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Trainee Keeper

April 16, 2021

A position for a Trainee Gamekeeper has become available on Islay Estates. The trainee will assist beat keepers with all aspects of the all-wild sporting offering.  Duties will include; assisting with deer stalking and low ground wild shooting, such as woodcock, snipe and waterfowl. An essential element of the role will be helping improve and create habitat for the estate's diverse wildlife and game populations.  

In addition to this, the successful candidate will also be expected to help with maintaining woodland, managing riverbanks and general Estate maintenance. A positive attitude and the ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential. This is an excellent opportunity to be involved with a diverse, wild sporting estate. Experience with ATV’s is advantageous but full training will be given.

Interested in the role?

Please contact Gillian Bignal for more information or to apply for this position: gillian@islayestates.com