Toronto, ON. Canada
An experienced, reliable and detailed Housekeeper required for a large, formal residence in The Bridal Path area of Toronto. This is a full-time, permanent, live-out position with daytime, weekday hours.
Primary Responsibilities of the Employee
-Care of fine furnishings, finishes and delicate surfaces including care of arts, antiques, silver, marble and other delicate items
-Washing, ironing, steaming and linen care, including washing delicate fabrics
-Making beds and ironing sheets
-Food service and assistance with daily dining set-up (very limited)
-Flower arrangements and plants management
-Occasional food prep under supervision
-Organizing and managing household inventories
-Trash and recycling management
-General errand running
-Answering the doorbell, greeting of guests and visitors as well as answering the phone
-Assistance with private and social events
-Handling general requests as needed
Job Requirements/Applicant Qualities
-Minimum of five years similar work experience
-Good English communication skills (verbal and written)
-Experience in hands-on household work and knowledge of all areas of property cleaning and organizing
-Experience with museum quality cleaning and care for delicate surface, marble, fine art, etc.
-Have good organizational skills and attention to detail
-Flexibility to work outside of strict job description parameters
-Flexibility to handle last minute changes
-Must have a sense of initiative
-Ability to work as part of a team
-Have a strong work ethic and communication skills
-Ability to multitasking and work under pressure
-Strong problem-solving skills
-Be professional, polished, discreet, and maintain confidentiality at all times
-Valid driver's license is preferred
-Must have a current legal working status in Canada
Salary is commensurate with experience and candidate qualities/capabilities
Monday to Friday, flexibility required
3 weeks of paid vacation while the employer travels
Car for use while working and commuting
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