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Property Manager / Caretaker

  • Job Location

    Samoen / Morillon

  • Start date

    Mid April onwards with option to extend to winter 2018

  • Duration

    Summer Season with options to extend to winter 2018

  • Job Benefits

    Weekly or monthly pay plus end of season bonus, ample free time , access to a vehicle, accommodation for 2 persons on the property , travel expenses



We are looking for a Caretaker (s) to manage our residential property over the 2017 Summer Season, with an option to extend the contract into the Winter Season (2017/18). We will not be running commercial operations from the property which will be occupied exclusively by the 3 owners (and their guests), in aggregate for about a month over the summer months.

Duties include:

  • Security of premises and general upkeep of the property 
  • Checking daily for any operational issues on property and reporting these to the owners
    • Monitoring / controlling the heating system to avoid damp/damage /deterioration of the property 
    • Monitoring the water system
    • Preparation and cleaning of apartments for arriving visitors / switching on fridges, making beds etc.
    • Cleaning of apartments after visitors vacate
    • Moving refuse to street-side bin
    • Clearing garden refuse, including tree debris
    • Dropping /collecting laundry from launders
    • General gardening including lawn cutting and tree felling where required
    • Preparation of den wood fire and cleaning / re-making fire when visitors use facility
    • Maintaining spa and jacuzzi and preparation for visitors
    • On request laying in basic food stock for visitors
    • Making beds before visitors arrive
    • Washing and storing linen and towels after visitor departure
    • On request, driving to local villages (Morillon / Samoens) to fetch/collect visitors, including some evenings from/to restaurants
    • On request, driving to Geneva to fetch/drop visitors including on a weekend
    • Cleaning industrial kitchen and dining room after visitor usage
    • Liaising with Contractors and other Suppliers 
    • Maintaining maintenance log and advising owners on larger maintenance requirements and sourcing/managing service providers
    • Paying basic accounts (electricity, telephone, taxes etc.) and working with bookkeeper to maintain proper financial  records

    Mail your CV today to spend the 2017 Summer Season in the French Alps.


    • Some ski/ resort working experience
    • Drivers license
    • Working knowledge of French  
    • Ability to work independently and without close supervision
    • Fun, service orientated ethos
    • Flexibility and adaptability
    • Handyman skills 

    About us

    Our Farmhouse was built in 1824 by the family Larrivaz and remained in that family until the death of the last surviving Larrivaz (Josèphine) in 1990. The property is on 9 Acres of land about 7 minutes drive from the Morillon ski

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