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Private Households - Gardeners/

Chauffeurs/ Security


MAINTENANCE & HOUSEMAN/ CHAUFFEUR, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND *                                                                                                                                 CH9610

Seeking candidates now.

Key requirements: Fluency in Spanish or Italian, private family experience, good maintenance background & knowledge of Zurich, must live locally

Job Description: For a large family living on the outskirts of Zurich lake (Zollikon side), we are looking for a Maintenance/ Houseman/ Chauffeur to look after their property full-time, drivers’ license essential as well as fluency in English as well as Italian or Spanish and experience of driving in Zurich.

The family has 3 children, who go to school. The property has 5 bedrooms, a cinema, gym and sauna. There is a large garden (mostly lawns) with an outdoor pool and a large garage and shed. The entire house is very technical including the AC/ lighting system, garden, security alarm, under floor heating, etc. The property is a full-time residence and the family travel during school holidays. There is one part-time housekeeper. The family need someone who reliably drives the children to school and oversee the entire maintenance of the property and garden. There are two pet dogs.

Duties of the Maintenance and Houseman/ Chauffeur:

  • Oversee and report all maintenance
  • Liaise with and oversee contractors
  • Check and maintain pool/ AC/ alarm
  • Maintain all technical equipment and machinery
  • Carry out small repairs
  • Check property while family is away
  • Clean and maintain two cars
  • Run errands and carry out personal shopping
  • Take care of the dogs if needed

Requirements

  • 5 years technical experience including pools, ACs and alarms
  • Previous private family experience
  • Fluency in English and Spanish or Italian
  • Clean drivers’ license
  • Well organized and well presented
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Technically adapt with new technologies
  • Flexible approach and attention to detail
  • Live close by

The role is to start as soon as possible.

Hours are 7.30 till 4.30 with an hour for lunch, Monday  - Friday (with the occasional Saturday/ time in lieu given)


* This role is placed through our partner agency in Switzerland . See Contact page for details. Applications should still be made through Luxury Assets.


Salary & Benefits: Salary depending on experience. 

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LIVE-OUT DRIVER/ BUTLER FOR FAMIY, BELGRAVIA, LONDON          UK9439

Luxury Assets candidate on trial.

Key requirements: Formal butler training, excellent knowledge of Belgravia, living in commutable distance, past family experience 

Job Description: For a Middle Eastern client, we are looking for a permanent full-time Driver/ Butler to work in Kensington, London. Formal butler training essential and excellent driving experience. The family have 3 children and many visitors who stay at the residence, however the family always travel abroad for the school holidays when the household is less busy. The parents also both drive themselves.

The large 6 bedroom property is fully staffed with housekeepers and a chef. The household is run semi-formal, which turns to formal when guest are staying. There are no pets.

The duties: 

  • Lay-tables and serve food, particularly when guests visit
  • Provide drinks service and food preparing on occasion
  • Pack and unpack
  • Carry out personal shopping and run errands
  • Drive children and if required parents safely
  • Keep cars (Land Rover/ Bentley) immaculate
  • Oversee services/ MOTs and insurance
  • Plan routes carefully
  • Oversee contractors if required

Requirements:  

  • Formal Butler training from an established school
  • Experience within a formal family household
  • In depth knowledge of Kensington and surrounds
  • Flexible attitude and well organized
  • Longevity in previous roles
  • To live within commutable distance to Kensington
  • Clean drivers license with ideally an advanced driving course
  • Knowledge of Arab culture and Arabic is an advantage

This is a busy and engaging role for someone who is well organized and experienced, able to deliver an impeccable service to the family. During school holidays the role is less demanding. When the family entertain formally, it may be necessary to work in the evenings – which is compensated with overtime pay or time in lieu. Emphasis is particularly on knowledge of formal service. There are no housekeeping duties as such but helping out may be necessary.

The family seeks a Driver/ Butler who is happy to assist in the household and who is good with children. Candidates must be well presented, highly organized, able to think ahead and be reliable at all times. The role is available because the previous butler/ driver is retiring. Fluency in English is a must/ Arabic an advantage. To start as soon as possible.

Written references from past private employers and a current DBS security check will be required.

The hours are 7.30am till 5.30pm Mon – Friday with an hour for lunch, which is provided.

 

Salary & Benefits: £ 45000- £50000 gross a year. live-out depending on experience. 

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GARDENERS/ CHAUFFEURS/ SECURITY

 

If you have substantical experience of working within private service working for high profile clients, a considerable range of skills and excellent references, than please contact us to register. Please ensure your CV states the locations of your driving experience, the cars you have driven and all related duties.

 

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