All Vacancies

Occasional Family Chef ~ Mougins ~ 9th to 31st July

An experienced family chef is required to cook a few lunches or dinners each week for a group of up to 10 adults who are vacationing in a large villa in Mougins. These clients are very flexible about when and how many times per week the chef comes to the villa to cook for them therefore they can work around a chef’s other bookings. They enjoy informal, Mediterranean and international cuisines served ‘family/bistro style’ and do not require a chef with Michelin-level experience or training. Applicants must speak fluent English, have their own transport and live within easy travelling distance of Mougins.

Salary: Hourly rate

Start date: Early July

Live-Out Handyman ~ St Paul de Vence ~ Long Term 

An experienced ‘live-out’ handyman to join an established team of gardening and interior staff who are already employed at this property. The handyman will be required to work at weekends with days off during the week. Applicants must be able to offer excellent electrical, plumbing, masonry/DIY skills and also be able to handle a complex swimming pool maintenance schedule and assist with kitchen garden maintenance. 35hrs per week/CDI. Applicants must have a valid driving license and speak a good level of French and English. This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must live within an easy travelling distance of St Paul de Vence

Salary: €2.5knpm neg

Start date: ASAP

 Private Chef ~ Mougins ~ 21 June to 11 July & 15 Aug to 31 Aug

An experienced chef is required to work two separate summer periods in June/July/August. The British/Swedish principals have a group of 10+ guests arriving in late june for a few weeks and at this time the clients require a chef who can provide breakfast, lunch and dinner 6 days per week. They prefer informal buffet-style meals with some occasional more formal evening meals. The family and their guests enjoy healthy, fresh meals with a focus on the Mediterranean diet. This client may have occasional work for the chef outside of the high season for special occasions or when they have house guests outside of the summer season. They require a chef who lives locally who has their own microentreprise so they are able to invoice the client.

Candidates must live within easy travelling distance of Mougins, have their own transport and speak a good level of English. Accommodation is not offered with this role.

Salary: Weekly rate

Start date: 21st June

 

P/T Housekeeper ~ 15hrs pw ~ Monaco

An experienced English-speaking housekeeper is required to work 3 x 5hrs per week in a large 4 bedroom/4 bathroom apartment in Monaco. Working days will be preferably Mon/Weds/Fri and because of the pattern of the family it is essential that applicants are able to work from 8am-1pm of 9am-2pm on those days. The two principals are busy people who travel extensively with plans that can change at short notice therefore the housekeeper should have a flexible approach and be willing to assist wherever needed in the home, including helping to pack and unpack, assist in the kitchen with washing up and cleaning counters etc.

There may be occasions when there are more guests staying at the property at which time either the housekeeper will be offered extra hours of work if available, if not an ‘extra’ will be employed locally to cover the additional hours. Ideally the housekeeper will be able to invoice the client via a microenterprise however the client is also open to offering a MC contract if necessary.

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must live locally and be able to provide the requested working hours and essential working times.

Salary: Hourly rate

Start date: TBD

 Temp Chef ~ Brignoles ~ 13th July -18th July

An experienced top level chef is required to cook for visiting executives in a beautiful chateau close to Brignoles. There will be 5-10 guests and the chef will prepare daily breakfasts and lunches but only one evening meal will be required during the booking period. The guests will be arriving on 14th July therefore the chef will be required to arrive on 13th to arrange the kitchen, provisioning can be done in advance of the chefs arrival with the chateau’s local suppliers.

Candidates will be required to speak a good level of English, they should have their own car and preferably be a non-smoker. Accommodation can be provided on-site. This client is also seeking a femme de chambre, a server and a plongeur/potwasher for the same period therefore a ‘chef couple’ could be considered if the partner has the appropriate experience and skills to fill one of these other roles.

Salary: Daily rate

Start date: 13th July

 

3 roles available ~Temp Server/Temp Pot Wash/Temp Femme de Chambre ~ Brignoles ~ 13th July -18th July

An experienced waiter/ess is required to provide meal and guest service throughout the day in a beautiful chateau close to Brignoles. The guests will be arriving on 14th July therefore the server will be required to arrive on the afternoon of 13th July to familiarise themselves with the property, style of service required etd. Accommodation can be provided at the chateau however candidates must have their own transport, speak a good level of English and preferably be a non-smoker. Accommodation can be provided on-site. This client is also seeking a femme de chambre, a chef and a plongeur/potwasher for the same period therefore a couple could be considered if each has the appropriate experience and skills to fill one of the other roles.

Salary: Hourly rate

Start date: 13th July

Permanent  Live-Out Nanny ~ Antibes ~Starting Dec '21

An experienced English-speaking nanny is required to assist the mother of a baby who is due to be born in late December. Applicants must have excellent childcare experience and excellent letters of reference relating to childcare work for previous employers. The mother will be on maternity leave for 8 weeks after the baby is born after which time she will return to her family business. The nanny will then take sole charge of the baby from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Weekend work is not required as the parents will be home with the baby. Candidates should live within easy travelling distance of the clients home in Antibes.

Salary: €2k npm negotiable

Start date: Dec/Jan

Live-in Summer (Nutrition) Chef ~ mid-June to end August ~ St Tropez

An experienced chef who has excellent experience in preparing ultra-healthy cuisine for a family of four and their occasional guests, is required to cook 6 days per week, breakfast, lunch, supper from mid-June to end August. The family often eat lunch out during the week and the lunches eaten at the villa are always very light.

Fresh juices, smoothies, salads, gluten alternatives and mainly butter-free, will be required for the majority of meals – however the father in the family also loves to occasionally indulge in classical and contemporary French gastronomy. The summer chef last season was previously a sous chef in a Michelin-starred restaurant and although this level of cuisine is not required on a daily basis, applicants must be able to cook to a very high level if requested.

The focus for the family this summer is healthy, fresh and balanced, the chef must be able to make ’gluten-alternative’ breads, exciting salads, light fresh desserts etc therefore the chef must have excellent knowledge of nutrition along with solid experience cooking modern, gastronomical cuisines.

Accommodation is provided in a shared staff apartment incorporated into the main house. Candidates must speak fluent English, some basic French and be able to drive.

Salary: €5k pm

Start date: Mid-June (TBC)

Private Chef ~ Mougins ~ All July (& possibly early August) POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced private chef is required to cook for a visiting Middle Eastern family and their extended entourage.  There are some special dietary requirements including gluten and dairy-free. The clients enjoy a variety of international cuisines presented beautifully however they do not require a chef who has Michelin-level experience. In total there will be three main Principals to cook for along with 7 children, 7 in the family entourage comprising PA, nannies, personal trainers etc, and approximately 8 household staff.

The client and family will frequently take lunch at a separate family villa close by at which time the chef will provide a selection of buffet style platters to be taken to the other location. This client expects that the preparation of staff meals is given care and attention - they want their staff to be well-fed during their work periods.

Accommodation will be provided in either a near-by villa or local hotel and the chef will be required to ‘bubble’ with the other household staff for the month of July. Supplies will be ordered and delivered rather than the chef going out to the local markets and shops. The chef will be required to quarantine in the provided accommodation for a few days (paid) in advance of starting work and have several PCR tests before and during the employment period. If the chef has a sous chef or partie he is accustomed to working with then their cvs, references and id documents should be sent to Oasis immediately and we will then present the two chefs as a ‘package’ to the client, if this is not an acceptable solution for the client a chef’s assistant will be brought in from the clients home country.

Candidates must speak fluent English and should be able to invoice the client for the full employment period.

Salary: €6k pm negotiable

Start date: 1st July

 Domestic Couple – Grasse POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced couple is required to work in a luxury family property near Grasse. The employer and his young family use the villa regularly throughout the year, especially over the school vacation periods. The family enjoy good, healthy family cuisine and if it is the female of the couple who cooks the employer will expect the male of the couple to assist his partner with general housekeeping when she is busy in the kitchen.

Duties:

  • Good family cook

  • Excellent housekeeping/laundry

  • Good all-round handyman

  • Pool Care

  • Daily setting up/clearing away of pool and terrace areas

  • Driver (occasional)

  • Flexible approach

  • Conversational English and French from at least one of the couple

  • Help gardening team when necessary

Independent accommodation is offered with this role; unfortunately couples with dependent children or pets cannot be considered. Applicants must have EU passports or working visas already in place.

Salary: €5k npm

Start date: ASAP

Russian-speaking Domestic Couple ~ Golfe Juan

An experienced Russian-speaking couple who have European nationality are required to work in a luxury property in Golfe Juan. This is a long term role and would suit a hard-working mature couple with good language skills.

Duties will include:

5* Housekeeping

Family Cooking

Gardening

Maintenance

Driving

Shopping

Errands etc

This role offers  a 35m2 studio apartment as accommodation for the couple. Candidates must be able to drive, both must speak fluent Russian, some English and some French although the latter is not essential. Applicants must also have EU passports.

Salary: TBD

Start date: ASAP

F/T Seasonal Housekeeper ~ Antibes ~ 1st June to 30th Sept POSITION  NOW FILLED

This regular client is looking to recruit an experienced seasonal housekeeper to join the three permanent housekeeping team working in a large luxury property on Cap d’Antibes. Applicants must have good relevant experience and be accustomed to working at a very high level. They should also be able to speak good English, some French would be an advantage though not essential. Candidates should either have their own transport or have someone able to collect them from the property when they are working late shifts. A flexible approach to working shifts/hours is a prerequisite in this fast-changing environment. Working 39hrs per week.
This role does not offer accommodation therefore applicants must live within easy travelling distance of Cap d’Antibes. Excellent references are essential and candidates must have either an EU passport or the necessary documentation allowing them to be employed in France.
Salary: €2k npm CDD
Start Date: 1st June

F/T Commis Chef x 2 ~ Cap d'Antibes ~ 1st June to 30th Sept ONE POSITION FILLED

This regular client is looking to recruit an experienced commis chefs to join the kitchen team working in a large luxury property on Cap d’Antibes. Applicants must have good relevant experience be able to prep veg, prep sauce bases, make salads etc and generally assist the executive chefs in all food preparation They should also be able to speak good English, some French would be an advantage though not essential. Candidates should either have their own transport or have someone able to collect them from the property when they are working late shifts. A flexible approach to working shifts/hours is a prerequisite in this fast-changing environment. Working 39hrs per week.

This role does not offer accommodation therefore applicants must live within easy travelling distance of Cap d’Antibes. Excellent references are essential and candidates must have either an EU passport or the necessary documentation allowing them to be employed in France.

Salary: €2k npm CDD

Start Date: 1st June

Domestic Couple - St Paul de Vence/Megeve POSITION  NOW FILLED

An experienced couple is required to work in a luxury family property close to St Paul de Vence. The couple will be working in St Paul for several months per year and will also be required to work for several weeks in the winter at the family chalet in Megeve. The St Paul villa is generally used by the family at weekends throughout the year; however in high season it is rented to vacationing clients, at which time the couple will be expected to look after the villa rental clients in the same way as they care for the family.

 

Candidates must be able to provide the following services:

  • Good family cook able to prepare international cuisine to a good level ( male or female)

  • Excellent housekeeping/laundry etc

  • Shopping

  • Assist garden team when required

  • Good all-round handyman

  • Pool Care

  • Daily setting up/clearing away of pool area in high season

  • Driver (occasional)

  • Excellent ‘Front of House’ skills

  • Flexible approach

  • Able to work autonomously

  • Fluent English and conversational French

  • Liaise with local contractors and suppliers

 

A handyman is also employed at the villa as the property is extensive and must be maintained to a high level. At least one of the couple must have a driving license. Independent accommodation is offered with this role – unfortunately couples with dependent children or pets cannot be considered. A CDD for 6 months will be offered for the summer season followed by a second CDD for the winter season. A CDI will be offered on completion of these two seasons.

Salary: TBD (guideline €4knpm)

Start date: ASAP

Full-Time Permanent Housekeeper ~ Mougins INTERVIEWS DELAYED UNTIL LATE JUNE

An English-speaking professional housekeeper is being sought by this British client. The contract will be a 35 hr per week CDI however the housekeeper will be required to have a flexible approach as the employer would like fewer than 35 hrs per week in quieter, winter months and those hours not worked will be worked in the summer season - to the level of the legal weekly and annual maximum hours(ie:1609 hrs per year). This client requires a polished and professional housekeeper who is meticulous, has an eye for detail, is not frightened of larger family dogs and is very security aware. The property is within walking distance of public transport therefore it is not mandatory for applicants to have their own transport however it would be preferable.

Salary: €2k npm

Start date: Sept '21

Permanent P/T Housekeeper ~ Mondays & Thursdays ~ Valbonne  POSITION  NOW FILLED

An experienced housekeeper/femme de menage is required for a part time role in a large luxury villa in Valbonne. The employer would like someone thorough and professional who is able to provide general housekeeping services twice per week from 9am and 1pm on Mondays and Thursdays throughout the year. The property is within walking distance of public transport therefore it is not mandatory for applicants to have their own transport however it would be preferable. Applicants should be able to speak conversational English.

Salary: Hourly rate (CDI)

Start date: ASAP

Domestic Couple ~ St Paul de Vence/Courchevel POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced and multi-skilled couple are required to work for this British client at their homes in St Paul de Vence and their chalet in Courchevel. Candidates must speak fluent English and at least one should be able to speak some French. A locally-based villa manager is also employed and will be at the property one or two days per week.

This client requires one of the couple to be able to be a very good family cook, they are not concerned if this is the male or the female of the couple. The couple however must work well as a team with each assisting the other in their daily tasks, this will include the male assisting with housekeeping duties when necessary. Both must be well-organised, able to work autonomously, have previous experience working in a similar property and understand the need to be flexible in the high season months.

Duties will include:

Cook/Housekeeper:

  • Provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to a high standard.

  • Create and plan menus with the fresh, local produce

  • Provisioning for villa & managing all stock levels.

  • Pre-arrival checks with guests to find out about any restaurant bookings, dietary requirements and menu options.

  • Strictly maintain all food, health and hygiene kitchen and villa standards on a daily basis.

  • Sole responsibility for keeping villa kitchen clean and tidy at all times.

  • Assist partner in other areas (cleaning, laundry, serving, turn downs)

 

Housekeeper/Maintenance/Driver:

 

  • Together with Cook/Housekeeper, oversee and assist with the overall cleanliness of the Villa.

  • Be proactive to ensure the Villa, swimming pool, tennis court and gardens remain in excellent condition, sweeping and cleaning of outside terraces and furniture, managing and overseeing trades persons/gardeners.

  • Maintain all accounts and submit to office.

  • Help set and clear tables, serving food and drinks when required.

  • All driving duties as required.

  • Open and close down villa

  • Carrying out winter maintenance as required.

  • Pet care – walking and feeding

 

At least one of the couple should have an EU driving license or able to convert their British license when necessary. This client is offering a 6 month CDD for the summer season and if the summer season is completed successfully this will be converted to a CDI by the end of the year.

All applicants must be EU nationals or have valid French work permits/cartes de sejours.

Unfortunately this client cannot consider candidates with children or pets.

Salary: €5k npm neg

Start date: Mid May to early June

Housekeeper ~ April to end Sept ~ Cannes POSITION NOW FILLED

Our client is seeking an experienced villa housekeeper to join a small interior team in the property in Super Cannes. Candidates must have good knowledge of high level cleaning and the use of correct household products, linen care and the cleaning and care of personal wardrobe items. The housekeeper will work on a rota of 8 hrs per day 6 days per week with another housekeeper who is already employed at the property. Applicants should live within easy travelling distance of Super Cannes and be prepared to work some weeks on the later shift and the other weeks on the earlier shift.

Salary: €2.5knpm + overtime (CDD)

Start date: ASAP

Summer Couple ~ St Tropez     POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced seasonal housekeeper/houseman couple are required to work from mid-June until mid-September in a 6 bedroom villa in St Tropez. The British family and their guests are in residence for several weeks over the summer at which time the couple will be extremely busy, generally working 6 days per week with some flexibility if 7/7 is required, the couple will be able to take the extra time worked, as time off during periods when the villa is not occupied.
Duties will include:

  • Formal housekeeping, to a high standard

  • Laundry, ironing and fine fabric care

  • Unpacking and packing of the suitcases

  • General cleaning and daily organisation of the property

  • Driving duties, local and airport runs

  • Local errands

  • Household services when required

  • Greet and take of the family and guests  - Formal and informal

  • Formal and informal service

  • Support the chef

  • Assist the gardeners with the cleaning of the pool and surrounding areas

Accommodation is offered onsite with this role and it is essential that the couple speak fluent English and that both drive; some working knowledge of French would be an advantage. This client is offering a British contract - which, despite Brexit, is still legally viable this summer therefore applicants must be happy to be contracted for this period on a UK contract.
Salary: TBD
Start date: Mid-June

 

Handyman ~ La Colle sur Loup ~ Long Term  POSITION NOW FILLED

Our client is seeking an experienced ‘live-out’ handyman to join an established team of gardening and interior staff who are already employed at this property. The handyman must be able to offer excellent electrical, plumbing, masonry/DIY skills and garden maintenance skills. A knowledge of pool care would also be appreciated though not essential. 39hrs per week/CDI.  Applicants must have a valid driving license and speak a good level of French and English. This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must live within an easy travelling distance of La Colle sur Loup.

Salary: €2knpm neg

Start date: ASAP

Please note: Applicants for positions based in France MUST have a current working visa/carte de sejour or be the holder of an EU passport

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