Contract Shepherd

Competitve salary
16 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
Sue Arnold
Contract Type
Full Time
A National Utilities Company is seeking a passionate Contract Shepherd to be based at Westhead Firm, Thirlmere, Cumbria, to manage its hefted flock of Herdwick sheep on a iconic 1479 ha Lakeland Farm.

The contract will be for an initial period of 4 years from 1st November 2019.

The Role:

The shepherd will be responsible for the welfare and husbandry of the flock whilst supporting the Company in delivering the Environmental Stewardship Scheme management prescriptions. The shepherd will need to be enthusiastic about extensive grazing and land management and be able to work in challenging and extreme conditions on this high-altitude landholding.

If you would like to apply for this position, please email Caroline Holden at the email address on this job board for an application form.

The Company:

United Utilities is to be the best UK water and wastewater company. They are delivering their vision by providing the best service to customers, at the lowest sustainable cost in a responsible manner.

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