Job #107 House Assistant / Driver for Forest Hill Residence in Toronto

House Assistant - Driver • Toronto, Ontario • Live-in or Live-out, Full-time

 

Seeking an experienced individual to provide general assistance for an established home in the Forest Hill neighbourhood of Toronto. The position is full-time and can be either live-in or live-out. Live-in accommodation consists of a bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a sitting room. No travel is required.

 

The schedule is Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 5pm. The person must be a good driver, fully insurable and legally eligible to work in Canada. The successful applicant will conduct household errands, drive the Principal to appointments, supervise trades and provide general support within and outside the home. The House Assistant would be working with a Housekeeper who has been employed for a long and happy period with the Principal. The position offers a full benefits package.

 

The person must also hold a G-Level Driver's License, be fully insurable and comfortable driving a passenger in a household vehicle.

This position is open for interview immediately and can begin immediately.

PLEASE NOTE: The position is only open to individuals who hold current status to legally work in Canada. Sponsorship will not be considered. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing general assistance for the household

  • Driving the Principal to and from appointments using the household vehicle

  • Household errands

  • Errands to and from the Family Office

  • Deliveries to family members who live close by

  • Dog walking

  • Taking the dog to the veterinarian as needed and for grooming appointments

  • Supervision of approved household trades

  • Take charge of garden and outside maintenance (there is a weekly gardener and arborist)

  • Assistance to the caterer and wait staff during household events

  • Basic housekeeping assistance in support of the housekeeper who has been with the household for many years. This might include vacuuming, dusting and general tidying.

  • Basic assistance with cooking (if needed)

  • Management of garbage and recycling

  • Keeping outdoor entrances and walkways debris free

  • Check any emails or phone messages on the cell phone that will be provided to the House Assistant

  • Check on audio and video equipment before leaving for the day

  • Provide advance notice of vacation or time of requests

  • Any other duties that may be required from time to time

SKILLS & APTITUDES:

  • Must have a G-level license and be fully insurable. Household vehicle will be used for household purposes.

  • A confident driver who is comfortable driving others

  • Must be dog-friendly and comfortable with dogs

  • Good communication skills — written and verbal

  • Trustworthy, reliable and punctual

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to provide flexibility in duties and schedule

  • Eager to provide a high  level of service

  • Must be discreet and maintain confidentiality at all times

  • Polished, well-mannered and presentable

  • Willing to sign a Confidentiality Agreement

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Sponsorship is not being considered.

  • This is a non-smoking home

  • Preference will be given to those who have a minimum 3-years’ experience working in a similar or related role

 

NOTE: This profile is dynamic and subject to change as changes in circumstances occur.

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