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Field Guide Trainer.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Group – Uganda

Initially to train Field Guides – Later on Instructor for Field Guide School

FGASA Level 3 Guide with Lead Trails (individuals with Level 3 theory will also be considered)

Qualified Facilitator/FGASA Assessor (advantageous)

Former experience as Senior Guide or Head Guide (advantageous)

Min. 5 years’ Big 5 Guiding experience in a luxury lodge environment

Prior experience in training and facilitation beneficial

Responsible for the Field Guide training of the College within the framework of the approved curriculum.

Skills

  • Ability to transfer knowledge;
  • Motivational
  • Accountable
  • Well organized
  • Meticulous
  • Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Good Leadership Skills

Salary R 30 000 – R 32 000  including accommodation with company benefits

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Assistant Reserve Manager / Admin Couple

Exclusive Large Game Lodge – Limpopo Province

Requirements

  • Must have relevant 3 to 5 years’ experience within a 4* Game Reserve environment.
  • Must have a Conservation / Reserve Management qualification.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence, own transport advised.
  • Must be prepared to work in a remote area, including the adaptability which is required in an environment such as a Private Game Reserve requires.
  • Must have a stable work record.
  • Good Computer skills in MS Office (Work, Excel, Outlook).
  • Reliable, Ethical, Confidentiality driven, Motivated, Honest, Passionate.
  • Must have Excellent experience in Maintaining gravel roads, Water Pipeline Maintenance, Electrical Background.
  • Valid RSA ID.
  • Project Management.

Duties /Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of all gravel roads on reserve.
  • Maintaining of Water articulation on reserve.
  • Project Management for special Projects.
  • Management staff compliment.
  • Labour management.
  • Stock Control, budgeting, procurement.
  • Training of staff to required level of efficiency.
  • Promote inter-departmental co-operation to uplift the standard of the reserve.
  • Management reporting

ADMINISTRATION POSITION

Requirements

  • Must have relevant 3 to 5 years’ experience within a Game Reserve environment.
  • Must have excellent administration skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence.
  • Must be prepared to work in a remote area, including the adaptability which is required in an environment such as a Private Game Reserve requires.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be very presentable. Good telephone ethics.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Good Computer skills in MS Office (Work, Excel, Outlook).
  • Reliable, Ethical, Confidentiality driven, Motivated, Honest, Passionate.
  • Must have Excellent experience in Maintaining gravel roads, Water Pipeline Maintenance, Electrical Background.
  • Valid RSA ID.
  • Project Management.

Salary negotiable (Based upon experience and qualifications) – including accommodation

Provident Fund 13% of Basic

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Field Guide Training Instructor

Conservation Institution – Mpumalanga

Qualified Facilitator/FGASA Assessor (advantageous)

5 to 10 Years’ appropriate experience at Exclusive Game Lodges

FGASA Level 2 or 3 Guide with Lead Trails (individuals with Level 3 theory will also be considered)

Former experience as Senior Guide or Head Guide.

Traceable references

Min. 5 years’ Big 5 Guiding experience in a luxury lodge environment

Prior experience in training and facilitation beneficial

Responsible for the Field Guide training of the College within the framework of the approved curriculum.

Salary Highly negotiable market related. Accommodation available.

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Training Instructor

Field Guide College North West Province

Qualified Facilitator/FGASA Assessor (advantageous)

FGASA Level 3 Guide with Lead Trails (individuals with Level 3 theory will also be considered)

Former experience as Senior Guide or Head Guide (advantageous)

Min. 5 years’ Big 5 Guiding experience in a luxury lodge environment

Prior experience in training and facilitation beneficial

Responsible for the Field Guide training of the College within the framework of the approved curriculum.

Main Criteria:

  • Ensure the efficient structuring of the modules to be covered in the course;
  • Conduct learning according to the highest (FGASA) standards, including the company’s guiding culture/Standard Operating Procedures;
  • Facilitating lectures, workshops & training sessions as well as activities in the field;
  • Offer guidance and support to students;
  • Adhere to CATHSSETA requirements for training providers;
  • Looking after day to day preventative maintenance and assisting with general maintenance;
  • Ensuring that the vehicles are being driven sensibly and with care, by students and staff;
  • Keep rifles stored and maintained according to safety rules and regulations;
  • In liaison with company management, place students at the relevant Property;
  • Posting of information on social media channels at least twice a week
  • Ensuring that the students exiting the college have the highest calibre of knowledge and skills.

Skills

  • Ability to transfer knowledge;
  • Motivational
  • Accountable
  • Well organized
  • Meticulous
  • Good Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Good Leadership Skills

Salary R 20 000 – R 25 000  including accommodation with company benefits ( Medical aid contribution )

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Field Guide / Community Development Manager Couple

Top Leading World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga

Our client is seeking a couple for the above positions

Experienced Field Guide

Community Dev Manager

Requirements – Community Dev Manager :

to effectively lead activities of the community projects and create a portfolio

that will bring social and economic benefit to communities in the Sabi Sand region in Mpumulanga Province.

To effectively lead administration and financial records.

Tertiary education in administration, computer literacy and financial reporting

Proven track record in budget management and transparent financial management

Salary R 15 000 – Live/in

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

 

Requirements Field Guide :

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 Registered

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

Basic Salary dependent on level of qualification – entry level R7 490

Live-in basic furnished accommodation

R1 120.00 food allowance over and above salary

Individual gratuities left by guests

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

 

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Field Guide

Exclusive World Class 5* Game Lodge – Eastern Cape.

FGASA 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 10 750 including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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Field Guide

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve North West Province

The successful candidate needs to have the following requirements :

  • Have 2 – 3 years experience working in a Big 5 Reserve.
  • Great personality, sound knowledge and solid track record.
  • Responsible and high levels of ethics.
  • Possess all the necessary qualifications for guiding in Madikwe Game Reserve.
  • FGASA Level 1 minimum, DEAT registered, PDP, First Aid, ARH, SAPS Rifle Competency
  • A Trails Guide qualification, whilst not essential, would certainly be an added asset, will look at a backup trails guide if motivated.
  • The successful applicant will share drives with our other Field Guide.

Salary: R 8 500.00 – R 10 000.00 per month Basic. Live in incl 100% Medical Aid and Provident Fund.

Live in incl 100% Medical Aid and Provident Fund.

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Field Guide.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Madikwe – North West Province

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 9 000 including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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Field Guide.

Exquisite World Class 5* Game Lodge – Mpumalanga.

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

Minimum FGASA Level 2

Full Trails Guide & Tracker Level 2

Valid ARH  & Valid PDP Licence

3 or more years experience in a Dangerous Game environment and world class 5* Lodges

Be able to present a World Class Game Viewing experience

Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

DEAT & THETA registration.

Valid First Aid Certificate

Rifle Handling POSLEC/Advanced

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 8 000 including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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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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