CONSERVATION VACANCIES

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Reserve Manager.

Game Reserve – Limpopo Province.

10 000 Ha Game Reserve.

The minimum qualification is a 4-year Nature Conservation Diploma with preference to B.Sc applicants.

At least 5 years Reserve Management experience required.

Conservation of animals and plants, ecology, animal population dynamics, supplement feeding program of large herbivores,

predator-prey dynamics (lion reserve), security/anti-poaching program, education, aerial game census, game capture,

animal well-being, eradication of alien plants, bush encroachment program, controlled burning, firebreaks,

sustainable use of water resources.

Responsible for liaison with Government Department of Environmental Affairs, liaison with other

stake holders (garden services, contractors and neighbouring reserves).

Reserve maintenance:

Perimeter fence, road network, water reticulation and waste management.

Personnel management:

Staff, employment of staff, leave roster, designation of duties, duty rosters, work performance evaluation,

disciplinary action, incentives, training, staff well-being, liaison with all staff living on the Reserve.

Administration: staff management, compilation and management of annual reserve budget,

weekly and monthly progress reports, staff attendance register, fleet management,

acquirement of operating equipment, debtors and creditors.

Salary R 40 000 including accommodation.

Company vehicle, 13% company funded provident fund and 50% company funded medical aid.

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Field Guide/ Chef Couple.

World Class 5* Game Lodge Mpumalanga

Field Guide requirements :

Valid PrDP License and Driver’s License

Valid First Aid Level 1

South African Citizen

Qualifications / Experience

South African Citizen

3 to 5 years experience guiding in 5 Star Establishments

General knowledge of legal implications of being a Field Guide

FGASA Level 3 preferred and no less than FGASA Level 2

DEAT & THETA Registered

Rifle Handling POSLEC/Advanced according to current legislation

Trails Guide Qualification

Astronomy knowledge would be an advantage

Off-road driving in 4×4 vehicles

Provide an excellent game experience to high profile guests including game drives and bush walks

Ensure that vehicle and field guide equipment is kept in excellent working condition, assume full responsibility for this

Fire arm procedures are in line with statutory requirements

Meet and greet and minimal hosting of guests

Legal and company policies related to safety for guests and staff is adhered to

Pastry Chef Requirements :

Experience in the kitchens of 5 Star Lodges preferably

Chef School (or similar qualifications)

Previous experience in the Pastries department would be beneficial

Basic computer skills

First Aid and Fire Training preferable but not essential

English speaking

Driver’s License
Prepare meals for 3 Lodges on a rotation basis

Maintain a distinctive, high quality Pan-African style of cuisine with seasonal, local ingredients when assisting the Chefs with food preparation

Work some nights a week to provide Exec/Head Chefs with a night off

Salary Field Guide – R 7490.00 & R 1120 Food Allowance

Salary Pastry Chef – R 12 000 R 800 Food Allowance

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Field Guide.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Eastern Cape.

FGASA 1 or 2 with further 3 years 5* Game Lodge guiding experience required.

DEAT & THETA registration.

Valid Driver’s License and PDP

Valid First Aid Certificate

Rifle Handling POSLEC/Advanced

Trails Guide Qualification.

Exceeding expectations of Guests, staff and management

Care of the people (guests, staff & community), care of the land & wildlife, care of the brand & product.

Acting with integrity through honesty, fairness and accountability.

Responsibility in all actions.

Salary R 7 000 – R 9 500 including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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Exec Sous / Head Chef / Field Guide Couple

Exclusive intimate 5* Game Lodge – Mpumalanga

Exec Sous Chef requirements :

Minimum 5 years 5* Game Lodge Senior Sous / Head Chef experience

in a 5* Game Lodge environment required.

Chef’s qualification required.

SA residents only

Valid driver’s license

Written references from previous employers

Menu planning, stock ordering, stock control, shift schedules, month-end stock take

Management and training of kitchen staff

Preparation of food, in line with Standard of Excellence

Field Guide Requirements :

Min FGASA level 1 qualification

Valid PDP and drivers license

Min Gr12 with formal tertiary training

Minimum FGASA 1 qualification required.

Min 1 year guiding experience in a Big 5 area

Advanced Rifle Handling and Trails Guide qualifications (at least backup)

DEAT Mpumalanga and FGASA registered

Written references from previous employers

Duties will include, but not limited to:

daily game drives & bushwalks, hosting guests during dinners

as per hosting schedule, assisting with general lodge maintenance when required.

Salary Head Chef R 13 000 including accommodation.

Salary Field Guide R 5 500 including accommodation.

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Head Trails Guide.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Hluhluwe – KZN

Minimum 2 years experience as Trails guide in a big five area

Full Trails Guide Qualification

FGASA Level 1

POSLEC/ SASSETA

First Aid Level 1

DEAT registered

Code 08 licence with valid PDP

Excellent Guest Relation skills required.

Must be well spoken and presentable

Be mature & professional with sober habits

Salary R 10 000 – R 12 000 negotiable including accommodation and company benefits.

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Field Guide.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Hoedspruit

World Class Game Lodge.

Minimum 2 years experience as field guide in a big five area

FGASA Level 1 ( minimum requirement )

FGASA full Trails qualifications

POSLEC/ SASSETA

First Aid Level 1

DEAT registered

Code 08 licence with valid PDP

Must be well spoken and presentable

Be mature & professional with sober habits

Salary R 6 500 negotiable including accommodation and company benefits.

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Field Guide.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Mpumalanga.

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic Field Guide who is dedicated to conservation and education.

Requirements for the position :

Lead Trails or close to obtaining lead trails

First Aid level 1

Game Drive & Bushwalk experience in a Big 5 area

FGASA 1 with 2 – 3 years 5* Game Lodge guiding experience required.

DEAT &  CATHSSETA certificate.

THETA NQF 2 or above and VPDA  (TG16).

Valid Driver’s License and PDP.

Valid First Aid Certificate

Rifle Handling POSLEC/Advanced

Salary R 5 500 negotiable  including accommodation and company benefits.

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Field Guide.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Kruger National Park.

Full Trails Guide or Back – up.

A minimum of 5 years work experience as a field guide in a similar lodge environment

A level 2 FGASA qualification or higher with theory and practical completed

Registered with DEAT and THETA in terms of improving his/her qualifications

Passed the Kruger National Park rifle assessment as well as the trails guide examination.

Valid first aid certificate

SASSETA Certificates

A valid South African Code 8 Driver’s license and PDP

Signed Driver’s Code of Conduct

Excellent communication and people handling skills

An inherent passion for observing, sharing and learning about wildlife

The ability to work on his/her own with enthusiasm

Flexible in that he/she is willing to change plans on the spur of the moment and is willing to innovate in the interests of the guest and the company

Confident but humble

Co-operative – and keen to work with the balance of the team in the interests of the lodge and the guests

Organized – with attention to detail and time

A developmental approach to his/her staff and colleagues

Professional and neat in personal appearance and image

Standard Company Benefits:

Cost to Company Package

Provident Fund

Medical Aid

Live in

Meals provided

Uniform provided

Salary R 8 000  including accommodation and company benefits.

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Field Guide.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Eastern Cape.

FGASA 1 or 2 with further 3 years 5* Game Lodge guiding experience required.

DEAT & THETA registration.

Valid Driver’s License and PDP

Valid First Aid Certificate

Rifle Handling POSLEC/Advanced

Trails Guide Qualification.

Exceeding expectations of Guests, staff and management

Care of the people (guests, staff & community), care of the land & wildlife, care of the brand & product.

Acting with integrity through honesty, fairness and accountability.

Responsibility in all actions.

Salary R 7 000 – R 9 500 including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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