House Manager – Job ID # 19780

Oakville, Canada
Posted 4 months ago

Position Overview:

Seeking an experienced hands-on House Manager for a semi-formal residence located in Oakville, ON. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the overall cleanliness and organization of the residence.  Additionally, the successful applicant will be required to prepare and cook daily meals. This position is full-time, live-out, Monday to Friday, 9AM – 5PM. Applicants should be flexible with schedules.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily light housekeeping to supplement weekly deep cleaning housekeeping service
  • Care of fine furnishings, fixtures, fabrics, finishes and surfaces
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Preparing and cooking daily meals for 3-5 family members, Monday – Friday; simple meals, primarily vegan and gluten free, some fish and a little meat
  • Prepare ingredients for weekend meals to be cooked or reheated by Principals
  • Ability to cook meals for up to 10-12 guests when family is entertaining
  • Procure groceries and household inventory through shopping trips or on-line purchases
  • Answer the door and telephone, take messages, receive packages
  • Special projects including, but not limited to, household cupboard and closet cleaning and reorganization
  • Errands to include dry cleaning, shopping, and vehicle maintenance
  • Supervise vendors and contractors
  • Other duties as required from time to time

Applicant Qualities:

  • Must have previous experience working in a semi-formal residence
  • Proven ability to cook, plate and serve meals
  • Excellent housekeeping and laundry skills; correct use of products and methods for fine finishes, surfaces and fabrics
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Must have a strong sense and respect of boundaries, exercise discretion, privacy and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Applicants must be service oriented with excellent English communication skills
  • A valid, clean Ontario’s driver’s class G license
  • 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: 19780

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