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Housekeeper/Nanny/Family Assistant - Remsenburg. NY
Single Father with four children (ages: 14;11;8;6) seeks an experienced live-in Housekeeper/Nanny/Family Assistant with to be an all around right hand.

Duties will include:
Daily upkeep of the home, readying kids for school, packing lunches, tidying up, making beds, taking out the trash, laundry, doing grocery shopping, preparing a meal for dinner. running errands, overseeing homework and school projects, cooking and serving dinner, and overseeing sleep routines of younger children, as needed (if father is traveling or working late).

Key Skills/experience includes:
Prior In-Home/Private Service Experience, Minimum of two long term references, Must pass a stringent background investigation , Experienced driver with a clean driving record, Ability to work independently, Mature and Consistent, Good Everyday Cooking Skills Required - Family home has a pool, swimmer is preferred but not required.

Salary is open and the family will pay relocation for the right candidate. Separate room, bath and possible benefits provided.
Weekends are typical days off.

For more information and consideration please forward your resume and salary requirements to: resumes@sterlinglifestyle.com - please note, "Family Assistant Position", in the subject line.
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Housekeeper/Nanny/Family Assistant - Remsenburg. NY 
Single Father with four children (ages: 14;11;8;6) seeks an experienced live-in Housekeeper/Nanny/Family Assistant with to be an all around right hand.  

Duties will include: 
Daily upkeep of the home, readying kids for school, packing lunches, tidying up, making beds, taking out the trash, laundry, doing grocery shopping, preparing a meal for dinner. running errands, overseeing homework and school projects, cooking  and serving dinner,  and overseeing sleep routines of younger children, as needed (if father is traveling or working late).

Key Skills/experience includes: 
Prior In-Home/Private Service Experience, Minimum of two long term references, Must pass a stringent background investigation , Experienced driver with a clean driving record, Ability to work independently, Mature and Consistent, Good Everyday Cooking Skills Required - Family home has a pool, swimmer is preferred but not required. 

Salary is open and the family will pay relocation for the right candidate. Separate room, bath and possible benefits provided. 
Weekends are typical days off. 

For more information and consideration please forward your resume and salary requirements to: resumes@sterlinglifestyle.com  - please note, Family Assistant Position, in the subject line.
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Personal/Executive Assistant, Cambridge, MA Our client, a very busy entrepreneur with aging parents seeks "a true right hand" to work primarily in her home office. In addition to owning a successful company and selling real estate, she also cares for her parents. She is looking for a business savvy, all around assistant who can assist with both her personal and business life. Duties will include email correspondence, phone calls, travel arrangements, running errands, shopping, groceries, and tidying up the home office. She will also need someone who can manage her work calendars, input data into QuickBooks, market research, file documents, etc. On top of these duties, she is also planning her wedding, so someone who is happy to help her with that as well. This position requires someone who is detailed, organized, can multi-task and glad to assist in all aspects of her life. She does have a large dog- some pet care may be required. The typical schedule is Monday to Friday 10am-6pm with occasional travel if needed. The client travels to NYC once a month so some work can be done remotely when she is away. She would prefer someone local to the area or someone willing to relocate from NYC
College degree preferred as well as references doing the same sort of position long term in either the Cambridge area or New York. For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to mail @sterlinglifestyle.com
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Personal/Executive Assistant, Cambridge, MA Our client, a very busy entrepreneur with aging parents seeks a true right hand to work primarily in her home office. In addition to owning a successful company and selling real estate, she also cares for her parents. She is looking for a business savvy, all around assistant who can assist with both her personal and business life. Duties will include email correspondence, phone calls, travel arrangements, running errands, shopping, groceries, and tidying up the home office. She will also need someone who can manage her work calendars, input data into QuickBooks, market research, file documents, etc. On top of these duties, she is also planning her wedding, so someone who is happy to help her with that as well. This position requires someone who is detailed, organized, can multi-task and glad to assist in all aspects of her life. She does have a large dog- some pet care may be required. The typical schedule is Monday to Friday 10am-6pm with occasional travel if needed. The client travels to NYC once a month so some work can be done remotely when she is away. She would prefer someone local to the area or someone willing to relocate from NYC 
College degree preferred as well as references doing the same sort of position long term in either the Cambridge area or New York. For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to mail @sterlinglifestyle.com
Please include your availability and salary requirements and note, PA/EA - Cambridge, in the subject line.  #jobposting

Professional Career Nanny for Montclair, NJ - Our clients, a young, fun family with a newborn and two-year-old seeks a wonderful nanny who is looking for a long-term position with their growing family. Mother is home and involved. There is some normal light housekeeping/tidying and help with errands when the two-year-old is in school.
Basic hours are M-F from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. with additional opportunity of earning extra hours on the weekends (not required). Although the original thought was for a live-out situation, the family is not opposed to considering a live-in. Should have local references as a nanny for children in this age range. For more information, please forward your resume to mail@sterlinglifestyle.com
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Professional Career Nanny for Montclair, NJ - Our clients, a young, fun family with a newborn and two-year-old seeks a wonderful nanny who is looking for a long-term position with their growing family. Mother is home and involved. There is some normal light housekeeping/tidying and help with errands when the two-year-old is in school. 
Basic hours are M-F from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. with additional opportunity of earning extra hours on the weekends (not required). Although the original thought was for a live-out situation, the family is not opposed to considering a live-in. Should have local references as a nanny for children in this age range. For more information, please forward your resume to mail@sterlinglifestyle.com
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USA- New York Full-time Nanny in NYC- Midtown.
We are seeking an exceptionally well-referenced nanny for our client, a busy family with two school-aged children. The position is full time, live out (except summer and when the family is traveling). 1:00 - 8:30 pm plus some occasional later evenings and weekend coverage. Typically, the nanny would help to get the kids from school and to their after-school activities, assist with homework, warm and plate the food already prepared by the cook for kids and adults and tidy up the kitchen. Time permitting, help housekeeper with laundry for kids, ironing and other tasks. Additionally, the nanny should have no other outside commitments as she/he must be able to travel with clients, frequently, as the client does not use nannies from hotels. Packing and unpacking for the kids is an essential part of the job as is getting clothes and supplies ready for every day. Must keep everything around the children and their properties tidy and organized. Nanny must have a good knowledge of Manhattan, capable of having initiative for finding and organizing activities and outings and have enough experience to be fully comfortable taking the kids around, not only in Manhattan but while traveling as well. She should be able to help to organize birthday parties, playdates, and school events. She should also be able to handle beautiful clothes and put outfits together for everyday wear and for traveling. Bilingual French and/or Spanish along with perfect English would be a big plus. The client adds, "We would like someone to help our kids to grow well educated and knowledgeable, not just someone to drive them around and put them to bed." The nanny has to be able to travel with the family, not only domestically but internationally as well (sometimes very far and for up to 3 weeks at a time). US citizenship preferred because visas for Europe are sometimes hard to obtain. The person should be an experienced driver and must swim. Pay is generous and paid by the hour. MUST have at least three years of prior nanny experience in the New York Metro area with excellent references. For consideration, please forward your resume/CV along with salary requirements to mail@sterlinglifestyle.com
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USA- New York Full-time Nanny in NYC- Midtown.
We are seeking an exceptionally well-referenced nanny for our client, a busy family with two school-aged children. The position is full time, live out (except summer and when the family is traveling). 1:00 - 8:30 pm plus some occasional later evenings and weekend coverage. Typically, the nanny would help to get the kids from school and to their after-school activities, assist with homework, warm and plate the food already prepared by the cook for kids and adults and tidy up the kitchen. Time permitting, help housekeeper with laundry for kids, ironing and other tasks. Additionally, the nanny should have no other outside commitments as she/he must be able to travel with clients, frequently, as the client does not use nannies from hotels. Packing and unpacking for the kids is an essential part of the job as is getting clothes and supplies ready for every day. Must keep everything around the children and their properties tidy and organized. Nanny must have a good knowledge of Manhattan, capable of having initiative for finding and organizing activities and outings and have enough experience to be fully comfortable taking the kids around, not only in Manhattan but while traveling as well. She should be able to help to organize birthday parties, playdates, and school events. She should also be able to handle beautiful clothes and put outfits together for everyday wear and for traveling. Bilingual French and/or Spanish along with perfect English would be a big plus. The client adds, We would like someone to help our kids to grow well educated and knowledgeable, not just someone to drive them around and put them to bed. The nanny has to be able to travel with the family, not only domestically but internationally as well (sometimes very far and for up to 3 weeks at a time). US citizenship preferred because visas for Europe are sometimes hard to obtain. The person should be an experienced driver and must swim. Pay is generous and paid by the hour. MUST have at least three years of prior nanny experience in the New York Metro area with excellent references. For consideration, please forward your resume/CV along with salary requirements to mail@sterlinglifestyle.com 
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Whether it be a personal assistant to handle day to day tasks that allow you to better spend your time on things that are more meaningful or an experienced nanny that will assure your children are well cared for and that your goals for their intellectual and social development are met; or a well trained housekeeper or houseman that will assure you architecturally significant property will be cleaned, organized, and well maintained –we know the most experienced and well referenced professionals in the personal service industry.

Long recognized as “the source” for the finest household staff, JaNiece Rush and her team have been featured in many national and even international media including: Vogue, Worth, America’s Elite 1000, 48 Hours, The Wall Street Journal Report, Access Hollywood and others as well as being named, “The Best of the Best,” by the Association of Celebrity Personal Assistants.

Additionally, New York’s most prestigious corporations in the entertainment, fashion and financial industries rely on Lifestyle Resources to supply their top executives with personal service staff. Our registry contains an impressive array of personal assistants and social secretaries to fill needs not currently met by existing administrative staff. Additionally, we recruit and place the finest corporate chefs, chauffeurs, executive security professionals, office matrons, meeting hostess, and butler/concierge staff. Through alliances with other top firms we’ve also placed top executive-level administrative and support staff that are a cut above those typically put forward through traditional sources.

Staff with unique skills and backgrounds with proven experience and references attesting to their exceptional excellence is our specialty.

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Candidates Seeking Placement

Included on our registry are:
  • Major Domos
  • Estates Managers
  • Butlers
  • Personal Assistants
  • Social Secretaries
  • Nannies
  • Governess
  • Newborn Care Specialists
  • Housekeepers
  • Housemen
  • Maids
  • Valets
  • Chefs
  • Cooks
  • Chauffeurs
  • Executive and Celebrity Security
  • Ranch managers
  • Domestic Couple Teams
  • Caretakers
  • Gardeners
  • Private Yacht and Aircraft staff

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Private Service Job Descriptions

Major Domo/Estate Manager:

  • Job Description:
    Usually oversees the operation of multiple homes and/or properties for the same employer. Typically strictly administrative. Works with butlers to see that the needs of the employers are met in each residence. May also handle the planning and execution of large social events.
  • Qualifications:
    Experience as a butler or other similar position in Hotel/Resort industry. The ability to travel between homes at a moment’s notice. Higher education preferred.

Butler:

  • Job Description:
    Usually in charge of one residence. Supervises, organizes and often helps train domestic staff. Serves meals and drinks, answers doorbells and telephone, sets the table for meals, makes out the household budgets, organizes parties. Some valet duties and light housekeeping. May also include scheduling of maintenance and staff for employers yacht, stables and plane. Lives in. Not to be confused with major domo or estate manager.
  • Qualifications:
    Experience as an under butler, valet, ship steward or in hotel management. Higher education preferred. Knowledge of wines and spirits. Knowledge of security systems.

Nanny/Governess:

  • Job Description:
    Full charge in tending to children. Takes pro-active roll in playing and planning activities for her/his charges. Maintains their bedrooms and play areas, bathes, dresses and feeds them. Washes, irons and mends children’s clothes. Typically lives in. Uniform sometimes, but often not required. A governess has the same duties, however is often additionally in charge of tutoring the child in a particular subject or subjects. A governess is traditionally from a teaching background. Male nannies, required to be of the same caliber, are sometimes referred to as “Mannies”, we prefer the term “Governor”. Not to be confused with au pairs, or babysitters.
  • Qualifications:
    Experience with children. Formal education (Particularly in early childhood education, nursing, or credentials including nanny or governess certification from an established, accredited, institution or possessing an NNEB) preferred.

Caretaker:

  • Job Description:
    Keeps grounds and equipment in good condition. May do yard work, painting, light carpentry and plumbing. Ensures securities. May also assist housekeeper with heavier household duties, such as moving and lifting. Lives on grounds. Uniform not required. Not to be confused with gardener.
  • Qualifications:
    Must be physically fit. Experience with plumbing, painting and carpentry helpful.

Chef

  • Job Description:
    Prepares meals for family and staff. Additionally, plans and prepares food for parties, luncheons and all other social events. Prepares detailed menus and orders groceries. Directs the operation and organization of the kitchen and the presentation and serving of the food. May live in. Uniform is often required. Not to be confused with cook.
  • Qualifications:
    Restaurant, executive dining, catering or similar domestic experience. Must be able to plan, prepare and organize for frequent entertaining. Most private chefs have culinary degrees from top institutions.

Housekeeper or Houseman

  • Job Description:
    Responsible for maintenance of household. Dusts, vacuums, waxes floors, makes beds, cleans linens, polishes silver, arranges furniture, mends clothing, does laundry. May supervise support staff. Typically lives in. Uniform often required. Not to be confused with chambermaid, ladies maid, parlormaid, waitress or laundress.
  • Qualifications:
    Past experience as a general maid. Good understanding of household operations.

Domestic Couple Team:

  • Job Description:
    Often a married couple offering the combination of services of Butler/Housekeeper or Housekeeper/Caretaker, the first is referred to as a formal couple then later an informal couple. Both typically live in. Uniforms are often required for formal couples.
  • Qualifications:
    Domestic experience and references in the field to which each claims expertise. A strong partnership with the other half of the team.

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