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JOB #: BL62 – Domestic Couple

Charleston, SC

A busy mature couple is in search of a Domestic Couple who is experienced and able to take charge of the upkeep and maintenance of their primary 6500 sf home and two other homes (one located 45 minutes away from primary residence and the other located 1 hour away). The couple will serve as all around gatekeepers to the principals ensuring all aspects of the home are adequately operating at all times. One half of the couple must be a detailed housekeeper/laundress and an accomplished cook/chef. The other must have handyman skills, vendor management and assist with automobile and boat maintenance. Couple travels frequently and is looking for a couple who is proactive, a self-starter, experienced, who needs NO supervision and comfortable working in a home with pets. Schedule is Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm with some flexibility to work occasional weekends when entertaining. Salary & benefits negotiable based on experience.

Duties:
• Responsible for the museum quality cleaning and organizing
• Laundry/ironing (including bed & table linens, napkins, casual wear, etc.)
• Cooking (culinary trained a plus)
• Plan and arrange formal & casual dinner parties
• Oversee household shopping and inventory maintenance
• Vehicle maintenance (cleaning, scheduled servicing, etc.)
• Chauffeuring as needed
• Wardrobe maintenance
• Packing and unpacking for the Mr. & Mrs. when traveling
• Maintenance of outside furniture and terraces
• Care of crystal, china and silver
• Supervision of all outside vendors – repairs, maintenance, landscapers, pool service, etc.
• Handyman duties (assist with minor repairs)
• Upkeep for vacation properties
• Petcare (2 dogs – and occasional care for family members’ dogs when traveling)
• Have knowledge of “Smart Home” security systems

Qualifications:
• Minimum 5 years’ experience as a domestic couple
• Verifiable references
• Detail-oriented. Must have the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation

Compensation: Negotiable based on experience

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