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Reay Forest Estate

Estate Maintenance Worker / Joiner

Reay Forest Estate, Sutherland

Competitive Salary, Benefits and Rent-Free Accommodation

  • Help support our Estate and team by utilising your joinery and maintenance skills
  • Rent-Free accommodation, paid council tax, competitive pay and non-contributory pension scheme
  • Beautiful scenery and breath-taking location in one of Scotland’s finest Estates
  • Fun and friendly team atmosphere
  • Established Covid-19 considerations and practices

The Reay Forest Estate, part of the Grosvenor Estate, is recruiting for a permanent and full time Maintenance Worker / Joiner. We provide an excellent package with competitive rates of pay, a non-contributory pension, as well as free accommodation and council tax paid.

The estate is situated in the north west Highlands and is a traditional sporting estate famed for its deer stalking, fishing as well as its wild and remote beauty.

The role will involve a range of labouring duties and maintenance of landscapes, buildings and infrastructure. This includes machine operation for track repairs, ditching and building works. You will also undertake painting, fencing and building works. The successful candidate should possess good joinery skills and have the ability to perform tasks including fabrication of items through to installation and both remedial and proactive joinery-based maintenance.

The role includes Ghillie duties through the sporting season, with candidates ideally being familiar with fishing, shooting and stalking – including working with Hill Ponies.

Applicants will have experience of using ATVs, tractors, diggers, power tools and possess a full, valid driving license. The successful candidate will join a remote yet welcoming community.

The Reay Forest is part of the Grosvenor Estate. It is our aim to contribute to the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of the communities we are part of.

To apply or for more information, please contact:

Ben Mardall, Estate Manager on 01971 500235 or

Please note that applicants will be security vetted.

Closing Date: 29/11/2021  Location: Achfary, Sutherland

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