We are a small private 6 acres horse farm in Malibu, CA, that is looking for a full time live-in groom to oversee and organize the wellbeing of currently four German warmbloods and two miniature horses starting April 2020.
We are looking for a competent, experienced and confident rider. If you would like to live on a beautiful farm and learn from Australia's leading showjumping rider, Tom McDermott, please send your cv and details of horse experience to firstname.lastname@example.org
Carlsbad, New Mexico area. A homeowner with multiple homes on acreage seeks a Caretaker Couple. These are long-term, full-time jobs, and the couple must take pride in the keeping of the houses and landscaping. The area is remote. No children, please.
Provide immaculate housekeeping for six homes of varying sizes.
Cleaning responsibilities to include:
Windowsills, ledges, blinds, doors, baseboards, picture frames, ceiling fans, and lampshades.
Furniture, intricate items, glass tops, etc.
Hardwood, tile, and carpeted floors.
Kitchens and bathrooms cleaned and sanitized.
Mirrors and chrome fixtures.
Overall tidying and trash takeout.
Coordinate with the owner regarding grocery needs. Shop for food and supplies.
Bring in owner’s mail daily.
Special housekeeping and organizational projects as required.
Summer: mowing 4+ acres - some by riding lawn mower and some by push mower.
Winter: raking leaves. The property includes many trees.
Weed eating, edging sidewalks, and power blowing.
Planting and weeding all flower beds and ensuring they are immaculate.
Fertilizing, pest control, weed control, removing fallen limbs, tree pruning, and other special projects.
Watering/irrigation of grounds and orchard trees.
Rake/level gravel roads near houses as needed.
Pressure washing sidewalks and exterior of homes as required. Gutter cleaning. Keep fire and barbeque pits maintained and ready for use. Check propane levels and fill as necessary. General maintenance and troubleshooting of the main home and guest houses to include: Generators, faucets, toilets, filters, light bulbs, etc. Coordinate larger household services and repairs. Maintain/service the truck, mowers, four-wheeler, etc. Ensure vehicles used by owners are maintained and filled with gas/ready for use during visits. Special groundskeeping and maintenance projects, as required.
REQUIREMENTS: • Couple must have a solid work history in housekeeping and lawn maintenance with long periods of time/tenure with the same company/owner. • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and have a valid driver’s license. • Must be physically fit and able to lift up to 50 lbs. • Must keep homes and grounds at guest-ready level throughout the year regardless of the owner’s schedule. • While the owner and guests are offsite, work hours will be a typical 8-hour day Monday – Friday. • While the owner and guests are in residence, adjusted work schedules are required to accommodate.
Cottage with large living and kitchen areas, mudroom and wrap around porch. 1 bedroom.
Salary, house, paid utilities, and truck for ranch use