Full Time Property Caretaker/Handyman in Kaufman County

Full Time Property Caretaker/Handyman in Kaufman County
Family: 175813
Location: Kaufman County
For more information, Inquire Now or email meagan.jerome@mbfagency.com
Start Date: ASAP
Age(s): NA
Days & Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM
Pay Rate (pre-tax): $60,000-$70,000/year

This Property Caretaker position is for an experienced professional seeking a unique opportunity. The role is to care for a 10,000 sq ft main house, 2000 sq ft cabin, 2500 sq ft mothers house on 150 acres, interior/exterior maintenance, project management and occasional trips to home in Dallas to perform handy-man tasks and mechanical inspections.  Property is a lake house and secondary home on Cedar Creek Reservoir.

Duties Include but are not limited to:

  • Manage daily access to property
  • Cleaning, care and maintenance of vehicles.  Create schedule and maintain all mechanical equipment on property.  Including ATVs, recreational vehicles, boats, property maintenance equipment.
  • Maintaining and cleaning garage.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot any mechanicals that fail.  Provide EM and Principals proposal options to perform any repairs.
  • Ensure the property is maintained at all times and ready for Principal visits.
  • Oversee renovation projects and report to Estate Manager & Principals.
  • Find creative solutions to reoccurring issues
  • Receive fuel deliveries
  • Refuel Non-Ethanol fuel tank and Diesel as needed at local gas station.
  • Interior & Exterior lightbulb check replacement and fixture cleaning.
  • Pre-Arrival prep of main house perimeter to ensure a welcoming environment
  • Pre-Arrival and Post-Departure prep/clean/store of boats, jet skis and tow-behind toys.  Should be in a “get on and go” state of readiness.
  • Be available for walks with Mr. and/or Mrs. to discuss new and ongoing projects and report to EM.
  • Cleaning, refinishing and repair of patio and exterior furniture
  • Weekly visits to Dallas property to perform maintenance checks, lightbulbs checks and small projects.
  • Coordinate and work in tandem with Landscape Manager & team.
  • Boating Safety Certifications preferred.

Initial Projects Include:

  • Removal of all dead trees on property
  • Burn backlog of debris
  • Explore economic options for mowing field off main road
  • Cleaning & organizing equipment barn and garage
  • Manage repair of dock and boat lifts.

Key Skill Requirements:

  • Clear communication skills.  Must be able to clearly speak, read and write.
  • Impeccable references and understanding of discretion.
  • Ability to pass background check
  • Mechanically incline (Trade Licensing will place you at the top of the list)

Hours: Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM (with flexibility)

Salary: $60,000 – $70,000/year DOE

Additional Benefits: 3 weeks PTO

MBF Agency 2020-10-23 Kaufman Count TX $ 28 - 33 / hour FULL_TIME