Gardener Handyman • Villa | Vallauris Super Cannes

Date posted:
July 7, 2020
Shore Based Jobs
Villa staff
1900 - 2000 EUR
Golfe Juan - Vallauris
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About the Villa

Is is an absolutely beautiful Villa located on top of the hills of Vallauris, in the " Super Cannes". 

The Villa is a beautiful mix between modernity and the charms of Provence, with a 5 hectare garden surrounding it and a fantastic sea view. There is a large swimming pool waiting for the guests at the entrance of the Villa, and beautiful restful areas all around it. 

There are several Olive trees, Cedar Cypress, Eucalyptus trees, Bushes, large choice of plants, a vegetable garden. A part of the garden is in a structure of restanques. The garden are quiet large as they are about 2 KM longs, in a hill. There is a beautiful health path going through the garden, used by the staff or by the guests for a run or for a little walk. 

There is a professional company of gardener that come twice a week to maintain the Villa too.

The Villa is only rented by guests during the season, rentals are for one month or 2 weeks at least. The owner can come over but it is quite rare, not more than a week per year. The Villa is generally fully booked. 

In regards to the staff, there is one Villa Manager, 2 Governesses, 1 Chef and 1 Handy Man. They work in the Villa on an annual basis. The team is used to work together and is ready to welcome the new staff members. 

The Villa has a dedicated area for the staff wherein they can have their lunch breaks, their breaks, have a shower and have a rest when required. 

All the position are LIVE OUT

The project

We are looking for 1 Handyman ready to start working as of June 15th, 2020. This is a permanent position. 

You will have the same duties as the handyman that is already working in the Villa you will report to him and  to the Villa Manager. 

Basically, you will be in charge of maintaining the gardens, and all the exteriors. You will have all the necessary tools to do so, electrical and manual tools. 

You will also need to take care of the small plumbing issues, electricity issues, paint. 

You will also be in charge of collecting all the guests from the airport and driving them here and there when needed. 

Desired profile 

  • You must be very autonomous and able to report and respect your hierarchy in the same time. 
  • We are looking for someone who is passionate about service and likes to work in private villas. Previous experience as a handyman or as a gardener is welcome. 
  • You are comfortable in handiwork, and in do-it yourself.
  • You are multi task and flexible, able to follow the processes that are already implemented and able to be reactive when facing something unusual. If someone in the team needs help, you need to be hands on. The team is very close, and everybody, even the Villa Manager work hands in hands. 
  • You are a smiling person, you like to work in a team and you are discrete. You have a positive attitude. 
  • You are always on time and present well, you have a real sense of human relations and communication comes with an ease to you. 
  • You MUST speak french and have at least a good level in english
  • You MUST have a driving licence as the you will driving the guests. The Villa will lown you an vehicle in order to do so. 
  • You MUST have a car and a driving licence as THERE ARE NO PUBLIC TRANSPORTS DESERVING THE VILLA. The Villa is on top of a hill and it would take too long to access it from the city center of Vallauris nor Cannes. 

Salary : 2000 euros net / month. 

French contract. 


Work Experience Requirements:

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Yacht.

Language Requirements:

Good knowledge of the following languages is required: English, French

Certificates and Qualifications:

A valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate is required from all applicants. Please sign up for an STCW course and obtain the certificate if you don't have it yet.