How do you find an estate caretaker job?


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Some reliable sources to find a caretaker job include the Caretaker Gazette, Caretaker-Jobs.com and WorkingCouples.com. These publications offer pre-screened job listings for property caretaker positions at estates, resorts and campgrounds, as of October 2015.

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The Caretaker Gazette is the longest running publication related to caretaker employment. It began in 1983. Jobs listed in the publication include house sitting as well as caretaking for larger estates and commercial properties, including positions in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The publication is available to paid subscribers in either print or online formats. Subscribers to either version receive job listing updates via email.

Caretaker-jobs.com is another source of job listings for property caretaker positions. Access to the job listings is restricted to members of the website. Users can obtain a limited membership at no cost, which allows access for a limited time. Paid subscriptions offer full access to the listings.

WorkingCouples.com lists property caretaker jobs specifically tailored to couples. Many properties in need of caretakers are in remote locations or areas that are very sparsely populated in the off-season. With so few people around in these location, property owners may prefer to have a couple, or sometimes a family, filling the role of caretaker for the property. This enables the estate to have a team of caretakers who can live comfortably with each other while completing the necessary tasks. The site offers a limited free subscription and a paid subscription.

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