Estate Maintenance - Ref 1193


JAHAMA Highland Estates is an innovative, multi-enterprise rural business covering 114,000 acres of the Scottish Highlands. We are part of the GFG Alliance, a global industrial conglomerate. We are currently recruiting for a permanent Maintenance person to join our well-established team. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, reporting to our Head Gamekeeper and being a proficient user of excavators. Flexibility, dedication and an ability to work on your own initiative will be key attributes.


Based in Glenshero and reporting to the Head Gamekeeper, the Estate Maintenance person will

provide assistance as directed in estate maintenance.

JAHAMA Highland Estates operates in an iconic landscape popular with visitors from around the

world and for local recreation. We support responsible access, and positive visitor engagement is

an important task for all our staff. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a public-

facing environment and acting as an ambassador for the Estate.

The HSEQ responsibilities of the role are detailed in the Organisational Resources,

Accountabilities and Responsibilities Element (LOC-ELM-HSEQ-005)

Duties & Responsibilities Identify the essential tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the role

· Carrying out a wide variety of general maintenance tasks across the Estate to maintain safe and

tidy working environment.

· Tasks will include for example fencing, ditching, road repairs, grass cutting, clearing storm

damage, repairs, splitting firewood etc.

· Working within the team and independently with an ability to meet deadlines and remain


· Assisting the farming team with tasks such as gathering sheep.

· Ensure all required Safety Procedures (e.g., Take 5, Risk Assessment) are complied with.

· Proactively promote and participate in all HSE initiatives within the department such as

reporting of Safety Hazards and creating standardized work procedures.

· Safely operate the various pieces of equipment on the Estate.

· Ensure quality standards are maintained.

· Maintain housekeeping standards across the Estate and carry out all housekeeping duties

including deep cleaning of equipment and areas as required.

· In addition to the above duties, the Estate employee will be expected to show a level of

flexibility to perform other tasks associated to the safe and efficient operation of the Estate.

Person Specification & Experience identify the key competencies required for the role (e.g. communication skills) and any experience the person requires.


· Previous experience of maintenance jobs across a wide variety of key areas including

fencing, ditching and road repairs.

· A good level of fitness and aptitude for working in challenging weather conditions.

· At least two years’ experience in the use of excavators, possessing 360 Excavator 10T and

above qualification.

· Valid UK driving license.

· Flexible team player keen to seek positive solutions; adaptable, committed and enjoys a


· Ability to act with discretion at all times and fulfil the role of an Estate ambassador.


· Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting qualification

· Strimmers/brush cutters and ride on lawn mowers

· Tractor certification

· Current off-road driving qualification


Interested applicants should forward a covering letter detailing why they think they are suitable for the role, and a CV detailing previous experience and any relevant qualifications to

We can offer you the opportunity to be part of a strong and talented team, taking part in rewarding work, with supported learning and development, along with an excellent work-life balance.

For your commitment, drive and outstanding performance you will be rewarded with an excellent salary, competitive pension, 25 days holiday and 8 public holidays, life assurance, onsite gym and Inclusive Rewards Program

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