Head Ghillie Vacancy River Tyne

Allendale Estates require a Head Ghillie for the Bywell Beat on the Tyne.

The Bywell beat of the River Tyne is one of the best stretches of salmon fishing in England. Running directly through the estate, the stunning 2.5 miles long beat offers a variety of bank, boat and wading opportunities.

As Head Ghillie the presentation of the beat to an exceptional standard will be a principal objective, ensuring excellent guest experiences. The successful candidate will be an experienced angler and capable of teaching guests about salmon fishing techniques. They will be a good communicator who is both personable and knowledgeable. Applicants should have the experience and ability to ensure guests have a safe and enjoyable day on the river as well as being able to undertake estate maintenance to a high standard.

Essential Experience / Skills:
Tidy and well presented with good organisational and management skills.
An ability to use a full range of ground maintenance machinery.
The Head Ghillie must be able to ghillie for up to five rods but also work on their own when the focus is on riverbank and estates maintenance.
Full, valid driving licence is essential.

Useful but non-essential Skills / Experience:
Qualified chainsaw operator, spray operator, first aid training.
Vermin control, especially moles. An ability to drive a tractor and trailer on public roads. Knowledge of land and property maintenance. Fishing instructor.

A competitive salary and package, to include accommodation, will be offered.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV via email to info@allendale-estates.co.uk
or by post to Alexander Terry, Allendale Estates, Unit 2 Bearl Farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43 7AL.

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