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Housekeeper Vacancies

Temp Housekeeper (possible CDI) ~ Mougins ~ July 2-24

Our returning client is currently seeking an experienced housekeeper to provide all housekeeping services to a family of five (plus nanny) who will be visiting their property in Mougins for 3 weeks in July. Working Monday to Friday - 9am to 4pm - with the understanding that some flexibility on working hours may occasionally be required during this three week period.

Requirements:

  • Excellent prior housekeeping experience

  • Excellent letters of reference

  • Already living locally

  • Own transport preferred but not essential

  • Fluent English

  • Flexible and friendly approach

  • High level of discretion - a signed NDA will be essential

Please note, accommodation is not offered with this role therefore applicants must already be living in the Cannes-Mougins-Antibes areas. This role may possibly lead into a long term position at the property however for this three week booking it would be simpler for the clients to book a housekeeper who is able to legally invoice for the working hours however options can be discussed.

Salary: Hourly rate

Start date: July 2nd

Live-In Housekeeper/Guardian (or Couple) ~ St Maxime

A mature and experienced housekeeper is required to provide housekeeping and guardian services in a beautiful 5 bed/5 bath luxury villa in St Maxime. The current housekeeper/handyman has decided that he feels too isolated living alone at the property therefore applicants must be happy to live and work alone at this villa. Both male and female will be considered for this role however it is essential that all applicants must have proven previous professional experience in ‘hands-on’ cleaning/laundry/ironing.
Please note that his is not a role for a handyman/caretaker - unless he has prior housekeeping experience.
The clients are not a formal, high-end service family; they require the usual housekeeping/gardienne duties and are in residence at the property 4-5 months per year, coming for varying periods from long weekends to several weeks. These British clients are seeking a candidate who can look after the property in their absence, someone with a keen eye for details to ensure that there is always a warm and welcoming environment when the family arrive for their vacation periods, setting up the interior with flowers etc, setting out the pool cushions and terrace areas, filling the fridge so that the employers are able to arrive at the villa and prepare a meal for themselves without needing to run to the shops as soon as they arrive. 35hrs pw French contract working 6 days per week when clients are in residence with any overtime worked given as ‘time off in lieu’ when employers are not in residence.
Duties will include:

  • Daily Housekeeping

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Set up and prepare breakfast

  • Prepare a few light lunches each week (salads/pasta etc)

  • Airport runs and errands

  • Occasional dog-sitting for two small dogs

  • Being an ‘extra pair of hands’ where needed

Requirements

  • Excellent housekeeping experience

  • Minimum 3yrs experience in a similar role

  • Simple cooking skills

  • Driving license

  • Fluent English/Communicative French

  • Dog-lover

The employer will consider an option of a housekeeper who has a partner who works elsewhere and is willing to be a help to his partner, setting out summer furniture etc at the beginning of the season and in the summer months would be able to clean the pool each morning. There could be several hours garden/maintenance work each month which the clients are happy to pay for by invoice. This role offers a newly renovated, one bedroom apartment, separate from the main house with a small terrace and garden area. Unfortunately this employer cannot consider candidates who have a pet.
Salary: €2.2k npm negotiable
Start date:TBD

Housekeeper ~ Cap Martin ~  Immediate start ON TRIAL

An experienced, meticulous and methodical housekeeper is required to provide at least 6 weeks of full-time housekeeping duties, possibly leading to a long term contract. The busy American clients need a housekeeper who is able to work  9am - 5pm and Monday to Friday, in a large apartment located close to Cap Martin. Due to an unexpected change in plans, this client urgently requires a housekeeper who is able to begin work very quickly.

Duties:

  • Meticulous housekeeping

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Shopping and errands

Requirements:

  • Excellent prior experience

  • Fluent English, some spoken French preferred but not essential

  • Excellent references

  • EU passport or a French carte de sejour

Salary: TBD

Start date: Immediat

Permanent Live-In Housekeeper ~ St Tropez

Our client is seeking an experienced live-in housekeeper for his large luxury property in St Tropez. The previous housekeeper was employed for many years and is unfortunately now unable to continue because of an ongoing health issue therefore a long-term replacement is now being sought. The new housekeeper must have several years of luxury property housekeeping experience and be comfortable living alone on a large property. There are daily maintenance workers already employed on the exterior of the property and a live-out manager also lives in the area. There are two dogs to be taken care of, simple walking and feeding is all that is required as well as general daily housekeeping. Working 35 hrs per week when employer is not in residence; longer hours will be required when there are guests staying at the property and any overtime worked will be given as ‘time off in lieu’ when the property is not being used by the employer or his guests. Seasonal housekeepers are also employed in the high season months and the employer usually arrives with his own chef etc.

Simple accommodation of a basement level bedroom with own bathroom - located within the main house - is offered with this role. Applicants must speak a good level of English, some Tagalog would be an advantage but not essential.

Salary: €3k net pm

Start date: TBD

Housekeeper/Cook ~ Mouans Sartoux POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced is being sought by a British client who has a 400m2 , 5 bedroom luxury property close to Mougins. This couple are in residence for 4-5 months each summer at which time longer working hours will be required, the overtime accrued will be taken as ‘time off in lieu’ during the off-season months. In the summer months when the property is busy with guests, the employers will employ a professional chef however when it is only the couple staying at the property, they will require the housekeeper to prepare very simple meals, salads, a quiche, or pasta dish etc. Especially in the out of season months, the employer would like the housekeeper to keep an eye on the general running of the property, informing them if a plumber or external contractor may be required. A garden maintenance and pool service are already employed at the property.

Duties will include:

  • 5* Housekeeping

  • Setting and clearing of meal tables

  • Very simple meal preparation

  • Shopping

  • Setting up pool area with towels etc

Requirements:

  • Excellent previous experience and references

  • Fluent English and some basic spoken French to communicate with contractors

  • Some basic cooking skills

  • Capable, organised and efficient

  • Keen eye for detail

  • Proactive and reactive

  • Driving license

  • Flexible, warm approach

  • Able to work longer hours when required in high season with any time off accrued over the summer, being taken between October and March.

  • Able to assess any external service providers required - especially off-season

Salary: TBD

Start date: TBD

Laundry/Housekeeper ~ Monaco POSITION NOW FILLED

Our Monaco-based client is currently seeking an experienced person to provide mainly laundry services plus assisting the small team of housekeepers who work year-round at the property. This role will initially be for a 6 month period with the possibility that the role could become permanent. Working 5 days/39hrs per week on a Monaco CDD contract, this may sometimes include working at weekends with days off being taken during the week.

Duties will include:

  • Providing excellent and knowledgeable laundry services

  • Assisting the housekeeping team where necessary

  • Possibility of housekeeping duties in a separate Monaco apartment

Requirements:

  • Proven experience providing high quality laundry service

  • Excellent housekeeping skills and experience

  • Speak fluent English

  • Live within easy travelling distance of Monaco

  • Have current Monaco or French residency

This returning client spends the majority of each year in their Monaco residence and the successful candidate will be joining a team of long-established professional service staff therefore previous experience working within this type of UHNWI’s household is essential.

Salary: €2.6k net pm

Start date: March 1st

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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