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Gamekeeper/Estate Worker

 

A full time position has become available on a large sporting estate in Sutherland. The sporting includes salmon, trout & sea fishing, stalking and game bird shooting.

 

The role covers general gamekeeping duties such as vermin control, partridge keeping (4000 birds) and partridge shoots, deer management, assisting with stalking, deer larder, liaising with the local community also sea fishing & estate maintenance.

 

The applicant will be highly motivated, willing to learn, a good team player, possess good communication and people skills, well organised, of smart appearance and someone who takes pride in their work. Flexibility in working hours is also paramount particularly at busy times and throughout the season. (June -Oct)

 

Full clean driving licence, firearms & shotgun licences are essential and experience in vermin control preferable as this is a key part of the role. Previous experience in all of the above is beneficial as are relevant qualifications. However full training and relevant courses can be provided for the right candidate.

 

Accommodation, utilities, work vehicle & clothing allowance provided. The accommodation has shared kitchen/ living room during the season and there is a kennel to the rear.

 

Competitive salary in line with experience and qualifications.

 

Closing date for applications 5th March 2019

 

Please apply in writing or by email, with full CV, cover letter and two references to: Malcolm Richardson Manager, Bighouse Lodge, Bighouse Estate, Melvich, Sutherland, KW14 7YJ email: info@bighouseestate.co.uk

 

 

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