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POSITIONS VACANT

COUPLE - WEST COAT ESTATE

This is a unique opportunity for an estate worker and housekeeper to join an established 14,000-acre crofting estate on a secluded peninsula on the west coast of Scotland. The roles detailed are ideally suited for a couple; however single applications may be considered. CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS

Apply with cover letter and CV to eilidh.manson@struttandparker.com


BEATKEEPER - PHOINES ESTATE - SCOTLAND

A Beatkeeper is sought for the Phoines Estate, a prominent Scottish Grouse Moor, to join the existing highly motivated team and have responsibility for the running of their own Beat.

This is a superb opportunity to work on this prestigious Estate with excellent accommodation and an attractive remuneration package, together with the best possibility of advancement for the right candidate.

Apply: JM Osborne Rural & Sporting, Carrs House, Tramway, Banbury, Oxon, OX16 5TD.
t: 01295 277197 | e: jobs@jmosborne.co.uk


ANGUS GLENS – BEAT KEEPER

Required for large productive Angus Glens Estate. 

Applicants should have a real interest in grouse moor management and an ability to use own initiative working both independently and within large team.

Essential to have a driving licence, shotgun licence and firearms certificate.

The successful candidate will join a team of eight. Excellent terms and conditions with comfortable accommodation provided together with 4 x4 and quad bike.
Please reply by email to the Head Keeper neal.hunthill@gmail.com


Stalker / Estate Manager &  Housekeeper / Marketing & Lettings Manager - Pait & West Monar Estate, Glen Strathfarrar, Wester Ross

Pait & West Monar is an historic and remote highland deer forest of 15,000 acres, approximately 30 miles west of Beauly, at the end of Loch Monar. Access is via a shared private road from Struy, running along Glen Strathfarrar to Monar, where there is a cottage and outbuildings and then by boat 5 miles westwards to Pait, where the Lodge lies at about 800 feet and is surrounded by dramatic and wild mountain scenery rising to nearly 3,700 feet.

 

The owners are seeking a couple to work with them in developing and running all aspects of the Estate. Projects over the next 1-4 years will include an off grid renewable energy scheme, improving loch accessibility, improvement of the Lodge, 2 cottages and ancillary buildings as well as upgrading equipment and tracks with the intention of improving the Estate to enable development of a lettings business alongside private family use. As well as stalking there are opportunities for varied recreational activities including fishing for trout and pike, rough and clay shooting, hill walking the Munros, water sports and wilderness breaks.

 

The Stalker / Estate Manager will be responsible for all wildlife and habitat management within the framework of current legislation and best practice, as well as the day to day running of the Estate, its various buildings and equipment. Supervision of the build projects including supply logistics and facilitating contractors will be equally as important as welcoming and guiding guests during their stay. A wide range of upland estate experience and machinery operation together with accompanying certification is expected along with a flexible and hardy approach, whether working alone or with seasonal staff.

 

The Housekeeper / Marketing & Lettings Manager will be part time throughout the year and geared to lodge occupancy and lettings.  Responsibilities will include all aspects of running the Lodge and letting properties, including supplies, some cooking, laundry, cleaning, arrivals / departures / transfers and some gardening.  Good communication and IT skills, personnel management, handling trade accounts and suppliers, developing marketing media and welcoming and assisting guests during their stay are all desirable requirements.

 

Both applicants will need to be at ease with living remotely and self-sufficiently and, in addition to the  usual skill sets, boat handling and mechanical / practical skills will be essential requirements, as will a deep respect for the Estate and its special environment.

 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and a new build cottage and/or newly renovated cottage will be available to the successful applicants.

Applications in writing together with a curriculum vitae to be submitted to Chetwynd Rural at tom@chetwyndrural.co.uk, or by post to Chetwynd Rural, Califermoss, Forres, Moray, IV36 2RN

Closing Date for applications is Monday 30 November 2020.

The successful applicants will be expected to start work at the beginning of March 2021.

For further information please contact, in confidence, Tom Chetwynd – 07977 516088.


POSITIONS WANTED

NORTH HIGHLAND COLLEGE GAMEKEEPING STUDENT

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.

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

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

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


Available for estate, keepering, boat, caretaking or lodge work – 63 year old Englishman with experience of nine stag seasons (and two hind seasons) on six different highland estates as ponyman, walking ghillie, Argo/quad/Hagglunds driver. Some sheep, cattle and grouse experience – also maintenance, lodge, kitchen, housekeeping and bar work. Full driving licence (7.5 tonne and trailer), FAC, DSC1, Argo ticket, RYA Powerboat 2, Emergency First Aid at Work, Food Safety 2. Excellent communication and customer facing skills. Any temporary or permanent employment in the highlands with self-contained non-shared accommodation considered. For a full CV, references and further information please email: andyhurrellbenfleet@gmail.com


ELMWOOD COLLEGE GRADUATE GAMEKEEPING STUDENT - POSITION WANTED

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


 Experienced Stalker/Pest Controller/Shepherd - Position Wanted

For more information or CV please contact SGA Office

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