Residential Caretakers

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Our client is a seeking a couple to act as Residential Caretakers. Located on a beautiful property, the Residential Caretakers will be required to live on-site in a separate private living quarters.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

Housekeeping:

  • General house cleaning, including vacuuming, dusting, mopping, tidying, putting things away, wash windows, etc
  • Maintaining care & inventory of fine china, crystal, artwork & special collections
  • Keep spaces clean and tidy
  • Laundry, ironing, folding clothing, linens and washing delicate fabrics
  • Making beds
  • Tidy rooms daily
  • Closet organization, always maintaining personal effects properly
  • Packing, unpacking and transport of suitcases
  • Flower arrangement and plant management
  • Organizing and managing household inventories

Cooking:

  • Planning, preparation and cooking of healthy meals
  • Cleaning, organizing and keeping the cleanliness standards of the kitchen, pantries, cupboards and refrigerator

Caretaker:

  • Day to day running of the main and secondary properties to maintain standards and efficiency
  • Light work and minor renovations
  • Handyman services
  • Identify maintenance needs and repair projects

Other:

  • Overall vehicles management, including storing, mechanical inspections and maintenance, fueling, washing, etc
  • Answering the doorbell (control entries/exits), greeting of guests and visitors as well as answering the phone
  • Supervise trades, vendors, and contractors
  • Occasional assistance with private and social events
  • Running household and personal errands
  • Perform various errands
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Handling general requests as needed

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three (3) years similar work experience
  • Exercise honesty, integrity and discretion to the highest degree
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience in hands-on household work and knowledge of all areas of property maintenance
  • Flexibility to work outside of job description parameters
  • Flexibility in the working hours, according to the employer’s needs
  • Flexibility to handle last-minute changes
  • Strong sense of initiative and work ethic
  • Ability under minimal direction
  • Professional, polished, discreet, and always maintain confidentiality
  • Physically fit and able to reach and lift medium weight objects
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Smoke-free environment
Interested candidates can send their resume to Megan Bennett via megan@venor.ca

Residential Caretakers

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Our client is a seeking a couple to act as Residential Caretakers. Located on a beautiful property, the Residential Caretakers will be required to live on-site in a separate private living quarters.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

Housekeeping:

  • General house cleaning, including vacuuming, dusting, mopping, tidying, putting things away, wash windows, etc
  • Maintaining care & inventory of fine china, crystal, artwork & special collections
  • Keep spaces clean and tidy
  • Laundry, ironing, folding clothing, linens and washing delicate fabrics
  • Making beds
  • Tidy rooms daily
  • Closet organization, always maintaining personal effects properly
  • Packing, unpacking and transport of suitcases
  • Flower arrangement and plant management
  • Organizing and managing household inventories

Cooking:

  • Planning, preparation and cooking of healthy meals
  • Cleaning, organizing and keeping the cleanliness standards of the kitchen, pantries, cupboards and refrigerator

Caretaker:

  • Day to day running of the main and secondary properties to maintain standards and efficiency
  • Light work and minor renovations
  • Handyman services
  • Identify maintenance needs and repair projects

Other:

  • Overall vehicles management, including storing, mechanical inspections and maintenance, fueling, washing, etc
  • Answering the doorbell (control entries/exits), greeting of guests and visitors as well as answering the phone
  • Supervise trades, vendors, and contractors
  • Occasional assistance with private and social events
  • Running household and personal errands
  • Perform various errands
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Handling general requests as needed

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three (3) years similar work experience
  • Exercise honesty, integrity and discretion to the highest degree
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience in hands-on household work and knowledge of all areas of property maintenance
  • Flexibility to work outside of job description parameters
  • Flexibility in the working hours, according to the employer’s needs
  • Flexibility to handle last-minute changes
  • Strong sense of initiative and work ethic
  • Ability under minimal direction
  • Professional, polished, discreet, and always maintain confidentiality
  • Physically fit and able to reach and lift medium weight objects
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Smoke-free environment
Interested candidates can send their resume to Megan Bennett via megan@venor.ca