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Estate Handyman Job

Location UK, West Midlands, Shrewsbury
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Handyperson
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £25,000 to £30,000 gpa
Job Number  93391
Created 10 June 2021

Estate Handyman Job Shropshire

A returning client of Greycoat Lumleys is looking for a skilled individual who will be based on a private estate in North Shropshire, just outside of Shawbury.

Job Description


  • General maintenance which should include painting and decorating, a basic understanding of plumbing, carpentry skills, fencing and a good practical understanding of property upkeep. 
  • Tractor driving on a busy arable farm especially at harvest time with long hours to be expected. Experience not essential but must have a practical attitude towards learning, and be able to work with software.
  • PA1 & PA2 or some spraying experience would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Assisting with airport runs, driving and chauffeuring for the owners.
  • Looking after estate and private vehicles
  • The possibility of assisting the Gardeners and Gamekeepers as needed during busier periods.
  • Some woodland maintenance may be required, ability to utilise a chainsaw would be an advantage.
  • Looking after a small number of chickens and ducks.
  • Some weekend work would be required during busy times

The successful candidate will possess the following skills.

  • Be able to show that you are competent in painting and decorating, carpentry, plumbing and other basic general estate maintenance skills.
  • An agricultural background would be beneficial but not essential
  • A practical ability with a “can do” attitude is essential.
  • Excellent timekeeping, flexibility and attention to detail.
  • Must work well as part of a team and independently.
  • Communicate clearly and competently with the owners, manager and estate staff.
  • Must be able to use your own initiative and carry out tasks unsupervised.
  • To take pride in your work whilst able to remain neat and tidy doing so.
  • Discretion is required at all times and a respectful attitude towards principals and property is necessary.
  • A full driving license is required. 

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£25,000 - £30,000 gpa depending on experience

Contact Laura Harrall Managing Consultant for Shropshire 01298 600 414 laura@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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