Greetings! We are OKSANA and PATRICK.
ABOUT US: We are a loving and joyful couple, successful parents of two independent young adult sons, avid dog lovers, and planet Earth aficionados.
Oksana is Ukrainian, relocated to US in 1993, had a successful antique and art gallery in Charlottesville, VA. She is a skilled property manager and professional organizer, practitioner of energy healing arts, an artist, arts/antiques dealer/restorer.
Patrick is a skilled property manager, computer wiz, video and sound engineer, author, and a former private high school teacher.
WE ARE SEEKING A LIVE-IN PROPERTY CARETAKER/MANAGER/INNKEEPER/CAREGIVER POSITION IN PORTLAND, OR, SURROUNDING AREA AND ALONG THE WEST COAST OF OREGON.
With us as managers, you will have experienced, responsible and committed professionals making maximum efforts to serve your needs and provide you with a peace of mind and security. We are non-smokers, non-drinkers, very healthy and fit, love animals – our mature German Shepherd Ruby will be coming with us. We will maintain our personal assets, including household furniture, art and personal transportation. We will lovingly take care of your elders, property or dogs while you’re traveling out of the country for a long time.
SKILLS: As a team, we can run a country, move an army and build a school. In other words, we will safely care for your beloved animals, home, villa, lodge, ranch or an estate; our combined life experiences had given us expertise in a vast range of abilities critical to managing a property: top notch housekeeping, maintenance and administration, staff supervision (both employed and contracted), landscaping and grounds keeping in all seasons, organic and bio-dynamic gardening, security of the premises, dog care, care of fine arts, antiques, rugs and valuables.
QUALITIES: Creative and intuitive problem solvers. Honest and friendly, offering a solid work ethic based on a mature sense of responsibility, loyalty, and trust. Some of our valuable strengths: versatile, resourceful, self-motivated and discreet, able to quickly learn new skills and handle new responsibilities, excellent time and space management. If we don’t know how to do something we learn very quickly, and we also know how to choose and hire a professional – even on a weekend and holiday!
COMBINED MAINTENANCE SKILLS:
Plumbing: faucet repair, fixture repair, drain maintenance, shower-head maintenance, caulk repair
Wall maintenance: hole repair, priming, and painting
Window maintenance: inspection and basic repair
Floor maintenance: carpet, wood, tile and linoleum cleaning and basic repair
Roof maintenance: gutter cleaning and basic repair
Moving and basic installations of appliances, furniture, light fixtures and window fixtures
Locks, hinges, rods, door knobs repair and installation
Landscaping: digging, planting, leaf and snow clearing, weed and brush trimming, tree and grounds maintenance (Oksana is an organic and bio-dynamic gardener)
Energy clearing for home, business and land
Excellent computer maintenance, operation, networking, marketing and social media skills
Excellent organizing and de-cluttering skills (Oksana is a professional organizer)
PREFERENCES: We are seeking a long-term position in Oregon. Separate housing/income position preferred, however, we will consider all proposals.
Please email with description to firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text to 434.466.8270, and we will respond in a timely manner. Available immediately. Strong references and résumés are available upon request.