COOK-HOUSEKEEPER & HOUSEMAN, DRIVER & MAINTENANCE/SECURITY
Experienced domestic couple is required for long term client in Gstaad, Switzerland. This is a part time residence of a single gentleman employer ( with occasional visits from extended family) in residence for approx. 6 months each year. As a couple you will oversee the day to day management of this busy residence and the care of the interior between you. The household has a local House Manager who manages all aspects of the house.
The cook/housekeeper will be hands on, with support of 2 live-in maids and a daily laundress. You should be a very good family cook as this will be your main duty when the principal is in residence, cooking fresh family meals, shopping and running errands–capable to cook for the staff each day and the principals and any family or guests when required.
Partner will take care of the general maintenance and upkeep of interior and outside areas. A Chauffeur is employed but at times driving the principal and guests is essential. IT skills and general handyman skills are necessary. You should have experience in formal and informal food/drink service. Both of the couple will be responsible for the security of the property, ensuring alarms are set, doors and windows are locked and any external contractors supervised. Teamwork in this role is essential.
A travelling butler is also employed and will always be present when the principal is in residence.
You will need to be dog friendly and between you and the team share the responsibility of feeding and walking the dog ( Labrador). The property tends to be busy over Christmas and during school holidays with family and friends visiting.
TOP SALARY for an experienced domestic couple. Accommodation is provided within the residence, a large double bedroom and en-suite facilities with use of a kitchen. 2 days off per week. Fluent English and Non-smokers essential. ASAP Start Previous high end household experience essential to this role.
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