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Couple Job

Location United States, NY, East Hampton
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  97678
Created 24 November 2021

A permanent role for a Domestic couple has arisen in the Hampton's. The family are formal and expect a formal style of service from an experienced Domestic couple. The role can start in the New Year and the salary is negotiable for the right couple who should present the below experience. The position is year round and offers permanent employment. The successful couple should be happy to wear a formal Uniform which is provided to them. 

The family highly values prior longevity in roles and will only interview candidates with short at least 4 years in Formal Household.

The following skills should be clearly form part of the couples prior experience in Domestic service.

  • ·         Knowledge of how to manage a formal home with fragile items
  • ·         Deep Cleaning, and dusting.. the house should be impeccable at all times. So we can come at anytime..
  • ·         Vacuuming, cleaning, stain removal - detailed Housekeeping and high experience levels 
  • ·         Making beds. Opening beds/Turndown each evening 
  • ·         Family Laundry with exceptional care, hand wash it need be, fix buttons if they become loose
  • ·         Ironing (including the care of fine fabrics, linens, suits etc.)
  • ·         Clean shoes of the principals (leather care) 
  • ·         Cooking (at levels ranging from family cooking to gourmet dinner parties)
  • ·         Service at table and other butler responsibilities wearing white gloves
  • ·         Chauffeuring as needed, running small errands
  • ·         Vehicle maintenance (cleaning, scheduled servicing)
  • ·         Maintenance of outside furniture and terraces, pack and unpack for summer and winter
  • ·         Garage cleaning
  • ·         Pool house and gym area cleaning
  • ·         Basement and attic cleaning and tidying
  • ·         Care of crystal, china and silver
  • ·         Dealing with repair personnel, vendors, building staff etc.
  • ·         Pet care (must like dogs and be happy to care for them) 
  • ·         Fix small items (basic handyman duties) 
  • ·         Change filters of swimming pool and kitchen equipment regularly and check equipment for faults 
  • ·         Clean windows

Spanish language skills are very advantageous as the family employ a large household team who also speak Spanish however this skill is not a pre-requisite to a permanent job offer.  The client travels frequently and the property is often used only at weekends. A nearby Apartment would be offer to the successful couple at no additional cost. Please note that a job offer would be subject to double vaccination against Covid 19 and a short but successful trial at the property.  

Please send your application to Archie McClintock – archie@greycoatlumleys.co.uk quoting JOB ID: 97678

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