Guelph

House Manager

Full-time-Permanent
Guelph, ON

Overview
Seeking a professional, pro-active, and reliable, House Manager to manage the everyday activities of a private family estate. This family is looking for someone who already has strong ties to the Guelph area.

Primary Responsibilities of the Employee
-Day to day management and supervision of the residences to maintain the highest standards
-Manage internal staff including scheduling
-Assist internal staff, where needed, to ensure that everything is running optimally and that all basis are covered
-Manage, schedule, and supervise household installations, trades and vendors including quotes analysis, negotiation and document filing
-Identify, and provide solutions to, maintenance needs and repair projects
-Perform varying types of errands
-Chauffeur children to and from school and activities occasionally
-Provide all aspects of pet care
-Submit a weekly report that includes updates and details of completed projects
-Manage vehicles and motorized equipment, including detailing, fueling, inspection, storage etc.
-Assist with security responsibilities of the residence
-Answer to household emergencies
-Perform small gardening tasks and seasonal outdoor furniture/decoration rotation
-Travel to other properties, on occasion (within the GTA), to perform similar duties 
-Provide basic household bookkeeping and monitor budgets
-Answer phone and door; manage and monitor all household inventories and deliveries
-Occasionally assist in the organization of events at the residence

Job Requirements/Applicant Qualities
-Two or more years of work experience that is similar to this role
-Outstanding references from previous employers
-A reliable vehicle and full Ontario Driver's License
-Have a pro-active nature
-Be a natural problem solver
-Ability to anticipate the needs of the family
-Excellent communication skills
-Proven track record of being trustworthy, pro-active, knowledgeable, responsible and reliable 
-Have an eye for the fine details
-Warm and comfortable around children
-A natural love for pets

Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience and candidate qualities/capabilities

​Additional Information
Candidate is required to have a vehicle available for use for work duties (compensation provided) 
Medical benefits & vacation time may be provided

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Job Post Date

2020-10-16