Gamekeeper/estate groundsman/countryman - Ref 725

Worcestershire

Permanent full-time

Remuneration: very competitive, dependent on experience

Accommodation: two-bedroom cottage with garden available plus use of workshop

Description: exciting position as game keeper/estate groundsman on a small, traditional estate in Worcestershire. Would suit a couple (housekeeping/occasional cooking an additional option).

Candidate(s): Positive, flexible, enthusiastic, self-motivated and pro-active attitude. Ability to work independently using initiative in all weathers. Trustworthy, responsible, good time-keeping. Eye for detail and ability to complete tasks to a high standard. Neat and tidy. Complete discretion.

Duties and responsibilities to include:

· All game-keeping duties for small family shoot

· Tractor driving skills (including hauling, spreading, rolling, ploughing, topping, drilling and spraying). Digger driving useful.

· Fencing and hedge cutting

· Mowing, garden work and weed control

· Building trade experience including carpentry, bricklaying, repointing, roofing, groundworks, construction, drainage, electrics/plumbing.

· Forestry and woodland care/maintenance and ditch-clearance

· Other general estate repair and maintenance

· Maintain estate/hire equipment and machinery/tools in good mechanical order

· Proficiency in chainsaw operation and maintenance

· Security

· Current clean driving licence – use of estate pick-up

This is an important opportunity with scope for development for the right candidate/couple.

Please apply with covering letter and CV to pamela.goodman24@gmail.com

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