Domestic and Other Professional Services

Personal Assistants
A Personal or executive assistant will be your "right-hand" person for your office or home and can manage your travel plans, your schedule and set up appointments. Other responsibilities may include keeping track of the family agenda and arranging for reservations of various events.

Butlers / Administrators
A Butler, sometimes known as a Major D'omo or house manager, carries out the fine details of running a single household. Typical responsibilities include supervising household staff, valeting, ordering household supplies, setting, and serving at a formal table, caring for silver, china and crystal, and overseeing dinner parties and other events.

We can supply fully experienced butlers, many of whom have been professionally trained for both permanent and temporary positions in private households as well as corporate positions.



Caretakers
A Caretaker is responsible for the outside and inside maintenance of the home. Duties typically include gardening, painting, carpentry, plumbing, scheduling annual repairs, and overseeing any contractors.

 

Chauffeurs
Many of our chauffeurs have received their training from the police or during their military service. Their responsibilities include driving family members to professional and social appointments. They may also be responsible for the maintenance, minor repair, detailing, and the overall care of automobiles.

Cooks and Chefs
There are many levels of cooks from basic family cook to the school of trained gourmet Chef. Our professional Chefs have all been trained at one of the fine culinary schools in the USA, Europe or the Far East. Whatever your tastes, they can provide the right flavor for your home or company.

Couples
Couples can completely manage your home or estate, from being totally hands-on to supervising other staff, and overseeing the work of outside vendors.

If a couple is what you require, Nanny Poppinz has experience with couples with many skills.

Estate Managers
Chiefly an administrator with many responsibilities, the estate manager oversees the staff and services of one or more homes and may include the selection and supervising of all contractors, caretakers and gardeners, care of automobiles, and supervision of household accounts.

Housekeepers
A job description for this position will vary depending on the needs of the family. The Housekeeper is in charge of running the home, which may include overseeing other staff, hands-on cleaning, laundry, dusting, silver polishing, vacuuming and running errands.

Other duties can include grocery shopping, greeting guests and vendors.Meal preparation and/or childcare duties may also be required.

If you are looking for a housekeeper, Nanny Poppinz has the best candidates for you.

Housemen
A Houseman, more of a "hands-on" person, is usually responsible for the Heavy Housework, such as cleaning the Hardwood and Marble Floors, vacuuming and polishing silver and brass and minor repairs. The responsibilities vary greatly depending on the household's requirements. In a home where there is only a houseman, he does what a housekeeper would be required to do.

Major Domos
The Major Domo assumes many of the same responsibilities however, the major domo is usually the head of staff, in charge of one residence.