A couple in Stouffville, Ontario is seeking an experienced live-out, full-time Housekeeper Cook. The position is Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm, although some weekend work might be required from time to time. The position pays competitively, offers five paid sick days, and offers benefits. 

 

It is a 4-bedroom home and there is a dog (a Black Russian Terrier) who is well behaved. While there are no children, there will be down the road but this is not a nanny’s job. The housekeeper must be child-friendly and comfortable with dogs.

 

The ideal candidate should be an efficient housekeeper who is an organized worker and understands how to look after fine surfaces, furnishings and has good laundry and ironing skills. They should also be comfortable in the kitchen. Menus will be provided. On occasion only meal prep will be required.

 

NOTE: Applicants must hold current status to legally work in Canada. They must also have a G-level driver’s license and, due to location, should have a vehicle. All applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • General Housekeeping

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Hand-washing of delicates

  • Cooking or dinner meal prep

  • Maintaining and cleaning closets, wardrobes, drawers, and cupboards

  • Deep cleaning projects

  • Answering the telephone and front door with safety and security in mind

  • Reporting anything that is malfunctioning to the employer

  • Safely letting in approved trades while following household security protocols

  • Errands including grocery shopping

  • Managing inventories (cleaning products, food, toiletries, etc) and creating a shopping list

  • Replenishing towels and toiletries in bathrooms

  • Watering indoor plants

  • Management of garbage and recycling. Taking out garbage once per week.

  • Feeding the dog and letting her out and letting her back into the house

  • Walk through the residence prior to leaving and follow "closing" guidelines

  • Anything else that might be required from time to time 

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • A minimum of three years' experience as a housekeeper in a private home

  • Laundry and hand-washing experience

  • Comfortable home cooking experience

  • An eye for detail

  • Drive with a G-level license and have a vehicle (if the vehicle is used for work-related purposes, the employee shall be compensated for mileage in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency guidelines)

  • Reliable and punctual

  • Ability to get to and from work in variable weather conditions

  • Child friendly

  • Dog friendly

  • A happy and pleasant demeanour

  • An ability to work independently or with instruction

  • Good communication skills

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

  • Must hold current status to legally work in Canada

 

NOTE: We thank all applicants, however, only those who meet established criteria shall be contacted.

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