Seeking an experienced individual to provide general assistance for an established home in the Forest Hill neighbourhood of Toronto. The position is full-time, permanent and live-out.

 

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 position offers a full benefits package.

 

Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

Primary 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

  • Occasional assistance serving dinner (will receive time off in lieu)

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

  • Assistance to the caterer and wait staff for the occasional 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


Qualifications:

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

  • Should have a working knowledge of city routes

  • 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

  • Table setting and service

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to provide flexibility in duties and schedule

  • Eager to provide a high level of service

  • Must be discreet, respect professional boundaries 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.

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

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

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