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Job: House Manager – Brandon Park, New York – USA, Brandon Park, New York, NY


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General Information

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Job title: House Manager – Brandon Park, New York – USA
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Job location: Brandon Park, New York, NY  12980 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 01/13/2018
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience
Accommodation: professional level housing provided.
Health insurance
Employer vehicle used for business
Job Category:House Manager
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Job Description


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EMPLOYER DESCRIPTION:
Couple with multiple staffed homes
Tone and tenor of the home is semi casual with formal standards
They appreciate staff who are professional, respectful and discrete in manner

RESIDENCE:
28,000 Acres Brandon Park with 4 properties.

STAFF:
Guardian couple
5 Full-time caretakers/ maintenance staff
Contracted vendors for big jobs

REPORTING STRUCTURE:
Regular contact and interaction with the principals and with the general manager of the company that is owned by the principals. House manager role is very much focused on hands on personal service to the family.

DUTIES:
Being involved in the overall smooth operation of the residence to a high standard while projecting a manner which promotes the feeling of calm and thoughtful graciousness.
Finding and hiring temporary staff: waitresses, chefs
Serving meals to the family and guests.
You should be able to oversee renovations
Attending to the needs of the family and their guests in an intuitive and caring manner. Some of these activities include additional valet work, packing, shipping, ordering and the handling of other needs.
Administration work, small and simple bookkeeping
Being hands-on, pro-active and flexible at all times
Coordinating and cooperating professionally with everyone at all times. This is the attitude and character trait that is expected from all family employees.

HOURS OF SERVICE:

House manager will be on duty as needed, which requires a professional with a flexible attitude that makes the position more of a lifestyle of service based on mutual respect. Generally, 5-day week.

COMPENSATION AND TERMS:

Salary is commensurate with experience
Accommodation: professional level housing provided.
Health insurance
Employer vehicle used for business

Mucking in is the way to go, so not too formal but knowing how to be when necessary. This post needs experience from quite a high level.

Please email your CV/resume along with verifiable references and a professional quality, up to date photo to Sebastian Hirsch at: info@butlerforyou.com
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Job Requirements


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The ideal candidate should be a career oriented traditional professional house manager /estate manager. This is a busy hands-on position that will have long hours on some days.

The house manager needs to have previous experience / training, be energetic and have excellent organizational skills. The main character trait is for the house manager to be anticipatory and self-motivated.

Other traits include:

Highly detail oriented and self-directed
Courteous, discreet, honest and responsible character.
Excellent spoken and written English
Able to sign and adhere to confidentiality agreement.
Must be able to drive
Be of good background and willing to submit to pre-employment background, security and medical check.
Non-smoking
Able to sign and adhere to confidentiality agreement.

FURTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must have previous experience working as a house manager / estate manager.
Applicants should have a neat and polished appearance.
Must exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times.
Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the USA.

Please email your CV/resume along with verifiable references and a professional quality, up to date photo to Sebastian Hirsch at: info@butlerforyou.com
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