Career Opportunities

Chimney sweep / Technician

About the role

The role of a modern-day chimney sweep has evolved for the traditional depiction of a sooty sweep walking down the road with cane rods slung over shoulder. Today’s fleet of qualified sweeps actually take on more of a technician role as opposed to one of cleaning.

We are looking for a candidate ready to start a rewarding career as a Chimney Sweep/Technician. As a member of our team, you will cover an hour’s radius from our base in L’isle Jourdain 86150, France, serving our valued customers with excellence and professionalism.

You will be responsible for navigating to appointments at customer’s houses and managing your time to stay on schedule. You will need to be able to identify any faults that are visible with the chimney systems you will be servicing in line with French regulations before and during the cleaning process. You will be responsible for providing documented certification to our customers and providing appropriate advice to allow users to more efficiently use their heating systems and get the most out of their fuel.

Once qualified, a Chimney Sweep/Technician is able to:

About Jennings Chimney Sweeping

Jennings Chimney Sweeping has built it’s reputation on a series of simple, but very important corner stones. These are:

Clear communication



Smart presentation

Respect for our clients and their homes

Hassle-free service

These values have driven our success and growth, making us a leading name in the industry locally. We are now looking to expand our team with like-minded individuals who are passionate about what they turn their hand to and eager to contribute to our ongoing success.


Company Vehicle

Access to a company vehicle.

Professional Development

Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.

Comprehensive Training

Receive training and a recognized French qualification before starting.


Uniform and all necessary tools and equipment provided.

Work-Life Balance

Full-time work during the busy season (August – January) with more lenient hours in the summer.

Competitive Salary

Earn 25-30K€ in your first year with opportunities for future growth.


Out-of-hours bonus for weekend call-outs.


Please note that this position will commence in 2025. As much as we would love to hire a new sweep for the 2024 sweeping season, the French Chimney Sweeping courses are oversubscribed and are completely full for 2024.

The requirements to undertake the necessary French Qualifications for this role are as follows:

Sounds like the perfect opportunity for you ?