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Job Title: Houseman
Posted By: Forrest Barnett
Reference ID: HM-140
Live In/Out: Live-Out
Industry: Domestic
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Palm Beach, FL US
Salary Offered: $30 - $35 per hour
Potential For Bonus: Yes
Benefits: Benefits Package effective after 6 months
Experience Req: 3-7+

Private NYC-based family seeks experienced Houseman / Groundskeeper to assist with the daily care and maintenance of their secondary Palm Beach estate including the interior and exterior of the residence. This is a five-day flexible schedule with weekends included when the family is in-residence. The ideal candidate will be flexible with scheduling and have the initiative to know what tasks on the property need to be prioritized and completed. While being a self-starter, the candidate must be able to take direction well, as there is a management team based out of NY. This person will work alongside a housekeeper as well.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
• Overseeing all elements of maintenance and groundskeeping throughout the residence
• Preparing outdoor seating areas and furniture, ensuring decks and terraces are kept clear at all times
• Cleaning windows and sills
• Event set-up, break-down and some service required
• Keeping gates and fences clean
• Maintaining, cleaning, and detailing vehicles, automobiles, and equipment
• Skimming and caring for pool
• Running errands and maintaining stock levels
• Unclogging of pipes, replacing lightbulbs, etc.
• Clean and maintain tennis court, pool & playground areas
• Additional residence and hospitality-related tasks and responsibilities as needed and upon request

• Strong command of English language and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent references required from both current and previous employers
• Minimum 3 + years related experience working in a private home in similar role(s)
• Exceptional organization skills and multitask management
• Incredibly “hands-on” and able to work both independently and as part of a team
• Strong knowledge in all areas of property maintenance and management including complex smart home systems (i.e. lighting, heating and cooling, security, etc.)
• Experience in dealing with smart home systems; adept in using both mac and PC platforms
• Flexibility in scheduling with willingness to work long hours and overtime as needed; 24/7 mentality
• Must have experience working in high stress, fast-paced environments where the utmost discretion and confidentiality are REQUIRED
• Valid Driver’s License; confident driver
• Valid Passport; willing and able to travel both domestically and abroad as needed
Keywords: Houseman, Palm Beach
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