OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR DOMESTIC STAFF (Partial Listing)
July 22, 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.
nanny-full-time: franklin, mi
Great situation for a
nanny who is extremely flexible regarding their schedule and
responsibilities. We are looking for someone who is responsible yet
fun, to care for a six year old and a young teenager. Hours will be
primarily after school, evenings and weekends but the Nanny must
also be flexible when daytime childcare is needed (i.e. school
closed, child sick, etc.). Will be expected to be available 24/7
when parents travel and may also be asked to travel with the family
on occasion. Must be a non-smoker who is dog friendly. Great
childcare experience and references required. $15-$20/hr.
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
nanny - 25-35 hrs/week: start end of august: bloomfield hills
seeks responsible Nanny for after school/evening hours. Children are
9 and 11 years old. Nanny will transport children from school to
after school activities. Will also assist with homework and dinner
preparation, errands. Also help with organizing/maintaining
children's rooms/laundry, walk dog, etc. Hours are Monday-Friday
1:30pm-6:30pm (25 hours/week). If more hours are desired, additional
errands/household tasks can be added earlier in the day or Saturday
night childcare is an option if desired. The nanny needs to be
flexible when children do not have school or when parents travel.
$15-$18/hr. Start August 25th.
Our client, a high profile family residing in the metro Detroit
area, is seeking an experienced Estate Manager to manage their
primary home in suburban Detroit, MI and coordinate with a
management company handling their out of state residences (FL,
Aspen, CA). The
Estate Manager will supervise staff including a Chef and
Housekeepers, manage service personnel and contractors, organize
special events, approve invoices, correspond with office staff,
purchase supplies including via internet, run errands, etc..
Excellent computer skills and internet research and shopping
expertise are all required. The family enjoys their privacy and as a
result, the Estate Manager will not be expected to be at the
residence evenings and weekends on a regular basis and may be asked
to work from home occasionally rather than in the home. Occasional
travel to other residences may be required.
The ideal candidate will have experience as a Personal Assistant to
a top Executive prior to becoming an Estate Manager even though the
Principal does have an Executive/Personal Assistant at the office. A
Private Chef who has progressed into an Estate Manager role may also
Those with ties to Michigan are strongly preferred. Please state in
your cover letter whether or not you have a specific desire to
relocate to Michigan for reasons other than a great career
Excellent salary and benefits commensurate with experience. This is
a live-out position. Only non-smokers who are dog friendly will be
Impeccable references will be required, along with a complete
corporate office -
front office/administrative assistant
Exclusive, very posh corporate office is seeking an enthusiastic,
personable and flexible individual to serve as a Front Office
Coordinator. Responsibilities will include greeting visitors,
answering phones, coordinating conference room requests, running
errands for the office and working as a Personal Assistant to
various principals within the office.
experienced nanny needed - full-time: Monday, wednesday, friday- grand blanc, Mi
is seeking an experienced Nanny with strong family values who would
like to work full-time in just three days per week (Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday) (13 hour days.
Must have solid childcare 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
Great opportunity available for a very organized, seasoned,
mature, Executive Assistant who would enjoy working from home with
the exception of 3 hours/week on Fridays in Bloomfield Hills and
other occasional times. Availability on Tuesdays is helpful. Our
client, an Insurance Executive, is seeking a very detail oriented
professional to handle administrative tasks for personal, household
and insurance business matters. Responsibilities will include
maintenance and updates of all address books, forms, paperwork,
automobile maintenance and insurance policies. Household tasks will
involve errands, shopping, office supply purchase and equipment
maintenance, along with coordination of contractors. The Assistant
will also handle travel arrangements and varied correspondence.
$20-$25/hr. Apple/Mac experience required. Basic knowledge of
insurance industry is desirable.
private chef (vegetarian/spa cuisine) - bloomfield hills
(children grown) seeks culinary graduate who has experience in
vegetarian and spa cuisine, dinner parties, and previous experience
working in executive residences. Polished image, non-smoker
required. Our client will only consider individuals with ties to
Michigan. 5 day work week. $50-70,000
private chef - full-time salaried with health and retirement
benefits - western michigan
Exceptional opportunity available for a talented Executive Chef with
a Culinary degree, preferably one who has worked in a private
residence. The Chef will plan and prepare meals for a small family
and work as a team to facilitate special events and private
parties. In addition, the Chef will need to oversee all aspects of
the kitchen, including upholding proper sanitary conditions, upkeep
of equipment, creating operational guidelines, and setting
standards. We are looking for a true professional who has a good
understanding of an executive household protocol, etiquette and
We are seeking a Chef with the ability to accommodate varied tastes
and dietary requirements. Flexibility with schedule and tasks, along
with a positive, friendly attitude are essential ingredients for
success in this role. Position requires professionalism, discretion,
excellent organizational skills and computer proficiency (Microsoft
Office). Previous experience as a Private Chef is strongly desired.
Must be comfortable working around pets.
nanny - full time: grosse pointe: year-round, start in august
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.
live-in estate housekeeper or domestic couple - dayton, ohio
Our client is seeking an
experienced live-in housekeeper or domestic couple to help maintain
their beautiful home. Housekeeping will be the main focus but if a
couple is hired there will also be some exterior maintenance.
Cooking would be a plus. Must be able to drive. Private living
quarters provided, however, no pets or children can be accommodated.
Unique opportunity available for an experienced Executive/Personal
Assistant who would enjoy working 25-30 hours/week. Our client is
seeking an experienced high energy Assistant with outstanding
organizational skills and advanced proficiency in MS Office. This
individual will manage a wide variety of personal business matters
for the Executive and their family. Types of responsibilities will
encompass scheduling appointments and meetings, calendar and travel
along with many administrative details including car/home/vehicle
registrations, warranties and insurances, household staff payroll.
Position is based in a corporate office in the Ypsilanti,
Belleville, Canton region. $25-$30/hr.
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.