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LIVE IN - River Keeper / Water Bailiff / Estate Gardener

  • £18136 - £18138 per annum + +accommodation
  • Ashford, Kent
  • HR GO Recruitment
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I am currently recruiting for a Live-in River Keeper/Estate Gardener/Water Bailiff for a client based on the outskirts of Ashford.

This is a job like no other... this role will not be Monday to Friday 9-5, this role is a vocation and a real country way of life.

Due to the nature of the role this job will require you to live on site. Accommodation will be provided as part of the job by the client but you will be responsible for your own bills (council tax, electricity, water, television etc.)

You will be entitled to 20 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays. Hours will be mutually agreed between yourself and the client on a weekly/monthly basis to fit the needs of the site.

Your duties…

* The upkeep and maintain the grass, flowerbeds, trees, hedges, gates and fences of the site.

* Security of the house, fishery site, car park and fire station.

* Testings of the fire pumps, hydrants and hoses on site in conjunction with the Engineer.

* Controlling the levels of the rivers and lakes.

* To upkeep and maintain all stock, fishery and shooting grounds, including vermin control.

* The organisation and the leading of working parties to carry out specific tasks at the facilities on site.

* Assist with the organisation and the running of corporate days.

* Maintain the mowers, boats, tools and equipment owned by the client.

About You

* You must be able to use your own initiative and work efficiently.

* You will be able to use equipment like chainsaws, backpack sprayers, tractor mowers and be able to swim.

* You will be dog friendly, as you will be responsible for keeping the Owner's dogs in their absence.

* Ideally you will hold licences for chainsaws, backpack sprayers, full UK licence and a shot gun certificate.

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 18/07/2020 09:03
  • Reference: 245572/001