Housekeeping Attendant


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Job Title:
Housekeeping Attendant


74,799.51 ILS per annum plus benefits


Vacancy type:


Term Details:
This position is an LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Tel Aviv, Israel.


General Support


(GS) 02


Embassy of Canada in Tel Aviv, Israel


Closing date for applications:
21-02-2021 at 23:59 UTC/GMT


Summary of position:
The successful candidate will be responsible for: cleaning the Official Residence; providing operational and logistical support, supervising contractors, assisting with official events (ex. receptions, meals), and other duties in support of the administration of the Official Residence.


Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to experience and language. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.

Language: Spoken and written English

Experience: 2 years of recent* relevant experience as a full-time cleaner.
* Recent is defined as within the last 5 years.

Rated Requirements
The Rated Requirements are part of the essential requirements and are relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies. Methods of assessment for rated requirements may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.

• Cleaning methods for residential facilities
• Health and safety principles for housekeeping in a residential space
• Formal etiquette and protocol for hospitality (hosting), including for greeting and service
• Able to provide support in kitchen

• Honesty and integrity
• Discretion
• Adaptability and flexibility
• Interpersonal skills
• Time-management and organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Team work


Asset Qualifications:
Preference maybe given to candidates who also meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications in their cover letter and CV.
• Spoken and written Hebrew
• Spoken French
• Experience as a cleaner or maid in a diplomatic residence or home
• Computer skills


Organizational Needs:


Operational Requirements:
• Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday: 8:00 to 16:30
• Availability to work overtime – evenings, weekends if necessary – sometimes on short notice
• Ability to lift up to 20kg


Condition(s) of Employment:
• Able to obtain a reliability clearance (security clearance)
• Must have (pre-existing) and retain legal status to live and work in Israel


Area of selection:
This position is open to applicants who are eligible to work in Israel and to all mission employees occupying an indeterminate or term position, who meet all of the essential qualifications stated and whose applications are received by the closing date. Please note that the Embassy of Canada in Tel Aviv does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly. The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other irrelevant factor.


Important Notes:
How to apply:
• Please follow the link and complete the online application form.
• Applicants must submit a cover letter not exceeding one page in length, as well as a curriculum vita (CV, résumé) not exceeding two pages in length.
• Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information will be rejected.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: CSDPDHHumanResources/[email protected] prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in the application being rejected

Important notes:
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French). Candidates are entitled to participate in the recruitment process in the official language of their choice and to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidate to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block this type of email).
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The Embassy of Canada does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• If candidates need any special accommodation for exams or interviews, please let us know in advance of these assessments.
• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar openings at the Embassy of Canada in Tel Aviv which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process.
• If you have any questions at any stage of the process please send an email to
CSDPDHHumanResources/[email protected]

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Application process

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