OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR DOMESTIC STAFF (Partial Listing)
October 21, 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.
ESTATE MANAGER - SUBURBAN
DETROIT, MI PALM BEACH, FL and ASPEN, CO
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 Estate Manager must
be tech savvy to assist with phones and computer equipment. The
family enjoys their privacy and as a result, the Estate Manager
will not typically be expected to be at the residence evenings
and weekends and may be asked to work from home occasionally
rather than in the home. Occasional travel to other residences
may be required. Great communication skills, discretion,
attention to detail and extreme flexibility are essential for
success in this role.
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 plus full benefits and car. This is a live-out
position. Only non-smokers who are dog friendly will be
considered. Impeccable references will be required, along with a
complete background check.
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.
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.
NANNY-SATURDAY EVENINGS: FRANKLIN VILLAGE-GREAT FOR COLLEGE
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
EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER - GRAND RAPIDS, MI
Terrific full-time opportunity for a
very experienced housekeeper who has worked in a very
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.
experienced nanny needed - 3 full days/week- 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. 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
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.
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.