| Katonah, NY, United States

Posted Date 8/29/2022

Private estate seeking a handyman/houseman associate to work for a busy family.

A private family seeks a full-time assistant facilities handyman to assist with the maintenance and function of their private home in Katonah and occasionally NYC.  The ideal candidate must be hands on, reliable, hardworking, discreet and able to work with mimimal supervision.  Must be self-motivated and willing to go above and beyond to get jobs complete.

Responsibilities include:

  • Knowldedge and ability to keep all home systems in working order, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, appliances
  • Ability to complete small carpentry, painting, handyman work with the ability to identify larger issues and report to supervisor
  • Some light powerwashing of house, patios, furniture
  • Clean exterior railings, windows, furniture, cobwebs, bird droppings, etc.
  • Maintain and fill water softeners
  • Keep cars clean and maintained weekly
  • Assist team members with tasks as required:  Moving heavy items
  • Exercise common sense and can take inititive to accomplish tasks and make decisions
  • Running errands and adhering to special requests as needed
  • Fill and maintain bird feeders
  • Manage and change lightbulbs
  • Remove trash and recycling

Shedule is 40 hours, M-F, but may vary based on the principal's needs; occasional weekend support may be requested

Compensation is negotiable and commensurate with experience

Benefits package is available


  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience with private families and individuals
  • Excellent references from current and previous positions
  • Basic computer skills required.  Communication within the team is done through email on cell phones
  • Demonstrate an understanding of physical house systems (lighting, heating and cooling, security)
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be OK working in an environment with both children and pets (no allergies)
  • High level of discretion, loyalty and integrity
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Valid driver's license
  • Valid U.S. work authorization




Job Type
Job Categories
Houseman | Other/Miscellaneous
$70K+ commensurate with experience

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