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Job Title: Chauffeur / Houseman
Posted By: Forrest Barnett
Reference ID: CHAU-29
Live In/Out: Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: New York City, NY US
Salary Offered: $75,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Full, non-contributory benefits package, effective after 90 days
Experience Req: 2-5+

Private couple seeks an experienced Live-Out Houseman / Chauffeur to assist in the daily driving of the family as well as the upkeep and care of their primary Manhattan residence. The position consists of a 5-day schedule typically Sunday - Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm with flexibility and availability for longer hours, evening driving and additional days as needed upon special request.

The ideal candidate will be required to work in tandem with a Live-In Housekeeper and take direction from the Estate Manager to ensure the vehicles and residence is well-maintained at all times. The houseman will also assist with housekeeping duties and running errands. With this in mind, the ideal candidate must be able to not only work independently, but as well in a seamless partnership with other household staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• General organization and coordination of day-to-day activities and travel details
• Food shopping and running errands
• Providing full-time care for Manhattan residence and two vehicles
• In-home repairs and contractor and vendor supervision
• Carpentry, painting, cleaning, and special projects
• Food preparation and provisioning
• Additional responsibilities and hours as requested

• Strong command of English language; superior communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 2 - 5+ years related experience working in a similar role for a private family
• Extremely handy, hands-on and able to troubleshoot household repairs a MUST
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; above and beyond attitude
• Experience in vehicle maintenance for two garaged luxury automobiles
• Ability to keep registrations, inspections, interior and exterior upkeep on vehicles in perfect order
• Must be well-versed in all aspects of deep cleaning, light carpentry, painting, HVAC maintenance, and household repairs
• Ability and willingness to drive principals and children in and around Manhattan both day and evenings
• Must be comfortable with dogs including walking, feeding, and administering medications as needed
• Ability to perform occasional light food preparation and provisioning
• Computer savvy with proficiency in both Mac and PC systems, including Office, Internet and email
• Adept in operating smart home technology and accompanying systems
• Valid Driver’s NYS License with clean driving record required
• Valid Passport; willing and available to travel with the family both domestic and abroad as needed
• Legally able to work within the United States
Keywords: Live-Out, Driver, Chauffeur, Houseman
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