Gardener Vacancies

Live-in Gardener/Caretaker ~ Aix en Provence

A very experienced gardener who is also able to provide caretaking duties is required for a beautiful property close to Aix. The gardens are mature and large with lots of hedges and shrubs etc. The property is in a rural location and as it is approximately 150 years old, regular light maintenance is required on both interior and exterior of the property therefore the gardener should have good general handyperson skills. External contractors are employed for heavier seasonal tree surgery/maintenance work.

Duties:

  • General garden maintenance and care of grounds

  • Installation of a vegetable garden

  • Cleaning and maintenance of pool

  • General house maintenance

  • Cleaning of terraces

  • Care of family pets

  • Assist on interior heavy cleaning work when required

  • Airport runs/driving

  • General property security

A very nice apartment is offered as accommodation with this role. Applicants must speak conversational English and French, have excellent letters of reference and have a level of fitness that allows for working ‘hands-on’ in a garden/exterior for up to 8 hours per day 5 days per week. This client is looking for candidates who are flexible, willing to help out the family housekeeper or family members if required; candidates who are enthusiastic about gardening and who have an ‘upbeat’, positive approach to both work and life. This client can possibly consider a couple if one is a very good housekeeper and can also provide family cooking.

Salary: TBD ( guideline €2.3knpm neg)

Start date: November '20

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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