Estate/Private Service

Updated on June 13, 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.


PRIVATE CHEF (YACHT CHEFS WELCOME TO APPLY!) - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

Executive family with a busy schedule and lots of moving parts is in search of a very personable Chef who has an extremely flexible attitude and great cooking skills. 

The Chef will plan, cook and grocery shop for all meals with a healthy focus. In addition, the Chef will be responsible for meals when the family is entertaining guests for both small and large events. Hours are typically Monday-Friday approximately noon until 8pm with only occasional weekends but requires someone who is willing to accommodate changing needs. The Chef will travel with the family to Florida on occasion for up to two weeks at a time during the winter season. Culinary degree strongly desired. Non-smokers only need apply. All inquiries will remain confidential. This is an immediate, live-out opportunity for local candidates or those already in the process of moving to SE Michigan. 

Excellent Salary and Benefits!

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


FULL-TIME HOUSEKEEPER - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

Busy family with one infant is seeking a long term housekeeper who enjoys wearing many hats.  In addition to housekeeping, responsibilities will include laundry, light ironing and food prep; cooking skills would be a definite plus. Ideal candidate is flexible to do whatever is needed to help mom, whether it be cutting/arranging flowers, changing lightbulbs, helping carry groceries, etc. Preferred schedule is Tuesday-Saturday, Monday-Friday will be considered. 9-5pm a few days/week with a few later days to accommodate dinner clean-up. $20/hr.

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


 FULL-TIME HOUSEKEEPER - GREAT COMPENSATION PACKAGE INCLUDES MEDICAL BENEFITS! - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, 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 7am-4pm, Monday-Friday.

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


PRIVATE CHEF - DETROIT SUBURBS

Prominent family seeks talented Private Chef with an adaptable and friendly personality. The Chef will plan, prepare and grocery shop for all meals, with a health conscious flair, lots of creativity in spa, vegan, vegetarian cuisine. 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 11:00 am to 9:30pm but requires flexibility to accommodate changing needs. The Chef will travel with the family on occasion. Culinary degree strongly desired. Non-smokers only need apply. All inquiries will remain confidential.


Ideal candidates will have:

  • Culinary Degree - Vegan, Spa Cusine, Vegetarian culinary talents
  • 3-4 years of experience as a Chef in private service, fine dining restaurants, luxury hotels, country clubs
  • Able to maintain a spotless kitchen
  • Enjoy cooking for dinner parties
  • Polished image, great personality, non-smoker

Benefits:

  • An excellent base salary, commensurate with experience
  • Health benefits
  • Paid vacation

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


HOUSEKEEPER - PART-TIME: BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

We are seeking a long term housekeeper who has several years of experience working in large, upscale homes. Will work two days each week.  Family is looking for a friendly, trustworthy, meticulous housekeeper with references from other homeowners.

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


HOUSEKEEPER/HOUSE MANAGER: BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

Busy, professional couple is seeking a unique, detail oriented individual to help clean, maintain and organize their spacious home. In addition to housekeeping, will be responsible for laundry, errands, organizing. Will also coordinate service personnel. Strong computer skills are required for this position in order to maintain household inventory system etc.. Full or part-time employment can be accommodated for the right person. Day hours during the week but will require occasional availability for evenings and weekends. Please do not apply if you don’t LOVE dogs! Excellent wages!

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


HOUSEKEEPER: - PART-TIME - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

Mature couple seeks experienced Housekeeper to maintain their beautiful home and also handle laundry and light cooking. Requires recent housekeeping experience and references (when requested) in upscale homes. Work Thursdays and Fridays.    

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


NANNY FULL-TIME: DETROIT, MI (LAFAYETTE PARK)

Family with one infant and one child in preschool is seeking a long term, full-time (36 hours/week) nanny to assist with the care of their children. Hours would typically be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 7:30am and 4:30pm (Mondays off). If the nanny was also available for any or all of the following: weekly date night, one Saturday (during the day) each month, the ability to travel with the family or stay overnights when parents travel, that would be an added plus, although not required. Foreign language skills a plus. Great location, safe neighborhood with security near Greektown, Eastern Market, the riverfront. Must be willing to embrace parents’ preferences (i.e. cloth diapers, early potty training, specified diet regimen, etc. ). $16-$20/hr. on payroll.

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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Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

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