Estate/Private Service

Updated on December 1, 2016 

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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/COOK: NAPLES, FL

We are seeking a very experienced hands-on housekeeper who also enjoys cooking. Full-time, year round opportunity. Schedule will be heavier when principals are in residence; off-season routine will be much lighter. Will also handle coordinating service personnel, grocery shopping and errands. Non-smokers only need apply. Long term housekeeping and cooking experience in a luxury home is required, along with accompanying references. Local candidates preferred. Great compensation package!

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


HOUSEKEEPER - ONE DAY PER WEEK - METAMORA, MI

Trustworthy, experienced housekeeper is needed to clean a large, private home on a weekly basis (8 hours/day). While cleaning, must also be willing to do laundry and a small amount of ironing. Non-smokers only need apply.

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


HOUSEKEEPER - HOUSE MANAGER: BIRMINGHAM / BLOOMFIELD, MI 

Full-time opportunity for an experienced Estate Housekeeper to maintain
a beautiful, large home. Monday-Friday with occasional weekends for
special events or pet-sitting (overnight). This will involve hands-on housekeeping
but also coordinating vendors, etc.. Must have experience working in an Executive’s home
with accompanying references. We are seeking a housekeeper who is flexible, self-directed
and trustworthy. Excellent wages and benefits.  

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-$55,000

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


FULL-TIME NANNY/PERSONAL ASSISTANT - BIRMINGHAM, MI

Full-time nanny needed on a long term basis for busy family in Birmingham with 4 kids 11 years old and up. Hours are approximately 11am-5pm, Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Wednesday and Thursday 11am-8pm but require flexibility. Will also assist mom with household tasks and errands. Fantastic wages and benefits!  Some travel with the family will be included.

Send resume in a Word format attachement 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


HOUSEKEEPER AND LAUNDRESS POSITIONS - GROSSE POINTE

Large family needs organized housekeeper and laundress to handle cleaning the home and high volume of laundry. Both positions are part-time.

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


NANNY-GROSSE POINTE: FULL-TIME 

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


NANNY-FULL TIME: BIRMINGHAM, MI

Busy family with two children in elementary school and one toddler is seeking an energetic Nanny who likes to be busy and is able to work long hours. Ideally, the Nanny will work Monday-Saturday, but Saturdays may be optional. Hours will be approximately 12/2-8pm (Saturday during the day) however, there is a need for flexibility. In addition to providing childcare, the Nanny will be transporting the children, and also handle laundry, simple cooking, grocery shopping and running errands. Excellent wages and opportunity to make a great income. Only non-smokers and those with fantastic driving records need apply.

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


HANDS-ON DOMESTIC COUPLE - BOCA RATON, FL AND NORTHERN MICHIGAN

We are seeking a hands-on, live-in, working couple to maintain principal’s homes in Boca Raton, Michigan and Florida. This year round position will involve maintenance and housekeeping. These are seasonal homes and the principals are only there for short intervals during prime season. When principals are in residence, other responsibilities will include cooking, serving, driving, assisting with guests, parties, etc. Must be flexible to accommodate many guests and also be comfortable driving cars to/from Michigan and Florida. Private living quarters provided for one non-smoking couple, no children or pets of any kind can be accommodated. Position will begin in Florida in September. Couple already living in Florida preferred. Must send salary requirements with resume in order to be considered.

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


EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER-CORPORATE OFFICE-BIRMINGHAM, MI

Unique opportunity available in a very large, posh private office. Must have experience working in a luxury residence or hotel. In addition to housekeeping, will need to greet guests and handle other miscellaneous duties. Daytime hours, may be flexible (30-40 hours). $25/hr. plus benefits if full-time. Non-smokers only need apply.

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

 
PRIVATE LUXURY HOME - PART-TIME PROPERTY MAINTENANCE (BLOOMFIELD, MI)

Experienced maintenance professional is needed to handle indoor and outdoor maintenance for multiple residences. Must have experience working in luxury homes and broad range of household maintenance and handy man expertise. Flexibility is required along with willingness to drive to various locations within metro Detroit. Excellent wages based on experience, benefits negotiable.

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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