All Vacancies

Junior Domestic Couple ~ Yorkshire/UK

An experienced domestic junior couple is required to work full-time for a family of two who have a large luxury estate in Yorkshire. They will work under the direction of the senior domestic couple already employed at the property. Duties will include:

Housekeeping

Laundry

Occasional Cooking

Painting and Decorating

Some knowledge of Carpentry, Construction or Mechanics (preferred but not essential)

General Maintenance of household and outbuildings

Oversee external contractors when necessary.

Prior experience working together as a long-term couple in a similar role as well as fluent spoken English are essential. A furnished 3 bedroom house in a nearby village is offered as accommodation for the couple. Working 6 days per week/8 hrs per day. 30 days annual holiday per year. Each of the couple must have excellent letters of reference and at least one must have a current driving license.

Salary: TBD

Start date: Feb 2020

Domestic Couple ~ Grasse

An experienced domestic couple is required to look after a luxury property located close to Grasse. The couple should both speak fluent English and one should preferably be able to speak conversational French. The British employer visits the property for 4-6 months each year and would like to employ a full-time resident couple who can provide the following services:

Housekeeping

Family Cooking

Informal Table Service

Garden Maintenance

House Maintenance

Driving/Airport runs

Shopping/Errands

Newly-renovated independent accommodation is offered with this position. Unfortunately this client cannot consider couples who have dependent children or a family pet.

Salary: TBD

Start date: TBD

Domestic Couple                  Chateau 1 hour from Paris          

A domestic couple with a youthful energy and approach, who would enjoy working in a very rural environment and can work autonomously is required to look after a beautiful chateau located south of Paris. The Principal often visits the property alone or with his wife for weekends etc outside of the very busy autumn and winter hunting season. During the hunting season there are frequent events and receptions with lots of guests, at which time extra staff, housekeepers, chefs etc are brought in to share the workload.

Both of the couple should have excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills, be flexible about working weekends when the Principal is in residence and both must be able to drive.

Other exterior workers are employed and the male of the couple will not only work autonomously but should also be happy to work within a team when required to deal with external maintenance and gardening issues. Candidates must speak fluent English, conversational French would be a considerable advantage - it is imperative that the couple are happy to live a rural lifestyle as the chateau is located deep in the countryside. Couples who have previous experience working in a similar rural setting will be given very serious consideration.

Duties Male

  • Exterior/Garden Maintenance

  • Maintaining garden furniture and terrace

  • Looking after the gardening machines (mowers, tractors etc), keeping them clean and arranging maintenance etc.

  • Handyman duties - Carrying out all necessary minor repairs and maintenance works of the property inside and out, as well as good running of small equipment (kitchen supplies, TVs...)

  • Reporting technical problems or dysfunction related to the property

  • Monitoring the work of contractors for those maintenance jobs not within his/her competence

  • Dealing with suppliers, subcontractors, bills and invoices

  • Ensuring the safety of the estate - being present in the estate, surveillance of the property, closing doors and gates, control of the alarm system.

  • Perform chauffeur duties - Pick-ups / drop offs from / to CDG and other local airports when required

  • Looking after the cars – keeping them clean and maintained etc...

  • Daily cleaning and deep cleaning of the residence; dusting, vacuuming, washing of floors and windows, bathrooms, kitchens, furniture care, carpet and rugs cleaning...

  • Responsible for the owners’ wardrobes and laundry, washing, ironing, packing and unpacking when the Principals’ are in residence, taking care of dry cleaning.

  • Laundry, ironing of linens; towels, table linen etc. (bed linen is outsourced) making beds and changing bed linen

  • Shopping for groceries and small household items

  • Cooking and table service when the owners are in residence

  • Taking care of two well-behaved dogs (feeding, taking them for a walk and to the vet if necessary).

During Events, Receptions etc

  • Assisting the family and others in the working team in the organization of the event

  • Greeting guests, sharing the responsibilities with the other working team and helping the Chef if necessary

  • Managing the temporary staff members and supervising extra cleaning duties (Guests bedrooms & bathrooms, Salle de Chasse, Dining room…) during the event

  • Purchasing of flowers and preparing floral arrangements

  • Pickup of guests from train station or airports

A furnished apartment is offered as accommodation. Couples without children or pets are preferable however the Principal will consider all applications.

Salary: TBD (guideline €4k net pm)

Start date: ASAP

Private Chef ~ Antibes ~ Long Term INTERVIEWING EARLY JANUARY

An experienced personal chef is required to take up a permanent position in a luxury property on Cap d’Antibes working alongside an established interior household team. The chef will be required to provide international cuisine at the highest level and must have extensive experience working previously in private service. 39 hrs per week. This position does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must live locally, speak English and French, have a driving license and their own transport as working hours may be required in the evenings and the area is not served by night public transport.

Salary €4.3k net pm with a 13th month salary

Start date: 2nd January is possible

 

Waiter/Maitre d’Hotel x 2 ~ Antibes ~ Long Term

Two experienced  service personnel/maitre d’hotel are required to take up permanent positions in a luxury property on Cap d’Antibes working with an established interior household team. 39 hrs per week. This position does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must live locally, speak English and French, have a driving license and their own transport as working hours may be required in the evenings and the area is not served by night public transport.

Salary €2.3k net pm with a 13th month salary

Start date: 2nd January is possible

Domestic Couple ~ St Paul de Vence

An experienced domestic couple who have lengthy previous experience working as a domestic couple is required for a luxury property in Vence. This client and family are in residence 3-4 months each year split between weekends throughout the year and school vacation times.

Duties will include:

·         Housekeeping

·         Cooking

·         Garden Maintenance

·         Pool Maintenance

·         Driving

·         Car Maintenance

The male of the couple must have a clean driving license, one of the couple must speak good French and both should speak fluent English. A small one bedroom apartment is offered as accommodation. Unfortunately couples with children or pets cannot be considered.

Salary: €4k net pm
Start date: ASAP

Domestic Couple ~ St Tropez  

An experienced couple are required to work in a luxury villa in St Tropez. This is a long-term position. The family use the property as a vacation home and would like to employ a couple who speak fluent English, preferably some Tagalog and at least one of the couple should speak communicative French.

Duties will include:

Excellent Housekeeping/Laundry

Family Cooking

Assist Gardener

Handyman

Pool Care

Driving

Accommodation for the couple is own bedroom and bathroom in a staff house sharing the kitchen and sitting room with the Italian gardener. Preferably both of the couple should be able to drive although this is not essential..

Salary: €4k net pm (CDI)

Start date: ASAP

Part-Time Gardener/Handyman ~ Mougins

Our client in Mougins is seeking a self-employed gardener/handyman who can work at the property 4 or 5 mornings per week in the summer ( or 2.5 full days) and 3 mornings per week in the winter months. The main duties will be gardening however some simple maintenance jobs will also be requested. Applicants should preferably have their own microenterprise and able to invoice the client for their part-time work.

Salary: TBD

Start date: TBD

House Manager or Management Couple ~ Avignon/Vaucluse  POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced, multi-skilled single House Manager - or a Management Couple - required to take over the running and management of a beautiful 1200m2 family vacation home and ultra-luxe 5* rental property often used for weddings, events, magazine shoots etc. The House Manager or Couple will be multi-skilled and able to assist in other household departments (no housekeeping duties will be required). The Principal would consider it a very real advantage - although not essential - if candidates can offer simple cooking skills and are able to prepare a breakfast buffet when the home is occupied and very busy. This will give the American resident chef, who usually works late into the night with his team of interns, a little extra time for marketing etc in the mornings. The property has a seasonal housekeeping team who live locally and have been trained to a high standard by the Principal - one will now be offered a long term contract. A seasonal concierge, an interior services team and exterior workers are also employed to care for the family and guest requirements and maintain the 30+ hectares of gardens and grounds.

The busy rental season runs from May to October and the American owners - who are always in residence with their family over the Christmas period - will use the property for vacation time outside of the summer season. Candidates must speak fluent English and fluent French and must have a driving license. Candidates must also have several years of experience working in a similar ultra-luxe private service environment providing complete management including budgeting, accounts, staff rotas etc etc; they should also know how to maintain a ‘home away from home’ atmosphere for the owner’s family and visiting high-profile guests who all require ultimate discretion and a very high level of service. Accommodation of a 2 bedroom property on the estate is offered with this position.

Salary: TBD

Start date: Flexible

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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