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Opportunity for an experienced Estate Manager to oversee a large, multi-building  waterfront estate in Naples, Florida. The standard is that of a five-star luxury resort. The ideal candidate is a person with Estate Management experience, an ability to develop and foster strong working relationships with staff, vendors, contractors, and the principal. They are self-motivated, and solution-minded. It’s a role that presents challenges and suits a person who sees challenges as growth opportunities.

 

The Estate Manager will manage all aspects of the net-zero energy estate including but not limited to property maintenance and renovations (there is a maintenance team), liaising with contractors and service providers, manage household staff, coordinate small and large events, manage household spending, provide concierge services and lead additional projects as required. 

 

This position is a full-time and permanent. It pays well and offers an allowance towards benefits. Three-bedroom accommodation is provided and is in close proximity to the property. Relocation assistance is negotiable for non-local candidates.

 

Applicants must have a valid driver’s license, be fully insurable, and have their own vehicle. They must hold current status to legal work in the United States. They should also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted.

Opportunity for an experienced Cook Housekeeper to work for a semi-formal and genuinely kind couple in North York (Bayview and 401 area). The successful candidate will be a comfortable home cook and be able to follow menus and recipes that will be provided on a daily basis. The candidate should also be an experienced and organized housekeeper with good laundry and ironing skills. Most clothes are sent out for dry-cleaning, so laundry consists of linens, towels, undergarments, athletic wear, etc. Occasional travel to the family country home. The home is located within the Niagara Peninsula.

 

The successful candidate is able to work with instruction or independently. They should be energetic and take pride in what they do. There is a small and friendly dog in the home. 

 

SCHEDULE: Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 6:30pm

SALARY: Competitive and dependent on experience

BENEFITS: Medical benefits

VACATION: Three weeks

 

Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and be willing to follow COVID-19 guidelines. A G-level driver’s license is required. Access to a vehicle is an asset. Applicants must hold current status to legally work in Canada. Sponsorship is not being considered.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted.

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. 

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted. 

An informal Toronto-based family of four (a mother, father,  and two school-aged children) is seeking an experienced Private Chef for their Toronto residence as well as a family cottage. These residences are scent free and non-smoking. The position is full-time, permanent, and live-out (while in Toronto). There is a cottage and the Private Chef will travel to the cottage with the family (accommodation provided). Peak season is the summer. 

 

The Private Chef must be child friendly. There is a cat and a dog, so the person must also be pet friendly. 

 

The Private Chef should be comfortable preparing “hi-lo” meals (both family-friendly and elevated) for both adults and children. It is a friendly home in which respect for all members (including other employees) is a virtue.

 

The ideal chef is a professional who takes pride in what they do, is self-directed, and checklist minded. They will take ownership of all kitchen responsibilities. The Private Chef should have the confidence to ask appropriate questions when unsure, but be resourceful in finding answers through creative research. They provide diversity when it comes to meals and avoid repetition. They must ALWAYS have family safety in mind.

Applicants must hold current status to legally work in Canada. They must have a valid G-level driver's license and, ideally, have access to a vehicle. They must also be fully COVID vaccinated.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted.

Offering an opportunity for an experienced Executive  Housekeeper to work at a beautiful estate and associated portfolio of properties in Naples, Florida that operate to the standard of a five-star boutique luxury hotel.

 

The individual we are looking for is self-motivated, enjoys workday variety and challenges, and seeks ongoing professional improvement. They should demonstrate the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and discretion while utilizing exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to develop positive working relationships with the estate’s principal, estate staff, contractors, vendors, and others. 

 

This position is a full-time, permanent hands-on management opportunity.

 

Applicants must have a driver’s license, be fully insurable, and have their own vehicle. They must hold current status to legal work in the United States. They should also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

This position is a full-time, permanent hands-on management opportunity. It suits an individual with experience or a combination of experience in any of the following areas; Private Executive Housekeeper, Executive Housekeeper for a luxury boutique resort, and / or Chief Stew aboard a private luxury yacht.

 

The position pays well and offers an allowance towards benefits.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted.

Offering an opportunity for an experienced Executive Housekeeper to work  at a beautiful estate property in Muskoka that operates like a five-star luxury hotel. The role suits someone who is engaged and self-motivated, likes variety and challenge in their work and has a passion for excellence and continuous improvement. They should also enjoy working as a key managerial member of an estate team.

 

The individual demonstrates high standards of professionalism, integrity, and discretion; while also utilizing exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to develop positive working relationships with the estate’s principal, estate staff, contractors, vendors, and others. 

 

Applicants must have a G-level driver’s license and their own vehicle. They must hold current status to legally work in Canada. They should also be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

The position pays well, offers an excellent group benefits package and an employer-matched RRSP program.

 

This position is a full-time, permanent hands-on management opportunity. It suits an individual with experience or a combination of experience in any of the following areas; Private Executive Housekeeper, Executive Housekeeper for a luxury boutique resort, and / or Chief Stew aboard a private luxury yacht.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted.

Seeking an experienced Estate Manager to  manage a home in the Forest Hill-area of Toronto with advanced technical systems. There are additional properties in the US, although this position is Toronto-based. Much of the US management can be done remotely or on-site. International travel is required.

 

The ideal candidate has strong property management skills, a good grasp of technical systems including advanced smart home technology, strong administrative skills, practices preventive maintenance, is checklist minded, and anticipates needs and problems before they occur.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and hold a full driver’s license. All applicants must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated.

 

The position pays well for the qualified individual who offers schedule flexibility and is able to travel. 

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted.

We are always receiving requests for experienced private service staff. If you don't see a position you are looking for now, you likely will in the future.

If you would like to register for those opportunities, you can do so by clicking on the "Apply" button and sending your resumé with a brief outline about yourself and the kind of position that interests you. The more details the better... like if you drive and have a car.

The positions we place include:

  • Estate Managers

  • Household Managers

  • Private Chefs

  • Butlers

  • Housekeepers, Cook Housekeepers, Nanny Housekeepers

  • Executive Housekeepers

  • Elder Caregivers

  • Domestic Couples

  • Personal Assistants

  • Lifestyle Managers

  • Property Managers

  • Chauffeurs

  • Companions

  • Private Flight Attendants

  • And more. If the position exists in a luxury residence, Portico Inc. likely places individuals with experience in the area.

What do you have to lose? Register and find out. That's how good things happen.

POSITION FILLED. For similar or other positions, please apply by registering with a resumé by clicking here.

A mature and informal couple with homes in the Eastern Townships of Quebec (the primary residence), a condo in Montreal, and a home in North Palm Beach is seeking either a live-in Executive Housekeeper or a live-in Domestic Couple to travel with them to their different properties. The live-in accommodations are separate and spacious.

 

The person or persons should be comfortable home cooks, able to assist with items like iPads, printers, phones, etc. There is an Estate Manager to whom the person(s) would report. The Estate Manager oversees the residences and manages major issues. There is also a maintenance team to whom any mechanical issues would be reported. There is an IT department who handle technical issues.

 

Applicants must have good experience with housekeeping, laundry, and ironing. There are housekeepers for both the residences in the Eastern Townships as well as North Palm Beach. Applicants should be humble, well-mannered, and highly discreet.

 

The position pays well for the qualified individual. The couple spends approximately five months of each winter in North Palm Beach. Applicants do not have to be bilingual, however, it is an asset. They must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

 

NOTE: Applicants must hold current status to legally work in Canada. All applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted.

POSITION FILLED. For similar or other positions, please apply by registering with a resumé by clicking here.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Due to response volume, however, only those who meet the position's requirements shall be contacted.

Job #187 Private Chef position with Guelph, Ontario Family

POSITION ON TEMPORARY HOLD. We encourage Private Chefs to register with us by sending a resumé as we do regularly have Private Chef opportunities.

A prominent family is seeking a highly passionate, creative, and organized top-level Chef to plan, source, develop and execute meals for their luxurious and fast-paced lifestyle. Reporting to the Relationship Manager, the Chef will be responsible for preparing 3 meals a day, 5 days a week, while consistently conceiving new, unique, and tasteful dishes for healthy and creative appetites.

 

This is a highly unique opportunity with a rare combination of intense detail orientation and extremely high-performance standards. This role is ideal for individuals who excel when given challenging opportunities, have a broad culinary repertoire, and commit to understanding and executing health and nutrition through cooking.

Applicants must hold current status to legally work in Canada, have a G-level driver’s license, access to a vehicle and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Experience working as a Private Chef is an asset.

There is a condo in downtown Toronto from which the Private Chef will cook from time to time when the Principal is in residence.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all persons who apply for the position. However, due to the volume of applications, only qualified candidates who meet the job requirements shall be contacted. 

TEMPORARILY PAUSED

Seeking a full-time, live-out Household Manager / Cook for an elderly couple who live in the Bayview and Lawrence area of Toronto. The couple is in relatively good health. Both employers are fully mobile, although the Mrs. is showing early signs of cognitive decline. Mr. is still active in business. The couple is relatively formal and enjoy a peaceful home.

The position’s schedule is Monday to Friday, however times will vary according to needs. The Household Manager / Cook is responsible for lunch and dinner preparation and will be present during those times. The Household Manager / Cook should have some experience working for High or Ultra-High-Net-Worth families. The position does require occasional travel to Florida during winter months. Travel will be no longer than one week in duration. The position comes with a benefits plan.

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and be fully COVID-19 vaccinated. Applicants must have a G-level driver license and ideally own a vehicle.

PLEASE NOTE: We thank all applicants, however, due to volume, only those who meet the position qualifications shall be contacted.

Job #186 Estate Manager position for Muskoka Estate

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POSITION FILLED. For similar or other positions, please apply by registering with a resumé by clicking here.

Seeking an experienced Estate Manager to manage a beautiful property in Muskoka that operates like a five-star luxury hotel. 

 

This role is suited for an individual who is engaged, self-motivated, likes variety and challenges with a passion for continuous improvement. The Estate Manager is expected to proactively manage all aspects of the estate including but not limited to property maintenance and renovations, liaising with contractors and service providers, managing household staff, coordinating small and large events, managing household spending, providing concierge services and additional projects as required.

 

The successful Estate Manager will demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism, integrity, and discretion; while also utilizing exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to develop positive working relationships with the estate’s principal, estate staff, contractors, vendors, and others.

 

This position offered is currently a temporary contract  (four to six months), although it has the potential to become a full-time, permanent opportunity.  Days of work are typically Monday to Friday, however, there will be times that additional time is required outside of the normal schedule, particularly during peak seasons. Some weekend work is required.

Applicants must hold current status to work legally in Canada and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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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