Part residence semi formal, family home in the surrounding Countryside close to Geneva.
The residence is used by the family of 5 ( including 3 children 16,14 and 11yrs and pet dog) during school holidays. The family live in London and have a summer home in France and a chalet for the Winter Season in the Swiss Mountains. You may be asked to travel to these properties on occasion.
When the family are not in residence you will be required to keep the property in tip top order but working hours can be less. However, when the property is occupied longer hours and days will be required.
The role requires a self sufficient and pro active housekeeper with traditional values. Duties will include daily cleaning, washing and ironing to a high standard. You will need to be familiar with high end fabrics and special finishes, working to a high standard, with attention to detail and keeping an immaculate home. When the family are in residence you will attend to evening turn down, tidying of bathrooms and dressing rooms.
You will also be responsible for household provisioning, errands and local shopping but there is no cooking required. Experience in table service, flower arranging is also required. You will report to the house manager who is based on the property, but he travels frequently, a garden team is also employed. When the property is full, additional local housekeeping assistance is available.
This is a uniformed position, black trousers and white top, a separate flat is provided.
Salary negotiable depending on experience – 2 days off per week. Driver essential. Partner to follow own occupation and small well behaved pet accepted. French speaker & non smoker essential
JOB REF: HU3488