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Domestic Couple

France, Saint Remy, Salary €4,500 net per month

EHS #2625

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A live-in Domestic Couple is required for an 8 bedroom Provence Style Farmhouse in Saint Remy, France set on an olive farm.

The house needs to run like clockwork and everything needs to be looked after.

Duties to be shared between the Couple include, but are not limited to:

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of the running of the house
  • High level of thorough cleaning throughout the property, laundry, and stocktaking (the property is rented on occasion)
  • Family cooking
  • Cleaning product and household items stock using initiative and ordering more when stock is low
  • Upkeep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal
  • Ensure security of residence at all times
  • Supervise and assist with the heavy cleaning tasks, both inside and on the terraces around the pool and general pool care
  • Household maintenance
  • Ensure all household equipment, including lighting and AV systems, are in sound working order – thorough check to be carried out well in advance of family and guests arriving
  • Liaise with external contractors
  • Keep accurate household records, and record petty cash expenditure
  • Garden maintenance (overseeing 3 Gardeners) , ensuring the garden is kept to a high standard
  • Ensure vehicles are valeted and in good working order
  • Drive Principal and guests as and when required
  • Greet guests and ensure they have everything they need
  • Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required
  • Ensure health, safety and hygiene standards are adhered to
  • Hire temporary staff as and when required
  • To assist each other with duties as and when applicable

One of the Couple must speak French, and ideally you should both drive but one driver is essential as driving (airport runs etc) is part of the job.

You should be friendly, approachable and flexible. You must have a can do attitude, and make it a priority to ensure that all guests have as pleasurable a stay as possible.

There is a staff car provided for business purposes, but you would need your own car for your own personal use.  A lovely 2 bedroom private cottage is provided for this Couple.

Usually working Monday-Friday, but when the clients are in residence you may work more days.

Salary €4,500 net per month

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Domestic Couple

EHS #2625

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