• Reference: #N1427
  • Laval, QC H7R, Canada
  • Posted 5 months ago
  • Full Time


Reference #N1427

Job Location

Laval, Quebec, Canada

Job Responsibilities of the Caretaker-Houseman

  • Day to day running of the main and secondary properties to maintain standards and efficiency.
  • Light work and minor renovations.
  • Handyman services, including HVAC maintenance, basic electrical work, mechanical room management, Wi-Fi, pool maintenance, etc.
  • Outdoor maintenance (i.e. flowers, lawn mowing, snow removal, cleaning, moving furniture, snow removal, etc.).
  • Identify maintenance needs and repair projects.
  • Hedge cut, flowers planting and managing a vegetable garden.
  • Perform various errands (nursery, home improvement stores, etc.).
  • Supervision of household installations, trades and vendors.
  • Vehicles, machinery and nautical crafts management and maintenance.
  • Occasional Chauffeur duties.
  • Overall vehicles management, including storing, mechanical inspections and maintenance, fuelling, washing, etc.
  • Answering the doorbell (control entries/exits), greeting of guests and visitors as well as answering the phone.
  • Occasional assistance with private and social events.
  • Travel to the different properties as required (Laval, Laurentians, Florida, France).
  • Responding to emergencies (ex. alarm system).
  • Pet care (one cat and eventually a dog).
  • Handling general requests as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of three (3) years similar work experience.
  • Experience in hands-on household work and knowledge of all areas of property maintenance and organization.
  • Flexibility to work outside of strict job description parameters.
  • Flexibility in the working hours, according to the employer’s needs.
  • Capacity to work long hours during peak season.
  • Flexibility to handle last minute changes.
  • Must have a sense of initiative.
  • Can work under minimal direction.
  • Have good organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Have a strong work ethic and communication skill.
  • Be professional, polished, discreet, and always maintain confidentiality.
  • Be physically fit and able to reach and lift medium weight objects (e.g. 30lbs to 50lbs).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Must have a car in good condition.
  • Must have a current legal working status in Canada.
  • Must like children.
  • Must like cats and dogs.
  • Must know how to swim.
  • Smoke-free environment.

Job Salary

According to experience.

Job Additional Information

  • 2 weeks paid vacation.
  • Live-out
  • Work days: Monday to Friday (flexibility required).

Job Starting Date

As soon as possible.

Job Contact Information

Nicolas Marion, Private Staffing Specialist
Phone: 514.312.7019 ext. 223 | Toll-free: 1.866.201.8338
Fax: 514.373.6123

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* This job description may change without notice.