• Reference: #1387
  • Red Deer, AB, Canada
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Full Time


Reference #1387

Job Location

Red Deer, AB, Canada

Job Responsibilities of the Houseman

  • Day to day running of 2 properties to maintain standards and efficiency.
  • Provide high quality guest services in a professional, courteous and accommodating manner to the employer, guests and outside service providers.
  • Handyman services, including HVAC maintenance, basic electrical work, mechanical room management, Wi-Fi, assisting with a swimming pool construction project and its future
  • maintenance, etc.
  • Outdoor maintenance (i.e. flowers, lawn mowing, cleaning, moving furniture, sprinklers, snow removal, etc.)
  • Winterizing of the residence (i.e. storing outdoor furniture, wrapping shrubs, etc.)
  • Scheduling and supervision of household installations, trades and vendors for interior & exterior and seasonal projects, including quotes analysis, negotiation and documents filing.
  • Installing/uninstalling seasonal decorations (i.e. Halloween, Christmas, etc.)
  • Responsible for the daily cleaning and maintaining the general appearance of the whole residence.
  • Care of fine furnishings, finishes and delicate surfaces including care of arts, etc.
  • Washing, ironing, steaming and linen care, including washing delicate fabrics.
  • Making beds and ironing sheets.
  • Closet organization, always maintaining personal effects properly.
  • Packing, unpacking and transport of suitcases.
  • Flower arrangement and plant management.
  • Occasional meal planning, preparation and cooking.
  • Trash and Recycling management.
  • Answering the doorbell, greeting of guests and visitors as well as answering the phone.
  • Assistance in the organization and service during private and social events.
  • Chauffeur duties.
  • Overall vehicles management, including storing, mechanical inspections and maintenance, fuelling, washing, etc.
  • General errand running, including grocery shopping, dry cleaning, drop-off/pick-up, etc.
  • Care of two large dogs
  • Handling general requests as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of one (1) years similar work experience.
  • Experience in hands-on household work and knowledge of all areas of property maintenance.
  • Physically able to handle general property maintenance work.
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Flexibility to work outside of strict job description parameters.
  • Flexibility in the working hours, according to the employer’s needs.
  • Flexibility to handle last minute changes.
  • Have a strong sense of initiative.
  • Energetic with a strong work ethic and communication skill.
  • Strong follow-through from start to finish on projects.
  • Have the ability to work under minimal direction as well as working as a team.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, priority management skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of the employer and to exceed expectations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Professional, polished, discreet and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to multitasking and work under pressure.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and a good driving record.
  • Must have a current legal working status in Canada.
  • Must like pets.
  • Smoke-Free environment.

Job Salary

Competitive salary.

Job Additional Information

  • Live-in.
  • Work days: 5 days a week (flexibility required).
  • Work hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (flexibility required).
  • House-car available for work duties.

Job Starting Date

As soon as possible.

Job Contact Information

Charles Berry, Branch Manager
Phone: 416.907.9618 ext. 224 | Toll-free: 1.866.201.8336
Fax: 647.484.0214

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* This job description may change without notice.