Private Residence Caretaker
The Private Residence Caretaker is responsible for the upkeep and general maintenance of a private home. This position is an all-encompassing role, requiring the successful candidate to complete all daily, weekly and monthly caretaking and gardening tasks with limited supervision. The candidate will maintain the grounds of the house to the highest standards and be expected to ensure all mechanical and technology systems are operational. The candidate will work with a ticketed mechanical engineer as their supervisor to log and report any HVAC and other system defects. The candidate will also assist the housekeeper with tasks that require two people. Maintaining an inventory of tools, equipment and cleaning supplies is also under the candidate’s purview, as will assisting in scheduling maintenance calls as required by external contractors from time to time.
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the family vehicles to the highest standards, ensuring they are clean and fully operational at all times. The candidate will adhere to the scheduled maintenance programs of the respective vehicles and ensure that the vehicles are scheduled in for such maintenance and other repairs in a way that is least disruptive to the family’s requirements. The candidate will also drive the family from time to time to appointments and other destinations as needed.
A full position description will be made available to candidates who are successfully pre-screened prior to any interviews.
Skills, Experience and Competencies
The successful candidate will have proven themselves with a solid work history in any general maintenance, caretaking, or household role. We are looking for a person who has the maturity and flexibility to deal with unexpected changes, a busy schedule, a role that is very diverse in its requirements, and days that are never the same.
The successful candidate will be able to plan their day, prioritize their tasks, and be ready to adjust their schedule to ensure that everyone’s needs are met. Your work history will have demonstrated that you are patient, thorough, detail oriented and able to take pride in knowing you have exceeded expectations.
Mature professionalism is an extraordinary important component of any successful candidates skill set. The role requires discretion at the highest level.
A valid class 5 driver’s licence is required as is a spotless drivers abstract. You must be computer literate in MS Office software, and have a broad understanding of building mechanical systems. You are comfortable operating gardening and landscaping equipment, and performing minor repairs to various home components and equipment.
As an integral part of a household management team, your hands on role will be compensated with a competitive annual salary and comprehensive benefit package.
Potential candidates are invited to submit a detailed resume outlining their career to date, demonstrating how their verifiable work experience would provide them with the tools necessary to be successful in this role.
Please be ready to provide supporting documentation; driver’s abstract, references, trade certifications, certificates and any other documents pertaining to skills and training you may have once passing through the pre-screening portion of the application.
We will be contacting those candidates via email and/or telephone to arrange a virtual interview.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour
- Casual Dress
- Company Car
- Dental Care
- Disability Insurance
- Extended Health Care
- Paid Time Off
- Vision Care
- Wellness Program
- private residence caretaker: 3 years (Required)
- Vancouver, BC (Preferred)