Job: Live-In Estate Couple (Housekeeper/Chef/Laundress/Handyman), Albuquerque, NM

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General Information

Job title:
Live-In Estate Couple (Housekeeper/Chef/Laundress/Handyman)
Job location:
Albuquerque, NM  87107 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job type:
$100,000 for the couple (not each person) plus housing and a car
Job Category:
Domestic Couple

Job Description

Deb’s Domestic Agency ( is in search for a live-in Estate Manager couple for a self-made, down to earth couple in the Albuquerque area. Our clients have had very loyal employees for up to 25 years and treat their employees like family. We are going to make sure we find our wonderful clients a couple who will work hard to exceed their expectations and allow them to enjoy more time with their family and doing the things they love.

Below is a list of detailed duties and skills required for this position:
• Housekeeping (including cleanup after dinners)
• Cooking (The ideal candidate will have a culinary degree or just a great self-taught cook. Our client’s have their grown children and their families over for dinner at least twice a week so the candidate will need to be comfortable cooking healthy meals for at least 6 adults and children.)
• Couple’s Laundry (We need someone who has training or knowledge of how to properly care for and clean high end, tailor made clothes. An ideal candidate would be someone with tailoring experience although it’s not a requirement)
• Basic home maintenance (both indoors and outdoors)
• Landscaping maintenance
• Running errands
• Dog sitting (must love and be comfortable around a large dog!)

Our client’s also have a home in Santa Fe they visit about 3 days a week. The 3 days our clients are in Santa Fe, the couple will be able to finish their weekly duties or take the time off if everything is done. Flexibility is essential as our client’s time in Santa Fe may change every week. This means that some weeks the couple will have Fri-Sun off and other weeks where they make work a weekend. Our client’s are also flexible and respectful of their employee’s personal life so if the couple wants to attend church on Sundays or has a personal appointments during the week that’s totally fine.

Details of the EM couple’s private quarters will be discussed with those who are being considered for this position. Our clients are also providing a vehicle for the couple to use for both on and off duty use.

Lastly, it’s crucial that the EM couple have a “can-do” attitude where there isn’t anything they feel is beneath them. In addition to having the experience and skills listed above, we value the importance of a positive attitude, character and loyalty as equally important. EM couples with long-term tenure and excellent references from previous employers will be considered for this position.

To apply to this position, you must be a couple and each person must fill out a Domestic Application here A couple cannot submit only one application, we must receive two from each couple. This will give you a permanent profile with us for all open and future positions in your field of expertise.

Once we create your permanent profile, you will receive a confirmation email from us with more information of what to expect next.

If you have any questions, please check out our FAQ’s page here If you call DDA, please make sure to press the correct extension (4), which is only for applicants to leave a message. However, we ask that you also email us as we are not able to return phone calls at this time.

We look forward to hearing back from you and we hope to place you in a wonderful position through our agency!

Job Requirements

At least 3 years of experience working professionally as a Domestic Couple but each candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in their areas of expertise.
(Job number: 3788358)
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