Service Vacancies

Server ~ Cannes ~ ASAP to 18th August POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced service professional is required to assist the current server in this large busy Cannes household. The server will be required to work from 8am to around 9pm/10pm each day, assisting with the setting up, serving and clearing of each meal plus assisting in the kitchen with washing of dishes etc. This is not a formal household however a good knowledge of F&B service is essential. Candidates must speak English, live within easy travelling distance of Cannes and preferably have their own transport.

Salary: Hourly rate

Start date: ASAP

Live-in Butler ~ St Tropez ~ Immediate to end August POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced butler is required to work 6 or 7 days per week at a large estate in St Tropez. Formal table service/silver service is not required, duties will be to set up each meal, lay tables etc, informal service and clearing etc. There will generally be 4-6 guests never more than 8 and the house manager is available to assist at table for the larger numbers if required. Accommodation in a nearby property is available. Candidates should be able to communicate well in English and in French as the client’s chef is French and speaks only limited English. If candidates can also speak German this would be a huge advantage. This role is available as the partner of the client’s chef who usually acts as butler has been taken ill and will not be returning to the villa this summer.

Excellent letters of reference from previous employers are required.

Salary: €250 per day net on CDD or €350 per day brut on microentreprise

Start date: Immediate

Travelling Butler/Manager ~ Cannes/Paris/Cairo/Riyadh etc

A highly experienced butler/manager is required for a long term travelling role working for our client who has several homes internationally. Duties will include all the usual traditional butler activities including formal and informal service, co-ordination and oversight of junior housekeeping and service staff in each of the properties, event management, guest and concierge services and the organisation of the homes in advance of the Principals arrival.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years in a similar role

  • Fluent English/Conversational French

  • Able to travel consistently throughout the year

  • Excellent letters of reference

  • Recent criminal records check

  • Clean driving license

This client and his wife travel frequently and extensively therefore this role would not suit a butler who has dependent family or commitments. Accommodation will be provided in each location.

Salary: TBD

Start date: TBD

Live-in Butler ~ St Tropez ~ 1st June to 31st August  POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced butler is required to join an interior service team in a large luxury property in St Tropez. This client is seeking a service professional who has exceptional butler skills, able to assist with valeting or wardrobes as well as F&B service for family and guests. The butler will work in a rotational team of service staff. Accommodation is available in a staff house located nearby and there will be transport provided to and from the property. 6 days per week on a CDD contract or microentreprise, with paid overtime hours.

Candidates must speak a good level of English, some spoken French appreciated but not essential.

Salary: €TBD 

Start date: 1st June

 

Live-In or Live Out Senior Housekeeper/FOH ~ St Tropez ~ July1st - Aug 31st (poss long term) POSITION NOW FILLED

Our clients are seeking an experienced FOH/Senior Housekeeper for their new summer property in the St Tropez area, There are two sizeable villas on the estate, one is the Principals villa and the other is a large guest villa with gym etc. This role would suit a pro-active, positive yachting chief steward/ess who is accustomed to the level of interior service and presentation required at this level and who can provide:

     Duties will include

  • Hands-on Housekeeping

  • FOH/F&B guest service

  • Training of seasonal housekeepers

  • Assist with service when required

  • Organise the presentation of the interiors

  • Take advice from the Principals long term Lady’s Maid/Assistant

Requirements

  • Speak fluent English; conversational French would be an advantage but not essential

  • An ability to work in a fast-changing environment

  • Able to service the daily requests of demanding guests

  • Works well under pressure

  • Flexible approach

  • Have minimum at least 3 years experience in a similar role

  • Have a clean driving license and own transport

  • Have excellent letters of reference

  • EU passport holder or current carte de sejour

The Senior Housekeeper will work under a French CDD paid via CESU. 6 days pw /40+ hours pw with paid overtime. Uniforms will be provided for all villa staff and accommodation of own bedroom within the staff apartment located on the property is offered with this role. There will be the possibility of a long term role being offered at this property but only after the summer season is completed and in this situation a lower year round salary will be offered.

Salary: €4k net per month + overtime

Start date: 1st July

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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