British American Household Staffing strives to find candidates roles, which are likely to result in long-term job fulfillment. This is achieved through a careful understanding of candidates' career history and aspirations.
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A private family is seeking a full-time nanny/family assistant to care for their two children, ages 1-year and 3-years-old, in Sag Harbor, New York. The family is expecting a third child in November. The general schedule is Monday through Friday, 7am-7pm. In addition to helping with all aspects of childcare, responsibilities include meal preparation for the children, light housekeeping, running errands, and assisting with planning and scheduling family activities. The ideal candidate is energetic, engaging, and proactive. A valid driver's license is required. The family is open to both local live-out candidates and live-in candidates from nearby areas. If you are interested and are legal to work in the US, please apply to EK053.
A couple based on the West Coast is seeking a full-time executive housekeeper for their secondary residence in New York City. The couple visits about twice per month for several days at a time, during which the candidate will need to be fully flexible to work longer days, including weekend days if applicable. The schedule will vary, but will guarantee a minimum of 40 hours per week for things like maintenance cleaning, accepting mail or packages, and running simple errands.
In addition to keeping the apartment tidy and running smoothly while the principals are in their primary residence on the West coast, duties will include assisting the chef in serving and clean-up at dinner parties or hosting guests when they are in town, and working in coordination with the principals to prepare for their arrivals. This is a formal household with high-end furnishings, art, and antiques. There will be no other staff in the home unless the principals are in town visiting, when the chef will accompany them. The ideal candidate is smart, detail-oriented, and discreet, with a flexible and proactive personality. If you're interested and legal to work in the US apply to EB174.
A private family in Miami are seeking an excellent full-time live-out chef to prepare healthy and delicious meals for a family of four, as well as for frequent guests. The candidate will be responsible for lunch and dinner Monday through Friday. The ideal start date is late August. The chef should be comfortable preparing a variety of dishes and cuisines, including vegan, Mediterranean, French, Mexican and Asian cuisines. The chef should be just as comfortable creating family-friendly shared meals as they are multi-course elevated menus for entertaining. The candidate will be responsible for sourcing all ingredients, creating menus in collaboration with the family, cooking, serving and keeping the kitchen clean and organized. If you are legal to work in the U.S. and interested, please apply online to EK040.
A very private family is looking for a house manager/personal assistant to join their team in Miami Beach. The principal runs his company out of the home where he invests, advises, and incubates companies in the tech space. You would be handling the home, property and personal needs of the family. As the house manager, you would help with packages, organization projects, vehicle management, vendor management, grocery, and home supply orders, research projects, dining reservations, researching and managing personal travel for the family, organizing events, dealing with moves, payroll, and anything else house related. This is a wide-ranging and varied role- someone who thrives in an ever-changing and challenging environment will be well suited for this position. Additionally, the family works to build a true team spirit in the home and everyone is expected to pitch in when other members are in need of help.
The successful candidate should be highly intelligent and extremely detail-oriented, a fast learner who is creative, warm, and has a team-player attitude. You must be able to think quickly on your feet. Honesty, trustworthiness, discretion, punctuality, and a positive attitude are of utmost importance. You must have a clean driver's license. The family would prefer local candidates who are familiar with the area, but they are open to relocating the right candidate. You must be legal to work in the US and have a US Passport, Green Card, or EAC to apply for this role. If you are interested in this position, please apply to KS186.
A lovely, busy international family are looking for a top-notch domestic couple to look after their London and country homes in the UK. When the family are in residence the couple can expect to work from 8am until 9 or 10pm with a couple of days off per week (not necessarily over the weekend). When the family are abroad, then the role will revert to a more normal schedule of Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm.
The couple will be responsible for all aspects of housekeeping including deep cleaning, silver cleaning, French polishing, laundry, and ironing. Other duties include, but are not limited to, cooking and serving, general maintenance, running errands, grocery shopping, looking after vehicles and occasional chauffeuring and general butler duties. This is a busy role so would suit an active couple.
The ideal candidates are discreet, flexible, calm, and very capable, with positive, can-do attitudes and excellent references. Prior experience working aboard yachts would be preferred and the ability to speak Spanish would be a plus. If you are interested in the position and are legal to work in the UK, please apply to ZI056.
A lovely couple living in Westport, CT are seeking a newborn care specialist upon the arrival of their first baby due mid May. The schedule will be 20/7 for 12 weeks, with the possibility for extension. The family is also open to local candidates wanting to do nights only as well. There will be some travel.
The ideal candidate has plenty of experience with first-time parents, strong lactation/breastfeeding knowledge, and will engage their baby throughout the day. There is a strong preference toward candidates who have a nursing or medical background/education. They are only considering candidates who will be fully vaccinated and up to date on all vaccines. The couple is looking for someone with a warm, personable, and a calming personality. You must be CPR/First Aid certified. If you're interested, comfortable with dogs and are legal to work in the US, apply to KO090.
A busy family living in TriBeCa are seeking a full-time family assistant. Hours are flexible, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends requested. The ideal person for this role will be a go-getter, someone who is autonomous and reliable who can come in and hit the ground running. You must have at least 5 years of similar experience in the home of HNW individuals- longevity in roles would be preferred as they are looking for someone to be with them long-term too.
You will be the point person in the home, for husband and wife, for staff (5 others), and for the 5 children- managing calenders, appointments, inventory, errands, etc. You must be able to wear many hats and have a 'no task too big or too small' outlook. You must also have bookkeeping experience and be able to manage the household finances.
You can work remotely for this position but should be able to have 1-2 check in days per week at the home and also be close enough to go to the home as needed. The family would also need you to run-point on their other two NY area homes. There are no pets in the home but you should be dog-friendly as they might adopt one soon. You must be highly professional and respect boundaries. The principals do prefer you to have a driver's license as well. If you are legal to work in the US and are interested in this role, please apply to KM508. You must be COVID vaccinated to be considered.
A private family in SoHo are seeking an all-star private chef to join their team. The general schedule for this position is Sunday through Thursday, lunch and dinner, with flexibility for additional hours.
This is a family of five and there are various dietary restrictions, so the candidate should be adept at creating delicious menus that adhere to multiple guidelines. The family enjoys healthy, fresh food in a variety of cuisines. The chef will have responsibility for the kitchen, including stocking of groceries and pantry organization, and care and cleaning of the kitchen and equipment. There are housekeepers on staff, but the chef is responsible for maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen. The chef should also be comfortable with plating and serving.
Salary for this position is competitive and is based on experience and benefits are included. If you are legal to work in the US and are interested in this position, please apply to AS086.
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