Senior Houseman/ Head Housekeeper, Tyrol, Austria

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Senior Houseman/ Head Housekeeper, Tyrol, Austria
A 2064
on trial
8 hours a day/ 5 days a week
Competitive salary

For a young HNW family we are looking for a live-in Senior Houseman/ Head Housekeeper to care for their large weekend property in Tyrol, Austria. Separate accommodation close by provided. Driving essential.

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 beautiful grounds within a rural area.  The property is run informally. There is a gardener looking after the grounds and there are no pets. This position supervises a Housekeeper. A car is provided.

The duties of the live-in Senior Houseman/ Head Housekeeper:

  • Cleaning of property to high standards
  • Supervising the housekeeper
  • 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
  • Ensuring house is child safe
  • Personal shopping and running errands
  • Laying the table, providing table service when required
  • Overseeing contractors
  • Assisting gardener with mowing lawn
  • Decorating the property (e.g. Christmas)
  • Liaising with housekeeper and PA on requests


  • A min of 5 years experience within HNW households
  • Good knowledge of high end housekeeping
  • Clean drivers’ license
  • Fluency in English, German is an advantage
  • Willingness to work weekend (time off during the week)
  • Good cooking skills are a bonus
  • Excellent written references from past families
  • DBS/ security check
  • Awareness of COVID - safety measures

The client is looking for a well presented Senior Houseman/ Head Housekeeper who can work as part of the team to provide a smooth service to the family that is of a very high standard. Excellent organizational skills and flexibility are key as well as good communications skills.

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

Hours: Approx. 8 hours/ day over 5 days including weekends with time off during the week. Some flexibility required when family visits.

Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience

To start: as soon as possible