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Houseman | Handyman

Atherton family has an immediate need for a Houseman | Handyman to perform general maintenance duties on the interior and exterior of the large residence. The existing household and family support staff work extraordinarily well together – they rely on and help each other, resulting in a strong team. The culture is one that values work completed in a manner that is thoughtful, warm, efficient and collaborative. In addition, security and confidentiality are paramount.


Perform general hands-on maintenance duties both inside and outside of a private home. Specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by Estate Manager and Principals


  • Perform painting and refurbishing projects, as directed by supervisor.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance, change light bulbs, filters, etc.
  • Accomplishes all work in the order of priority set by supervisor.
  • Assures walkways are clean and clear of hazards.
  • Maintains all tools, equipment and supplies in proper condition.
  • Execute short lead time projects and communicates with Estate Manager on projects.
  • Operating light maintenance equipment.
  • Works safely in accordance with federal, state, local regulations as well as company policy.
  • Disposes of trash/garbage in accordance with facility and community schedule.
  • Accepts and transports deliveries of heavy boxes and packages for maintenance and repairs.
  • Assists in inventory control.
  • Provides back-up in emergency safety situations, and other duties as assigned.
  • Visually inspects buildings and grounds in the course of daily work and reports anything in need of repair or replacement regarding the property.
  • Reviews and implements improvements to procedures in order to increase efficiency and reduce operating expenses.
  • General cleaning for outdoor areas, furniture, and equipment.
  • Perform specific work duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.


  • Two plus years of hands-on experience with a private family
  • Working knowledge of HVAC, mechanical systems, and all construction-related trades
  • Technical working knowledge of building systems
  • Experience with minor electrical, plumbing and building repair, a plus
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to recognize safety hazards and take precautionary measures to protect self and others
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Some excessive lifting, bending, walking and physical requirements
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Local candidates only, please


  • 65-80K | DOE
  • Healthcare plan, for employee and dependents
  • 15 days PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • 401K
  • Flex spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability



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