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FAMILY ASSISTANT NEEDED FOR BUSY CHICAGO HOME! (#FPIL04A)


About:

This lovely Family is a tight knit, caring, & friendly Family of 8. They currently live in Chicago, IL, & they pride themselves on professionalism, kindness, integrity and organization. Confidentiality, a happy environment, and open communication are guiding principles for all members of this Family & the main characteristics they are seeking in this Professional Family Assistant!


Position Description:

Seeking a Professional Family Assistant for this busy & large Family! They have six (6) children in the home: 16, 13, 11, 11, 8, & 4. This role is a blend of Nanny work & House Manager work. The Family is ideally seeking someone with 7+ years Professional experience as a Family Assistant, CPR Certified, able to travel, & a large amount of flexibility. The Family has 3 indoor cats so must be cat friendly. This is a live out position for someone who is already local to the Chicago area. Not conducting a Nationwide search at this time. Childcare, house management, cleaning, meal prep, scheduling, office work, travel prep, transporting, pet care, & party planning are some of the job duties. Must be passport ready & able to travel when needed. Seeking someone to start by May 1, 2021.


COVID-19 Information:

The Family would like the Family Assistant to be Covid-19 cautious & possibly wear a mask when needed.


Accommodations:

This is a live out position for someone local to the Chicago area. The Family is not conducting a Nationwide search at this time.


Projected Schedule:

Projected schedule is 50-60 hours per week with needed flexibility. Must be able to work weekends & late nights as needed.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Upkeep home & organize as needed

  • Work with other Household Staff

  • Running errands as needed

  • Dealing with Vendors as needed

  • Party planning/prepping for Guests

  • Inventory of the house

  • Upkeep/re-create the Household Manual

  • Supporting the Principals as needed

  • Keeping the Family’s schedules

  • Help with children as needed

  • Helping the Family in travel plans by booking travel, packing, organizing, & unpacking

  • Office work as needed

  • Meal prep/cooking

  • Decorating the home for Holidays/parties

  • Present yourself properly at all times; representing The Herbert Alfred Agency with poise & Professionalism always

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a private home

  • 7+ years Domestic experience

  • Travel experience

  • Flexible Attitude

  • High energy/physically active

  • Fluent in the English language

  • Cat friendly

  • Clean driving record

  • Clear Background Check

  • Non-Smoker

  • Local to the Chicago, IL area

  • CPR/First Aid Certified

  • Ability to drive

  • Excellent judgment and decision making skills

  • Ability to understand Principals preferences/expectations

  • Trustworthiness and integrity, always acting in the best interests of the Principals

  • Respect for, and emphasis on, confidentiality and privacy in regards to the Principals private life

Physical Requirements:

  • Bending, stooping, reaching, running

  • Pushing, pulling, lifting up to 30 pounds

  • Able to walk up & down stairs multiple times a day

  • Working with cleaning solutions and solvents

  • Ability to remain on an airplane with children for several hours

Salary Offered:

  • $110k-$140k/year

  • Pay raise per annual based on performance

  • Paid time off/Vacation time

  • Health Benefits negotiable


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