Dallas, Ft. Worth, Texas
Posted 1 year ago


Location: Fort Worth, TX (DFW candidates will be given priority)
Schedule: Tue-Fri 7a.m- to 5p.m on-call as needed.
Compensation:  $100,000
Benefits: None.

NOTE:  Only those local to DFW are currently being considered.

A long-established North Texas couple needs an experienced Household/Estate Manager to care for the property and home.  Discretion and Integrity are paramount.  Your responsibility will be the oversight and management of the 20-acre primary residence in east Fort Worth.  The main house is 10,686+ sq. ft., with two additional guest houses.  You will work in tandem with the Chief of Staff and the Director of Security to ensure the smooth operation of the home and the peace of mind of the Principals.

The client is seeking a polished and professional house manager to oversee, coordinate and assist with all aspects of the home. The ideal candidate will embody all the requirements listed below. This person must also have the ability to coordinate with clients to manage accounts and budgets, engage local construction vendors for improvement projects, and create household manuals, schedules, and active lists.


  • 7-10 years experience of managing a Residence for HNW clients.
  • Established longevity.
  • Ability to seamlessly fit into a harmonious work environment.
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal.
  • High level of discretion, loyalty, integrity, and honesty.
  • Highly organized and excellent eye for detail.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record.
  • Capable of passing an extensive background check and BAI interview.
  • Proven ability to negotiate contracts with various vendors (landscaping, maintenance etc.)
  • Proven experience with providing oversight of major landscape and maintenance projects.
  • Execute and adhere strictly to a non-disclosure agreement.
  • A strong working knowing Microsoft Office Suite

Duties & Key Success Factors

Household Manager responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Full charge Household & Property Management.
  • Setting appointments for house repairs and maintenance.
  • Create and execute a vendor onboarding and management process/policy.
  • Create a list (excel and contact database) of vendors and contractors for various trades.
  • Create and maintain Household & Property Inventory.
  • Manage, train, and develop household staff as needed.
  • Inspect the property weekly for repairs or maintenance. Independently coordinate small projects and discuss options for large ones with the Principal.
  • A strong understanding of swimming pool chemicals and maintenance is preferred.
  • Handle simple house maintenance like changing air filters, light bulbs, diffusers, etc.
  • Being hands-on with all administrative duties, including:
    • Invoice management and approval.
    • Assist with Establishing and maintaining a Household Operational Budget.
    • Receipt coding and collecting for staff credit cards.
    • Managing household staff schedules.
  • Ensure that the home and property are kept at the highest standards of cleanliness.
  • Run errands as needed (e.g., dry cleaning, shoe repairs/shine, groceries, pick up prescriptions, etc.)

Other Considerations

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’

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of this role. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Job Features

Job CategoryEstate Manager, House Manager

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