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House Manager / Property Manager

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Hamptons Employment Agency is here to help you find a professional House Manager / Property Manager for your residence. We've been featured in publications such as Hamptons Magazine and Social Life Magazine, and we were proudly voted Dan's # 1 Best Domestic Agency for eight consecutive years (2012 – 2019).

Among the core areas that we serve are:  The Hamptons and Long Island; the Greater New York City Area (including Connecticut and New Jersey); the Boston and New England Area; the San Francisco Bay Area; and Florida.

Below is a brief description of the Household Manager position. The description provides a general overview of typical responsibilities. Depending on your individual needs, additional duties may be required while others are deemed unnecessary.

For additional information on House / Property Managers, including Live-In House Managers and Live-Out House Managers, please contact us today. All consultations with our Staffing Specialists are no-cost, no-obligation, and confidential.

House Manager / Property Manager Description

A House Manager is typically responsible for overseeing and providing hands-on management of an Employer's residence.  A House Manager may be the head domestic staff member to which other staff members report, or he or she may work under an Estate Manager. A Household/Property Manager typically has a broad knowledge base relating to general household management duties.

A House Manager's specific responsibilities vary with the size of an Employers Household, and duties typically include hiring, directing, and terminating other household staff; liaising with and overseeing vendors and contractors; booking travel arrangements; maintaining household security; running errands; organizing and running large household events, parties, etc.; managing the household calendar; performing basic financial management tasks; and managing and personally executing special projects.

Additional duties may also include certain Houseman or Housekeeper responsibilities, such as providing basic handyman services and completing home maintenance tasks; maintaining household inventories; procuring supplies, including groceries, food service, and cleaning supplies; maintaining a neat and attractive outside and inside appearance for the residence; performing hands-on housekeeping (for example, doing laundry and ironing; cleaning the kitchen, bath, and living areas; organizing closets, pantries, etc.; caring for art, antiques, and fine furniture; etc.); driving family members, associates, and guests to appointments and engagements; and more.

A House Manager's overall objective is to help make sure that his or her Employer's life at their residence is as carefree as possible. Household Managers wear many hats, and they must stay fully on top of the many details of running an Employer's home. The Household/Property Manager may live in or out of their Employer's residence, but the position is often a live-in role.

Salary for a House Manager / Property Manager depends on your location, the particular job requirements, and the level of experience of the Applicant. Benefits, perks, and other forms of compensation provided by the Employer also affect salary requirements.

Our Household Staffing Specialists are here to help you find the right individual for a range of positions, including the following:

Contact us today for a no-cost, no-obligation, privacy-assured phone consultation. Please feel free to call us at one of our offices:

The Hamptons: 631-204-1100
New York City: 212-810-9828
Boston: 617-800-4701
Boca Raton: 561-866-2633

Or, use our brief and easy online Staffing Inquiry Form.

We look forward to hearing from you regarding your household staffing needs.