OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR DOMESTIC STAFF (Partial Listing)
March 23, 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.
CAREER NANNY FOR INFANT- ANN ARBOR-WORK PART-TIME, EARN
Professional executive family seeks
experienced, mature, well-educated nanny to care for their young
child. The nanny must be very knowledgeable about infant and
toddler development. Schedule will vary each month but will be
planned in advance and will involve ~16-20 consecutive
days/month, the rest of the time is yours and you will be paid a
generous full-time salary (~$45,000-$48,000).
On the work days, hours will be
approximately 6:30/7am-6:30/7pm. Driving the child will be
required for activities. Will be asked to stay overnight a few
nights/week and the nanny can stay at the home on all of the
work days if desired; accommodations are available.
Flexibility to travel as needed is
required. Non-smokers only need apply.
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
PART-TIME FAMILY ASSISTANT:
4pm-9pm-great for college student (Birmingham)
We are seeking a flexible individual with
infant and toddler experience to assist a busy family during the
afternoon/evening hours (typically 4 weeknights/week plus one
Saturday or Sunday morning. In addition to providing childcare,
responsibilities will involve helping to prepare dinner, light
housekeeping, laundry, walking the dog and other errands as
needed. Non-smokers only need apply. You must be at least 21
years old and be willing to work long term (at least a few
We are seeking a housekeeper with extensive
experience cleaning a home at least 5000 sq. ft.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, cleaning,
laundry with light ironing and grocery shopping.
Schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Friday and
Saturday, 8am-4 or 5pm. Must be flexible to work around dog and
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
ESTATE MAINTENANCE COORDINATOR-BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI
Large, luxurious private residence (10,000+
sq. ft) requires versatile and very mechanically inclined
individual to handle home and grounds maintenance, along with
preventative maintenance and other duties which arise. Will also
need to coordinate contractors when necessary. This is a
full-time, hands-on position which requires a flexible person
who can work independently but also pitch in on a team as
Experience in an upscale home or luxury
apartment or hotel is required. Must have polished image and
Full-time, year round position, hours may
fluctuate with season. Exceptional opportunity available for an
extremely creative and talented Master Gardener who is
passionate about their work and loves vegetable gardening. This
unique position is located at a magnificent, private residential
estate with spectacular gardens. Will involve flower bed garden
maintenance and design, planting, trimming, etc. Other
responsibilities will include creating household floral
arrangements, holiday decorations, etc. Heavy landscaping work
(i.e. lawn cutting, large tree trimming, etc.) will be handled
by service contractors.
The ideal candidate is a Master Gardener
who has worked on a large, luxury property. $45,000-$50,000 plus
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.
HOUSEKEEPER: REQUIRES LARGE, LUXURY HOME CLEANING EXPERIENCE
full-time opportunity available for a housekeeper with
experience working in a large, luxury home. Only those who send
resume will be considered. References and background check will
be required later. Must have flexible personality to meet the
needs of the family and be comfortable working in a household
with children and pets.
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.
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.