Temporary Houseman

Germany, Bonn, Salary Presented with expectation

EHS #6809

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Our client is seeking a live-in Temporary Houseman for his large, stunning residence in Bonn, Germany.

The principal, who frequently travels, requires a flexible Houseman to oversee and handle the day-to-day running of his main residence, and to occasionally manage his smaller residence in Cologne.

The Houseman should be willing to be hands-on. Although some previous experience working in private house is required, the client is seeking a hard-working and flexible individual who can develop with the role.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Full housekeeping, cleaning, vacuuming, mopping, etc
  • Laundry duties
  • Animal care - which includes dog and donkey care
  • Occasional cooking of simple meals at least twice a week
  • Assisting with catering when the principal is entertaining
  • Maintaining the upkeep of the grounds (external & internal)
  • Maintenance duties
  • Gardening including maintaining the ponds
  • Light repairs/DIY
  • Knowledge and maintenance of advanced heating systems
  • Driving duties
  • Preparing for arrival/departure of the principal, family, and guests
  • Providing security

Houseman requirements:

  • Some previous private house experience required
  • Preferably good spoken English and/or German
  • Willingness to learn German
  • EU passport holders
  • Flexible and accommodating
  • Take pride in their work
  • Full drivers licence
  • A pet will be considered

A beautiful separate 2-bedroom chalet, within walking distance to the main residence. The property consists of a living room, dining room, and kitchen.  Access to the forest in the grounds of the estate.  Utilities paid by the client.

Working hours: Based on a 40-hour week. Flexibility required to work weekends if the principal is in residence.
The principal is flexible and open to discuss a working pattern, for example 3 weeks on, 1 week off.
Salary: Salary presented with expectation
Start date: Flexible

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Temporary Houseman

EHS #6809

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