Butler – Job ID: 18731

Montreal, Quebec
Posted 2 months ago

Position Overview:

Seeking an experienced Butler for a formal residence in Montreal. The successful applicant will be experienced with providing both formal and semi-formal food and beverage service for an ultra-high net-worth family and their guests. This position will be the main point of contact for the Principal, and therefore responsible for disseminating information to the remaining household staff. Applicants should be flexible with schedules to work some weekends, and complete flexibility when travelling with the family. This is a full-time, live-out position with a work schedule of Saturday through Wednesday.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Formal and semi-formal table setting, food and beverage service to Principals and guests
  • Event planning and facilitation
  • Greeting of guests and visitors, answering telephone and taking messages, general mail and correspondence
  • Management of household inventories and implementation of organizational strategies
  • Care of the butler pantry including china, crystal and silver
  • Creation and implementation of household manuals
  • Ensure all household mechanical systems, HVAC, plumbing, equipment and fixtures are in good working order
  • Schedule and supervise trades and contractors
  • Monitor household budgets and costs for trades and vendors
  • Assist with the ordering and purchasing of household inventories
  • Ensure household security protocols are followed
  • Other duties as needed

Applicant Qualities:

  • Be a self-starter with an anticipatory, service-oriented disposition
  • Must possess excellent time management skills, be punctual, courteous, possess keen attention to detail and follow through on all tasks and projects assigned
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and understand invisible service
  • Must be a team player able to motivate and work with staff to ensure a positive outcome
  • Must have bilingual French and English communication skills, written and verbal
  • Computer literate and tech savvy; knowledge of household security systems
  • Must have a sense and respect of boundaries, exercise diplomacy, discretion and confidentiality; must remain friendly and not familiar
  • A driver’s licence and clean driving record is an asset
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Salary is commensurate with experience

Interested applicants please apply with resume to jobs@charlesmacpherson.com

Please refer to Job ID:  18731

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