Live-in Domestic Couple for Miami Beach Family
Schedule: Full-Time M-F, Weekends off
Accommodations: 2-bedroom/ 2-bathroom apartment with living room and kitchen above the garage
Location: Miami Beach, FL
A busy family seeking a trustworthy, organized, dynamic and well-mannered domestic couple as house manager, houseman, Chef, housekeeper and laundress, to join their staff. Candidates must be experienced working in a fine home and be able to demonstrate skills pertaining to all of the duties outlined below. The Family prefers a Couple who are professional, but friendly, non-obtrusive and highly trustworthy. The Couple will work together seamlessly and oversee the wellbeing of the 10,000 sq. ft. Estate. The ideal candidates practice professional boundaries, silent service and have the ability to anticipate the needs of their employer. Professional etiquette and discretion are of the utmost importance. This is a wonderful opportunity for candidates looking for a long-term opportunity with a wonderful family.
House Manager/Handyman/Housekeeper/Laundress Duties:
Manage vendors and oversee the daily operation of the home.
Manage and oversee additional housekeepers.
Manage and schedule all preventive services for the house.
Answering the phone, opening the gates and greeting the visitors/vendors.
Must maintain the house neat and orderly at all times.
Daily responsibilities include: Clean rooms, showers, bathrooms, hallways, lobbies, elevator, stairways, vacuum rugs & carpets, dusting.
Light maintenance including some handy man duties and leaf blowing as required, cleaning leafs from the pool, watering the plants.
Deep cleaning of the house as needed and when the owners are on vacation. Including: Washes walls, windows, door panels, gates, balconies and sills. Clean and polish lighting fixtures, marble surfaces, and trim. Dusts furniture and equipment. Polishes metal, wood work and fine antiques.
Daily laundry, Ironing (including bed sheets) and/or steaming clothing and maintaining shoes.
Will be responsible for menu planning, shopping for ingredients, preparing, and serving daily dinners and occasional lunches.
Help Private Chef serve the Family dinner every Friday.
Bartending may be required at times too.
When guests are present in the home, responsibilities will include offering beverages and attentive care for the guests needs for the duration of their stay.
Efficient with transporting the Family and guests to local airports, restaurants and other destinations, as needed.
Use of a Owners vehicle for running errands and when transporting Family or guests.
Clean the cars as required
Honest, discrete and completely trustworthy
Kind and friendly disposition
Available at all times to assist, but aware of when to retreat from view
Authorised to work in USA
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record is a must
Adhere to a criminal and motor vehicle background check, drug and Covid testing
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position
Bi-lingual English / Spanish is preferred
Compensation and Benefits:
Salary based on experience
Two weeks paid vacation a year
Christmas, New year, 4th of July and Thanksgiving are paid holidays