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A "Hands-On" House Worker with gardening skills required for the lovely house in the Tuscan countryside to take full responsibility for the up-keep and smooth running of the property. The right candidate should appreciate the quietness of country living, be a dog-lover and have a willingness to ensure that the family and guests have a carefree time when in residence.


Driving license
Experience in a similar position
Knowledge in gardening including taking care of fruit trees and flowers
English/Italian speaking
Pet friendly
Hard working
Enjoy quiet life

Duties and responsibilities

Smooth running of the household
Cooperation with the domestic staff and occasional contractors
Personal errands
Organise events
Report to the principles
Responsible for the security of the house
Driving (picking up guests, shopping)
Help the staff during receptions
Ensure a carefree time for family and guests
Take care of a dog
Gardening duties (in cooperation with another gardener already working in the property)
Performing soil cultivation, digging, edging, pruning, seed sowing, bed preparation and planting
Locating and planting shrubs, trees, and flowers
Watering all trees and plants, making sure they are receiving enough water
Spraying fruit trees and shrubs, applying supplemental liquid and dry nutrients to lawn and flowers
Making sure all lawns, flower beds, trees, shrubs and bushes are healthy and well-tended to
Mowing and trimming lawns, shaping bushes and sweeping leaves
Removing old branches from trees (occasionally working at heights of 2-3 meters)
Collecting seasonal fruits
Using and maintaining hand tools, garden machinery and equipment
Storing securely and clean all equipment after use
Liaising with suppliers and contractors
Maintaining swimming pool


5 days/week
Monday to Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Flexible hours during Owners and guests visits.

More information

This is a full time permanent live-in position.
A car and accommodation in the property are provided for your use (room + bathroom)
Trial period – 3 month


1500-2000€ monthly net + 13th and 14th salary, Italian work contract

​Morgan & Mallet International
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​Morgan & Mallet International
207 Regent Street, W1B 3HH
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Date added
Monday, 20 August 2018
5 years 8 months ago
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