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Service Vacancies

Single Gardien/Handy/Driver ~ Cannes

An experienced property caretaker/driver/garden assistant is required for a live-in role in a large property In Cannes. These clients have an excellent long term record of employment with their staff and are currently seeking a property gardien who is multi-skilled. The Principal is in residence for approximately three months each year, usually June/July/August.

Duties will include:

  • Property maintenance

  • General garden maintenance

  • Assist service and interior staff where needed

  • Errands

  • Driving

Requirements:

  • Good spoken English

  • Conversational French

  • Prior experience in similar role

  • Clean driving license

  • Excellent letters of reference

A large furnished apartment is offered as accommodation with this role.

Salary: €2.5knpm CDI

Start date: ASAP

Villa Stewardess~ Cap Ferrat ~ ASAP to 31st Aug POSITION NOW FILLED

Our client is seeking an experienced villa stewardess who is able to provide a good level of F&B service as well as assisting the housekeeping team with daily duties when possible. The most important dates in August are the final two weeks at which time the villa will be full of guests meaning that a strong F&B service is required.

Duties will include:

  • Table Setting/Table Service

  • General guest F&B Service

  • Assisting housekeepers when possible

  • Running errands locally

This employer can offer as accommodation a single bedroom in the staff area of the property.

Requirements:

  • Excellent F&B experience

  • Good housekeeping skills

  • Good team-player

  • Driver

  • Fluent English

  • Spoken French an advantage though not essential

Salary: TBD

Start date: ASAP

Long-Term Butler ~ Nice POSITION NOW FILLED

Our French client is seeking an internationally experienced and professionally trained butler who has the ability to not only ensure a high level of guest services on a daily basis but is also able to oversee the housekeeping team and is personally able to provide wardrobe care/management/inventory/valeting services to two busy young principals. The butler must possess a ‘can-do’ attitude with a positive and flexible approach, able to quickly adjust to unexpected changes in plan and be prepared to work long hours when the employer is in residence; a French contract allowing for this type of working arrangement can be offered. The butler will work under the direction of the client’s locally-based Property Manager and locally-based Chief of Staff.

 

Duties will include:

  • Formal and informal F&B services

  • Oversight of small housekeeping team

  • Wardrobe care & management

  • Good knowledge of wines

  • Household inventory/purchasing

  • Flowers and table setting

  • Able to teach simple breakfast service skills to a housekeeper

Requirements:

  • Formally trained as a butler/valet

  • Minimum of 5 years prior experience as a butler

  • Organised and efficient

  • Excellent concierge

  • Good team-management skills

  • Excellent letters of reference

  • Good conversational level of English & French

  • A knowledge of the Russian language would be an advantage though not essential.

  • Lives locally

  • Clean driving license

 

Accommodation is not offered with this role therefore candidates must live locally or be able to relocate at very short notice as this role begins asap.

Salary: €4k npm (poss neg.)

Start date: Immediate

 

Travelling or Stationery Butler ~ Cannes/Paris/Middle East

An energetic and youthful formally-trained butler is required for a long term role - either travelling with the client and his wife to their various homes or alternatively working in Paris with some occasions transferring to the Cannes villa for special events/guests. Duties will include all the usual traditional butler activities, formal and informal service, co-ordination and oversight of junior housekeeping and service staff, event management, guest and concierge services and if in a travelling role, the organisation of the homes in advance of the Principals arrival will be required.

Requirements:

  • Formally-trained butler with minimum of 3 years in a similar role

  • Fluent English/Conversational French

  • Excellent letters of reference

  • Recent criminal records check

  • Clean driving license

This role would suit a butler who has trained in the past few years and is seeking to step up from a junior service role into a position which carries more responsibility. The Principal and his wife travel frequently therefore if applying for the travelling roles it must be understood that the role will not suit a butler who has a dependent family or personal commitments.

Salary: TBD

Start date: TBD

 

Villa Steward/ess x 2~ Cannes ~ 7 July to 26 August POSITION NOW FILLED

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 advantage 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 POSITION NOW FILLED

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.

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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