROIT
Involves exciting travel for up to
several weeks at a time. The Nanny must be able to do
overnights on a regular basis.
Outstanding opportunity available for a
professional, well-educated nanny who has experience working
with adolescents and teenagers. We are seeking a very energetic
and athletic Nanny who loves to encourage and motivate children
in the areas of physical fitness (indoors and outdoors) and good
The Nanny will also need to inspire the
children to complete homework, attend school, etc. This is a
live-in position on the days you are working; you are able to
live elsewhere on your days off. You will work hard on the days
you are scheduled, however, you will be compensated with an
extremely generous salary and benefit package, along with many
A degree is required (teaching degree a
plus), in addition to experience working with children 10 yrs.+
and older. Foreign language speaking skills are highly
desirable. Only non-smokers will be considered. The ability and
desire to travel with the family, for up to several weeks at a
time, often without significant notice, is essential. All
inquiries will remain confidential.
PERSONAL & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT- MANHATTAN - LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY
Exceptional salary plus excellent benefits!
Outstanding full-time opportunity available
for a seasoned and polished Personal Assistant who has
previously supported an executive family in their private
residence. The PA will be working directly for the principal’s
wife and will coordinate her calendar, contacts, correspondences
and events. Although the couple travels frequently to other
residences, the PA will be based in the magnificent Manhattan
home and must be accustomed to working for an employer who is
not always in the same location as the PA. The schedule in the
home office will typically be Monday-Friday daytime hours,
however, the PA must be flexible to accommodate the couple’s
needs on a 24/7 basis and be able to work varied hours
especially when the couple is living in their Manhattan
Our client is seeking a very articulate and
professional individual who is capable of multi-tasking and
handling things confidentially and discreetly. Responsibilities
will include, but not be limited to, managing a very busy social
and philanthropic calendar, scheduling appointments, maintaining
contacts, mailings and guest lists, purchasing gifts and cards,
handling all written and phone correspondence, running errands,
letter writing, concierge duties, travel arrangements when
needed, organizing itineraries, party planning, providing
assistance with smart phone and computer and other electronic
devices, approving invoices, and acting as a liaison with
Excellent computer skills are required. The
PA must be a team player, able to work cooperatively with other
private service personnel. Our client will only consider local
candidates who have a successful track record as a Personal
Assistant for at least ten years and will have accompanying
references when requested. The ideal candidate speaks fluent
Spanish or French. Only non-smokers will be considered.
Please send resume in a Word format
attachment and digital photo (if available) to:email@example.com
PRIVATE FAMILY CHEF: BIRMINGHAM, MI
Great full-time opportunity available for
an experienced Chef to work in a beautiful, upscale home. Will
involve planning, preparing and shopping for family meals and
dinner parties. In addition, will be expected to maintain a
clean kitchen, walk dog, run errands and handle other
miscellaneous household duties. We are seeking a Chef who is
creative, organized and flexible. Must enjoy and be able to work
around a busy household with children.
Schedule is primarily Monday-Friday, with a
few Saturdays and/or Sundays each month. Hours may vary somewhat
but the Chef’s day will typically end after dinner clean-up
Culinary degree preferred along with
appropriate references. Background check will be required.
Great family seeks very
energetic nanny experienced working with infants, toddlers and
children (under the age of 7). In addition to working some daytime
shifts, must be able to work weekends on a regular basis and also
travel with family, sometimes for a few weeks at a time. Schedule
will vary, family cannot work around a college schedule or other
commitments. Only those willing to make a long term commitment
(3+yrs.) need apply. 35-40 hours/week can be guaranteed.
estate housekeeper/server - grosse pointe, mi $20/hr.
opportunity available for a polished individual who has experience
cleaning a luxury home and who has also served meals in a private
residence or fine dining restaurant. Schedule is Wednesdays and
Sundays 2pm-10pm in addition to providing occasional vacation
relief. Please do not apply if you are not available those days and
hours every week on a long term basis. Only those who send resume
will be considered.
positions may be available; many of our clients prefer to keep their
vacancies confidential. If you have experience in a large private
residence and accompanying references, please send your resume.