An amazing family is looking for a long-term, live-in caretaker. The families' main house is in Lakeville, Connecticut and their secondary property is 10 minutes away, in Sharon, Connecticut. This role is a great opportunity with a really nice family, that works as a team with everyone. The current caretaker is retiring. Their properties are fully staffed and everyone helps each other and chips in, even if it is not their primary job function. The caretaker would live in the Sharon property.
The caretakers duties will include, but are not limited to, assisting with overall upkeep and maintenance inside and outside of both locations. You must be enthusiastic and willing and able to assist where needed or required to ensure the needs of each property are met. You can also expect to manage the upkeep of the property including grounds, residence, pool, play equipment, etc., communicate with vendors such as, tree, landscape, irrigation, pool, snow removal, wood etc., obtain bids/estimates to submit, handle detailed organization and maintenance, inside and out, run regular checks on plumbing, electrical, HVAC, A/V equipment, and appliances throughout buildings, especially (but not limited to) during & after heavy rain or snowfall, upkeep vehicles (pontoon boat, mini camper) maintain equipment and inventory/stocking, operate the forklift for scheduled deliveries, general labor & small carpentry needs, assisting in set-up and breakdown, as needed, for special events, and additional property responsibilities as requested.
Their ideal caretaker will be organized and punctual, a great communicator, comfortable working with text, emails and online calendars (preferred team communication method), handy, experienced with/ general knowledge of plumbing/electrical/carpentry, and will have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, will be flexible in scheduling/hours as needed, and will have a valid driver’s license & reliable vehicle. If you are legal to work in the US and are interested in this couple role, please apply to VV047.