• Reference: #1380
  • Westmount, QC, Canada
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Full Time


Reference #1380

Job Location

Westmount, Quebec, Canada

Job Responsibilities of the Houseman

  • Prepare and cook simple healthy and seasonal meals (dinner).
  • Set the table and perform casual table service.
  • Creating menus.
  • General errand running, including grocery shopping and dry cleaning pickup, etc.
  • Chauffeur duties to/from school, activities, appointments and other destinations.
  • Ensure that the car is properly fuelled.
  • Ensure that the car is always clean and mechanically sound.
  • Bring the car to mechanic maintenance and car wash as required.
  • Responsible for performing pre-departure vehicle checks and visual inspections.
  • General handyman – house maintenance and small repairs.
  • Performing miscellaneous tasks around the house.
  • Managing and working in collaboration with the other members of the household staff.
  • Help during occasional social events at the residence.
  • Working in collaboration with the other members of the household staff.
  • Pet care (walking and various appointments such as vet and grooming).
  • Manage other miscellaneous requests, as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of three (3) years similar work experience.
  • Must have good culinary skills and a passion for cooking.
  • Formal training in cuisine is an asset.
  • Good English communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Full-time work experience with a family or an individual is an asset.
  • Must have a sense of initiative.
  • 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.
  • Flexibility to work outside of strict job description parameters
  • Thinking creatively about how to provide highest quality of service.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Have good organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Be professional, polished, and discreet.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Be physically fit and able to reach and lift medium weight objects (e.g. 30lbs).
  • Have a valid driver’s licence and a good driving record.
  • Must have a current legal working status in Canada.
  • Must like teenagers.
  • Must like dogs.
  • Smoke-Free environment.

Job Salary

$50,000 to $60,000 per year.

Job Additional Information

  • 2 weeks paid vacation.
  • Live-out.
  • Work hours: Monday to Friday (occasional weekends).
  • Monday to Friday: Noon to 8:00 pm (flexibility required).
  • Car provided to perform duties.
  • No group benefit plan provided.

Job Starting Date

As soon as possible.

Job Contact Information

Nicolas Marion, Private Staffing Specialist
Phone: 514.312.7019 ext. 223 | Toll-free: 1.866.201.8336
Fax: 514.373.6123

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