House Manager

New position
  • Reference: #N1464
  • Kingston, ON, Canada
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Full Time

House Manager

Reference #N1464

Job Location

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Job Responsibilities of the House Manager

  • Day to day running of one property in Kingston, to maintain standards and efficiency.
  • Identify maintenance needs and repair projects.
  • Scheduling and supervision of household installations, trades and vendors for interior & exterior and seasonal projects, including quotes analysis, negotiation and documents filing.
  • Provide high quality guest services in a professional, courteous and accommodating manner to staff, guests and outside service providers.
  • Calendar management.
  • Managing and monitoring household inventories and a budget.
  • Recruiting, training, management and co-ordination of the in-house team.
  • Representation and maintain contact of the Estate to all government agencies.
  • Creating and transmitting of a weekly activity log, and immediate reporting of unforeseen events.
  • Answering to emergencies.
  • Assist with security responsibilities of the residence, including monitoring of electronic security systems and follow up of any alarms that may arise while on duty.
  • Creation of a high level & detailed House Manual.
  • Handling general requests as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of five (5) years similar work experience.
  • Experience in hands-on household work and knowledge of all areas of property maintenance.
  • Excellent English, communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook/ or Thunderbird).
  • Must be tech savvy (familiar with the use of Smart Home automation systems, etc.).
  • Adhering to the policies and follow instructions.
  • Flexibility to handle last minute changes.
  • Energetic with a strong work ethic and communication skill.
  • Always keep a professional demeanor and maintain confidentiality.
  • Have strong team work spirit, diplomacy and tact.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, priority management skills and attention to details.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to multitasking and work under pressure.
  • Must have a current legal working status in Canada.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Must have reasonable bookkeeping & accounting knowledge.
  • Ability to manage and develop a diverse team of 8 staff.

Competencies :

  • Communication Skills (verbal & written).
  • Detail Orientated.
  • Planning & Organising.
  • Team Working.
  • Managing the Performance of Others.
  • Developing Others.

Job Salary


Job Additional Information

  • Accommodation provided.
  • Work days: Monday to Friday (flexibility required).

Job Starting Date

As soon as possible.

Job Contact Information

Nicolas Marion, Private Staffing Specialist
Phone: 416.907.9618 ext. 223 | Toll-free: 1.866.201.8338
Fax: 647.484.0214

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