Underkeeper / Stalker at Luss Estates

Luss Estates Company seeking to recruit an Underkeeper / Stalker to assist the Game Department Team. Luss Estates is a modern, progressive and diverse rural business on the banks of Loch Lomond, bringing sustainable and modern direction to green energy generation, farming, forestry, nature conservation and game management. The estate extends to around 42,000 acres.

The position will suit an energetic and hard working individual, who will be able to work on his own and as part of the Game Team out on the hills in all weathers.

The main duties of the role will include:

Delivering cull targets in line with our deer management plan
Stalking with clients
Vermin control
Monitoring of new forestry plantings
General estate maintenance
Assisting with the commercially run pheasant shoot

Candidates will need to demonstrate in their application that they have the following skills:

A minimum of 5 years experience with a proven track record in Hill and Woodland Deer Management;
DMQ level 1 & 2 and have the ability to larder Deer to SQWV standard;
Excellent vermin control skills;
Experience of working with pheasants and assisting on shoot days;

The role reports to the Head Game Keeper of Luss Estates Company.

Tied housing will be provided on the Estate for the better performance of the Underkeeper / Stalker duties.

The remuneration package for this role will be depending on experience.

To apply for this position, please send a CV and covering letter by Monday 16th October via email to recruitment@lussestates.co.uk or via post to Luss Estates Office, Human Resources, Arnburn, Arden, G83 8RH.