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OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR DOMESTIC STAFF (Partial Listing)

As of December 16, 2014

  

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.

 

  • PERSONAL ASSISTANT- SECRETARY
    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 residence.

     

    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 household staff.

     

    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:cindy@harperjobs.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 ~9:30/10pm.

Culinary degree preferred along with appropriate references. Background check will be required.

$50,000-$60,000 plus benefits.      

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

  • PART-TIME HOUSEKEEPER: GROSSE POINTE

    Experienced housekeeper needed to work 2 full days/week (or 4 half days). Must be comfortable working around children and pets. $20-$25/hr.and willing to make a long term commitment.

     

    Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com

     

  • HOUSEMAN/HOUSEKEEPER-BLOOMFIELD/BIRMINGHAM

Will handle a variety of duties for an executive’s home.  Responsibilities will include heavy lifting, driving, maintaining/detailing vehicles, deep household cleaning. 

 

Must have worked in a luxury home.  Non-smokers only. 

 

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com

 

  • LIVE-IN NANNY: START IMMEDIATELY (BLOOMFIELD HILLS)

Great opportunity for an enthusiastic, well-educated nanny who adores young children. Will provide childcare for three children under the age of 4 years old. This is a live-in position and will also involve travel with the family. We are only interested in interviewing candidates seeking a very long term, live-in position with a great family. College degree preferred. Non-smokers only need apply. Must be a great swimmer and very active. Must have previous experience working as a nanny in a private home. Excellent wages.

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com
 

  • nanny - full time: grosse pointe: year-round

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.

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com

 

  • NANNY-SATURDAY EVENINGS: FRANKLIN VILLAGE-GREAT FOR COLLEGE STUDENT

Family is seeking a fun and energetic nanny to care for a six year old and a young teenager.
Saturday schedule will begin ~3pm through the evening. Additional hours may be available on Sundays or a weekday evening

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com 

 

  • PART-TIME LIVE-IN NANNY: SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING (BLOOMFIELD HILLS)

Unique situation for experienced nanny to live-in with a family 3 consecutive days/week ( 9am Saturday-9am Tuesday). You would need to live elsewhere on your days off. Must have recent, verifiable experience with infants and toddlers. Non-smokers only please. Immediate opening. Great wages! Ideal for college student.  Must be able to make a long term commitment.

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com 

 

  • EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

  Terrific full-time opportunity for a very experienced housekeeper who has worked in a very upscale

  private home, estate or possibly as a Chief Stewardess on a private yacht. Must be accustomed to

  working in an environment with very high standards in a luxury setting. Typical hours are

  Monday-Friday, 8am - 4:30pm. Solid work history and references will be required for consideration.

 

  Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com 

 

  • ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED PART-TIME (BLOOMFIELD HILLS)

  Exquisite home requires top notch professional housekeeper who is flexible to work 3 or 5 days,

  depending on homeowners travel schedule. We are seeking an individual with excellent laundry and

  ironing skills who can also do housekeeping. Must have current or recent experience and references

  from working in a very upscale home and be very accustomed to working with fine materials and

  furnishings. $25-$30/hr

 

  Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com 

 

  • PROFESSIONAL HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED (BIRMINGHAM)

  Magnificent residence requires meticulous housekeeper who has worked in exclusive homes doing

  housekeeping and laundry. Work 4 days/week, ~8 hrs./day. Non-smokers only need apply. per

  Birmingham (4 days/week). Our client is seeking a long term employee. $20-$25/hr.

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com 

 

  • PROFESSIONAL LIVE-IN DOMESTIC COUPLE NEEDED (SUBURBAN DETROIT)

  Excellent six figure package, private living quarters, vehicle provided, great benefits! We are seeking

  an experienced Domestic Couple to share varied hands-on duties including housekeeping, household

  shopping, house management, grounds, pool and interior maintenance. Security background would

  be a plus. Cooking abilities would be appreciated but not required. Good computer skills are needed.

  The couple will live in a guest house on the property. Although the principals travel often, the live-in

  couple does not.

 

  Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com

 

  • FARM MANAGER-PART-TIME: LAPEER COUNTY

  Seeking hands-on Farm Manager to clear fields, lanes and woods, plow, general maintenance, etc.

  Must have ability to handle tractor and chainsaw and have knowledge of mechanical systems (well,

  septic, geo-thermal, generator, etc.). Will oversee contractors if they are needed. Must be a

  trustworthy, self-starter. Hours will vary with season. Retired military encouraged to apply.

 

  Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com

 

  • experienced nanny needed - 3 full days/week- grand blanc, Mi

Professional couple is seeking an experienced Nanny with strong family values who would like to work full-time in just three days per week.  Family has one toddler and one five year old.  Must have solid nanny work experience with accompanying references, and be able to pass a background check with flying colors. Only non-smokers and physically active, energetic candidates need apply. Must be able to travel with family. Position available immediately. $20/hr.

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com

 

  • estate housekeeper/server - grosse pointe, mi $20/hr.

Unique part-time 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. 

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com

                                    

  • Estate/DOMESTIC Personnel

Other 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.

 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com
 

Harper Associates Executive Residence positions include:

  • Estate Managers

  • Estate Housekeepers

  • Butlers

  • Private Chefs/Personal Chefs

  • Nannies

  • Laundresses

  • Chauffeurs

  • Maintenance Coordinators

  • Executive/Personal Assistants

  • Domestic Couples

 

** To be considered for these positions or any others available in Executive Residences through Harper Associates, e-mail a resume to cindy@harperjobs.com  

Fax: 248-932-1214 or Phone: 248-932-3662

 

 

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