Requisition Number: 8414 HSEMAN 001
Job Title: Houseman
City: Belle Vernon
State: PA
Salary Range: N/A

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Description/Job Summary

A family in Belle Vernon and Farmington, Pennsylvania are seeking a full time experienced Houseman for their residences.
 The ideal candidate should be extremely detail-oriented, have strong knowledge of groundskeeper duties, and a proactive attitude towards keeping the properties in pristine order. Besides comprehensive houseman duties, the candidate will be able to assist in the overall running of the household as well as keeping inventories up to date.
Experience with the slack app and Google docs is a plus.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Maintaining day-to-day operation of the residence
  • Providing excellent service to principals and all guests
  • Acting as household handy-man and assisting with facilities and household maintenance tasks
  • Acting as the gatekeeper for principals; liaising with staff as well as vendors and contractors
  • Overseeing vendor calendars and providing prior notification to the family and Director of residents of estate maintenance/repair activities
  • Conducting inventory and procuring household supplies.
  • Hands-on houseman duties
  • Maintaining all indoor and outdoor facilities; includes fleet of vehicles, pool, ballroom, spa, gym, garage, wine cellars, elevator, etc.
  • Driving principals dogs to and from engagements
  • Handling special requests, errands, and related duties as needed
  • Strong communication with House Manager and Director of Residences
This is a full-time position, for the time being, the family requires the hired candidate to Live-in 3 weeks to quarantine in the property, with 1 week off (Live-out). Salary is generous but DOE.

Required Skills

  • Superb command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • Excellent computer skills; includes Word, Outlook, Excel, Internet, slack and e-mail
  • Knowledge of complex house systems (lighting, heating and cooling, security) including Smart Home systems (i.e. Kaleidoscope, Nest, Google Home, etc.)
  • Utmost sense of confidentiality and discretion
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Required Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with longevity in previous positions
  • Previous experience in a large, fine home with a large team of staff

Required Education

  • Minimum High school or equivalent degree

Required Qualifications

  • Outstanding references from both current and previous employers
  • Flexible schedule with availability to work overtime, nights, and weekends as needed
  • Exceptional organizational skills and dedication to responsibilities; willing and able to take direction well
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Legally able to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check: criminal/financial
  • Willing to participate in random and pre-employment drug testing
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