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Ranch Jobs: WANTED - A DOMESTIC COUPLE - Handyman/Groundskeeper & Housekeeper - New Mexico SOLD #126613
Posted by: JMAR [see other ads by this poster]
City: Carlsbad [see other ads in this city]
State: New Mexico [see other ads in this state]
Job Title: DOMESTIC COUPLE: Handyman/Groundskeeper & Housekeeper
Employer: J MAR & Associates
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Room & Board: Provided
Phone #: 972-732-8301

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DOMESTIC COUPLE: Handyman/Groundskeeper & Housekeeper

Southern New Mexico/West Texas Location

Seeking a Domestic Couple with gardening, handyman and housekeeping experience to tend to six homes and grounds located on a Carlsbad, New Mexico area private ranch. Relocation assistance is available.

The opportunity includes an annual salary for the couple (amount depends on experience), paid time off, housing, utilities, and truck for work use. This is a salaried full-time position for a married couple seeking long-term employment. Standard work hours are Monday – Friday, 8 hours a day. Some weekends and holidays may be required. Comp time is allotted to cover extra hours worked.

Housekeeping Requirements:

•General housekeeping experience/capable of

cleaning and upkeeping multiple homes on the


•Experience deep cleaning private homes.

•Cleaning responsibilities to include:

oKitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, living areas,

mudrooms, and porches.

oGeneral dusting, mopping, vacuuming, window

cleaning, grill, and fireplace cleaning.

oLaundry to include washing, drying, and folding

of towels, linens, and owner’s clothing. Some


•Coordinating with owner regarding grocery needs. Shop for food and supplies, place in bins, and refrigerator as appropriate.

•Prepare homes for family and guest arrivals.

Handyman/Groundskeeping Requirements:

•Physically able to work outdoors and climb ladders.

•General handyman knowledge and abilities.

•Ability to safely operate mowers and other equipment including power and hand tools.

•Experience mowing, edging, trimming, weeding,

fertilizing, removing fallen limbs, tree pruning,

flower planting, pest baiting, and other special


•Knowledgeable of irrigation systems and watering


•Raking/leveling gravel roads near houses, as

needed. Pressure washing sidewalks, as needed.

•Keeping fire and barbeque pits maintained and

ready for use. Checking propane levels and

filling, as necessary.

•General home maintenance and troubleshooting

experience including generators, faucets, toilets,

filters, light bulbs, etc. Coordinating larger

household service and repairs.

•Experience servicing trucks, mowers, and four-


•Preparing owner vehicles for visits – ensuring

they are clean, filled with gas, and oil has been


General Requirements:

•Couple must have a solid work history in

housekeeping and groundskeeping at a ranch,

estate, or guest lodge(s).

•Assist owners and their guests during visits to

the ranch.

•Ability to work independently, identify problems,

and find solutions.

•Communicate with the owners and/or ranch managers


•Solid computer skills (email, internet, simple


•Both parties must have a valid driver’s license

and be able to pass a criminal background screen.

•Must be physically fit and able to lift up to 50


•No children living at home.

Please submit resumes to

Posted 09-30-20
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