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Featured, Full-Time
Houston, Texas
Posted 3 weeks ago

Location: Houston, TX (I-10 &  Lopp 610)
Schedule:  TBD/Open to Discussion
Compensation: $25 – $30/hour
Benefits: 20 days PTO, Paid Holidays

Overview

A young and growing family in west Houston is looking for a property caretaker to care for their newly constructed home and grounds.  The family is a down-to-earth Texas family with strong roots that value the people around them.

The ideal candidate will have a strong history of grounds and property care and can ensure the grounds and household mechanicals are cared for.  They will be self-motivated, articulate, and able to cultivate a positive relationship with the principals and vendors.  Additional responsibilities will include basic household maintenance and minor repairs.  We are searching for a jack of all trades that will enjoy cultivating a beautiful environment.

Requirements

  • 5 years industry experience
  • Non-Smoker
  • Valid driver’s license with clean record
  • Valid Passport
  • Capable of passing extensive background check and BAI interview
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal
  • High level of discretion, loyalty, integrity, and honesty
  • Highly organized & excellent eye for detail.
  • Punctuality
  • Strong English and Communication skills

Duties & Key Success Factors

  • Communicate property needs to Principals on a regular basis
  • Highly organized & an excellent eye for detail.
  • Mowing (weekly in winter, bi-weekly in summer)
  • Bed cleaning
  • Pruning, trimming, deadheading, and replacement of dead plants.
  • Seasonal planting
  • Sprinkler system maintenance and repair (PVC knowledge)
  • Pool and pool equipment maintenance/diagnostics
  • Exterior cleaning (driveways, patios, doorways, light fixtures, gates, garages)
  • Property walks to check fencing and poison ivy and poison oak.
  • Non-Toxic Chemical use knowledge
  • Transport vehicles for maintenance as needed.
  • Heavy lifting
  • Furniture & toy assembly and general household repairs.
  • Special project help
    • Cleaning and maintenance of “outbuildings/structures”
    • Property clearing as needed
    • Holiday decor

Other Considerations

While the ideal candidate will fill all the above requirements and success factors, the families are willing to provide training resources to a candidate that fills 90% and demonstrates a positive outlook and strong work ethic.

Social Media: Pictures of the children, the residence(s) and/or other assets should never be posted to social media at any time. Any pictures taken for information or informative purposes should be deleted after sending.  If a backup is needed, the photo should be uploaded to the family’s cloud drive and immediately deleted from the device.

Punctuality: It is absolutely required that the Principals can count on you 100% and that you are punctual in getting to the residence for your assigned hours.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 60 pounds
  • Frequent bending, stooping, and stretching
  • Ability to negotiate a multi-story house with stairs many times a day
  • Ability to use a ladder up to 6’

Job Features

Job CategoryGroundskeeper, Handy Man

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