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PHEASANT KEEPER REQUIRED - Cabrach & Glenfiddich Estates

Enthusiastic and experienced pheasant keeper sought to develop and expand established pheasant shoot near Dufftown.

The successful applicant will report directly to the Head Keeper and must have proven experience of coordinating multiple days

Applicants must display a modern professional approach and strong self-motivation. A working knowledge of current wildlife and firearms legislation and health and safety legislation is of paramount importance and must be demonstrated.

Applicants must also have a full UK driving licence, ATV Sit Astride Certificate, and valid firearms and shotgun certificate.

Attractive package available for successful applicant.

Written applications with CV and references sent to



Apprentice Gamekeeper required for a mixed sporting estate in South Lanarkshire. The successful candidate will work across upland and lowland settings to assist with all aspects of gamekeeping and general estate duties.

Applicants must be hard working and reliable, with some relevant experience and appropriate college qualification.

A full valid UK driving licence, ATV Sit Astride certificate and shotgun certificate are essential, firearms certificate is preferred.

Accommodation is available if required.

Please send written applications with CV to

Positions Wanted

Recently graduated Elmwood College Gamekeeping Student - Position Wanted

Recently graduated Elmwood College student where he was studying gamekeeping

From college he gained qualifications and valuable experience in the gamekeeping industry. He gained his Safe Shot qualification, Deer Biology and Quarry Species. He also gained experience in Deer Stalking, caring for and feeding pheasants and also running our own shoot on our estate. Also through this he has gained good communication skills and confidence.

He would welcome the opportunity to discuss this further and is available to talk at anytime. He is open to work experience/voluntary work or a work trial. For a copy of his CV please contact the SGA Office


I am seeking a position as a stalking ghillie for the forthcoming hind season.

I am physically fit and hold a full UK driving licence including trailer entitlement. I hold current Firearms and Shotgun certificates, current NPTC certificates for Argo and Quad Bike and current First Aid at Work certificate including Forestry and Firearms additions. I hold DSC 1 and 2, am an approved witness for the Deer Management Qualification Scheme and a nominated controller for SNH.

I have experience working as a stalking guide and worked as a stalking ghillie during the stag season last year.

For further information please contact me via email


 Experienced Stalker/Pest Controller/Shepherd - Position Wanted

For more information or CV please contact SGA Office

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Alex Hogg

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