Butler –  Pleasanton, California / USA


Experienced, hands-on butler sought to oversee and manage the smooth running of a large estate in Pleasanton, California.

The principal is a very busy businessman/entrepreneur seeking to employ a Butler / House Manager to be involved in a hands on way to provide the following services:

  • To organize and coordinate with vendors, caterers, etc.
  • Butler duties: looking after an extensive wine cellar
  • Reception of guests, answering telephone
  • Direction and oversight of vendors
  • Cooking skills are appreciated for simpler dinners
  • Cat care and fish care as needed
  • Maintaining appropriate records, ordering supplies, following up on things that are needed
  • House sitting when needed, caring for plants, running errands and personal shopping
  • Travel with Principal at various times.
  • Taking on other duties as they evolve or become needed over time.


  • Must have previous experience working as a butler/house manager.
  • Applicants should have a neat and polished appearance.
  • Must exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the USA.
  • Must have verifiable references.

Accommodations are a private room and bath and small kitchenette


  • Competitive annual salary commensurate with skills and experience.
  • Medical insurance
  • Vacation

PS: We had had the privilege to place staff for him in the past. You will find this could be a job for life, busy at times yes, but rewarding with a considerate employer!

We will not consider any candidates for registration without verifiable references.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful opportunity should email BUTLER FOR YOU / Sebastian Hirsch or Silvia Richter with full work history, a current photo and written references.

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