Schedule: Full-time, 5 days/week (Th-Mon, 9am-7pm with the flexibility to house sit)
Accommodations: Live-in spacious suite with separate bed, bath and living room
Location: Litchfield, CT
Couple is seeking an experienced Domestic Couple to clean and manage their weekend home. Candidates must be experienced cleaning and managing a 15,000 sq. ft. home. The family is low key and commonly receives or entertains one or two guests. They prefer a domestic team that is self-sufficient, professional, but friendly, and highly trustworthy.
Position 1 Duties:
Housekeeping: The housekeeper will be responsible for full charge housekeeping, including vacuuming, mopping, dusting, and disinfecting, as appropriate, all floors and household surfaces, including antiques.
Laundry: General washing and pressing of couple’s laundry and household linens.
Cooking: The client enjoys cooking but may occasionally ask for a healthy lunch or dinner. Possibly twice a week. The client likes a set table.
Position 2 Duties:
Houseman: The Houseman will be responsible for the heavy cleaning duties inside the home, pool house, and the general perimeter of the home.
Caretaker: Handyman and caretaking of inside and outside maintenance of the home. Including HVAC, fireplaces, windows
Dog Care: Help with feeding and caring for the dog.
Driving: The Driver should be familiar with the local area and be efficient with errands and transporting the principals, guests to local airports as needed. The Driver should always maintain the vehicles in guest-ready condition and stay current with required maintenance.
Key Success Factors:
- 5 years’ experience in a semi-formal home.
- Honest, discrete, and completely trustworthy
- Kind and friendly disposition
- Available always to assist, but aware of when to retreat from view.
- Must be able to read and write English, prepare shopping lists, and take phone messages.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Target salary of $120,000 – 140,000/year based on experience.
- Stipend for Health insurance
- 2 weeks’ vacation