Rougemont, Switzerland - German speaking Couple job a Private Chalet

Location Switzerland
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  46585
Created 22 November 2017

German speaking Couple job a Private Chalet (one half needs to speak German)

Our client is seeking to hire a Couple to work in their Private Chalet and also, in their hotel. The Chalet permanently has a single owner/occupant, and his family and guests come to stay from time to time. The Chalet is busiest during the winter months and the chalet is located in Rougemont. The chalet is used all year Round, primarily at the weekends. This position has become available as the existing couple have decided to move on.

One of the couple will look after the house and deal with house matters eg. plumbing, electrical, general maintenance etc. You will have to look after the indoor pool, which has a part-time technician looking after it. You will also look after the garden by liaising with the company that provides gardening services. One of you will also need to drive the owner and his guests.

One half of the couple will need to cook and cook for the owner, family members and guests. The owner prefers healthy cooking style/methods. You will also be required as a couple to manage the cleaning and washing for the Chalet.

The couple will be employed by a hotel, which is in the corporate group of the owner. The couple will have to do some work for the hotel during the months when the owner is not in residence, hotel work such as driving and reception. The company will obtain Swiss residence or work permits for the couple.

As for language requirements: a working knowledge of German languages will be necessary for the couple to communicate with contractors, technicians etc. The owner, family members, and French guests speak English.

Basic office skills like email correspondence, internet search, document printing and scanning will be required. The anticipated start date shall be around early December 2017 but this is flexible.
The salary is around CHF 2,500 (after statutory deductions and taxes) per month, per person. For couples earning more than this currently, there may be flexibility in the package. Accommodation will be provided by the Owner.

This position is being managed by Giles Bicknell. Please submit applications to

Due to the volumes of applications we are receiving at present, sadly, we can only guarantee a response to successful applicants. We will always endeavour to respond to every applicant where possible.

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