Our client, an UHNW family in the Miami area, is seeking to hire an experienced, hands-on Houseman who is an energetic, flexible self-starter. The ideal candidate is able to communicate clearly, establish goals, and identify deadlines and solutions. To apply, candidates must have experience in the Houseman role, for a similar type of family, preferable for a large residence with some land. The Houseman will work closely with the family to oversee and manage household staff (housekeeper and nanny), and must love dogs! This role will also oversee some vendors on the property (gardener, pool cleaner, etc.), be able to run errands if needed (must have a safe car and insurance), as well as complete daily inspections of the property to present any issues to the principals. Additionally, candidates must be handy and able to fix small items if needed.

Candidates must have a clean background check, excellent references, and be looking for a long term role. The ideal person for this position will have a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role and be local to the Miami area (or planning to relocate ASAP).

Duties will include:

  • Daily inspection of exterior of property – responsible for the meticulous appearance of the exterior of the estate
  • Pest control for the interior of the residence
  • Clean and reset fireplaces, restock firewood
  • Set up/clean off outdoor furniture daily, take in cushions when rain expected
  • Maintain the cleanliness of outdoor living areas; pool deck, patios, porches, etc.
  • Perform maintenance on exterior of house; including gutter cleaning, cleaning stone, sanitizing doors/handles, cleaning sculptures, and so forth.
  • Inventory and restock household goods, utility items, cleaning supplies, light bulbs, etc.
  • Special projects as needed
  • Run errands as directed by Principals
  • Follow routine task guide ensuring all maintenance work is completed at predetermined intervals
  • Clean BBQ
  • Water household plants
  • Maintain cleanliness of garage
  • Daily lightbulb check (interior and exterior), change as needed
  • Schedule and arrange for routine automobile maintenance as necessary, including fueling and cleaning inside and out
  • Empty trash throughout property daily, clean garbage cans
  • Oversee any property vendors
  • Pet care; walking, feeding, grooming (on request)

This is a full-time, permanent role. General workweek is Monday through Friday, 8 am – 5 pm. Some flexibility is needed.

Compensation:

  • $30/hour plus benefits