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Estate Hand Job

Location UK, East of England, Hatfield
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Estate / Property Manager
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  94211
Created 28 July 2021

Live Out Estate Hand Job, Hertfordshire

An excellent opportunity to work for a lovely client who is looking for an experienced Estate Hand to help run their new property which has recently renovated to a very high spec.

They are looking for an experienced candidate who is hands on and who will take ownership of the running of the small estate. 

The property is a beautiful large family home which is the Principals main residence, it is situated in 24 acres of grounds that is made up of  natural woodlands, formal garden and lawns. They have a couple of large outbuildings

that include a lodge, a Pool and Gym complex and a Summer house.  

The property has professional Gardeners who come twice a week to look after the formal gardens as well as a full-time  gardener who specialises in grass maintenance and general gardening duties

Duties to Include:

  • Representing the owners on the estate, liaising with contractors, and being the eyes and ears during any projects
  • Hands on building maintenance as required
  • General upkeep of the grounds and using garden machinery
  • Manage the main house and external buildings - security systems
  • Be hands on with managing and maintaining high tech household systems 
  • Planning and managing weekly/monthly schedules for systems and equipment to be serviced and checked
  • Manage the gardening contractors and Estate Hand as well as working alongside them to keep the grounds well maintained
  • Security checks of the house and contractors/suppliers coming to the house and estate and being on call for any emergencies
  • Occasional dog walking - 3 large dogs 
  • Looking after a fleet of cars - arranging services/MOT's and cleaning the cars

Candidate requirements

  • The ideal candidate will be able to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in around the estate, including maintenance, grounds maintenance and using machinery
  • Private household experience of running a similar size estate 
  • Looking for a long-term commitment
  • Be very detail orientated
  • Be very organised
  • Have strong communication skills with the Principals as well as contractors 
  • Ability to plan and manage deadlines 
  • Have strong experience of managing a team as well as being hands on 

Working Week - Monday to Friday (flexibility required, and may include some weekend work from time to time)

Start Date: Flexible for the right Candidate

Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience

Live Out Role but open to Live In for the right candidate 

Responsible Consultant - Hannah Mckeown - hannah@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Job ID - 94211

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