Employment

Vacancies for Staff at Balmoral Estates
 

Seasonal Gardener

A vacancy exists for a Seasonal Gardener to work on Balmoral Estate. 
Accommodation may be available. Contract runs from April to October.

Requests for a job description and an application form should be sent, with a CV (completed applications to arrive no later than Friday 22nd February 2019), to:-

Mr Richard R Gledson
The Resident Factor
The Estates Office
Balmoral Estates
Ballater
Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB

E-mail: applications@balmoralcastle.com

Estate Handy Person

A position has arisen on Balmoral Estates that requires a caretaker / handyperson to take care of the day to day needs of our several holiday cottages and visitor buildings. Amongst many other duties. The role would require a person who has good practical skills and is able to remedy basic problems which may arise, ideally a trade or maintenance background but consideration would be given to those with a sound level of DIY ability. You should be motivated, able to react to problems that arise and maintain a busy work schedule.

Applicants should be personable, eager to attend to customers problems and desire to work on a rural Scottish estate. The role will be full time and will require weekend work with two week days off.

The duties of the role would includes:-

  • General maintenance of holiday cottages, basic painting, grass cutting, checking private water supplies, changing of light bulbs, problems that arise with guests i.e. heating controls, stuck windows, tripped electrics etc. etc.
  • Delivering fuel (coal / logs) to the cottages and collecting refuse from them.
  • Occasional driving jobs and material collection from merchants.
  • Assisting with exhibition set ups and organising furniture etc. for special and corporate days.
  • General running repairs around the estate.

The above is just a general idea of the many tasks which will be included in this role, each day will be varied, and a busy work schedule can easily be formulated.

An attractive package will be offered to the successful applicant.

Requests for a job description and an application form should be sent, with a CV (completed applications to arrive no later than Friday 8th March 2019), to:-

Mr Richard R Gledson
The Resident Factor
The Estates Office
Balmoral Estates
Ballater
Aberdeenshire, AB35 5TB

E-mail: applications@balmoralcastle.com

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