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Housekeeper Vacancies


Villa Steward/ess ~ Cannes ~ 7 July to 26 August

An experienced housekeeper with good service skills is required to join a small interior team in a large property in Cannes. The British client, family and guests are quite informal however they do expect a high level of service. It is essential that applicants speak a good level of English, some spoken French would be an advantge though not essential.

Duties will include:

  • General 5* Housekeeping

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Informal table service

  • Table setting and clearing

Candidates must live within easy travelling distance of Le Cannet and have their own transport as this property is not located close to any public transport, additionally some evening work will be required. If the candidate is able to invoice the client legally for their work this would be appreciated but not essential.

Salary: TBD

Start date: 7 July

Live-In/Out Villa Steward/ess ~ Fayence ~ Mid July to Mid August

An experienced villa stewardess/housekeeper is required to join a friendly and busy team in a large luxury rural property in Fayence in the Var region of France approximately 30 minutes from Cannes. 40hrs per week - 6 days per week – paid hourly overtime.

Duties will include:

  • General Housekeeping

  • Laundry & Ironing

  • Informal Table Service

On-site accommodation is offered with this role, applicants must have excellent references for similar previous employments, speak fluent English, have a positive, flexible approach, work well within a team environment and be happy to follow the established routines and methods used within the household.

Salary:€750 net per week

Start date: Mid-July exact date TBC.

Long-term  Femme de Menage ~ Mougins

An experienced housekeeper/femme de menage is required to join a small interior team in a luxury home in Mougins. The housekeeper must have excellent references from previous employers with an excellent history of employment.

Duties will include:

  • General cleaning

  • Bedrooms and bathrooms

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Assisting at table where necessary

Fluent English is essential and fluent Tagalog is preferred. French contract with working hours and days to be confirmed.

Salary: TBD

Start date: ASAP

Temp Housekeeper ~ Cannes ~ 24th to 31st May POSITION NOW FILLED

Our client  is seeking an experienced housekeeper to maintain the interior of a rental villa which has been rented by a group of 11 for a one week stay in Cannes. The housekeeper must speak a good level of English and have their own transport as daily shopping will be required.

Duties will include:

  • Arrive 8.30am with breads and pastries

  • Cleaning kitchen and common areas from previous evenings activities

  • General cleaning of villa and guest bedrooms/ bathrooms

  • Stocking and restocking fridge on daily basis

Approximately 8+ hours per day. Applicants should live within easy travelling distance of Cannes and be able to invoice the client for their period of work as this role does not offer a French contract or on-site accommodation.

Salary: Hourly rate

Start date: 24th May

Live-In Housekeeper or Couple ~ St Maxime POSITION NOW FILLED

A mature and experienced housekeeper is required to provide housekeeping and gardienne services in a beautiful 5 bed/5 bath luxury villa in St Maxime. This is a new role with previous housekeepers employed having lived in the region, the client would now like to find a residential housekeeper for the property. 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

  • Airport runs and errands

  • Occasional dog-sitting for two small dogs

  • Being an ‘extra pair of hands’ where needed


  • Excellent housekeeping experience

  • Minimum 3yrs experience in a similar role

  • Good simple cook

  • 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. The client is arriving at the property for a short stay in early April and would like to either have a candidate ready to trial or who is able to meet and then quickly take up the new role.

Salary: €2.2k npm negotiable

Start date: April

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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