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Full Time Executive Home Companion/Driver Lake Forest, Illinois

Full Time
Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
A retired, senior CEO with an active, local schedule is seeking a full-time Executive Home Companion/Driver in Lake Forest, Illinois. His lovely, active wife and three happy Terriers reside in the home as well.
The schedule for this role is Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00AM – 7:00PM. 40 hours/week guaranteed. Flexibility is key.
They describe their ideal candidate as: experienced with seniors, able to move client to safety if needed, an excellent driver, happy, with a quirky sense of humor, young at heart, trustworthy, steady, reliable, professional, educated, proactive, kind and calm.
An excellent communicator, both written and verbal, with iPhone and email skills.
Able to maintain professional boundaries with employers and understand the needs of the role without being prompted. A self-starter with stellar references.
Candidate must love dogs and be willing to care for them when needed.
CPR/First Aid certified and Covid vaccinated preferred.
Open to potential travel or overnights which may include traveling to their gorgeous ranch out west.
A strong swimmer, as home has a pool and principal enjoys swimming, that is active, physically fit and healthy preferred.
Focus on hydration and nutrition is a must.
Local candidates only. No reloocation.
The duties include: companion, driver, assistant, motivator, calendar manager, day-to-day care, food prep, shopping and errands.
A vehicle will be provided during working hours.
Competitive salary and benefits package based on experience.
Long-term commitment desired.
Position starts 6/28/21.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must be at least 21 years old.
Related work experience is required along with verifiable references. Candidates may have a broad range of experience, but it MUST pertain to the position you are applying for. We require at least 2-3 verifiable references. Letters of recommendation from previous employers are preferred.
A driver’s license is required for most positions and a motor vehicle investigation is completed prior to placement.
A criminal background investigation is completed on all candidates prior to placement.
All candidates must furnish proof of US citizenship or eligibility to work as a legal alien.
Typically, candidates must be willing to commit for at least 1 year with a family. Occasionally, temporary and summer placements are requested.