Job Vacancy River Dee

Due to retirement, Lower Dess Estate in Royal Deeside are seeking a ghillie. The fishing at Lower Dess is on an exceptionally attractive, secluded left bank (2.25 miles) stretch of the river Dee which can be fished at low, medium and high water. The beat benefits from two, well-appointed fishing huts, self-catered accommodation and a modern Lodge.

This is a full time, permanent position starting late Feburary /early March. The successful candidate will be an ambassador of Lower Dess Estate and deliver excellent customer service whilst promoting and developing the beat. Applicants should have the knowledge and experience to ensure guests experience a safe and enjoyable day on the river as well as being able to undertake Estate maintenance to an excellent standard.

Criteria required:

Experienced angler.

Experienced in providing angling tuition (qualifications preferable but not required).

Ability to provide excellent customer service.

Experienced in Riverbank and Estate maintenance with relevant machinery and equipment qualifications.

Experience in using social media.

Full UK driving license.

Any other skills of benefit to the Estate would be welcomed.

If you would like more information about the role please call: Dan Newcombe on 07471 216229 or email queries and applications to

Dess Fishing River Dee

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