Estate Handyman

01 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are 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, autumn and spring sowing with long hours to be expected. Experience beneficial.  
  • Assisting with airport runs, driving and chauffeuring for the owners.
  • The possibility of assisting the Gardeners and Gamekeepers as needed during busier periods.  

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:-

  • Be able to show that you are competent in painting and decorating, carpentry, plumbing and other general estate maintenance skills.
  • Excellent timekeeping, flexibility and attention to detail.
  • Must work well as part of a team and independently.
  • Communicate clearly and competently with the owners, Estate Manager and other 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.