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Estate Foreman

Suffolk Coastal


The organisation


A privately owned and managed country estate located in the Suffolk Coastal region, encompassing multiple residential and commercial properties, and hundreds of acres of woodland, grasslands, and parkland.

 

The job


Potentially a job for life, for the right person.

You'll be a key part of our estate maintenance and forestry team in a role that offers huge variety. As Estate Foreman, you will report to the Head of Maintenance & Forestry, spending part of your time absorbing his lifetime of knowledge of the estate with a long-term view of taking over the role at some stage.

3-6 months of the year will be spent predominantly on forestry activities, with the rest of the year focusing on ditching, fencing, hedge-cutting, and clearing, using a range of in-house machinery. You'll also help cover the maintenance of our many properties; anything from assisting with full property refurbishments to emptying the bins at our commercial sites and everything in between!

 

What you'll need


A passion for the outdoors, nature, and the environment, and be used to physical work in all weather conditions.

Background in estate work, forestry, agriculture, or similar

Experience of using a wide-range of horticultural and agricultural machinery and equipment, including tractors, diggers, mowers etc.

Chainsaw tickets, PA1/PA6, manual handling, first aid, health & safety certification etc. all advantageous but extensive training will be provided to the right candidate

An interest in helping drive the existing health & safety work by continuous improvement through proactive input.

Ability to conduct basic property maintenance, with the support of a team of tradesmen

You must be a real team player, able to follow instruction as well as lead by example with your work ethic

An ability to prioritise your workload and react to situations that arise

A Full UK driving licence.

 

Where you'll be based


The estate is located in the southern part of the Suffolk Coastal region.

 

What you'll receive


- £30,000 per annum, or potentially more dependent on experience

- Full time permanent employment

- 10% pension contribution

- Company vehicle, either a van or truck

- Mobile phone

- Long-term possibility of subsidised accommodation on the estate

- Commitment to continuous professional development in the form of ongoing training

- Monday-Friday working week between 7:30am-4:30pm with a breakfast and lunch break included

- Stunning working location in the Suffolk countryside

 

Find out more


To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to martin@martin-salter.com or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.

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