Junior House Manager needed for Busy Brentwood Family

07/11/2018 | | |

This is an incredibly busy family in Brentwood that needs a House Manager who can manage the entire staff and home. We are looking for a candidate with recent 3-5 years as a “house manager” or a “personal assistant” in a private home. Family is looking for longevity in your last position. Please do not reach out if your last position was not 3 years in a private home!
Duties include management of staff in the home, helping with inventory lists, overseeing the home, and vendors on a day-to-day basis. Vendors include plumber, electrician, gas company, AV company, Arborist, Dog Groomer, Pool guy, plant caretaker, Projectionist, pest control, etc. 
You are responsible for booking appointments, grocery shopping, being in constant communication with the housekeepers and making sure the family’s needs are met. There is mandatory DAILYlist for upkeep of the house, which includes:
Making sure everything has a home / keeping areas clear of stacks, Changing light bulbs, batteries in smoke detectors, Changing filters (shower, air purifiers), Making sure things like headphones and passports are kept track of scheduling maintenance when needed,and finding and solving issues inside & outside the home. Additional Responsibilities: Coordinate dry cleaning & laundry, Make grocery list and keep kitchen stocked, Coordinate car washes, Make sure dogs get medicines / coordinate vet visits, Communication must be great … you will need to handle 90 percent of the home yourself. There is a list of things to do at the home that were never done! You must be flexible to work on a weekend or stay late. For example, if there is a plumbing issue on a Saturday, the first person the family will call is the house manager.
We want a team player; the family appreciates thoughtful people who are proactive. Mom likes to be surrounded by good, upbeat energy. We are looking for someone who is calm under pressure and a multi-tasker .
Hours are generally 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, but the family would like to be able to call you if there is something on the weekends. Salary DOE with full health benefits, $75 per month towards cell phone, one tank of gas per month, ten vacation days and sick days.