Housekeeper – Job ID #19760

Lake Rosseau, ON
Posted 4 weeks ago

Position Overview:

Seeking an experienced Housekeeper for a cottage located in the Lake Rosseau area of Ontario. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the overall cleanliness and organization of the residence. This is a full-time, live-in, year-round position.  Applicants should be flexible with scheduling when the family of 5 is in residence, generally the schedule is Thursday – Monday when they are in residence.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily housekeeping and detailing to include dusting, vacuuming, kitchen and bathroom cleaning, washing floors
  • Care of fine furnishings, fixtures, fabrics, finishes, and surfaces
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Household inventory and grocery shopping
  • Ensure home is provisioned and ready for Principals’ arrival
  • Special projects include, but not limited to, quarterly deep cleans, household cupboard and closet cleaning and reorganization
  • Manage and supervise housekeeper and contractors
  • Work in conjunction with Property Manager/GM who is responsible for all maintenance of the property
  • Light meal preparation for small groups; a caterer is hired for larger events up to 16 people
  • Other duties as required from time to time

Applicant Qualities:

  • Must have previous experience working in a semi-formal residence
  • Excellent housekeeping, laundry and ironing skills; correct use of products and methods for fine finishes and surfaces
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Must maintain privacy and confidentiality at all times, exercise diplomacy, discretion and respect of boundaries
  • Applicants must be service oriented with excellent English communication skills
  • A clean, valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants please apply with resume to

Please refer to Job ID: 19760

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