CURRENT VACANCIES

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Assistant Farm Manager//Clunes, NSW//Ref # 288  NEW

A 6,000 tree macadamia farm near Clunes is in need of an experienced, hard-working assistant farm manager. Common sense and a working knowledge of a largish nut farm are most desirable.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to demonstrate the safe operation of farm machineries such as tractors, mowers, chainsaws and ATVs

  • Have a true knack for problem-solving  

  • Hold a manual drivers license and some form of vehicle

  • Currently have or at least be prepared to obtain in the near future, a sense of humour

  • Good at putting out fires (May or may not be actual fires)

  • Be punctual and relatively flexible with hours (Some OT may be required now and then)

  • Be ready to jump in (With the help of a supportive team) wherever needed in order to succeed

Typical tasks can include:

  • Using tractors and ride-on mowers to keep down grass between tree rows

  • Harvesting nut with harvesters

  • Cutting low hanging tree limbs with chainsaws

  • Using tractor PTO attachments for fertilising, slashing etc

  • Riding quads and ATVs to perform various tasks

  • Maintaining (to a point) farm machinery 

  • Arranging pick up and delivery of nut to processing facilities and buyers

  • Arranging drop off and collection of skip bins

  • Running to the store for a cold case of beer on a Friday afternoon

The ideal candidate will not necessarily have an extensive background in macadamia farming.

Most of the most vital skills necessary for the role can be learned relatively quickly.

The critical skills needed are:

  • Common sense,

  • A willingness to learn

  • Someone not afraid to ask for help (AKA Honesty)

  • A conscientious approach to ones work

  • Punctuality and reliability

Our team is of the utmost importance to us. We are a diligent, easy to get along with outfit.

Who are happy to soon be welcoming in a new member to the team.

Both full and part-time positions are available.

If you would like to learn some exciting new skills or progress your career in farm management,

please apply today.


Salary: TBD( guideline 2.5-3K per month)
Start date: March/April 2021

Domestic Couple /Southern Highlands, NSW, AU//Ref No.287   NEW

An experienced couple is required to work in a luxury family and rental property close to Mittagong. The property will be used by the family who reside in Sydney quite frequently at weekends throughout the year and in high season the property will be rented to vacationing clients, at which time the couple will be expected to look after the rental clients in the same way as they care for the family.
Candidates will provide the following services:

  • Good family cooking - able to prepare international cuisine ( male or female)

  • Excellent housekeeping/laundry etc

  • Shopping

  • Assist garden team when required

  • Good all-round handyman

  • Pool Care

  • Daily setting up/clearing away of pool area in high season

  • Driver (occasional)

  • Excellent ‘Front of House’ skills

  • Flexible approach

  • Able to work autonomously

  • Liaise with local contractors and suppliers

A handyman is also employed at the villa as the property is extensive and must be maintained to a high level. Please note that this position will not suit a couple where the male is a professional chef unless he has solid prior professional experience in a similar couple position working a large proportion of the time on the exterior of the property as handyman/gardener. At least one of the couple must have a driving license. Independent accommodation is offered with this role – unfortunately, couples with dependent children or pets cannot be considered.
Salary: TBD( guideline $6K net per month)
Start date: May 2021

Handyman /Newrybar, NSW, AU//Ref No.285   

Our client is seeking an experienced handyman to join an established team of gardening and interior staff who are already employed at this property. The handyman must be able to offer excellent electrical, plumbing, masonry/DIY skills and garden maintenance skills. Knowledge of pool care would also be appreciated though not essential. 25 hrs per week. Applicants must have a valid driving license and have the ability to work unrestricted in Australia. This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must live within an easy traveling distance 
Salary: $3.5K per month (neg)
Start date: ASAP

Hostess/Coopers Shoot, NSW, AU//Ref No.284   APPLICATIONS CLOSING

Our client is seeking a new addition to the interior team on a large property near Byron Bay.    The client is looking for a dynamic, energetic and friendly service professional with exceptional skills and a positive, upbeat approach.
Requirements:

  • Several seasons experience on super-yachts

  • Excellent table setting and table service skills

  • Works well in a team

  • Happy to assist colleagues when necessary

  • Lives within easy traveling distance 

  • Has own transport as evening working hours will be required

This role offers a full-time contract 5 days per week/ 8-10 hrs per day. An ability to be flexible and work longer hours if required to do so for any family events or parties. The majority of the duties will be to serve lunch and dinner to the principal. Additionally, there will be the usual tasks regarding the care of silverware, etc. There is a good working environment within the property and the Property Manager wants to find a welcome, friendly addition to the established team.
Salary: TBD
Start date: April 2021

Gardener, Security, Byron Bay, NSW, AU//Ref No.283  POSITION FILLED

An experienced horticultural gardener/handyman is required to provide ‘hands-on’ care for 2 hectares of landscaped gardens in a large property in Byron Hinterland. The gardener will have assistance from a regular part-time gardening team who work each week at the property and must be able to actively and correctly manage the care and maintenance of the gardens and the part-time team. Excellent handyman skills are also required to carry out minor property maintenance work where necessary. This position provides very good accommodation located on the property. Candidates must be able to live at the property providing a ‘security presence’, must be able to drive and have their own transport. This client cannot offer accommodation to the gardener’s partner or family, this is a position for a single person.
Salary: $3.5Knet per month
Start date: March/April

Private Chef, Bangalow, NSW, AU// Ref No.282  POSITION FILLED

An experienced chef who is able to prepare fresh, healthy, balanced meals on a daily basis for a family of four and their visiting guests. The chef must be able to prepare a higher level of cuisine for dinner parties and guest lunches when required.

Guest numbers will vary during the two-month period but for the majority of the period there will only be 4 – 6 people present at the property. The client is looking for a chef who is organised, who works very cleanly and who can be versatile with the types of cuisine they can offer.

 

The family enjoy classical French, Asian and Mediterranean-style cuisine. The property has two kitchens with the professional kitchen being very well-equipped and well-planned.

A bedroom with en-suite bathroom is available as accommodation if required. Applicants must be able to drive and work legally in Australia.

6 days per week.
Salary: TBD     

INTERNATIONAL POSITIONS

Gardener, Handyman//  Villefranche// Ref No.286  NEW

Our client is seeking an experienced handyman to join an established team of gardening and interior staff who are already employed at this property. The handyman must be able to offer excellent electrical, plumbing, masonry/DIY skills and garden maintenance skills. Knowledge of pool care would also be appreciated though not essential. 25 hrs per week. Applicants must have a valid driving license and have the ability to work unrestricted in Australia. This role does not offer accommodation therefore candidates must live within an easy traveling distance 

Salary: €3.5K per month (neg)

Start date: ASAP

Hostess, Cap d'Antibes, FR// Ref No.281  POSITIONS CLOSING SOON

An energetic and enthusiastic hostess is required to take up a permanent position in a luxury property on Cap d’Antibes  The hostess will be working with an established interior household team and in-house training can be provided to candidates who have previous restaurant, hotel or yacht experience but are not as yet highly trained.

39 hrs per week.

Candidates must speak English fluently and French to a conversational level and must also have a driving license and their own transport 
Salary €2.3k net pm with a 13th-month salary
Start date: February 29th

Caretaker, St Tropez, FR// Ref No.280  NEW

Our Middle Eastern clients are seeking a very experienced property caretaker for their luxury property in St Tropez. The current caretaker is retiring after 30+ years working for this family in their various properties. He will provide a ‘hand-over’ to the successful candidate and will also be available locally to assist and advise the new caretaker in the first few weeks/months if required.
Candidates must be highly professional and well-presented as duties will include occasionally providing a warm, polished welcome to visitors and managers, being able to prepare and offer hot or cold drinks, etc if required. The Principal, his family and their staff will spend approx. 8 – 10 weeks each summer at the property. Gardeners and security services are already contracted for the villa, the caretaker must have very good handyman/maintenance skills and be intelligent, security-aware, communicative and pro-active.
Duties will include:
• Basic Garden Maintenance
• General Property Maintenance
• Greeting guests/manager when required
• Overseeing Contractors/ on-site work
• Updating Managers by email with progress reports etc
• Driving
• Running Errands
This position would suit a candidate who is very comfortable with working and being alone as outside of the summer season the property will not be used and St Tropez is very quiet in the winter months with little activity locally. Alternatively, this client will also consider employing a caretaker who lives with a partner, however, only the caretaker will be employed by this client.
A very nice independent gatehouse is offered as accommodation with this position. Outside of the summer, the working hours will be 9am - 5pm - 5.5 days per week. When the Principal is in residence extra hours/days may be required.
Candidates must be able to drive and speak both English and French to a good level; they must also be able to write well in one of those languages to provide updates and reports to the non-residential property managers who are based in Cannes.
Salary: Excellent salary (CDI)
Start date: March 24th, 2021
 

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