Stair Estates is a diversified rural estate in southwest Scotland with a range of enterprises that include in-hand farming, forestry, horticulture, tourism and country sports enterprises.
The Estate aims to be a vibrant, forward-looking business which balances its traditional past with the requirements of the future.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and practical individual who is comfortable with responsibility and proactive in identifying and completing jobs. They will have a ‘can do’ attitude with a desire to make a wide contribution to the smooth running of the Estate. The role will comprise a blend of garden and grounds maintenance along with general estate duties within the farming, horticulture, tourism and sporting enterprises on the Estate.
The successful applicant will have a solid mechanical ability with experience in machinery handling and tractor driving within an agricultural or horticultural environment. A full UK driving licence is essential whilst chainsaw, ATV and pesticide certification is also desirable. Where appropriate, training can be provided for the right candidate.
Finally, the successful applicant should be a good communicator with the ambition to see a job done well, whether working in a team or independently.
Full job description available on request
Please apply with full CV for the attention of the Estate Factor:
Nick Ainscough MRICS FAAV
Stair Estates Office, Sheuchan, Castle Kennedy, Stranraer, DG9 8SL