Care Taking Couple (or Individual) Needed for Private Island - San Juan's , WA

Care Taking Couple (or Individual) Needed for Private Island - San Juan's , WA

Posted: 7/26/2017 - 7:32 pm

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This is an amazing opportunity to live in a beautiful setting. It is a 300 acre island estate with over 6 miles of roads/trails and a grass airstrip. The island is located just off of Anacortes, it is remote off grid living with boat only access. MUST HAVE OWN BOAT – Travel reimbursement will be provided

Maintenance duties include: • Mowing airstrip and clearing of all roads/trails • Trimming foliage on all roads/trails, around structures and along airstrip • Landscaping around cabin and tents • Chain sawing and tree removal • Manage contractors when the island has ongoing construction projects • Light construction (additional contractors / help can be hired based on projects) • Maintain island's security • Maintenance and repairs of 4 to 5 vehicles and other machinery • Maintenance and light repairs on two-story log cabin including 12 volt electrical system with solar panels and generator • Pumping and maintenance of well water system When owners are visiting (generally 6-8 trips during summer months) duties include: • Set up and tear down of canvas tents and furniture • Assist owners, chefs and other helpers during visits • Cleaning, laundry and trash/recycle hauling after visits • Winterization of machinery, water system, vehicles, RV, cabin and storage areas at end of season Other Future Projects: • The owners expect to add small additions/projects on an incremental basis each year to slowly develop the island. Projects may include the addition of Solar, planting, addition or limited wild-life. • The Owners may rent the island for 10 – 20 days per summer. During such period the Caretakers would provide support. Benefits: • Salary negotiable based on experience • There is a 2 story cabin with a loft; the caretaker will live on the ground floor and have access to all amenities. • This is a 1099 position • Full time job; 40 hours a week • Two (2) paid weeks off • Heath insurance reimbursement • Travel reimbursement Additional requirements include: • Clearly communicate in English, written & verbal - ability to text messages, e-mail • Able to work legally in the United States • Pass a background check • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record • Work well in a tranquil environment with a positive attitude - this is a peaceful, tranquil property, where there is great respect for nature and all living creatures • Non-smoking work environment • PETS – are welcome

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