FRENCH SPEAKING HOUSEKEEPER IN SWITZERLAND


Reference Number
EA6
City
Geneva
Country
Switzerland
Salary From
CHF63000.00
Salary To
CHF65000.00
Salary Period
annum
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
1139
Vacancy Category
Private household

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FRENCH SPEAKING HOUSEKEEPER IN SWITZERLAND

We are looking for a superstar Housekeeper for an ultra-high-net-worth household in Geneva, Switzerland. You will work as part of a housekeeping team of 6 in a fully staffed household, reporting directly to the House Manager, and will work closely with the principal’s valet. For this reason, you must be able to speak French.

The household has exceptionally high standards, so it is crucial that the candidate has previous housekeeping experience either on superyachts or in high-end private households. Your duties will include daily housekeeping of all guest bedrooms, bathrooms, and common areas as well as taking care of the household laundry, so having excellent knowledge of delicate fabrics is essential. You will also be required to travel with the principal from time to time, during which times you will be responsible for packing and unpacking for the principal.

Working hours are typically 5 days a week (42-45 hours) working on a rota system with the rest of the staff, however, flexibility is a must, especially when the principal is in residence. This is a live-out position, so you must live locally or be willing to move to the Geneva area. Any additional skills such as massage or beauty therapist, hairdresser or fitness/yoga instructor etc. are highly desired, but not essential.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Cleaning including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, changing beds, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen
• Laundry and ironing, including delicates care
• Deep cleaning of all areas – walls, skirting boards, ceilings etc.
• Flower maintenance
• Cleaning marble, rare woods, and other fine materials
• Unpacking deliveries
• Unpacking and packing for the Principal
• Wardrobe management
• Ad-hoc duties as required

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior housekeeping experience, ideally on a superyacht or within a luxury private home
• French-speaking
• Very high attention to detail
• Good listener, attentive and intuitive
• Flexible approach to tasks & a strong multi-tasker
• Well-presented, articulate and an excellent communicator
• Based in or near Geneva, or willing to relocate
• Team player with the ability to work autonomously
• The right to live and work in the EU
• Willingness to travel as part of the role
• Excellent checkable references

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