Maintenance/cleaning and caretakers for Estate in Cape Cod - TRURO, MA

Maintenance/cleaning and caretakers for Estate in Cape Cod - TRURO, MA

Posted: 3/13/2018 - 10:51 am

Seeking an energetic, personable, couple to work together, part-time, as a team to care for a large historic estate property on beautiful Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  

The property is rented as a vacation rental on a weekly basis throughout the summer and on and off during the spring and fall shoulder season, with occasional visits by owner and family.  

Job requirements:  Provide full care of outdoor building and grounds, maintenance and repair calls, trash disposal, and guest changeover cleanings.  The grounds keeping requires weekly mowings as well as weeding of beds, trimming of hedges, bushes, and small trees.  Trash disposal consists of taking trash to the transfer station.  Guest changeover cleanings take about 12 hours (6 hours each during the change over day) plus completing laundry during the week.   In season change over is on Sunday.  Must know how to do detailed housecleaning and keep a large home very clean (5 star hotel standard).   


It also includes showing the property as scheduled to potential guests, meeting vendors, requesting proposals as needed.


Job averages 30 hours per week, 15 hours per person, during peak season and less, approximately 22- 30 hours per week during shoulder season.


Will be responsible for spring cleaning, fall cleanup, and winterization.   In the spring there is spreading of approximately 15-20 yards of mulch.  In the fall there is leaf removal and fall cleanup from late September to Nov 30th. 


Additional a la carte services may be requested by guests (babysitting, daily housekeeping, mid - stay cleaning).   These services will be paid for in addition to the stipend on an hourly basis. 

We are seeking an attentive couple who will respond to our needs by text, email, phone, and in person, and help make our property a unique destination on Cape Cod.

Must be Non smokers without pets or children.  No drama, must have strong work ethic and desire to keep up a high profile property.

Must keep professional appearance and conduct at all times around guests and owner.

Must have excellent cleaning and landscaping references.

Compensation for this part-time opportunity consists of private living quarters on the property plus $1250 monthly stipend.  Can be from  from late April through November 30.

Year round employment will be considered with a reduced stipen and housing. There is ample summer employment available locally which you would be free to pursue while residing on our estate provided you are able to keep up with the caretaking responsibilities of our property.

For immediate consideration, please forward resumes with your photos.


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