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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Child-Friendly Housekeeper Needed for Full-Time Position- Barrington, IL

Child-friendly housekeeper needed for large home in Barrington. Start date is ASAP. MUST be comfortable working around children and helping with childcare on occasion. Primary responsibility will be to clean the home, but mother is stay-at-home and would love someone who can be a helping hand with the children. Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Overall deep cleaning, maintaining and organizing the home
-Preparing and cooking meals
-Laundry and ironing
-Assisting with childcare as needed
-Running errands (grocery shopping, dry cleaning, etc.)

Candidate must be honest, loyal, professional and have a positive attitude. Must be able to swim. Must be able to drive, although a car will be provided for use during the work day. 

Schedule is M-F 7am-7pm and Saturdays (hours TBD). Family is willing to split the position between two candidates, so schedule can be flexible. Salary is DOE. All candidates must be legal to work in the United States, have at least 5+ years experience working in a private home, and have excellent references. To apply, please e-mail resume to

Monday, January 14, 2013

House Manager/Personal Assistant Needed- Washington, DC/Virginia

House Manager/Personal Assistant needed in Washington, DC area (specifically McLean, Virginia). Salary is $70-75,000, DOE. Start date is ASAP. Email to apply or for more details.


·      Minimum of 5 years experience working as a top level PA/House Manager.
·      Legally allowed to work in the US.
·      Excellent checkable references.
·      Valid US Drivers License.
·      Someone looking for long-term employment.
·      Excellent administrative skills.
·      Proficient on Mac.
·      Strong understanding of Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Outlook.
·      Household project management experiences a huge plus.
·      Cool head under pressure.
·      Friendly demeanor.
·      Must Love Dogs.

·      Homeowner’s “right hand” person.
·      Responsible for paying all household bills and invoices.
·      Experience with smart home technology.
·      Managing heavy, ever changing calendar.
·      Responsible for arranging high-level travel, including private jets, and creating detailed travel itineraries.
·      Strong ability to multi-task and work as part of a team.
·      Reconciliation of all household receipts, and maintaining all financial records.
·      Screening all phone calls and emails.
·      Setting up and confirming all appointments and meetings.
·      Point person for all homeowner requests and concerns.
·      Responsible for arranging and supervising all vendors and contractors.
·      Managing and supervising all household staff.
·      Responsible for hiring and training of all household employee’s.
·      Comfortable driving and maintaining luxury cars.h
·      Good understanding of the homeowner’s need for privacy and discretion.

Housekeeper Needed For One Day Per Week- Clearwater, FL

Housekeeper needed for one day per week cleaning a 2-bedroom apartment of a lovely retired couple in Clearwater, FL. Day of the week can be very flexible, and looking for someone for roughly 8 hours. Housekeeper MUST drive and have own vehicle. Duties include cleaning, laundry, ironing, and occasional errands. Looking for someone to start within a week or two. Pay is $25/hour. All candidates must be legal to work in the United States and have a minimum of 3+ years experience working in a private home.  To apply, please e-mail resume to

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Part-Time Babysitter Needed for Lakeview Family- Chicago, IL

Lakeview family looking for a part-time babysitter to watch their 10-month old son 2-4 times a month. Schedule is flexible on what day of the week, but mornings are preferred. Looking for someone to work 4-6 hours in the morning, hours will depend on the week.

Candidate must be flexible, reliable, trustworthy, loving, great with kids, familiar with the area and energetic. Must be dog-friendly, although no pet responsibilities will be involved. Salary is $15/hour. To apply, please e-mail

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Part-Time Executive Housekeeper- Chicago, IL

Part-time Executive Housekeeper needed for large Lincoln Park home. Schedule is ideally three days/week, 5-6 hours a day, but client is willing to be flexible for the right fit. Primary responsibility is overall cleaning of the home, but would like someone to be flexible to do laundry, run occasional errands, etc. There are no children in the home. 

All candidates must be legal to work in the United States and have a minimum of 3+ years experience working in a private home. Salary is $15-22/hour, DOE. To apply, please e-mail resume to

Full Time Houseman/Driver Needed- Chicago, IL

Private family in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago is looking for a full time, long term Houseman to join their staff.  Rough schedule is Monday-Friday 8 am to 4 pm, but flexibility for weekends and evening events is a must.  The candidate must have at least 4+ years of private household experience with verifiable long term references, and be legal to work in the United States.  This is a live out position only, and houseman must be comfortable taking care of a large estate, and working with other staff members.  Houseman must also speak fluent English.  

The duties include deep cleaning of the entire home, running errands, organization, and overall home maintenance and care.  This position is for someone who truly loves to clean, and sees this as their career.  Must also be comfortable working in event settings in the home, while making sure guests feel well taken care.  

The ideal candidate is extremely proactive, takes direction and feedback well, has a true team player mentality and work ethic, is a problem solver, and works well with others.  Must be child and dog friendly, although no direct childcare duties are required.  Interviewing ASAP, but position does not begin until early fall.  Salary is $18-$23/hour + benefits, DOE.   Email resume to to apply.  

Friday, January 4, 2013

Part Time Housekeeper Needed- Chicago, IL

Part-time housekeeper needed for formal Chicago residence asap. Position is Tuesdays-Saturdays, 25 hours per week, which can be either a morning or afternoon shift. Housekeeper will be working alongside family's current full-time housekeeper to assist with daily cleaning and laundry. Housekeeper should be very experienced working in a formal household, have great references, be reliable and dependable, and be looking to make a long-term commitment. This position is with a wonderful employer and offers stability. Salary is competitive and DOE. Please email to apply or for more details. 

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Full Time French Speaking Nanny Needed for Live In OR Live Out Position- Chicago, IL

Active and very busy family in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago is looking for a full time live in OR live out nanny for their family.  Family has two young children, and plans on having more children in the near future, so nanny must have infant experience and be comfortable taking care of multiple children at once.  Both younger children speak fluent French so nanny must speak French.  This is a position for someone looking to make a long term commitment with a wonderful family. 

The ideal candidate has a hands on approach to working (and living, if applicable) in someone's home, and is a true team player.  Nanny must be friendly, knowledgeable, patient, caring, extremely responsible, and able to multitask.  Separate living space is provided if applicable, as well as cell phone.  Flexibility is also key, and nanny must be willing to work one week night per week. Ideal candidate has 5+ years experience with a newborn and young children and is a competent driver (vehicle can be provided by employer). 

Nanny's duties include: overall care for the children, cooking for the children, cooking for the entire family two times per week, running errands,  driving the children to and from various extra curricular activities, assisting with homework help, light housekeeping related to the children ( children's laundry and cleaning up after children), and traveling with the family (3-5 times per year).  This will be a full time position either living in or living out. 

Schedule will be roughly Monday -Friday 7:45-6:45 (flexibility is an absolute necessity) plus on average one weeknight a week until 9pm. Weekend hours are rare but will be compensated accordingly. Candidate must be legal to work in the United States, have a valid drivers license and passport, and be able to swim.  Candidate must also be looking for a long term position and have wonderful references from previous families.  

Ideal start date is immediate, but flexible for the right person. Salary is $15-$17/hour, DOE.  Email your resume to to apply or for more details.