OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR DOMESTIC STAFF (Partial Listing)
July 14, 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.
We are looking for a very reliable
individual to assist one older child (10 years old) before and
after school. This will mean coming to the home in the morning
to help the child get ready for school and then coming back to
transport to/from afterschool activities until busy mom
executive gets home ~6:30/7pm. Estimated hours per week are
~20, however, more would be available if full housekeeping
duties could be added. Since it is a split shift, the ideal
candidate lives close to the Grosse Pointe area.
DOMESTIC COUPLE: CHEF AND ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER: PALM BEACH,
FLORIDA AND MICHIGAN
Terrific, newly created position for an experienced, working
hands-on Estate Couple. One individual must be a Private Chef,
the other an Estate Housekeeper. In addition, there will be
other household responsibilities. This position will be based in
Palm Beach six months of the year and suburban Detroit, MI the
remainder of the year. Private housing will be provided in each
location for two adults only, children or pets cannot be
$125-$150K plus benefits and housing.
Experienced housekeeper needed to assist busy executive mom.
Will work one morning
or afternoon per week, preferably Friday. Must have experience
and references in a large, upscale home and be willing to work
around dog and cats.
CAREER NANNY-FULL-TIME: GROSSE POINTE, MI: START AUGUST 2015
Fun, active family seeks experienced Nanny to stay long term and
grow with them. Children are 2-8 years old. Ideal candidates have a college
degree. Foreign language speaking skills are a plus.
Flexibility is needed as schedule will vary somewhat but will be
at least 40 hours and will typically include a Friday or
Saturday evening. Only those excited about traveling with the
family for up to a few weeks at a time should apply.
Non-smokers only please. Excellent wages! Benefit allowance
PART-TIME HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED FOR LUXURY PRIVATE
Large, magnificent home requires
housekeeper with expertise working in a large, luxury residence.
Extensive knowledge of cleaning procedures and care of fine
materials is required. Must be able to work with other household
Our client is a mature couple seeking a
creative, talented Chef. Position will involve planning, grocery
shopping and preparing meals with a healthy focus. Will also
coordinate meals for guests and dinner parties, maintain a
spotless kitchen and keep food and supply inventory . This
individual can be based in SE Michigan or Palm Beach, FL area,
however, the Chef does need to be flexible to travel to both
areas, typically Florida in the winter season, Michigan in the
summer. Housing is available for two adults (no children can be
accommodated) in the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan area. Culinary
degree and private service experience strongly preferred. We are
looking for a Chef who is already residing in/near SE MI or Palm
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.
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.