Housekeeper Vacancies

Full-Time Permanent Housekeeper ~ Mougins

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: ASAP

Permanent P/T Housekeeper ~ Mondays & Thursdays ~ Valbonne

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

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

Live-in Cook/Housekeeper ~ St Moritz ~9th March for 3-4 weeks POSITION NOW FILLED

Due to a family emergency our client’s current cook/housekeeper must leave Switzerland therefore this client is seeking a replacement to work until the end of their stay in Switzerland. Because of the Covid quarantine rules candidates must already be located in Switzerland.  This client likes simple but well-cooked cuisine with no use of butters or creams, fresh healthy and organic produce prepared with care in a contemporary style. The apartment is only 100m2 and a small studio is provided for the cook within the apartment area.

Duties will include:

  • Simple, fresh, light cooking

  • General housekeeping

  • Laundry of personal and household linens

  • Shopping

This client’s present lady is a mature, quiet and experienced yacht stewardess who presents the clients small apartment to ‘yacht standard’ therefore the highest levels of cleanliness and presentation are required. Candidates must speak fluent English and be currently located in Switzerland.

Salary: TBD

Start date: 9th March

Full-time Housekeeper ~ Monaco  POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced housekeeper who is accustomed to working within a small household team is required for a full-time, permanent role in a private household in Monaco working for a British couple. 40 hours/5 days per week. There is a second housekeeper already employed and working times will be on a rota basis with the two housekeepers splitting the work into shifts covering 7.30 am to 6.30pm.

There are two chefs also employed at the property and in general they also provide informal table service for the two Principals however it is expected that at certain times the housekeeper is willing to assist with informal table service, setting, clearing etc.
This role could suit someone who has previously worked on yachts and now lives ashore and for this client the most important thing is that the new housekeeper joining the team is warm, friendly and works well with colleagues.
Candidates must speak fluent English and preferably have some knowledge of the British culture. There is parking space available at the property for a housekeeper who prefers to drive to work.
Due to Covid and the employers age, at present the household staff are working in two teams, each team living ‘on site’ in a ‘bubble’ for three weeks on and then three weeks off. This may be a necessary criteria with the new housekeeper at least until the employers have both received their vaccinations.
For any British candidates applying, (unless they actually live in Monaco itself), they must be able to prove their residency in France prior to 1st Jan 2021 and be at least in the process of acquiring the mandatory carte des sejour.

Salary: €2.3knpm (CDI)
Start date: Mid-Apri

Live-In or Live Out Executive Housekeeper ~ Paris

An experienced English/French-speaking Executive Housekeeper is required to take over the running of a large residence in central Paris. This role offers accommodation comprising of own room and meals within the staff quarters of the property. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Complete oversight of the property including housekeeping department

  • Managing vendors

  • Keeping up to date schedules of maintenance

  • Purchasing/stock control

  • Managing a small staff of maids/cleaners, gardeners and other maintenance personnel

  • Maintaining clear communication with the Director’s office at all time.

Candidates must be eligible to work in France and the successful applicant will travel to New York for specialist training to learn Principal’s preferences, special details and logistics of the position. This is ideally a live-in position that will require a flexible approach and availability during the times that the Principal and family are in residence. 

Previous experience in the private service industry is preferred however consideration can be given candidates who have had an extensive career in the hotel/hospitality industry.

Salary: TBD (CDI)

Start date: ASAP

Permanent Part-Time Housekeeper ~  Live-in or Live out ~ Cannes area POSITION NOW FILLED

A very experienced part-time housekeeper is required to work 8 hrs per day 3 days per week (M/W/F) in a large luxury property close to Cannes. This role can also offer excellent accommodation on the property grounds and the clients will consider employing a housekeeper who lives with a partner who is employed elsewhere. The British owners are in residence for several months during the high season and also visit occasionally outside of the summer months. This role could suit applicants who have previous yachting experience providing the high standards of housekeeping that are customary on yachts. Candidates should have a meticulous eye for details and be able to present a home beautifully.

The main  duties will be weekly general housekeeping, along with occasional informal table service, shopping and running errands when the Principals are in residence. Applicants must speak fluent English, reasonable French and it is essential that candidates have a driving license and their own transport and have correct working visas allowing employment in France. This role offers a CDI ( long term French contract).

Salary: TBD

Start date: Immediate

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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