• Location: Normandy
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Gardening/Estates
  • Salary €5,000 - €6,000 Per Month
  • ID 4040

Silver Swan is currently looking for an Estate Couple to work for our client's 17th century property in Normandy, France. The ideal Estate Couple should have previous experience working together. The principals are there during the full summer, with ad hoc visits to the property throughout the year. This is a live-in role with separate accommodation provided – a 2 -bedroom house with a private garden. The ideal Estate Couple must feel comfortable with pets, as the principal has two dogs and one pony.
 

Please Note: Candidates must hold an EU passport or the right to work in France prior to applying as, unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship. If you do not hold an EU passport or the right to work in France upon applying, your application will NOT be considered. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Maintenance of the property, interior and exterior
  • Housekeeping – keeping the property up to high standards
  • Restocking the fridge when Principals are staying 
  • Welcome guests and assist with small dinners/parties 
  • Assisting the Principal cooking when needed 
  • Driving Principals to the airport or to Paris if needed
  • Liaising with contractors
  • Looking after delicate expensive fabrics and materials 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Must hold a EU passport or the right to work in France
  • Must hold a Driving License
  • At least one of the couple must speak fluent French
  • Previous experience working together in a Private household, villa or chalet desirable 
  • Must have experience looking after fine art and antique 
  • Must be comfortable with pets Responsible, trustworthy, hardworking who take pride in their work, with a positive
  • Responsible, trustworthy, hardworking who take pride in their work, with a positive attitude 

Package:

  • Accommodation: 2 bedroom sepparate house with private garden
  • Car provided 
  • Food provided
  • Travel expenses provided 
  • Salary: From €5000 net + combined per month (Negotiable DOE) 

Job Status: LIVE
Responsible Consultant: Ana López Ríos 

 

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