Estate/Private Service

Updated on January 18, 2019

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 multiple children is seeking an extremely responsible Nanny who has experience working with a wide age range of children, infants through middle school.  Schedule will involve early mornings twice/ week (Tuesdays and Thursdays) in addition to after school hours (3pm-8:30pm) Monday-Friday. Will also involve Saturdays, hours will vary.  The ideal candidate will be able to do overnights when parents travel and also travel with the family.  Outstanding hourly wage!  We are looking for someone who lives fairly close to Bloomfield Hills because of the split shift.

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



HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATE / FINE DINING SERVER / ESTATE HOUSEKEEPER - ZEELAND, MI

We are seeking a polished individual with a luxury hospitality (i.e. serving meals in a fine dining restaurant preferred) background. Responsibilities will involve cleaning a large, luxury home, serving meals, handling laundry and other household tasks. If you have the serving/hospitality piece and are willing to be trained in housekeeping, we encourage you to apply. Non-smokers only please. This is a year round, live-out position.

Excellent wages and benefits offered. Interview and relocation assistance offered.Must have fine dining serving or luxury home housekeeping experience.

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


HOUSEKEEPER - BIRMINGHAM, MI

Busy family is seeking an experienced Housekeeper who enjoys wearing many hats.  Responsibilities will include cleaning the home, laundry, ironing (primarily linens), meal prep, running errands and coordinating service personnel. 30-40 hrs./week, 8 hours/day, preferably 9am-5pm. Great wages    

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

EXECUTIVE PERSONAL ASSISTANT FOR PRESIDENT AND CEO, METRO DETROIT, MI

The Executive Personal Assistant will serve as an essential partner to the President and CEO of a fast paced, dynamic family investment and philanthropic firm. Ideal candidate will be a highly organized, self-motivated, positive individual who welcomes the challenge and opportunity to advance the executive and personal activities of company leader to excellence. Must be able to be flexible with work hours, performing functions both in an office and household environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead gatekeeper and point of communication for all professional, personal, philanthropic, community contacts and relationships
  • Expert management of scheduling and calendaring of appointments across multiple platforms
  • Successfully provide overall household management, including completing independent projects to fruition and liaise with service and maintenance providers systematically and efficiently
  • Create and master systems to streamline procedures and processes that maximize organization, reporting and communication
  • Artfully exercise discretion and confidentially in all company and personal matters
  • Adept event planning and social management
  • Superlative administrative management

Key Requirements/Skills:

  • Highly organized and detailed oriented
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Positive disposition and demeanor
  • Confidence in problem solving
  • Exercises extraordinary judgment
  • Ability to lead projects from a solution-based perspective, setting and exceeding deadlines
  • Impeccable time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, including constant professionalism and positive phone etiquette
  • Diplomatic and service-minded attitude
  • Adaptable to changing environments, shifting priorities, and different personalities
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Ability to “manage up:” understanding how to take charge of communication and prioritization
  • Technology savvy
  • Creative and design skills a plus

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

HOUSEKEEPER-COOK NEEDED PART-TIME FOR PRIVATE FAMILY - ANN ARBOR, MI

Family is seeking a meticulous, detail oriented, reliable housekeeper with experience cleaning large, luxury homes. Will also involve cooking and running errands for the family. Will work 3 or 4 days/week, daytime hours; set schedule can be mutually agreed upon (~24 hours/week or more if desired). Non-smokers only need apply. References from other homeowners will be required, along with background check (at employer's expense).

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


FEMALE CAREGIVER NEEDED IN SPRING 2019 FOR SOPHISTICATED CLIENT - BIRMINGHAM, MI

For active female client with early dementia. Full and part-time shifts available. Live-in or out. Must have solid references from previous clients and clean background check. Please note if you have the ability to speak a second language and if so, what language. We are seeking an experienced caregiver who has previously worked in an upscale private residence and has accompanying references.

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






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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 and you are targeting a move to Michigan, please send your resume and let us know when/where you plan to relocate.

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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31000 Northwestern Hwy,

Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

Fax. 888-737-8525

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