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Job Title: Domestic Couple
Posted By: Aleth Cheung
Reference ID: DC-51
Live In/Out: Live-In
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Upper East Side, NY US
Salary Offered: DOE
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Potential for benefits after 90 days
Experience Req: 7-10+

Private New York City family seeks a proactive, dynamic and experienced Live-in Domestic Couple to oversee, manage, clean and maintain their townhouse in the Upper East Side. The is a Live-In position consisting of a 5-day workweek, Monday-Friday, roughly 11am – 8pm with overriding flexibility to work extended hours upon request. A private bedroom and bathroom will be provided for the couple. The couple must be adept at anticipating the needs of the principals. They must be proactive in their role as house couple. The ideal candidates must have experience cooking healthy meals, must be comfortable with the family’s small dog and working in a uniformed, formal home. The couple will have a strong desire to be hands-on in residence, understanding when to be present and when to work more behind the scenes. Additionally, the ideal candidates must have experience with common in-home repairs, while also knowing when a vendor or contractor is needed. The candidates will be required to live-in during the winter months at their secondary home in Florida; all private accommodations will be provided.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Managing and providing full-time care of the family’s residence
• Museum quality cleaning throughout the home with attention to bedrooms, special surfaces and bathrooms, etc.
• Full laundry duties including washing, ironing, steaming, closet organization, managing a list of garments that have been sent out for professional service, etc
• Valet of clothes & shoes; packing and unpacking clothes for travel.
• Personal Shopping, running errands, and stock procurement & inventory of supplies.
• Assisting with the coordination of small and large scale events
• Heavy organization throughout the home including pantries, kitchen, closets, etc.
• Tracking all incoming mail and package deliveries
• Handling all aspects of handywork and repairs around the home on a daily basis; replacing light bulbs, mending small issues around the home, hanging artwork, etc.
• Any and all other duties or requests related to the needs of the principals and household

• Strong command of English language; excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 7 - 10+ years related experience serving as a Domestic Couple for a private family or in a similar role
• Strong housekeeping experience; mastery of museum quality cleaning and laundry
• Strong knowledge of cooking skills; prepare healthy and nutritious meals for the family
• Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; over-achieving attitude
• Physically agile; able to navigate an expansive residence
• Willing and able to work in a home with pets and provide care for the family’s small dog
• Flexibility in scheduling; willingness to work long hours and over time as needed
• Valid Driver’s License; clean driving record with zero points on license is required
• Legally able to work within the United States
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