Estate/Private Service

Updated on May 25, 2018

 

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR DOMESTIC STAFF (Partial Listing)

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 - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

Busy family with two children seeks responsible, self-motivated Nanny who will encourage fun and educational age appropriate activities.  Children are 2 and 5 years old, primary responsibility is with the younger child, as the other one is in school.  We are hoping to find a nanny who has first aid and safety certifications and someone who loves swimming and will be comfortable supervising the children in the water.  Schedule will vary somewhat, especially based on school session, but would typically be 4 days/week, possibly 9:30am-4:30pm, in addition to one date night and/or Friday/Saturday night. $16-$20/hr.  

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/HOUSE MANAGER - (BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD, MI AREA)

Prominent family seeks top notch professional to coordinate scheduling, calendar, travel, event planning and daily operations of their private residence. Must have experience working directly for an Executive in a corporate or household setting, along with some exposure to overseeing household maintenance, contractors, etc. Excellent computer skills required (Microsoft Office including Excel and Powerpoint). Degree required.

Confidentiality and discretion are of utmost importance in this role.

Great compensation commensurate with experience.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


PRIVATE CHEF - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Exceptional opportunity available for a talented Chef who enjoys cooking on a small scale on a daily basis. Will also plan and prepare dinner parties and other special events. Family enjoys healthy menu and encourages creativity and ongoing culinary training. Will be responsible for planning, shopping and cooking, as well as, maintaining a spotless kitchen. The ideal candidate has experience as a Private Chef or Yacht Chef but high end restaurant experience will also be considered. Key ingredient for success in this role is flexibility. Non-smokers only please. Excellent six figure package including outstanding benefits.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


NANNY - HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANT: LIVE-IN - BIRMINGHAM, MI

Young family with one baby seeks experienced nanny/household assistant to grow with their family for many years.  Must be able to travel extensively.  Outstanding references from previous family employers will be required.  Requires a non-smoker with excellent driving record and own vehicle. Nice, private living accommodations provided. 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER - GROSSE POINTE, MI

Full-time position for experienced Housekeeper.  Will handle housekeeping, laundry, ironing and running errands.  Cooking is not required but would be a plus. Outstanding wages, benefits available. Seeking housekeeper with long term experience.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER - FULL-TIME GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Executive Housekeeper full-time-Grand Rapids, MI

We are seeking a professional housekeeper to maintain a large, luxury home. In addition to cleaning the home, will also involve handling laundry, serving meals and other household tasks. Must be extremely service oriented and flexible. Position requires experience cleaning upscale residence, hotel or yacht. Non-smokers only need apply.

Excellent wages and benefits offered.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


FAMILY HOUSEKEEPER - GROSSE POINTE, MI

Very busy family with children seeks someone like Alice from the Brady Bunch!  Must be an extremely organized and detailed professional and have experience working in a large, luxury home.

Monday-Friday, ~6 hours/day.  

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER - ROCHESTER, MI

Full-time: great wages and benefits!

Busy Executive (no children) with a very large residence, seeks versatile housekeeper to clean home,

handle laundry, run errands, coordinate service personnel. Cooking would be a plus.

Position is primarily Monday-Friday, but does require flexibility to assist when entertaining.    

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


PRIVATE CHEF - WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI

Extremely busy family seeks talented Private Chef with an adaptable and friendly personality.
The Chef will plan, prepare and grocery shop for all meals, with a healthy conscious flair. In addition,
the Chef will handle dinner parties and special events. We are looking for someone who enjoys working in a family setting with children and pets. Hours are typically Monday-Friday noon-8pm but requires flexibility to accommodate changing needs. The Chef will travel with the family on occasion for up to two weeks at a time. Culinary degree strongly desired. Non-smokers only need apply. All inquiries will remain confidential.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


FULL-TIME NANNY: PALM BEACH, FL AND THE HAMPTONS

Great family is seeking an experienced Nanny to care for their two children (infant and toddler). The nanny will work as a team with other Nannies and must be flexible to work varied shifts including evenings and weekends. The nanny will be responsible for the care of the children in addition to providing age appropriate learning activities. This position is in Palm Beach 7-8 months/year with the remainder of the year spent in the Hamptons, along with some additional travel. Only non-smokers and those with stable nanny work history and verifiable references (when requested) will be considered. Spanish speaking skills a plus but not required. Must have valid driver’s license with an excellent record. First Aid/CPR certifications highly desirable. This is a salaried position with paid overtime, paid vacation and full benefits including health insurance. This is intended to be a live-out position, however, housing accommodations are available for one individual if desired. Local candidates and non-smokers only need apply.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


NANNY FOR NEWBORN - START SEPTEMBER: BIRMINGHAM, MI

We are seeking a wonderful nanny with newborn experience to assist first time parents. This is a ground floor opportunity to grow with this family. Schedule is not yet determined and may
have some flexibility. Please apply if you know you will be available beginning in the fall.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


NANNY (PART-TIME) - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

Very active family seeks responsible but fun Nanny to work approximately 30 hours/week. The kids are looking for someone very physically active who enjoys playing sports.  Children are between the ages of 6 and 10 years old so they are in school during the day.  Other responsibilities in addition to childcare and transporting children would be handling laundry for the children and organizing projects throughout the home.  Mom is looking for a multi-tasking Nanny to assist. The ideal schedule would be two mornings (6am-9am) a week and 3-4 afternoons a week (starting at 2pm).  If mornings are not possible, the mom may be flexible to work around a different schedule. One date night and possibly every other Saturday ~3pm-10pm. The ability to stay overnight with the children and also travel with the family would be terrific, including lots of time up north in the summers. Great wages!

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


HOUSEKEEPER - WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI

Family seeks detail oriented Housekeeper to work three days/week (M,W, F). Will handle housekeeping, laundry and other household tasks.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


HOUSEKEEPER - PART-TIME: ANN ARBOR, MI

Part-time position handling housekeeping and laundry in a large, private residence. Work Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5 hours/day (9am-2pm or 10am-3pm). 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


PROFESSIONAL FULL-TIME HOUSEKEEPER - GREAT WAGES & BENEFITS! WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI

Extremely large, beautiful private residence requires organized, thorough housekeeper with great attention to detail. Must be a team-player with experience working in a very large, luxury home. Requires ability to work around children and pets. Hours 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


FULL-TIME NANNY: GROSSE POINTE, MI 

Very active family is seeking a fun, yet extremely responsible nanny to grow with them.  Children are pre-school and elementary school age.  This position is ideal for a career nanny who will consider this role their top priority.   Schedule will include evenings, weekends and some holidays on a regular basis.  The family travels frequently and the nanny needs to accompany them.  Great long term opportunity!  The nanny must be accustomed to being very physically active to keep up with the children, and extremely organized to manage all of their schedules, belongings, etc..   Degree preferred, teaching background advantageous.  Non-smokers only need apply.  

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


PROFESSIONAL LAUNDRESS - WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI

Busy family offers excellent full-time opportunity for professional Laundress.  Requires previous work experience handling laundry, folding and pressing in an upscale private home.  Must be a detail oriented individual with great organizational skills.  May also include taking some items to/from dry cleaners.   

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


HOUSEKEEPER - PART-TIME: OAKLAND TOWNSHIP

Seeking experienced housekeeper to maintain a beautiful home. Schedule will be two days/week, choose from Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.
Requires luxury home housekeeping experience with accompanying references.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


NANNY - FULL-TIME: WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI (BENEFITS AVAILABLE)

Busy family with boys in elementary school is seeking an extremely energetic individual who loves working with children and is passionate about participating in sports and outdoor recreational activities. In addition to providing childcare during non-school hours and transporting the children, responsibilities will also involve organizing the boys’ activities, sports equipment, clothes, toys, etc. Flexibility with hours is absolutely required, but full-time schedule will be primarily after school, evening and weekend hours. Hours might be 2-8pm during the week and then 7am-8pm on Saturday and/or Sunday. Days off will most likely be Sunday/Monday or Monday/Tuesday. Travel several times throughout the year is involved. Only non-smokers leading a healthy lifestyle will be considered. College degree strongly preferred; stable work history required. Must have recent experience working with kids (elementary education teacher, physical education teacher, tutor, coach, nanny, manny, childcare professional, etc.) and impeccable references and background check. This is a long term position.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com


PROFESSIONAL LAUNDRESS/HOUSEKEEPER - BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD HILLS, M

Expert laundress is needed to work in a beautiful private residence on a part-time basis. Will be handling delicate, luxurious wardrobe and very fine linens. Must have professional experience as a laundress (laundry, ironing, steaming) but also have housekeeping skills to assist other housekeeping staff.

$20-$25/hr.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com



ESTATE/DOMESTIC PERSONNEL

Other 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.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com

    • Harper Associates Executive Residence positions include:

    • Estate Managers

    • Estate Housekeepers

    • Butlers

    • Private Chefs/Personal Chefs

    • Nannies

    • Laundresses

    • Chauffeurs

    • Maintenance Coordinators

    • Executive/Personal Assistants

    • Domestic Couples



















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