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Great opportunity for an experienced and skilled Executive Housekeeper to work in a professionally-run home in Rosedale. Applicants should be experienced working in a luxury residence and caring for fine surfaces and furnishings. They should be happy professionals who get along well with others.


The candidate must have a G-level license and be fully COVID vaccinated. The must also have current status to legally work in Canada. This is a non-travelling, full-time, live-out and permanent position. It pays well and offers benefits. The schedule is Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm, although a degree of flexibility is required. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily housekeeping to include dusting, vacuuming, kitchen and bathroom cleaning, washing floors.

  • Sheet change once a week in all bedrooms 

  • Clean up, tidying, organizing, and making beds of master’s room 

  • Maintaining household inventory (except for culinary & spirits) 

  • Daily laundry, ironing & steaming (fine fabrics are sent out) 

  • Cover and uncover outdoor furniture 

  • Errands as directed by the principal family and/or Estate Manager 

  • Household deficiency checks and reporting maintenance issues to the Estate Manager

  • Taking out the garbage, recycling, and green bin on a weekly basis

  • Cleaning and tidying of the pool house 

  • Wardrobe management, as directed by the Mrs. or Estate Manager 

  • Garment planning and packing for the principal family for various trips abroad

  • Occasional cleaning of the principal’s adult children’s homes and cottage in Muskoka (only upon request by Estate Manager) 

  • Receiving parcels and deliveries 

  • Answering the telephone 

  • Managing special projects on a quarterly basis (deep cleaning, purging, storage organization, closet cleaning)

  • Supervision of household while Estate Manager is away

  • Event preparation and clean-up (average 6 events per year)

  • Décor / seasonal holiday set-up as required or directed by Estate Manager 

  • The working spirit of the home is one of mutual and collaborative support when needed

  • This job profile is dynamic and will evolve as the family’s needs change

Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • Has a minimum of 3 years’ experience, working in a semi-formal residence

  • Has a G license, fully insurable and a clean driving record 

  • Is a confident driver

  • Takes initiative and enjoys and takes pride in what they do

  • Excellent housekeeping, laundry and ironing skills; correct use of products and methods for fine finishings and surfaces

  • Maintains privacy and confidentiality at all times

  • Must be flexible with scheduling and staying later if required

  • Must be a team player 

  • Child-friendly (not a nanny position)

  • Experience working for HNW and/or UHNW families; a demonstrable track record of discretion and proven respect for NDAs within a UHNW employment context

  • Safety and environmental awareness

  • Neat and presentable in all aspects

  • Willing to sign a Confidentiality Agreement

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Punctual and organized

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19

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


NOTE: We thank all those who apply, however, only those who meet position criteria will be contacted.

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