Live In Sole Game Keeper Job Inverness-Shire Scotland

Location Scotland
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Estate / Property Manager
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Competitive
Job Number  47386
Created 02 February 2018

Live In Sole Game Keeper Job Inverness-Shire Scotland

 

Greycoat Lumleys' client in Inverness-shire are looking for a Sole Game Keeper for their privately owned estate.

 

The estate includes a working beef and sheep farm with mainly a pheasant shoot with some partridge and duck. The Principals are in part time residence. Pets include five dogs and a cat.

 

The shooting estate is spread over approximately 1,500 acres with a mixture of woodland, grazing fields, and rough hill ground. The shooting is predominately private but there are also some let days offered.

 

Outline of key responsibilities

 

  • To cover all game keeping aspects of running a successful pheasant shoot and producing quality shoot days for private and letting purposes.

  • To help with other estate matters as and when required or instructed.

  • Maintain a high quality of cleanliness and good housekeeping in all areas of the estate and shoot.

  • To assist with the transport of family members and guests e.g. airport runs etc.

  • To help from time to time with the care of family pets, when required.

  • To occasionally accompany/load/pick-up for any members of the family as and when needed.

  • You may also be required to undertake additional tasks or duties from time to time as necessary to meet the needs of the business

 

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:

 

  • Possess a high standard of game keeping skills with good track records of employment

  • Excellent timekeeping, flexibility and attention to detail

  • Must work well as part of a team and be able to liaise well with other estate staff and others on the estate

  • The ability to communicate well with the owners and Estate Manager

  • Ability to work unsupervised and on own initiative

  • Excellent levels of health and fitness and a positive disposition

  • Take pride in their work

  • Discretion at all times and a respectful attitude towards the Principals and their property

  • Clean driving licence essential

  • Candidates should also be experienced in using and maintaining a range of machinery.

 

Hours/Days: Due to the nature of the role you will be expected to work as and when the job requires. Holiday would not be permitted during the shooting season.

 

Accommodation: Live-in 2 bedroom detached cottage with Kennels, outbuilding and garden. Council Tax included, remainder of utilities unpaid.

 

Job Number: 47386

 

Responsible

Consultant: Lesley Jones

 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone enthusiastic and dedicated to develop and existing shoot with high potential and inspire new ideas within.

 

We will only respond to the applicants we feel are most suited to the role due to the high volume of interest

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