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Employer: Floors Castle and Gardens
Contract: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Closing Date: 26/08/22
"Operating within the Works Team, the Stonemason will contribute to the ongoing maintenance and repair work carried out across the prestigious and historic Roxburghe Estate. It takes a certain sort of person to flourish in such a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment like Roxburghe Estates. Therefore, we look for talented, self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals who will be able to share our passion for providing a warm welcome and amazing experiences."
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“To understand, improve and develop our natural, heritage and built environments, allowing them to flourish as sustainable businesses capable of making significant contributions to a vibrant Borders community, now and for generations to come.”
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
As a site-based operative, you will be adaptable and will work in a variety of situations across the Estate. You will work across our entire built environment which includes our heritage assets such as Floors Castle, our grounds, farms and private rented properties.
Given the scale and nature of the Estate, it is undoubted that the work is varied; you may find yourself using all of your skills and training to carve out a detailed stone replacement one day to perhaps the more typical rebuilding or pointing a policy wall or chimney the next.
It’s not all about the prestige though! Working with a labourer, or on your own, you will also be expected to carry out some jobbing type builder repairs throughout the wider Estate.
Over and above everything else, and despite their exceptional craft skills, the Works Department are an adaptable team who respond to the challenge at hand. The Mason must have a similar approach and be willing to assist and support when required.
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