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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Full-Time Housekeeper Needed- Glen Ellyn, IL

Highly-experienced Full-Time Housekeeper needed for sweet family in Glen Ellyn, IL. Schedule will be Monday through Friday (40 hours/week). The residence is 10,000 square feet but will be cared for by two full-time Housekeepers in addition to the House Manager.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Helping to maintain a clean and orderly household
  • Washing floors and vacuuming
  • Laundry and ironing (care of fine linens)
  • Occasional care of family dogs (all are hypoallergenic)
  • Organizing closets and other various seasonal projects
Candidate must have 5+ years of experience working in a private, high-end household, excellent references, be comfortable working in a more formal household, and should be a team player who works well with others. Applicants should be energetic, service-oriented individuals who take great pride in his/her work and seek a long-term career opportunity as a Housekeeper. MUST be child-friendly, comfortable working with dogs, drive/have own reliable vehicle, and speak good English. Salary is $20-25/hour and top benefits package is offered (health insurance, 401K, paid vacation, etc.).

Full-Time Career Nanny Manager Needed- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Private Family in Chicago, IL (Gold Coast) is seeking a Full-time Nanny Manager for long-term position. This position will be working for a single parent to help care for one active preschool-aged child, and is open to EITHER live in or live out. Schedule requires flexibility and on average, the Nanny Manager will work 50 hours per week. In addition to all typical childcare duties, Nanny Manager will be responsible for the following:
  • light cleaning and organizing (family has a part-time housekeeper for deep cleaning)
  • managing contractors/vendors 
  • taking child to and from school/activities
  • grocery shopping/running errands
  • meal preparation and helping to pack child’s lunch 
  • coordinating calendar/schedule
  • overall maintenance of the home 

The ideal candidate has a passion for child development and is looking to make a long-term commitment with a wonderful family. Early childhood education background is a plus, but not deal breaker. The Nanny Manager should be proactive, reliable, have a positive/upbeat attitude, able to work autonomously, willing to travel on occasion, tech savvy and good with computers. Driver required, but a car/garage spot is provided. Must be able to speak excellent English. Salary is OPEN (DOE) and start date is ASAP, but can be flexible for the right person. To apply, please email resume to info@alteregoconcierge.com with the subject line “Nanny Manager Gold Coast.”

Part-time Private Chef Needed- Chicago, IL (Gold Coast)

Part-time Private Chef needed for long-term position with a single Principal in Chicago, IL (Gold Coast). This position will be part-time and salaried, based on 28 hours per week. The schedule may vary from week-to-week so Chef is expected to be flexible and adaptable with the Principal’s changing needs.

Chef’s duties will include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for all grocery shopping and sourcing fresh produce, meats, and dairy products
Stocking and maintaining kitchen inventory
Purchasing for and maintaining wine cellar
Assisting with and serving at dinner parties for family and other guests
Adhering to Principal’s dietary restrictions or preferences
Cleaning and maintaining an organized kitchen and workspace
Handling the daily walks, feedings, and care of a small dog 
Traveling to the Principal’s second residence for up to 8-weeks in the summer

Applicants should have a culinary degree, a minimum of 3-years experience working in a private household, be pet-friendly, a team player who takes great pride in his/her work, is flexible, shows initiative, pays close attention to detail, be looking to make a long-term commitment, and maintains the utmost discretion and confidentiality at all times. Family has a zero-tolerance policy for any breach of their privacy; confidentiality is of the utmost importance and any gossiping will not be tolerated.

Salary is commensurate with experience and Employer guarantees a minimum of 28-hours/week. Chef will be expected to submit timesheets on a quarterly basis, at which time additional compensation will be reviewed for bonus purposes. Start date will be on or before September 8, 2015. To apply or for more details, please email dan@alteregoconcierge.com.