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Estate Assistant

The Belmont Estate

www.the-belmont-estate.com

 

The Belmont Estate is in the countryside of North Somerset less than 10 minutes from Bristol. Comprised of 250 acres of pasture and ancient woodland with a variety of properties, the pasture is grazed by a beef suckler herd of 35 Devon Red Rubies and 20 lawn mowing ewes. The Estate adheres to organic standards and is Soil Association certified. The estate runs a growing firewood and charcoal business, producing it on site, processing / bagging it and delivering directly to a growing local customer base.

 

Areas Of Responsibility

 

Estate Maintenance and Presentation (including but not necessarily limited to:)

Gardens and pasture: strimming, mowing, weeding and planting.

Driveways and rides: sweeping and upkeep.

Hedging, fencing and boundaries: trimming, repairs and maintenance.

Buildings & barns / outbuildings: housekeeping and maintenance.

Use of tools, vehicles and machinery; training will be given where necessary.

An understanding of the importance of estate presentation and tidiness.

 

Logs and Charcoal Delivery

Firewood processing using our tractor mounted firewood processor.

Bagging up logs.

Bagging up of our estate made charcoal.

Accurate record keeping, monitoring of stock levels.

Delivery to our local customer base.

 

Note

While this role includes an element of woodland work it is focused on the firewood / charcoal processing, bagging and delivery and on the estate presentation including mowing, strimming and weeding depending the season. 

 

Experience Required

 

Previous work experience in any of the following would be an advantage but not essential: 

Rural / Woodland / Agriculture / Horticulture

Knowledge of the local area

This is a physically demanding role and an appropriate level of physical fitness will be required

 

Essential:  Full clean driving licence / presentable and polite / good customer facing skills / desire to take some ownership of the role

 

Desirable:  Machinery / tool operation skills .

 

Interested candidates should email their CV and supporting letter to: info@the-belmont-estate.com

 

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