Domestic Couple, Tyrol, Austria

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Domestic Couple, Tyrol, Austria
A 2065
8 hours a day/ 5 days a week
Competitive salary

For a young family we are looking for a live-in domestic couple to care for their large weekend property in Tyrol, Austria. Driving essential. Separate accommodation close by provided. This role could also be filled by two separate people (see Senior Houseman/ Head Housekeeper  &  Housekeeper role).

The family has several children and uses the property as a weekend and winter season retreat. It consists of 5 bedrooms, a large gym and pool and is set in large grounds within a beautiful rural area. The property is run informally. There is a gardener looking after the grounds and there are no pets.

Housekeeper/ Cook duties (interchangeable duties between the roles):

  • Cleaning of the property to high standards
  • Preparing property for visits
  • Caring of all laundry including delicate items
  • Wardrobe management including packing
  • Shopping for groceries and filing fridge
  • Cooking healthy family meals
  • Laying and decorating the table
  • Preparing breakfast and light meals if required
  • Liaising with family office staff
  • Run errands

Senior Houseman/ Head Housekeeper duties:

  • Cleaning of property to high standards
  • Sweeping of terraces, drives and cleaning of garden furniture
  • Airport pick ups
  • Cleaning and valeting cars
  • Sweeping snow and caring for ski equipment
  • Preparing and clearing log fires
  • Personal shopping and running errands
  • Lay the table, provide table service
  • Overseeing contractors
  • Assisting gardener with mowing lawn
  • Decorate the property (e.g. Christmas)


  • A min of 5 years experience within HNW households
  • Sound knowledge of cleaning and caring for luxury materials
  • Clean drivers’ licenses
  • Fluency in English, German an advantage
  • Prepared to work weekends (time off during the week)
  • Good cooking skills are desirable
  • Excellent written references from past HNW families
  • Recent DBS/ security check
  • Awareness of COVID - safety measures

The client is looking for a long term commitment and candidates who can deliver a high standard of service.

A small furnished apartment (with a kitchen and bedroom) close by is provided.

Hours: Appprox. 8 hour days/ 5 days a week including weekends with time off during the week. Some flexibility may be needed when the family is visiting

Salary: Competitive

To start: As soon as possible