Assistant residential housekeeper

Offer published on Oct 31


American Iron & Metal

1 offer

Offer details

Start date: As soon as possible


Hospitality, Spa & Wellness, Events, Administration

Westmount, QC

Share on :

Job description


  • Clean the house, including vacuuming, dusting, mopping, etc;
  • Maintain furniture and delicate surfaces, including porcelain, crystal, silverware, art objects and collectibles;
  • Tidy the house daily;
  • Clean and organize outdoor areas and furniture;
  • Waste and recycling management.


  • Laundry, ironing and care of clothes, sheets, towels, etc., including hand-washing of delicate fabrics;
  • Make beds and tidy rooms daily;
  • Manage dry cleaning pick-up and delivery.


  • Set table, serve and clean up after meals;
  • Tidy up storage areas;
  • Manage floral arrangements and plants;
  • Occasional assistance with preparation and service at residence events;
  • Occasional assistance with child supervision and driving to various destinations;
  • Answering the front door (entry/exit control), greeting guests and visitors and answering the telephone;
  • Travel to the vacation home when necessary, mainly in summer;
  • Handle special requests as needed;
  • Coordinate house maintenance (plumber, electrician, air conditioner repairman, etc.);
  • Supervise and coordinate housekeeping for the main and secondary homes;
  • Ensure good communication between all workers in the house.
Be responsible for the appearance and housekeeping of the entire main residence, including the family's well-being, being attentive to the employer's varied needs while maintaining the utmost discretion and confidentiality. Work will be carried out as part of a team with other members of the household staff. There may also be a requirement to travel to the second residence in the Laurentians during the summer season.


  • At least three (3) years experience in a similar position;
  • Working knowledge of property maintenance;
  • Experience in museum-type maintenance of delicate surfaces, art objects, etc;
  • Experience caring for a child (transportation and supervision).

Essential skills:

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work with minimal direction;
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Good physical condition;
  • Flexibility to work outside job description parameters;
  • Flexibility in working hours, as required, and ability to work long days during peak season;
  • Flexibility and tolerance to last-minute changes;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Good command of French and English (spoken and written);
  • Energetic with a high level of work ethic;
  • Honesty and initiative;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Discretion and respect for the employer's privacy;
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record;
  • Smoke-free environment.
Informations supplémentaires
  • Working days: Monday to Friday (flexibility upon request);
  • Working hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (flexibility requested, upon resquest till 8:00 p.m.);
  • Possibility of working weekends.

Are you interested?

Send your application to this employer