Private Staff, PA & Yacht Crew Vacancies

Domestic Couple

£950-£1200 net per week|Geneva, Switzerland|Permanent, Live-in

A capable and well presented Housekeeper/Houseman Couple is required for immediate start at a large estate in Geneva.

This role requires a couple who have worked together previously in either a private household, superyacht or luxury chalet/villa environment.

Candidates must be fluent in English with conversational French to apply. This is a fully staffed residence with a Chef, Estate Manager, Nannies and Gardeners in place.

Responsibilities are split into two halves. One half of the couple is required to see to housekeeping, laundry and ironing, pet care, table service and light PA support such as running errands and shopping.

The other half of the couple will be required for general household maintenance, driving (including school runs, guest drop offs, airport pick-ups etc), assisting the gardeners when necessary, maintaining the pool, valet of vehicles and overseeing external contractors. Both candidates must be confident drivers.

Between you, you must also have the ability to prepare simple meals/snacks or plate and reheat dishes prepared in advance by the Chef.

The Principals have four children, so you must be extremely child friendly and communicate well with the team of nannies. They are an informal family who lead very busy lives and require staff around them who are willing and flexible.

They will require you to travel with them occasionally during the school holidays. Applicants must be happy to accompany the household on vacation to the UK, across Europe and the US and not have any visa restrictions to these destinations (a visa for the US would of course be arranged for you).

You are required to work 5/6 days per week (when the family are in residence) – Flexibility is required, to include weekends and evenings as needed.

Full training will be provided by the clients Estate Manager. On-site accommodation is a self-contained 1 bedroom apartment.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this role include the following:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry & ironing
  • Pet care
  • Table service
  • PA duties (running errands, shopping, etc)
  • Preparing simple meals/snacks or reheating dishes pre-prepared by the Chef
  • Household maintenance
  • Pool maintenance
  • Gardening
  • Driving
  • Valet of vehicles
  • Overseeing external contractors
  • To accompany the family on vacation when required

Key requirements

To be suitable for this role, you must be/have:

  • Experience working together in previous roles
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and flexible approach
  • Willingness to travel when required
  • A team player mentality
  • Table service experience
  • Well presented
  • Fluent in English & French
  • Confident driver (UK & Europe)
  • Responsible and proactive
  • Knowledge of general household maintenance
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Clean driving licence

Start date: 27 July 2020

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