Head Housekeeper- Overnight

City: Toronto, ON, Canada
Title: Head Housekeeper- Overnight
Category: Labour, Warehouse & Skilled Trades
Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire

Staffmax is hiring Head Housekeeper for our client in Toronto. This is a temporary to permanent position.

Housekeeper is responsible for the general cleaning, requisitions and identifying needs for the upkeep of the building in the areas of heavy-duty cleaning, Pool maintenance and light duty repairs.

Location: Toronto, ON

Wage- $18-$19/hr

Salary increases and benefits are after probation.

Shift- Overnight Shift


· Oversee the smooth operation of the Cleaning Department which involves carpet cleaning, vent cleaning, dusting, washroom cleaning, mopping, heavy duty repairs, scrubbing machines, and pool maintenance.

· Ensure all areas of the building are kept clean in a timely manner; this includes changing rooms, showers, steam rooms and lunchrooms.

· Become familiarized with and gain general knowledge of the building and its areas.

· Oversee heavy cleaning including the scrubbing of walls, showers, and floors.

· Performs inspections on each floor upon arrival ensuring all outside doors are secure and report security concerns immediately to the Property Manager.

· A keen eye with attention to detail and special care is imperative while cleaning in the Spa areas.

· Performs inspections of each floor before leaving ensuring all outside doors are secure and lights are turned off.

· Oversee and maintain pool, cleaning of whirlpools and maintenance schedules.

· Report any issues requiring maintenance attention to the Property Manager at the end of each shift.

· Ensure all garbage is removed from all floors of the complex and placed in the garbage area on a nightly basis.

· Ensure garbage is placed out on the street as per schedule.

· Make appropriate recommendations where required to the Property manager, regarding extension of probation, problem resolution and/or dismissal and participate in same.

· In conjunction with the Property manager, conduct performance reviews with new and current employees – extending probation where required and make recommendations regarding annual salary reviews for all direct reports.

· Address staff concerns and issues and communicate these to the Property manager.

· Assist the Property Manager with scheduling and payroll, ensuring that labor hours are within the assigned budget.

· Submit all lost and found items to the Manager on Duty

· Lock the building and arm the security system at the end of each shift or as required.

· Maintain confidentiality with anyone other than authorized personnel.

· Assist with other duties as reasonably assigned from time to time.


· Secondary education or equivalent.

· Minimum 3 years’ experience in this field of work.

· Minimum 1 or more years of supervisory experience.

· Must have general knowledge of cleaning, equipment, and floor care products.

· Bondable & trustworthy.

· Always carry a pager while on duty.

· Ability to work on a flexible schedule: days, evenings, and weekends.

· Punctual and committed to work schedules.

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Effort:

· Must have the ability to stand for long periods of time (7 or more hours at a time at a time).

· Works within a building where the oils are infused into the air (to stimulate senses pertaining to a delightful spa experience).

· Ability to lift from floor to waist and pull/push more than 30 kg.

· Continuous wearing of protective equipment (gloves).

· Continuous walking.

· Occasional lifting from floor to waist and waist to shoulder (60% of the time).

We thank all those who applied for this position however only the selected candidates will be contacted

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