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POSITIONS VACANT

HEAD STALKER - KILDERMORIE ESTATE, EASTER ROSS                       

An opportunity has arisen for a Head Stalker to lead a small team on this traditionally run, well-equipped  highland sporting estate.

Relevant experience would include stag and sika stalking (including escorting guests), training and working garrons, boat handling, fishing (salmon and trout on rivers and lochs), walked-up birds, habitat management, road and hill track repair and routine maintenance of property, vehicles and equipment.

A clean driving licence and current work-relevant licences and certificates are essential.

The competitive package includes a detached 3-bedroom centrally heated house with separate kennels. There is the option of occasional/part-time work for a partner on the estate.

Interested parties are advised to view the website www.kildermorie.co.uk to obtain an appreciation of the activities offered to guests, and the general working environment.

Applications should be submitted to lodgeduo@gmail.com and will be treated in strict confidence.


TRAINEE GROUSE KEEPER - ABERDEENSHIRE

Delnadamph Estate is looking to recruit a trainee grouse keeper to join the current team on a productive Aberdeenshire moor.

Applicants must have a keen knowledge in upland conservation and moorland management. Along with the ability to work using their own initiative as well as member of a small team.

Driving licence, shotgun and firearms certificates all preferable but not essential.

Excellent terms and condition with accommodation provided.

Please send cover letter and CV to the Head keeper. Michael.Bennett@balmoralcastle.com


SINGLE HANDED PHEASANT KEEPER

 

Family seek a self-motivated keeper to develop and grow their pheasant shoot on a farm in Moray.   We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic keeper who will have to work closely with other teams when required.  

 

Accommodation will be provided if required, with a salary to suit experience and commitment. Annual training will be provided as part of the package. 

 

Applications in by email or writing to the SGA Office. Please include full details of your previous experience and qualifications. A full clean driving license is essential.

 

SGA Contact Information is info@scottishgamekeepers.co.uk or SGA, Inveralmond Business Centre, 6 Auld Bond Road, Perth, PH1 3FX.


We have an opportunity to recruit employees at our game Hatchery in East Lothian.

We are looking for enthusiastic persons who do not mind working hard and have an interest in birds and animals.

You will be expected to be able to work on your own on occasions, (after training) staring work   from March till September from 8.00am till 5.00pm  these times will vary during the hatchery season, (morning and afternoon coffee breaks and 1 hour for lunch.)

A knowledge of poultry would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be given.

Duties include: · Assisting in the day to day feeding of the animals, running of the hatchery operation, handling and sorting eggs, chicks and birds.
Responsibility to ensure the welfare of the birds, food and water.
Setting up the inside of the rearing pens for day old birds.
Maintaining high standards of quality and hygiene, animal welfare and health & safety. You are required to assist in taking care of eggs through hatching and during transfer.
To undertake chick take-off, transfer; egg loading, clean up and disinfecting wash room cleaning areas.

Also the general cleaning and tidiness of all areas, inside and outside of the hatchery.

A clean and tidy fully equipped accommodation will be at your disposal (and will be expected to be kept that way ).

Further information can be obtained from: Brian or Amanda on 01620-880226 or 07711409325. Or E-mail brian.paxton2016@hotmail.com


UPLAND UNDERKEEPER/ ASSISTANT - GARROWS, PERTHSHIRE

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and professional individual to join the team at Garrows, a productive grouse moor and sheep farm in Perthshire.

Potential candidates must have 2-4 years’ experience and demonstrate first class wildlife management skills. The right applicants will have a flexible, positive attitude with the ability to work as part of a team.

Salary will be dependent on experience and accommodation is provided.

Please forward your CV and covering letter to malcolm.taylor@bellingram.co.uk or call Malcolm Taylor for more information on 01307 462 516

Garrows Farm Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer.


HEADKEEPER REQUIRED

Holylee estate walkerburn Scottish Borders.

For more info contact

sirdthomson@holylee.go-plus.net


LOW GROUND KEEPER

Two small neighbouring  syndicate shoots in East Perthshire require  experienced person for 9 months of the year. Other work available for balance of the year.

Could suit self-employed person. Please apply with CV to garry@agyoung.co.uk


POSITIONS WANTED

 INDIVIDUAL LOOKING FOR APPRENTICE OPPORTUNITY

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

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.


ELMWOOD COLLEGE GAMEKEEPING STUDENT

Student studying National Certificate in Gamekeeping in Scotland. Looking for a position on a sporting estate, ideally within Scotland but willing to relocate. Would like a placement where deer management is included. To discuss further please contact the SGA for a copy of CV and contact information


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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