British American Household Staffing

AF089 - Butler - Los Angeles, CA

US-CA-Los Angeles
2 weeks ago
Job Reference Code
AF089
# of Openings
1
Category
Butler

Overview

A family in Los Angeles is seeking a full time butler. The work schedule will be 40+ hours per week on a 24/7 basis. The ideal candidate will be a jack-of-all-trades who will work well under pressure and who has 4+ years of experience in a house management/butler position working for a high-profile family. You should be able to work long hours and have flexibility with your schedule, should be professional, calm, meticulous, and should have thick-skin. Duties include, but are not limited to, chauffeuring, menu planning, managing finances within the home, laundry, serving, running errands, DIY maintenance, and assisting the estate manager. Dislikes for menu planning - spicy food, celery, sage, rosemary, raw onions, basil, NO green flakes of ANY kind, no skin on fruit nor vegetables. Likes - green apples (compote, pies, etc.), salmon, seabass, dover sole, shrimp, chicken, cheeseburgers. Note - food must always be prepared fresh a la carte and garlic MUST be used in puree form. You must have a clean driver's license and a US Passport, Green Card, or EAC. If you are interested please apply online to AF089.

Responsibilities

  • PA scheduling
  • Helping pick up and drop off
  • All butler duties
  • Laundry: mens shirts, clothing knowledge and care
  • Bill paying
  • Dinner reservations
  • Arranging schedules
  • Dealing with any emergencies, day, night weekends
  • Remaining calm at all times
  • Menu planning
  • Coordinating/assisting with the operation of the residence; providing excellent service to residents and guests alike
  • Assist with special events including planning; set-up and service, post-event clean-up and follow-through.
  • Act as right hand to Estate Manager, assist with household budgets, services to the home, facilities systems, procedures and maintenance, liaising with staff as well as vendors and contractors
  • Familiar with "The Art of Service", able to serve principal and guests, greeting and directing guests at the house, as well as maintaining the culture of the household.
  • Procuring equipment, supplies and services as needed; care for, vehicles, cleaning/moving of outside furniture,
  • Handling special requests, errands and related duties as needed
  • Acting as household handy-man and assist with facilities / household maintenance tasks
  • Providing hands-on housekeeping/caretaker duties/packages and mail allocation/recycling & trash management
  • Acting as point of contact for Estate Manager; liaising with staff as well as vendors and contractors
  • Maintaining all household calendars and providing prior notification to the Estate Manager of the scheduling of events and estate maintenance/repair activities
  • Assist Estate Manager with maintaining vehicles, including insurance and regulation upkeep, log book (in & out) for staff use of cars, management of keys.
  • Flexibility with schedule; able to work long nights and weekends.

Qualifications

  • Estate seeks an experienced and professional formal Butler / Houseman for a Beverly Hills residence, reporting directly to Estate Manager
  • Calm, discreet, intelligent
  • Able to always remain calm and happy
  • Team player
  • Fastworker
  • Accurate, quick and tolerant
  • Hospitality background
  • Celebrity background
  • Career butler only

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