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PRIVATE ESTATE, LUNE VALLEY – Estate Maintenance Foreman

Salary: £21,000 to £25,000 per annum depending upon experience plus accommodation. The successful applicant will be required to live in a property on the estate that is provided as part of the remuneration package.

A rare opportunity has arisen for a permanent full time position on a private Estate.

On behalf of a client, we are seeking a person to join a small team on an Estate extending to approximately 1,500 acres situated in the Lune Valley. The successful applicant will lead the maintenance of the principal house, a number of let houses and farms and other estate infrastructure. Whilst experience of all the above would be preferred, it is not essential. The post might suit a couple, as there are other employment opportunities on the estate.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Day to day maintenance of main house
  • Supervision of biomass boiler and district heating system
  • Maintenance and repair of let property
  • Instruction and supervision of estate staff and contractors
  • Caretaker role when the house is unoccupied
  • Work with the gardeners to ensure the grounds are well maintained
  • Work with the gamekeeper to aid in running the estate pheasant shoot

Qualities and Experience:

  • At least 5 years experience of work as general builder, joiner or similar – craftsman level skill preferred.
  • Experience of operation of machinery including holding relevant qualifications.
  • A well organised individual who can work on their own initiative and as part of a team
  • Professional approach with good attention to detail
  • Full and clean driving licence

Please apply in writing including an up to date CV and covering letter with details of your current remuneration package. Please send your CV to our Kirkby Lonsdale office via post or email; . Ref: HPA.
If you require further information, please contact us +44(0)15242 74440.