Housekeeper

New position
  • Reference: #N1461
  • Montreal, QC H3G, Canada
  • Posted 2 days ago
  • Full Time

Housekeeper

Reference #N1461

Job Location

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Job Responsibilities of the Housekeeper

HOUSEKEEPING:

  • Responsible for the daily cleaning and maintaining the general appearance of the whole residence.
  • General house cleaning, including vacuuming, dusting, mopping & washing of floor, tidying, putting things away, wash windows, etc.
  • Maintaining care & inventory of fine china, crystal, artwork & special collections.
  • Laundry, ironing, folding clothing, linens and washing delicate fabrics, washing sheets.
  • Making beds and tidy rooms daily.
  • Closet organization, always maintaining personal effects properly.
  • Packing, unpacking and transport of suitcases.
  • Organizing and managing household inventories.
  • Managing pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Flower arrangement and plant management.
  • Trash and recycling management.

COOKING:

  • Creating and prepare fresh seasonal meals (dinner).
  • Creating menus.
  • Table setting and table service.
  • Organizing and managing kitchen inventories.
  • Cleaning, organizing, and keeping the cleanliness standards of overall the kitchen and storage places.
  • Clean dishes, including loading and emptying the dishwasher, putting away dishes, hand washing pots and dishes that don’t go in the dishwasher, etc.

OTHER:

  • Frequent chauffeur duties.
  • Providing companionship and support services.
  • Grocery shopping, pick up/drop off dry cleaning, prescriptions & other errands
  • Assistance with medications management.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment in the home.
  • Answering the doorbell (control entries/exits), greeting of guests and visitors as well as answering the phone.
  • Supervising service contractors.
  • Document filling and various internet duties, including posting ads and miscellaneous searches.
  • Provide basic computer and web browsing training to the employer.
  • Occasional assistance with private and social events.
  • Responding to emergencies (ex. physical injuries at the residence).
  • Handling general requests as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of three (3) years similar work experience.
  • Good English or French communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Experience in hands-on household work and knowledge of all areas of property cleaning and organizing.
  • Strong culinary background with a passion for cooking.
  • Flexibility to work outside of strict job description parameters.
  • Flexibility in the working hours, according to the employer’s needs.
  • Good computer literacy.
  • Must be tech savvy (familiar with the use of smartphones, laptops and tablets).
  • Thinking creatively about how to provide highest quality of service.
  • 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.
  • Energetic with a strong work ethic and communication skill.
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of the employer.
  • Ability to multitasking and work under pressure.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Always keep a professional demeanor, be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
  • Be physically fit and able to reach and lift medium weight objects (e.g. 30 lbs to 50 lbs).
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Must have a current legal working status in Canada.
  • Smoke-free environment.

Job Salary

Competitive, according to experience.

Job Additional Information

  • 2 weeks paid vacation.
  • Live out.
  • Work days: Monday to Friday (flexibility required).
  • Work hours: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm (flexibility required).
  • House car available for work duties.
  • Accessible by public transportation.
  • No parking space provided.
  • No group insurance plan/benefit provided.

Job Starting Date

As soon as possible.

Job Contact Information

Nicolas Marion, Private Staffing Specialist
Phone: 514.312.7019 ext. 223 | Toll-free: 1.866.201.8338
Fax: 514.373.6123
Email: nicolas@elitedomo.com

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