Chauffeur / Handyperson / Countryperson

Jul 7th 2022

Description

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family at their beautiful Country Estate in Oxfordshire.

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the 12th Duke of Marlborough and his family at their beautiful Country Estate in Oxfordshire.  If you are handy and practical person with general maintenance experience, a passion for cars and a love and knowledge of the countryside this is the job for you. You will thrive on working within a private household and there is plenty of opportunity to travel with the family on shoot days and look after His Grace’s wonderful fleet of cars.

You will assist Their Graces with driving, general maintenance of the house and grounds in Oxfordshire. Loading on shoots and looking after the families’ cars. You will also work off-site on shoot days and be expected to travel and work flexible hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Driving the Duke and Duchess
  • Maintaining vehicles including bikes and quads
  • Loading on shooting days
  • General day to day maintenance of Wootton Downs property
  • Cleaning and care of the swimming pool

 

What we are looking for:

Previous experience in a similar role and knowledge of the countryside, ideally working within a family estate or private household. This may suit someone with military experience and a keen eye for detail. You need to be a capable driver and have an appreciation of motor vehicles.

You will need to be:

  • A holder of clean full driving licence
  • A holder of shot gun & firearm licence (non- revoked)
  • Well-presented and well organised and pro-active
  • Flexible and able to travel in the shoot season
  • Willing to work long hours when the family are in residence
  • Able to undertake physical work and be outdoors in all weather
  • Eligible to work in the UK and undergo a DBS

 

Please email hr@bleheimpalace.com for more information or visit our website for a full job description and how to apply. 

Website: https://www.blenheim.org/careers/vacancies/

07/07/2022, 02:50 PM | Ref: AD-00B-67M
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