Estate Operative

A role has been created on a fixed term contract of two years, offering the opportunity to work within a number of departments on Atholl Estates. The role will give the candidate the opportunity to gain experience in a number of fields, whilst also offering some structured training and career development.


  • Horse Trials (January – August)
    • Site grass management by topping with tractor
    • Strimming, and quad bike flail mower
    • General duties to support course build during July / August
  • Game Department (August – December)
    • Pony Ghillieing for grouse, stags and hind sporting parties on challenging terrain.
    • Host land rover safaris after relevant training.
  • Ranger Service (Ongoing)
    • Routine path checks and repairs to gates and styles
    • Cyclical bridge checks and repairs
    • Storm and flood repairs to paths and tracks
    • Replacing and repairing way-markers, gates, signs and other countryside furniture.
    • Scouts projects, Open Day

Full job description can be downloaded here. To apply please complete an application form and forward to Julian Clarke [email protected]

Pony ghillies required for the forthcoming stag and hind seasons.

A number of positions available on Atholl Estates for the forthcoming stag and hind season. All positions require individuals to be motivated and enthusiastic, a knowledge of ponies would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given. ATV / Argo tickets would be an advantage but not essential. Accommodation provided on each beat.

Please apply by submitting a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Lambing assistant

Required for sheep flock just outside Pitlochry, the position is available from 10th April for 3 / 4 weeks.

For details please call George Campbell on 07889 175763 or email [email protected] 

Seasonal Vacancies

We have seasonal vacancies in the following areas:

Castle Guide

To apply please complete an application form and forward to [email protected]


Caravan Park Housekeeping

1st March start – 1 x Monday/Friday 8 hrs

1st April start – 1 x 20 hours

July/August  – 1 x full time

To apply please complete an application form and forward to [email protected]