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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Junior Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Junior Housekeeper needed for residence in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, IL. The junior Housekeeper will work alongside a Lead Housekeeper to help ensure that the home is running smoothly and is kept in pristine condition. Schedule is 5 day and 40 hours/week and the family prefers the schedule to be one of the following: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm/9am-5pm or Tuesday-Saturday 8am-4pm/9am-5pm. 

Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Handle thorough daily housekeeping and periodic deep cleaning in the residence. 
  • Knowledge of care and cleaning techniques for antiques, crystal, chine, silver, brass, stone, marble, fabric/upholstery, artwork and other speciality surfaces
  • Laundering and ironing of fine fabrics and clothing
  • Organization projects 
  • Running occasional errands
The junior housekeeper must be a team player and be able to take direction well. Candidate must be able to work both independently as well as work well with others. The successful candidate is someone who is hard-working and highly organized. 

Candidate must have 3-5 years of experience as a housekeeper in fine homes and be looking for a long-term position. The ideal candidate is discreet, respectful, a self-started and is flexible. Must be dog friendly as dog walking is part of the position. Salary is $17-19/hour and includes paid vacation, holidays and sick days. To apply and for additional information, please e-mail Mallory@alteregoconcierge.com

Full-Time Lead/Executive Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Full-Time Lead Housekeeper needed for residence in the Gold Coast. The lead housekeeper will oversee and manage a Junior Housekeeper and ensure that the home is running smoothly and is kept in pristine condition. Schedule is 5 day and 40 hours/week and the family prefers the schedule to be one of the following: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm/9am-5pm or Tuesday-Saturday 8am-4pm/9am-5pm. 

Daily responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Handle thorough daily housekeeping and periodic deep cleaning in the residence. 
  • Knowledge of care and cleaning techniques for antiques, crystal, chine, silver, brass, stone, marble, fabric/upholstery, artwork and other speciality surfaces
  • Laundering and ironing of fine fabrics and clothing
  • Organization projects 
  • Running occasional errands
Candidate must have 3-5 years of experience as a housekeeper in fine homes and be looking for a long-term position. The ideal candidate is discreet, respectful, a self-started and is flexible. Must be dog friendly as dog walking is part of the position. Salary is $22-24/hour and includes paid vacation, holidays and sick days. To apply and for additional information, please e-mail Mallory@alteregoconcierge.com

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Professional Housekeeper Needed For Part-Time Position with Full-Time Salary!- Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Professional Housekeeper needed for private family in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park). This position requires only part-time hours but the salary is equivalent to a full-time position—great opportunity!  Schedule will be 3 days per week every week, as well as two weekends per month. Duties include but not limited to:
  • Work alongside full-time Housekeeper to ensure home is impeccably maintained, cleaned, and organized.
  • Wash laundry/fold/put away clothes and organize closets/drawers
  • Make beds and wash linens/towels
  • Sweep and wash floors
  • Clean bathrooms and showers
  • Dust furniture/shutters
  • Maintain kitchen (wiping down counters, unloading dishwasher, cleaning refrigerator, etc.)
  • Prepare snacks and meals
  • Assist with errands such as grocery shopping and dry cleaning
  • Arrange fresh flowers and care for arrangements in the home
  • Seasonal organizing and cleaning projects
Applicants must have 3+ years experience as a Housekeeper, be child-friendly, speak good English, have impeccable references, be able to correspond via email and have basic computer skills, and have a valid driver’s license. Compensation is $25-28/hour, DOE. Start date is as soon as possible. To apply or for a more detailed job description, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Career Nanny Manager Needed for Full-Time Position in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Career Nanny/Family Assistant needed for to assist single parent with the care of three school-aged children in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park). Schedule will be 5 days/week, but hours are not always determined in advance so the Nanny Manager needs to be extremely flexible. The position is partial live-in/live-out as the Nanny Manager will stay overnight when the children are in residence (60% of the time) and will live-out when the children are out of residence. 

Position entails extensive travel as the family travels often throughout the United States and Europe. Travel can occasionally range up to 4 weeks at a time, and may overlap on holidays. For each holiday spent with the family, the candidate will obtain two additional vacation days. When the children are not in residence, the Nanny Manager will organize the household and help to plan ahead for the family.

The family is looking for a candidate who is active as the family loves running, skiing, hiking, swimming and city exploration. Teaching experience and candidates who speak French are a plus, but are not required. Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working with children, have an impeccable record/background, and excellent references. TOP salary and benefits package offered. To apply or for additional details, please email Mallory@alteregoconcierge.com

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Part-Time Private Chef Needed- Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Part-time Private Chef needed two days/week for a family of four in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park). Schedule will be Mondays (all day through dinner) and Saturdays for a half day (to prepare and serve brunch). Chef will be responsible for preparing, cooking, and serving dinner on Mondays in addition to preparing light meals, snacks, salads, etc. for the family to grab and go throughout the week. Family has no allergies and are looking for a wide variety of healthy, organic meals. Competitive day rate commensurate with experience. To apply, please email your resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com. Please note: ALL applicants MUST include day rate and the days of the week are NOT flexible at this time. 

Part-Time Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Part-time Housekeeper needed to work for a sweet family with two young children in Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park). Housekeeper will primarily focus on deep cleaning, organizing, and general maintenance of the home but also may be asked to run errands, handle dry cleaning, etc. Schedule will be Mondays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9am until 5pm.

Housekeeper should drive, have own vehicle, have basic knowledge/understanding of household appliances, and be comfortable using a Smartphone and/or communicating via text and email. Compensation is $20-25/hour DOE; start date is as soon as possible. To apply or for more details, please email info@alteregoconcierge.com.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Live-In Companion/Caregiver Needed- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Live-In Companion/Caregiver needed for elderly male in Chicago, IL (Gold Coast). Companion will ideally have experience as a live-in, but MUST have experience working with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Companion should be comfortable with heavy lifting as Principal may require assistance getting around. Schedule is 5 days/week (days of the week may be flexible), and candidate can either live in or live out on days off. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Daily assistance and companionship 
-Assisting with bath/getting dressed 
-Drive to and from appointments/errands
-Help prepare snacks and/or meals

Start date is as soon as possible but client is flexible for the right person. Salary is $55-70,000/year DOE. To apply or for additional information, please e-mail mallory@alteregoconcierge.com