A family in Belle Vernon and Farmington, Pennsylvania are seeking a full time experienced House Manager for their residences. The ideal candidate should be extremely detail-oriented, have strong knowledge of House Management duties, and a proactive attitude towards keeping the properties in pristine order. Overseeing the Operations and Maintenance of family home estates: Able to guide Housemans and housekeepers while sending daily reports to the Director of Residences. The ideal candidate must be a problem solver, resourceful, and have superior organizational skills; is meticulous with details, works seamlessly under pressure, and has exceptional task prioritization skills. Has a "can-do" attitude and willing to help wherever and as needed, regardless how big or small the task. Demonstrate common sense. Energetic, willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job including but not limited to: lifting, carrying, walking long distances, stairs, standing, use of ladders, driving. Must be a team player and guide by example. Experience in private service management or professional related experience in a similar situation.. Have experience working with contractors, invoice reconciliation, cost comparisons; business minded.
Schedule and oversee regular and seasonal house and grounds maintenance, including sourcing vendors and ensuring best pricing
Develop professional and strong relationships with vendors
Coordinate and oversee construction, renovations and off season projects
Includes understanding the work and bids and providing a recommendation for Director of Residences approval
Point of contact for contractors and external service providers
Competitively price out all work and track along the way
Oversight for all work performed on the property from start to finish
Maintain household files and vendor lists; Maintain records where needed
Taking responsibility for the household inventory, ensuring that supplies are always replenished
Running errands and shopping
Review and approve invoices for payment related to ongoing management and maintenance of residences; Work within budgetary restrictions
Oversee care and maintenance of family vehicles
Troubleshoot TVs, Crestron system, lighting system, PC/Mac back-ups, other technology
Able to do minor repairs
Demonstrating a hands-on approach to daily house maintenance with the ability to assist the staff with hands-on tasks
Able to manage multiple properties
Perform other tasks and projects required by the Director;
Superior organization skills and willingness to go above and beyond in all aspects of the job
Polished, poised and professional in both mindset and manor; use of utmost discretion at all times. Positive Attitude
Outstanding references from both current and previous employers
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with longevity in previous positions
Legally able to work in the U.S.
Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Valid driver’s license
Must be willing to submit to a background check: criminal/financial
Willing to participate in random and pre-employment drug testing
84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.