GAME REARING OPERATIVE(S)/SHOOT UNDERKEEPER - Ref 609

LONGPARISH RURAL ENTERPRISES LTD

JOB DESCRIPTION – GAME REARING OPERATIVE(S)/SHOOT UNDERKEEPER

This is a hands-on role working with and reporting to the Rearing Field Manager.

Knowledge and Skills:

· Strength and stamina for physically demanding role.

· Be able to work outdoors in all weathers.

· Be practical and good at working with their hands.

· Be alert and observant.

· Ability to accept advice and work well under pressure.

· Ability to work on own or as part of a team.

· To be thorough with attention to detail.

· Have a flexible attitude.

· Patience and ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

· Ability to carry out basic tasks on a computer and hand-held devices.

· Full driving licence required.

Day to Day Tasks:

· Pheasant and partridge production from day-old chicks to release pen.

· Daily egg collection from laying stock.

· Erecting of the rearing units.

· Sanitisation, maintenance, erection of rearing units and associated equipment each season.

· Housing chicks direct from Company Hatchery.

· Daily welfare tasks on rearing field – gas supply, feeding, watering, cleaning.

· Maintenance of strict biosecurity at all times.

· Basic record keeping, namely stock numbers, mortality, medication, received/administered, feed/water usage.

· Catching-up and delivery of poults to client and Company shooting estates.

· Dismantling rearing units/equipment ready for next rearing season.

· General upkeep of the rearing field/facilities.

· All other ad-hoc duties as may be required by the job role.

· Underkeeper role on commercial shooting estate(s) during the shooting season (if year-round employment desired).

Career:

Positive mindset wishing to develop knowledge/skill sets to progress within the Company assuming greater management input/responsibility.

Start Date: Immediate, subject to interview.

Remuneration: Subject to experience/negotiation.


Apply to keithgorsuch@sportinggame.co.uk

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