MAR LODGE ESTATE - DEER STALKER
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
To assist the Head Stalker in managing and enhancing the game resource, Red Deer, Roe Deer, Grouse and Salmon as well as conservation activities on Mar Lodge Estate in accordance with the management plan.
The position plays a key role in the practical implementation of written management plans on the ground. This includes carrying out works in some of the most ecologically significant wildlife communities within the Cairngorms National Park. The location of the Estate in such an area of environmental significance, as well as the high levels of public usage, means that the role is often employed in practical ways to manage the potential conflicts between these interests.
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Interested applicants should forward a completed application form to the People Department (Applications), The National Trust for Scotland, Hermiston Quay, 5 Cultins Road Edinburgh EH11 4DF, by mail or by email via email@example.com, by first post (i.e. 10.00am) on 17th September 2021.
FULL TIME TWEED GHILLIE POSITION
A full time position at the River Tweed beat Dryburgh Upper has become available starting from November this year. This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful applicant to have the management of their own beat on one of the most attractive sections of the River Tweed. Prior experience on the Tweed is preferable, full driving license required, and it essential that the skills sets include being very client facing, whilst at the same time working diligently on the maintenance of the beat, looking after the boats, and continuing the work of the outgoing ghillie on the rewilding of the river banks.
Please contact Ted Innes Ker on firstname.lastname@example.org
Seasonal Ghillie, required for the upcoming stag and hind season. This is a fantastic opportunity for the
successful candidate to work on a traditional highland estate.
Experience with hill ponies, power boats and Argo cats, general estate work and maintenance would be an advantage, but if not training will be given.
Full driving licence essential.
Accommodation provided along with good terms.
This post is an immediate start.
Contact head stalker on 01463 761210
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: email@example.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
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