Job: Domestic Couple - Live In, Landrum, SC

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General Information

Job title:
Domestic Couple - Live In
Job location:
Landrum, SC  29322 United States
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Date posted:
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Job Category:
Domestic Couple
Estate Manager
Executive Housekeeper
House Manager

Job Description

Family with a vacation home in South Carolina is seeking an experienced full-time domestic couple to maintain the family home and property year round. The property consists of a 5-bedroom home, pool house, and a mancave/guest quarters (total of approx. 9,000 sq ft). The ideal candidates are sophisticated, professional, and experienced in the efficient and smooth operation of a high end home. The culture of the home is informal, however, the expectations for quality service is high, similar to a five-star hotel. The position is comprised of two roles:

1) House Manager/ Housekeeper
2) Groundskeeper/Maintenance

Candidates must be flexible with their work schedule. While owners and guests are on site, work days will include later hours and weekends. While owners are off site, work hours will be a typical 8-hour day, Monday – Friday. Candidates are expected to keep the property in pristine level at all times throughout the year, regardless of the owner’s schedule.

The primary responsibilities as House Manager/Housekeeper will include daily hands-on cleaning of the residence, providing guest service, preparing daily meals for the home owners and guests using fresh and quality ingredients. The primary responsibilities for the Groundskeeper will include all interior and exterior maintenance of the property, gardening (mowing, trimming, planting, etc.), and handyman duties. This position requires groundskeeper to be physically able to work outdoors in all types of weather, as well as, be able to safely operator a mower, truck and other equipment, including power and hand tools. Both candidates will also assume the role of chauffeur for home owners and guests as needed.

In addition to the above roles, the House Manager responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Liaison with contractors and service providers
• Proactively create and maintain the schedule for the interior and exterior maintenance for the estate
• Establish and maintain high service standards
• Hire, manage, and train household staff
• Manage and monitor property expenses, including preparing weekly reports for the home owners
• Light event planning
• Arrange personal appointments for the family and guests as needed
• Handle household expenses and administrative duties
• Run errands as needed
• Food shopping
• Vehicle maintenance

Housing consisting of an on-site studio apartment will be provided as part of the compensation package.

Job Requirements

Must be bilingual - Spanish (French a plus)
Minimum 5-year experience working in a high end residence
Experience managing others
Excellent property management experience
Exceptional attention to detail
Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Office programs
Self-starter that can work without constant supervision
Valid Drivers License & Proof of Insurance
Must be prepared to sign confidentiality agreement
Must hold current status to legally work in the United States
(Job number: 3849877)
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