Estate Management Couple (Gamekeeper & Maintenance) £30,000 – £40,000/annum + Vehicle + Accommodation + 28 days

This is a great opportunity for a couple to very much run their own show developing an Estate where the new owners have very flexible plans where you can not only guide but influence the direction. You will benefit from an annexe to the main house with your own garden and parking area.

We have a vacancy for a full time Estate Worker (including some gamekeeping duties) at a private 1,200 acre estate located in Powys Mid Wales. This position would be perfect for someone who has experience and is looking for work on a private country estate. Ideally the applicant would be employed at the estate alongside their partner/wife who would take care of household duties within the main house, assist with food preparation and other work around the estate. The role for the other half could include cooking and house keeping initally only expected to be c15 weekends per year to cover shoots and family visits.  The key maintenance of the Estate and establishment of a shoot, general estate maintenance, ground care around the house, tree planting, pest control, and development of a shoot on the estate.

Ideal Skills

A self-motivated individual with high work and personal standards

Good time keeping

Team work ethic and willingness to undertake additional training as necessary

Prepared to work flexible hours when required

Qualifications and Experience – ideally a minimum of 4 years as an underkeeper

Full UK Driving Licence

Firearms and Shotgun Licence

Relevant training accreditation for ATV / Quad, Chainsaw, Pesticide, First Aid are desirableGame keeping experience with pheasant, partridge and deer will be an advantage inclusive of predator control.

Location and Travel Time  This post includes accommodation in an annex to the main house.

Holiday and Salary  28 days holiday inclusive of bank and other public holidays Competitive salary, dependent upon experience. For more information or a confidential chat please forward your CV to John Hutchinson.

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