animal and grounds manager - Ref 1080

Avington Park nr Winchester

Avington Park is looking for an animal and grounds manager. Avington Park is a 300-acre estate near Winchester with a trout fishery, gardens and acres of grassland and woodland.

This exciting role will suit someone who has a broad set of skills in the countryside and a proven track record of experience.

Duties will include but not limited to

  • Looking after a small amount of farm animals and trout on the estate’s fishery (experience in this is Key).
  • Assisting with corporate fishing and clay pigeon shooting days and other events on the estate (flexibility on weekends is required)
  • On job management of grounds team
  • Tree, grass & woodland management, garden & estate maintenance (mowing/strimming/hedge cutting/landscaping/clearance), labouring tasks, landscaping projects, tractor, and trailer duties.
  • general handyman tasks and carrying out ad-hoc tasks as required. It is desirable to have chainsaw tickets and certification for tasks such as spraying would be advantageous.

You must have good practical skills with a “can do” attitude, work well as part of a team and independently, competent with machinery and be physically fit. There will be scope for additional training and development to support you in your role.

Accommodation available for the right candidate

30-35k Salary dependant on experience

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