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Couple Job

Location Switzerland, Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel District
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary CHF 80,000 - CHF 85,000
Job Number  92488
Created 14 April 2021

We are seeking an experienced couple for a Guardianship and service position near Lausanne. No cooking is required and the role is not overly demanding or busy. The client has an established team who have worked for the family for a number of years. The salary on offer reflects the not excessive demands of the position. The family spend much of their time aboard visiting other properties.

Gardener/Outside Maintenance:

  • Estate maintenance
  • Responsible for the management and maintenance of the Estate's property
  • Responsible for mowing lawns, garden and patios/terrace around house
  • Mowing the lawns at the Chalet (20 min drive away)

Estate Maintenance and Horticultural Knowledge is a bonus

  • To maintain gardens and grounds to a high-standard throughout the year
  • Vegetable and fruit cultivation
  • Greenhouse servicing and maintenance
  • Window frames/shutters to be painted
  • Oversee security of the estate particularly when Principals are absent


  • Housekeeping
  • Vacuuming
  • Daily cleaning, dusting and polishing
  • Washing, Ironing and Laundry
  • Making Beds
  • Cleaning windows
  • Preparing for arrival/departure of Principal and guests
  • The same duties are required at the Chalet, which is not often used. Duties will be increased when Principals/Guests stay


  • It would be desirable if one of the Couple had a basic level of speaking/understanding French
  • English speaking preferable
  • Flexibility in duties and hours worked are required to meet the Principals' and guests' schedules
  • Ability to work unsupervised and on own initiative
  • Excellent level of health and fitness and a positive disposition
  • Take pride in their work
  • Honest, loyal and hardworking
  • One of the Couple to drive, a licence which allows you to use a trailer is required
  • No smoking


  • A separate 2 bedroom apartment on the Estate, with kitchen/diner, living room and bathroom. Outside terrace which comes with privacy. 5 Acres 1850/1860.
  • The property is in a quiet village but close to main city’s and is in a beautiful region of Switzerland. The property is in 5 Acres of private land and was built circa 1850/1860.
  • The accommodation provided will be at a monthly cost of 800 CHF (Swiss Francs) which will be deducted from the monthly salary. The rent includes all utilities, including WiFi.

Days/Hours of Work:

  • Both full time and flexibility when principals are in residence
  • Normal 5 day week with flexibility when the client/family are in residence.

Salary: circa CHF 80,000 – CHF 85,000 gross combined per annum.  Or CHF 3,437 Individual Gross monthly. 

(800 CHF will be deducted from the monthly salary for accommodation)

After all deductions, we work this out to be an individual NET salary of CHF 2,500 per motnh. 

A car is provided and the quality of accommodation is of a high standard for.

To express an interest please contact archie@greycoatlumleys.co.uk 

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