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Posted 20/01/20

Gamekeeper Wiltshire

An exciting position has become available for a single handed Gamekeeper who has a focus for nature and the environment to run a successful, 16 days a year, partridge and pheasant shoot for a privately owned estate on the Marlborough Downs, Wiltshire.

This is an excellent opportunity for a well-motivated, hard-working keeper with an interest in the environmental issues of shoot management. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience as a partridge keeper including rearing and release of poults, developing new drives, smooth running of driven days and wider management of a successful shoot. Good people and communication skills are important.

The successful applicant will be closely involved with existing environmental stewardship schemes, woodland and hedgerow management, together with measures to develop and enhance the flora and fauna of the estate and improve wildlife habitat diversity. They will work closely with the farm management team and report to the estate owner.

Applicants must hold a full, clean driving licence and valid firearms and shotgun certificates. Appropriate, ATV Sit Astride, plus chainsaw, spraying and chemical certification is preferred. An understanding of Firearms legislation and the importance of Health & Safety is paramount.

Attractive remuneration package together with a 4-bedroom house is provided.

Please apply with covering letter and CV to William Peck, Laurence Gould (

Posted 23/10/19

Head Gamekeeper, Perthshire. - POSITION FILLED


An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced and ambitious head keeper on a very successful low ground shoot on a private estate in Perthshire. The post is available from 1st February 2020. Both fallow and roe stalking is also required.


Applicants must have full UK driving licence, valid firearms and shotgun certificates. ATV Sit Astride, chainsaw and pesticide certification also desirable.


Package includes first-class accommodation, pension scheme, life cover  and vehicle.


Full job description available on request. All  applications in strict confidence with a full CV and copies of relevant certificates by Friday 15thNovember to Ailsa Baird,

Posted 10/09/19

Grouse Under-Keeper, County Durham. POSITION FILLED

We are looking for a capable under-keeper for a moor in County Durham to work with grouse and wild game. This is a high and challenging moor in the North Pennines, capable of producing some of the finest driven grouse shooting in the country.

The successful applicant will be highly motivated, hardworking and will be partly responsible for their own beat.

This is an exciting opportunity with excellent terms, including accomadation. Current shotgun and firearms certificates as well as a fulll UK driving licence are essential, ATV/UTV licence preferable. Applications close Fri 27th September.

Please apply in strict confidence with CV to George Whittaker - or 01453 521956

Posted 29/08/19


The Yorkshire Estate of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire seek a motivated, experienced inward and outward facing  individual to lead an established and well supported game department.

With a focus on the management of the estate moorlands for red grouse, the role includes responsibility for a team of seven keepers, and sits within an established management team responsible for the different aspects of the Bolton Abbey Estate.  

The Family Principals play an active part in the Estate’s sporting activities.  The successful applicant will work closely with them and the estate director.

A full job description can be found on the Bolton Abbey and Chatsworth websites.

Applications with a curriculum vitae, and details of current remuneration to

Closing date for applications 18thSeptember 2019

1stinterviews will be held on 26thSeptember at Bolton Abbey

2ndinterviews on the 18thOctober


Posted 25/06/19

Gamekeeper Required, East Yorkshire - Warter Priory Estate POSITION FILLED


 An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a dedicated team of gamekeepers on our renowned shoot in East Yorkshire.

You must be enthusiastic, motivated, honest and hardworking.

The role requires an eye for detail and the successful candidate must be used to working as part of a close knit team

Applicants must have some experience of gamekeeping and a full driving licence.

Salary package will include accommodation, contributory pension scheme and other benefits.


If this is of interest, please e-mail your CV and covering letter to


Posted 2/05/19


Single Handed Pheasant Keeper POSITION FILLED

Edinburgh (Southern Scotland) 


Gamekeeper Required for Prestigious Family Shoot
This is an outstanding position for an experienced and ambitious keeper.
Offering a significant remuneration package including accommodation.


Apply with covering letter and detailed CV to;

JM Osborne & Co. Limited

Carrs House,

1 Tramway, Banbury


OX16 5TD


Email to:


Posted 5/04/19


Game Keeper - North Yorkshire POSITION FILLED


Single handed pheasant and partridge keeper required on The Nawton Tower Estate, Helmsley, North Yorkshire.

The successful candidate will be responsible for shoot operations across c. 5,000 acres of the Estate and will be required to work closely with the Estate’s principal, shoot tenant and Estate manager.

Applicants must be motivated, hardworking and have proven experience in all aspects of game, deer and shoot management including rearing poults, developing drives/ habitat and running driven shoot days including management of casual staff. Good people and communication skills are a must.

A working knowledge of current wildlife, firearms and health and safety legislation is of paramount importance and must be demonstrated. Applicants must also have a full UK driving licence and valid firearms and shotgun certificates. ATV Sit Astride, DSC level 1 and 2 plus appropriate chainsaw, spraying and chemical certification is preferred.

Attractive remuneration package for the right candidate together with service occupancy accommodation provided in a 3 bed, suitably located property with outbuildings, sheds, kennels and shoot room.


Applications to:


Joe Robinson, Carter Jonas LLP, Regent House, 13 – 15 Albert Street, Harrogate, HG1 1JX


Email: 01423 707830 or 07775562042


Posted 21/03/19 POSITION FILLED


Single handed Keeper required for small privately owned estate in Gloucestershire. Shooting 13-15 days of 150-250 birds. Excellent ground compromising of steep wooded banks and grass valley bottoms showing very sporting bird.


Duties to include rearing and release of pheasants, pen construction and maintenance, vermin control and the smooth running of shoot days. Some woodland work and maintenance out of season.


The applicant must be highly motivated, hardworking, and able to work alone. The successful applicant will report directly to the owner.


A full clean, driving licence, firearms and shotgun certificates are essential. Appropriate chainsaw, ATV and PA6 certificates are also desirable.


Attractive package including house and shoot vehicles.


Please apply with a covering letter and C.V to


Posted 12/02/2019



Loyton Sporting is recruiting a Senior Beat Keeper and under keeper for 2019/20 season.  POSITION FILLED

Managing six Exmoor Shoots, Loyton takes pride in offering shooting of the very highest standard, paying great attention to detail in all elements of the sport, from the husbandry of the birds to the shoot day experience.


If you are interested in joining our hardworking team, please enquire with accompanying CV to


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