Position is paused until further notice.

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Housekeeper to work in  a Rosedale home for a  prominent family. The position is full-time, live-out and permanent. There is no travel in this position. The ideal candidate is a professional who takes pride in what they do and has experience working in a luxury residence with fine surfaces, furnishings, antiques and artwork. They should be friendly but understand professional boundaries. Experience with high-net-worth families is important as is experience working as a Housekeeper in luxury residences.

 

Excellent salary and a benefits package offered.

 

This position is only open to individuals who hold status to legally work in Canada.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • General housekeeping, laundry and ironing (bed linen is ironed)

  • Careful cleaning and maintenance of fine furniture and artwork

  • Management of dry-cleaning through an in/out system

  • Wardrobe management

  • Assist with entertaining and greeting people on an as needed basis

  • Table setting and service as needed

  • Inventory management — cleaning products, toiletries, foodstuff, etc.

  • Errands on an as needed basis

  • Occasional simple cooking

  • Cleaning and organization of closets, cupboards, and drawers

  • Silver polishing

  • Answer the door while being mindful of security

  • Receiving packages and deliveries

  • Keeping an eye on trades and vendors

  • Managing trash and recycling

  • Detailing of the residence prior to leaving for the day

  • Other related or non-related duties as needed

 

SKILLS & APTITUDES:

  • Ideally, ten years’ housekeeping experience in a professional home

  • Experience in the care and maintenance of fine surfaces, furniture and artwork

  • Must have an eye for detail

  • Must be an organized Housekeeper who is able to create and follow task checklists

  • Good laundry, hand-washing, and ironing skills

  • Basic home-cooking skills is an asset

  • Report any issues to the Household Manager

  • Must be able to work with or without direction

  • Be resourceful and ask questions when unsure

  • Good listening and communication skills with a good command of the English language

  • No travel required

  • Driving is an asset

  • Must be dog-friendly

  • Must be punctual and reliable and willing to provide schedule flexibility on an as needed basis

  • Must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement

  • Must be legally qualified to work in Canada

Positions We Place
  • Housekeepers

  • Cook/Housekeepers

  • Executive Housekeepers

  • Nannies

  • Laundresses

  • Elder Caregivers

  • Personal Assistants

  • Office Butlers

  • House Managers

  • Private Chefs

  • Butlers (Household & Corporate)

  • Domestic Couples

  • Estate Couples

  • Chauffeurs

  • Companions

  • Corporate Flight Attendants

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