Estate/Private Service

Updated on February 22,  2017

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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.


ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER -BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

Outstanding part-time opportunity to work 3 or 4 days/week in a magnificent private estate.  We are seeking a very experienced housekeeper who is accustomed to maintaining a very spacious, high-end home. Must be able to work cooperatively with other staff members. 

$25-$30/hr.

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


FAMILY HOUSEKEEPER - ROCHESTER/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, MI 

Active family moving into a beautiful, new, luxury estate, seeks experienced, versatile full-time Housekeeper. You will have an opportunity to establish a routine as this is a newly created position. Will also need to be available for pet-sitting two small dogs when family travels (will be paid extra for those responsibilities). Looking for a long term commitment to grow with this family. Position requires friendly, flexible attitude. $25-$26/hr. Job starts in April!   Send a resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@harperjobs.com 


ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER- BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD, MI

Exquisite private residence requires meticulous, detail oriented Housekeeper (male or female) who has worked in large, upscale homes on a long term basis. Must have expertise working in a formal home with high end materials and furnishings, fine art, etc.. Responsibilities will involve housekeeping, light cooking, packing for travel, laundry and running errands. Good computer skills would be a plus, but not required. Full or part-time hours may be available. Schedule is primarily during the week with only occasional weekends. We are seeking a team player who is comfortable working with other household staff. $25/hr. Our client is seeking local candidates or those in the process of moving to the Detroit area. Non-smokers only need apply.   

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


ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER - GROSSE ILE, MI

Experienced Housekeeper needed to maintain large private residence. Will work approximately 24 hours/week, hours may be greater when guests are visiting. Flexibility required to accommodate needs of the homeowner. Must have experience in a large, luxury home along with accompanying references. Non-smokers only need apply. Fantastic wages!

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


HOUSEKEEPER-FULL-TIME, YEAR-ROUND WITH BENEFITS: PALM BEACH, FL AND HAMPTONS

Palm Beach family is seeking a non-smoker with a stable work history as a housekeeper/laundress in large, luxury homes with accompanying references and a clear background check. Must be a team player able to live in the Hamptons during summer months. Monday-Friday schedule. Housing for one individual will be provided in both locations if desired. Outstanding wages and benefits offered!

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


HOUSEMAN/HOUSEKEEPER/COOK:BIRMINGHAM, MI

Full-time opportunity in a magnificent private residence.  Must have housekeeping experience and accompanying references in a large, luxury home.  Will involve all aspects of housekeeping and some laundry, along with cooking a few nights/week.  Require expertise handling high end furnishings and museum quality art.  Monday-Friday hours are typically 1pm-9pm, 2-3 nights/week and 8-5pm the remainder of the week.  Only local candidates or those targeting a move to the Detroit area will be considered. Non-smokers only please. 

$50,000-$55,000

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


GROUNDSKEEPER - ESTATE AND FARM - ANN ARBOR, MI $50,000-$70,000

Experienced Groundskeeper who is extremely mechanically inclined is needed to maintain several large private properties. Responsibilities will encompass cleaning, mowing, landscaping, snow plowing, window washing and miscellaneous errands. This is a very hands-on role which also involves upkeep of boat and automotive vehicles. The Groundskeeper must be very trustworthy and detail oriented, capable of tracking tasks in an organized manner. Will also coordinate properties’ needs with outside vendors.

We are seeking an individual who is a team player with a strong work ethic. Must be flexible to work evenings or weekends when needed. Stable work history with accompanying references will be required.

Previous use of zero turn mowers, ATVs, tractors (farming and construction) advantageous. iPhone and iPad exposure also helpful.

Excellent salary and benefits!

Send resume in a word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com


LIVE-IN ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER - BIRMINGHAM, MI

Immediate full-time opportunity available: Experienced housekeeper is needed to maintain an executive's home. Must have experience in a large, luxury home, doing housekeeping, laundry, helping with parties, etc. Non-smokers only. Live-in is required, accommodations are only available for one individual, no children, pets, allowed.

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


CHAUFFEUR AND HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE - BIRMINGHAM, MI

Great full-time position available for a gentleman with a flawless driving record and good knowledge of the Detroit metro area. During times when driving is not needed, will help around the residence doing pool maintenance, leaf blowing, cleaning garage, pet care and other household tasks. Hours are Wednesday-Sunday, approximately noon-8pm but may vary and may be later, especially on weekends. If you are not willing to work weekends, please do not apply. Requires professional image to represent executive. Non-smokers with solid references only need apply.

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


NANNY- FULL-TIME: GROSSE POINTE, MI

Active family is seeking an experienced, high energy Nanny who adores children. Full-time schedule does vary but will include evenings, weekends and travel.   

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

PROFESSIONAL LAUNDRESS NEEDED PART-TIME: BIRMINGHAM, MI

We are seeking an expert laundress to work in a magnificent private home 2 or 3 days/week, 16-20 hrs/week. Will be handling exquisite wardrobe and very fine linens. Must have professional experience as a laundress (laundry, ironing, steaming) with verifiable references for this type of work in a luxury home. $20-$25/hr.

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

 

FAMILY LAUNDRESS-GROSSE POINTE, MI

Busy family with young children seeks expert laundress to assist with their laundry needs. We are seeking an extremely organized individual who has done laundry on a paid professional basis. Must be able to work well with other staff members and enjoy working around young children. Two days/week, possible more if mutually agreed upon at a later date.

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



















Harper Associates

31000 Northwestern Hwy,

Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

Fax. 248-932-1214

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