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POSITIONS VACANT

 

STALKER REQUIRED

Ledmore and Keanchulish Estate, Ullapool, requires the services of an enthusiastic and experienced stalker to be responsible for the management of a Highland estate. Applicants must have proven experience of deer management. Activities include stalking, trout and salmon fishing and a small deer farming enterprise. Excellent people and communication skills are essential. 

Attractive remuneration package including accommodation and a vehicle.  

Applications including a covering letter and full CV should be addressed to the factor:

Bidwells, Elm House, Cradlehall Business Park, Inverness IV2 5GH or email to Claire.mackay@bidwells.co.uk


An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role of Head Gamekeeper at Strathmore Estates, Glamis.

Strathmore Estates operates an extensive and successful low ground shoot which, pre-covid, hosted around 40 driven days alongside 20 simulated days per year.

The successful candidate will be widely experienced in low ground shooting together with commercial woodland stalking and simulated game, ambitious and ready to build on the shoots excellent reputation.

Applicants will have had similar levels of responsibility, require a full driving licence, valid shotgun and firearms certificates along with first class references.

The post is available from 2nd February 2022.  Package includes accommodation, vehicle and pension.

Full job description available on request.

All applications in strict confidence with a full CV and copies of relevant certificates by 22nd December 2021 to admin@strathmore-estates.co.uk


HEAD KEEPER REQUIRED for Glenavon Estate

Prestigious, multi-disciplined 40,000 acre estate wishes to appoint a head keeper to drive forward the sporting management of one of the Highland’s finest estates.  The head keeper will lead a team of beat keepers, and work with in-house farm staff, to deliver outstanding results across the disciplines of driven and walked up grouse shooting, deer stalking, nature conservation and general estate duties. Applicants must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in grouse moor management together with excellent people skills.

Attractive remuneration package and accommodation available to the right candidate

Apply in writing with covering letter and full CV to The Factor: Bidwells, Elm House, Cradlehall Business Park, Inverness IV2 5GH Or by e-mail: admin@glenavonestate.co.uk


ABERARDER ESTATE - BEATKEEPER

A committed and reliable individual is required on a family-owned mixed sporting estate situated 30 minutes from Inverness. 

Excellent prospects and conditions available for the right candidate. 

Apply to: office@aberarderestate.co.uk


Head Keeper

We are seeking a head keeper for our Micras and Gairnshiel beats in Royal Deeside to start in early spring 2022. The beats have a significant and successful partridge and pheasant shoot and Gairnshiel is also managed for driven grouse.

Applicants must have proven experience of delivering a high quality partridge and pheasant shoot including developing new drives. Experience of managing hill ground for grouse is also required. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to run a highly professional shoot with an exceptional reputation managed in line with best practice.

The successful applicant will be responsible, reliable and able to manage a team. In return, an excellent package will be provided including housing and vehicle.

Apply in writing or e-mail including CV to:

 

The Estate Manager, Invercauld Estate Office, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5TW

E-mail office@invercauld.estate   Telephone  01339 741224  www.invercauld.estate


HEADKEEPER

A Headkeeper is required for a Grouse Moor with Low Ground Shoot.

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Headkeeper on a two day Grouse Moor with a modest adjoining Pheasant shoot on a private Estate, working for an incredibly keen shooting family.

Excellent accommodation and remuneration available.

Apply with detailed CV to:

JM Osborne Rural & Sporting

Carrs House,

1 Tramway,

Banbury,

Oxfordshire OX16 5TD

email: jobs@jmosborne.co.uk

 


POSITIONS WANTED

ESTATE CARETAKER

Security person, housekeeper, houseman, cleaner, dog-sitter, ghillie, driver, stockman, gardener, general factotum etc available in exchange for self-contained non-shared accommodation and a modest wage. For a detailed CV please email: andyhurrellbenfleet@gmail.com


CAREER CHANGE WANTED

I'm looking for a career change after working in a production and manufacturing environment for 11 years. Trying to find a trainee position in gamekeeping or similar that has accommodation provided.

I am hard working, reliable, punctual individual who is willing to learn new skills and enhance them within a job.

For more information please see my website to find out more about myself and what I'm looking for

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INDIVIDUAL LOOKING FOR APPRENTICE OPPORTUNITY - SGA12

I am seeking an apprenticeship on a mixed Scottish estate as I have applied to North Highland College UHI for a SVQ2 Modern Apprenticeship in Gamekeeping. I’m 16 years old (turning 17 in June). I am reliable, resilient, honest, fit and hard-working; I am independent yet enjoy working in a team. From a young age I have been very interested in pursuing a career in the outdoor sector.

I enjoy being in the outdoors wether it be fishing or hill walking. In December I stalked and culled my first Red Deer hind on a local estate, where, in the summer/autumn I gained valuable experience grouse beating. I have had some experience with horses as I used to ride when I was younger. I have driven quad bikes and an Argo and aim to attend an intensive driving course as soon as possible. I am due to leave school may and I’m keen to start an apprenticeship as soon as possible. CV and contact details can be obtained from the SGA Office.


INDIVIDUAL LOOKING FOR APPRENTICE OPPORTUNITY - SGA11

An enthusiastic, reliable and capable Israeli with a European citizenship who finished his army service in 2020 and is interested in ethical hunting for self sustainability and wildlife management is looking for an estate  where he could be an apprentice/volunteer in exchange for accommodation and learn about hunting from an experienced gamekeeper. To discuss further please contact the SGA for a copy of CV and contact information.


INDIVIDUAL LOOKING FOR ESTATE WORK - SGA10

A hard working, reliable and capable individual who is keen to get stuck in and help where they can. They have necessary experience with countryside work such as: tractor driving, quad and ATV’s, chainsaw work, fencing and much more. They passionate about the outdoors and all outdoor activities, especially hunting and fishing. They would really like to learn more about conservation so they can do my part.To discuss further please contact the SGA for a copy of CV and contact information.


NORTH HIGHLAND COLLEGE GAMEKEEPING STUDENT - SGA08

A gamekeeping student is currently looking for a placement on an estate while he attends the North Highland College, if you estate is able to offer such a placement please contact the SGA Office for the CV and contact information.


STALKING GHILLIE WITH RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AVAILABLE FOR FORTHCOMING STAG AND / OR HIND SEASONS. - SGA07

Current Argocat, quad bike and first aid certificates, full clean driving licence with trailer entitlement. DSC Level 2.

.For more information please contact SGA Office.


SHEPHERD/ FARM HAND JOB ON THE A GROUSE MOOR/ COUNTRY ESTATE - SGA05

For more information or CV please contact SGA Office


HEAD OR SINGLE-HANDED POSITION 

Experience Keeper Seeks Head or Single-Handed Position. Over 20 Years’ Experience in All Aspects of Shoot Management. Excellent Working Dogs. All Relevant Tickets Etc. All Areas Considered.

CV And References on Request. Please Contact: Gamekeepingjob@outlook.com 


HEAD/SINGLE HAND POSITION WANTED - SGA04

Head/single handed position required by very experienced Keeper, Pheasant/Partridge,Grouse, Roe Stalking.  Please contact the SGA office for CV.


ELMWOOD COLLEGE GRADUATE GAMEKEEPING STUDENT - POSITION WANTED - SGA02

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

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