Ranging from private homes to large commercial resorts, caretakers are usually in charge of landscaping, building maintenance, livestock and all other aspects of taking care of a property. Under normal circumstances, couples are not required to deal with the public as far as collecting monies but you might have to fix something quickly to accommodate a guest occasionally.
Included in the property managers or caretakers salary are usually living quarters as well as monetary compensation.
The skills mature couples have acquire throughout their lives are handy in this particular position making the property owner more likely to hire someone with responsibility and little training.
Many of these jobs require the normal household and day-to-day living tasks raising a family and having a house to keep up with give a person. Thus, don’t be afraid to use those skills to your advantage.
If you’re like Aunt Bee in the Andy Griffith Show and can cook, clean and wash clothes, you’ll be a great house manager for a couple in upstate New York. Your husband can enjoy himself in the garden, tinkering with cars and keeping up with the maintenance on the property – seems like a normal life with one exception.
You get paid to do what you’ve done for years for your own family. Now – someone else want and needs you to do it for them! Jobs like this can be found on WorkingCouples.com or Indeed.com.
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You’ll need to make a collective resume which highlights both partner’s skills. Follow the instructions on the job description including how the submission will work. In order to show you have computer skills when emailing, you’ll want to send your resume as an attachment in a Microsoft .doc or a PDF file.