A live in couple are required for a 10 bedroom Provence Style Farmhouse in Saint Remy, France set on an olive farm.
One part of the couple will be in charge of housekeeping and keeping the house clean and tidy at all times (Cleaning daily) and doing changeovers in between guests (it is rented out on occasions to paying guests). The other part of the couple will be in charge of household maintenance (arranging contractors to fix things if necessary), to make sure the house is running as it should at all times and to be in charge of pool maintenance (Cleaning and keeping running).
The house needs to run like clockwork and everything needs to be looked after. Jobs will include (but not limited to):
- Airport Pick Ups
- Driving guests (if requested)
- Cleaning and housekeeping
- Laundry and changeovers
- Making beds, washing towels etc
- Cleaning product and household items stock (eg. loo roll, hand wash etc) - using initiative and ordering more when stock is low
- Household Maintenance
- Pool Maintenance
- Garden Maintenance (overseeing 3 gardeners and ensuring the garden is looking as it should).
One part 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 should be there when guests arrive to greet them, help with bags, assist them with anything required. You must have a nothing is too much trouble attitude and enjoy making guests have as pleasurable 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 come you may work more days.
Salary to be discussed.
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