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A private family is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented groundskeeper to join the team maintaining the exterior of the property and surrounding grounds at their 3-acre estate in Westchester, NY. The groundskeeper will be supervised by the head groundskeeper and will work closely with other residential team members, including the estate manager and housekeepers.

This is a full-time, live-out position. Current hours are five days a week, Thursday through Monday, 9am - 6pm. Shifts are subject to change over time, as the needs of the family and property change. The groundskeeper must be flexible to work additional hours and days as required. Salary and benefits are generous and commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Meticulous daily cleaning and maintenance of the property exterior, ensuring the grounds, gardens, walkways, and outdoor spaces are in pristine condition
• Daily property detailing including removal of spider webs, bird droppings, storm debris, and wipe down of outdoor furniture
• Assist with day-to-day care of swimming pool and fountains, lawn care needs, and irrigation repair
• Seasonal pruning, weeding, hand watering and gardening as needed between landscaping contractor visits
• Assist with supervision of outdoor vendors including multiple plant care and landscaping teams and pool contractor
• Identify and help to coordinate routine maintenance and repair around the property
• Trash and recycling removal
• Care and washing of the vehicles
• Run errands as requested

Qualifications

• A minimum of 2 years of applicable experience is required; 5 years of applicable experience strongly preferred
• Experience working full-time for a private family is strongly preferred
• Impeccable attention to detail
• Professional, energetic worker with a team oriented attitude
• Ability to multitask effectively and work with head groundskeeper to reprioritize initiatives throughout the day and week
• Ability to communicate effectively and work well with others
• Highly proactive and able to spot and resolve issues before they become apparent to the family
• Protective of the family’s interests at all times
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Excellent, verifiable references from current and past employers
• Must be authorized to work legally in the U.S.
• Must have own transportation
• Must be flexible to travel to out-of-state vacation home and to work evenings as needed

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