Hands-On House Manager – Job ID # 19775

Toronto, Canada
Posted 3 months ago

Position Overview:

A family residing in Forest Hill is seeking a conscientious, proactive, hands-on House Manager to assist in the day-to-day operation of the residence, in conjunction with the Principals. This is a full-time, live-out position, five days a week from 8:30AM – 6PM. Applicants should be flexible with schedules and able to work the occasional night or weekend as required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily housekeeping to include dusting, vacuuming, kitchen and bathroom cleaning, washing floors
  • Care of fine furnishings, fixtures, fabrics, finishes, and surfaces
  • Daily laundry and ironing; coordinate and track dry cleaning
  • Special projects include, but not limited to, quarterly deep cleans, household cupboard and closet cleaning and reorganization
  • Answer the door and telephone, take messages, receive packages
  • Run regular errands; grocery shop, prepare and/or cook simple meals
  • Perform frequent household walk-throughs and inspections of the primary household to ensure maintenance
  • Manage household inventories, implement organizational strategies, and complete special projects and other duties, as required
  • Schedule, execute and/or manage seasonal projects including but not limited to opening/closing/cleaning the pool, maintaining the walkways/snow removal, etc.
  • Drive Principals to the appointments and events as required


Applicant Qualities:

  • Must possess excellent time management skills, be punctual, courteous, possess keen attention to detail and follow through on all tasks and projects assigned
  • Must have previous experience working in a semi-formal residence with young children
  • Excellent housekeeping skills; correct use of products and methods for fine finishes and surfaces
  • Must be service oriented, proactive, and able to anticipate Principals’ needs
  • Excellent English communication skills and polished professional presentation
  • Be physically fit; able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must maintain privacy, confidentiality, exercise diplomacy and discretion
  • 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: 19775

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