RURAL PRACTICE CHARTERED SURVEYOR

Due to an increasing workload, we are looking to expand our rural practice department. Our office is based at Pluscarden, near Elgin, Moray. We currently have a staff of 14 and our core activity is property consultancy and rural estate management.

The successful applicant will join our rural practice team, which consists of four fully qualified land agents and one trainee. This is a full-time vacancy, working Monday to Friday, and salary will be negotiable depending on experience.

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your CV and covering letter to mandy@bowlts.com.

 

ASSISTANT FORESTER

A new opportunity has arisen to join a well-established, successful and growing team within an independent firm of Rural Practice Chartered Surveyors in Moray. Covering the whole of the north of Scotland, the team manage a number of estates and advise clients on a wide range of rural consultancy matters.

The position, tasked with strengthening the team further, offers autonomy, a high level of responsibility, and a varied and interesting workload including SRDP applications, woodland management, GIS mapping projects, timber harvesting and certification, general contract management and supervision. Duties will also include taking afforestation proposals from site survey through to completion of the appropriate grant applications. Currently, our foresters deal with all aspects of such applications, including preparation of plans and budgets, meetings with various consultees. Upon receipt of approval from the Scottish Forestry or any other appropriate agencies for each application, our assistant forester will be expected to obtain competitive quotations for all fencing and planting materials together with contract work, co-ordinate delivery of materials/plants and then provide detailed administration on the ground of all establishment work to ensure that each scheme is completed on time, on budget and to a high standard.

Our ideal candidate will have completed (or be about to complete) a recognised forestry degree/diploma and will have up to two years’ work experience in the forestry industry, although applications from candidates with more or less experience are also welcome. They will be confident working on their own initiative as well as being able to work well within a small team. They will be energetic and hands-on with an empathy for the rural environment.

This opportunity offers career progression and the chance for an ambitious candidate to contribute to the ongoing growth of the company. A competitive salary package is on offer commensurate with experience.

Please send CV and covering letter to mandy@bowlts.com, or contact Dr Ben Lennon, Head Forester, with any queries regarding the role - ben@bowlts.com – 01343 610817.

CROFT LAND WITH PLANNING FOR RESIDENTIAL SITE

LOWER BALNACRUIE, BOAT OF GARTEN, GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY


Croft land, extending to 9.52 hectares (23.52 acres), is  to be offered in three lots or as a whole.

The croft land benefits from Planning Permission in Principle (reference no: 19/04771/PIP) for the erection of a dwelling house.

The croft land is ideally situated within the Cairngorms National Park and enjoys fantastic views over the surrounding landscapes.

Lot 1 - Offers invited in excess of £140,000 (ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING)

Lot 2 - Offers invited in excess of £60,000 (SIXTY THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING)

Lot 3 - Offers invited in excess of £65,000 (SIXTY-FIVE THOUSAND POUNDS STERLING)

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