Estate/Private Service

Updated on July 13, 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/HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANT - PART-TIME: AFTERNOONS/EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS: BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD, MI

Long term, part-time opportunity to handle a variety of tasks including childcare.  Responsibilities will also include simple meal prep, meal clean up, running errands, walking dog, scheduling, and light housekeeping.  Schedule will be discussed with qualified candidates but please do not apply if you are not interested in a long term position which involves late afternoon, evening and weekend hours. Non-smokers only please. Great wages!

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


HOUSE MANAGER - BIRMINGHAM

Busy executive family is seeking a full-time House Manager, to also assist with child care as necessary.  The ideal candidate is someone who has a high level of professionalism, accomplishment, discretion and skill in organization.  Requires strong organizational and planning skills.  Also calls for excellent interpersonal skills, patience, kindness, firmness when necessary, and absolute integrity.  The ideal candidate will have a passion and/or background in the culinary arts or food preparation, and love dogs.  This family is looking for someone interested in this position for the long-term.  They have their first child arriving in early September, and want someone who will be a part of the family for years to come. Typical hours are Monday-Friday, 9am - 4/5pm (shorter hours on Mondays), with additional hours potentially required given family work appointments and business trips.

Job responsibilities:

  • Organize everything - pantry, kids clothing, etc. - this person much be extremely organized and enjoy making sense out of chaos
  • Prepare dinner and lunch Monday - Thursday
  • Oversee household staff/contractors (cleaning, lawn, maintenance, services, etc)
  • Run household errands
  • Ultimately drive kids to/from school/activities/appointments
  • Walk dogs as necessary
  • Schedule sitters as necessary
  • Perform all other reasonable duties and responsibilities as they arise

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


NANNY FOR INFANT - INTERVIEW NOW, START IN 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 7am-7pm Monday-Friday. Occasional evenings and weekends may be requested, along with travel with the family.

Please apply if you know you will be available beginning in the fall. Send resume with full or part-time preference. 

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


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

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. 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; we are only seeking career nannies.

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


LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER/COOK: BIRMINGHAM / BLOOMFIELD AREA

Busy couple seeks live-in housekeeper to handle a wide variety of household responsibilities to help maintain their home and make their lives run smoothly.  Tasks will involve housekeeping, light cooking, assisting when entertaining, errands, etc..  This is a live-in position, five days/week, typically with two consecutive days off during the week.  The ideal candidate is one in search of a long term commitment who will want to grow with the family for years to come.  Excellent wages with potential for benefits at a later date.    

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


SENIOR EXECUTIVE HOUSEKEEPER - YACHT STEWARDESS BACKGROUND A PLUS - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

We are seeking a polished and professional housekeeper who has experience cleaning large luxury homes or yachts and has the ability to lead and train other employees.  In addition to cleaning the home, this individual will also handle laundry, serving meals and other household tasks.  Must be extremely service oriented and flexible.  Non-smokers only need apply.  This is a year round, live-out position.  Position requires experience cleaning upscale residence, hotel or yacht. Excellent wages and benefits offered.  Interview and relocation assistance offered in addition to interview and relocation assistance for out of state candidates.

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


HOUSEKEEPER - PART-TIME: WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI

Active family seeks experienced Housekeeper to work three days/week.  Will handle cleaning, laundry, ironing, dog walking and some errands.

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



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. 888-737-8525

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