Estate Worker

Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £23,595 - £24,913 pro-rata, per annum

Location: North Perthshire

Under the day-to-day direction of the Visitor Services Manager, and in liaison with others as necessary, the Estate Worker works at the Trust’s properties in North Perthshire to maintain the path network and boundaries at all properties including strimming, fencing and small repairs and to look after the car park facilities at Killiecrankie and the Hermitage, contributing to the property’s overall conservation and development, and its enjoyment by visitors.
The Estate Worker works with the VSS, Rangers, Conservation Volunteers and other volunteer groups to undertake other estate work as required.
The key purpose of the job is to ensure that the North Perthshire properties are managed and maintained to a high standard, being conscientious about conservation, the environment and your surroundings. The Estate Worker will be responsibly aware of the team/volunteers, health and safety and contributing to the overall conservation and development of the Trust and its enjoyment by visitors and supporters.
The current duties of this job do not require a criminal records (Disclosure Scotland) check to be carried out.
People Management
 Not a line manager, but occasional supervision of volunteers/apprentices/work experience or other work parties.
 Works closely with other staff members and volunteers in North Perthshire.
 Regular interaction with members of the public of all ages and abilities.
 Occasional working with external contractors.
 Liaison with tenants and external partners.

Finance Management
 Not a budget-holder, but will be expected to take responsibility for the careful and effective management of Trust tools, materials, equipment and resources.
 Responsibility for looking after the car park machines and for banking.

 Frequent user of driven vehicles such as the estate vehicle and vans.
 Frequent user of ‘powered’ tools such as strimmer’s/brush cutters leaf blower etc.
 Frequent user of hand-tools such as spades, forks, rakes, loppers, handsaws, fencing tools and secateurs.
 Occasional user of IT to assist with maintenance of records.

Application Deadline: Sunday 07/04/2024