OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR DOMESTIC STAFF (Partial Listing)
April 23, 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 housekeeper - saugatuck, michigan
housekeeper is needed to handle all cleaning, laundry and ironing in
a beautiful, large private residence. Will also be responsible for
overall home organization and assisting with household inventory and
special events. Must be very knowledgeable about the care and
maintenance of fine household furnishings and materials.
Mature couple seeks talented Chef to plan and prepare meals a few
nights/week. Days of the week may vary but will definitely include
Friday evenings. Will involve meal planning, grocery shopping, food
preparation and clean-up. The chef must be able to accommodate
varied diets including vegetarian and spa cuisine simultaneously.
Must be willing to work in the presence of other household staff
and enjoy being around animals. 24-30 hrs./week. $25-$35/hr.
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.
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 waitress - part time (2 days per week) grosse pointe area
Unique opportunity to work in private residence serving dinner to
the family, and assisting the chef with meal preparation. Permanent
two days per week. Hours 2-10pm, Sunday and one day during the week.
Will also cover vacations, holidays, and family dinner parties. Must
have fine dining restaurant, country club, or banquet experience.
Require polished image, maturity, and confidentiality.
Exciting opportunity available to work for a high profile Executive
who is seeking an experienced hands on housekeeper who is also
capable of handling house management duties. This would include
coordinating all service personnel, wardrobe maintenance, closet
organization, packing for travel, supervising other staff. The
House Manager-Housekeeper will also be involved in some aspects of
dinner parties and special events. This is a hands-on housekeeping
position which requires flexibility and recent housekeeping
experience in a large, luxury home with accompany references. Must
have excellent English communication skills (written and oral).
Full-time, Tuesday-Saturday schedule. Great wages! Position is
Our client is seeking a
professional housekeeper/laundress who has long term experience
working in a formal, luxury home. Position is currently two
days/week but will increase to four days/week (Monday-Thursday) in
approximately June, 2014. In addition to housekeeping and laundry,
position will involve some cooking, errands, etc. Previous
experience packing for travel and organizing, would be advantageous.
Must be willing to wear a uniform. Excellent wages!
Busy family seeks
Nanny to care for two young children. Hours are Mondays and
Wednesdays 7am-7pm. Other hours may be available at times for
flexible individual. Must be experienced with infants and toddlers
and full of energy.
Active, young family
is seeking a fun, energetic and responsible nanny with experience
working with young children. Schedule will be full-time but requires
flexibility including weekends and evenings, so the family cannot
work around a Nanny's school schedule. The nanny must be able to
travel with the family on vacations. Only non-smokers need apply.
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.