Housekeeper Vacancies

Housekeeper ~ Cannes 

A reliable, experienced and diligent housekeeper is required to provide general housekeeping duties in a large luxury residence in Cannes. 7 hours per day 5 days per week. Ideally the client would like to find a housekeeper who has a microenterprise able to also work for other clients throughout the year.

The property will not be used by owners or guests for the remainder of this year therefore the housekeeper must be able to work autonomously and efficiently without the need for direction from senior colleagues. This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates should live within easy travelling distance of Cannes, must speak a good level of English and conversational French. There is the possibility for this role becoming a long term job with a CDI.

Salary: TBD

Start date: ASAP

Permanent Housekeeper ~ Mouans Sartoux

An experienced housekeeper is required to join a team of 5 other housekeepers working in a luxury property which is part of a family-owned 100+ hectare domaine in the Mouans Sartoux area. Candidates must have several years of housekeeping experience working in similar properties or on yachts and have excellent letters of reference from previous employers. This role does not offer accommodation therefore applicants must live within easy travelling distance of the domaine and should have their own transport. All candidates must speak fluent English and some French. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm unless the Principal is in residence at which time any overtime worked will be paid on an hourly rate.

Salary: TBD (CDI)

Start date: November/December

Live-In 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 a live-in position that will require a flexible approach and availability during the times that the Principal and family are in residence. 

At least 5 years of previous experience in the high level private service industry is preferred, consideration can be given to candidates who have had an extensive career in the ultra-luxury hotel/hospitality industry.

Salary: TBD (CDI)

Start date: ASAP

Housekeeper ~ Monaco & Italy

A very experienced housekeeper is required to work full-time providing general housekeeping, kitchen help, cleaning and laundry services in a 4bed/4 bath duplex apartment in Monaco; additionally the housekeeper will relocate for 3- 4 months in the summer to the Principal’s home in Tuscany. Seasonal workers will be employed in Italy and the housekeeper will be expected to train the seasonal housekeepers and ensure they understand what is required by the family.

Working hours will generally be 9am-5pm Monday to Friday unless travelling with the Principal at which time any overtime worked will be given as time off ‘in lieu’. A flexible approach is what is required by this American employer; her adult children live independently however if they come to Monaco to visit then weekend hours might be required with days off given later the following week. Similarly in Italy the housekeeper may be required to work alternative hours alongside the seasonal housekeepers. This client is very open and communicative and is looking for a positive, pro-active housekeeper who has energy and humour and who can ‘think on their feet’ when required.

Applicants must speak fluent English, some spoken Italian would be appreciated though not essential and a driving license is essential. This role will not be suitable for candidates who have family commitments which limit their ability to travel and work away from home at this will be the case for at least 3 to 4 months per year.  This position does not offer accommodation in Monaco therefore applicants should live within easy travelling distance of Monaco. Accommodation is provided at the clients home in Italy.

Salary: €2.5k - €3k npm dependent on experience and skills - CDI

Start date: TBD

Laundry Person ~ Monaco

Our clients are currently seeking a Laundry Person to provide high level laundry services for a family of four and the interior staff. Experience with high-level fabrics is highly essential. The Laundry Person will work under the supervision of the Butler 10am to 7pm with a one hour meal break - 39hrs /5 days per week.

Duties will include:

  • Washing, drying and ironing of all types of clothing and tissue materials in the residence

  • Stain removal according to safe and hygienic techniques

  • Meticulous care for fabrics

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of laundry experience in a private household or as laundry steward(ess) on private or charter yachts

  • Professional demeanour, diligent work execution

  • Flexible view at work execution

  • Open minded team player, yet with enough confidence to work independently

  • Hard working mentality flexible work approach to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Language requirements: English or French

 

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €2.5k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

Housekeepers x 2 ~ Monaco

Our clients are seeking two experienced housekeepers to work within a new team of interior professionals. Candidates must have previous experience working in similar UHNW households with a knowledge of suitable products  for the treatment and care of expensive furnishings, objets d’arts, fine fabrics etc. The Housekeepers will work under the supervision of the Head Butler who will assure the highest level of household and interior services. 9am to 6pm or 10am to 7pm with a one hour meal break - 39 hrs/5 days per week

Duties will include:

  • Tidying and cleaning of all rooms and terraces of the residence

  • Care of wardrobe in cooperation with the laundry department

  • Diligently perform the pre-defined duties with a great eye for detail

  • Correct adherence to all operational and hygiene standards

  • Travel to a separate location in Courchevel for the winter season or special occasions

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of housekeeping experience in a private household or as steward(ess) on private or charter yachts

  • Professional demeanour, excellent grooming standards

  • Flexible view at work execution

  • Open minded team player, yet with enough confidence to work independently

  • Hard working mentality flexible work approach to reach the high demands of the employers

  • Language requirements: Fluent English or French

This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must already be living in the region and within easy travelling distance of Monaco. This role will offer a 6 month contract followed by a long term contract on completion of the 6 month period.

Salary: €2.5k net pr month

Start date: ASAP – after completion of extensive security checks

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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