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Job Title: Domestic Couple
 
Posted By: Sofia Ziegler
Reference ID: DC-4
Live In/Out: Live-In
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Connecticut, CT US
Salary Offered: $130,000-$150,000 per year
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Full benefits package effective after 90 days of employment; 2 weeks paid vacation; 401K
Experience Req: 10+
 
Description:

Prominent couple seeks an experienced, highly organized, and thorough Domestic Couple to oversee, manage, and maintain their primary home in Connecticut as well as their secondary residences in New York City and Florida. This position is a Live-In, full time, Wednesday through Sunday work week with overriding flexibility to working long hours as needed upon request. Private accommodations will be provided. This position requires long hours over the weekend; roughly 12 to 14 hours days with lighter hours during the week.

The selected couple will have experience working in a formal home with the accompanying formal service including food and beverage. The expectations for quality service and efficiency are high and professional etiquette and discretion are of the utmost importance. The couple will assist with all aspects of daily cleaning, cooking, management, upkeep and all-around supervision of the residence.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Managing and providing full-time care of the family’s residence
• Museum quality cleaning and care for antiques, fine art throughout the home with attention to special surfaces and finishes
• Full laundry duties including washing, ironing, steaming, closet organization, etc. with attention
• Light cooking required as needed upon request
• Providing formal service at all times where and professional etiquette and discretion are of the utmost importance
• Personal shopping, running errands, stock procurement and special requests, etc.
• Heavy organization throughout the home including pantries, kitchen, closets, etc.
• Ability to work in tandem with vendors, contractors, other domestic staff
• Maintaining residence for guest readiness at all times
• Driving the principals as requested to and from various destinations
• Any and all other duties or requests related to the needs of the principals and household

 
 
Requirements:

• Strong command of English language and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 10+ years related experience working in a private formal home in similar role(s)
• MUST have experience working in a formal household with silver service experience
• Exceptional organization skills and multitask management
• Professional mindset and manor; constant use of discretion and confidentiality a MUST
• Incredibly “hands-on,” – able to work both independently and as part of a team
• Experience with museum quality cleaning and care for antiques, silver, fine art, special surfaces, etc.
• Ability to perform formal food and beverage service REQUIRED
• Culinary experience or any certifications are a MAJOR PLUS
• Strong laundry abilities including ironing, steaming, closet organization and maintenance, etc.
• Strong property management skills including maintenance, handyman/houseman skills
• Must be comfortable working around cats
• Flexible scheduling with availability to work long hours, weekends, and overtime as needed
• Valid Driver’s License; confident driver, zero points;
• Legally able to work in the United States
 
 
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