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Assistant Head Guide.

World Class Game Lodge Sabi Sand Reserve

Tertiary Qualification

Be required to assist in management of the safari team in its entirety and see to the implementation and management of all aspects

regarding the safari operation, including guide Guests, on foot and by vehicle, providing a holistic safari experience.

Ensure all guides and trackers comply with the required legal guiding/driving certificates,

registrations and regulations as well as company and reserve requirements.

Monitor manage and be responsible for Safari department, equipment and vehicles

Personnel and office administration

Assist with incident management

Host Guests during their stay at the lodges

Conduct guided game drives with Guests

Facilitation of good interpersonal relations between safari staff, lodge staff and Guests

To facilitate and assist with Guest queries and requests

Monitor and enforce reserve, lease agreement and/or concession rules and regulations

Evaluate, train and develop staff

Provide leadership, guidance and counselling to team members

Take corrective action when required, in accordance with the relevant policies and
procedures, in consultation with the Camp Manager.

Qualifications and Skills

• Full Trails Guide
• FGASA Level 2
• ARH
• PDP
• Valid First Aid
• NDT reg

Salary highly negotiable –  including accommodation and company benefits.

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Field Guide Relief Concession Manager

Exclusive World Class 5* Game Lodge – Kruger National Park

Requirements

Concession Manager

  • Key liaison between the Game Lodge and the Kruger Park Section Ranger.
  • This is to prevent any incident of mistaken identity during security or APU operations.
  • Management of relations and act as conduit between management and guides with SANParks.
  • To minimize contact between guests & security forces on the concession.
  • To insure that the various security related teams and anti poaching units are giving the necessary attention in order for it to be safe for the guests and staff.
  • Monitor and engage military and other deployments on the concession
  • To assist and advise on any security issues that may arise at the lodges.
  • Coordinate problem animal control between the company and the Kruger Park Section Ranger.
  • To monitor and insure that the digital radio system remains in working order, which will insure that communication is maintained with the various role players.
  • Perform non-combatant security function.
  • Represent environmental interests with SANParks.
  • Assist Environmental Consultant with duties when not on site.
  • To oversee environmental teams when working on site.
  • To assist GM with concession related duties.
  • To act as fire protection officer for the concession under KNP-FPA.
  • Keep an up to date data base of all environmental issues.
  • Ensure ongoing, responsible environmental management.
  • Coordinate EIA/ROD inputs with the Environmental Consultants and Head Guide.
  • The security of the lodges, its guests and staff is at the required high level; the CCTV system is managed daily and any breaches in security are investigated and resolved timeously.
  • Maintaining of detection zones on the concession as well as checking them daily for incursion.

Field Guide

  • A minimum of 3 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
  • Trails guide certificate
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • SASSETA Certificates
  • A valid South African Code 8 Driver’s license and PDP
  • Signed company’s 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
  • Ensures the highest quality of game experience for the guests.
  • Hosts guests in line with the Standard of Excellence.

Shows an exceptional appreciation and sensitivity to the environment at all times.

Ensures that guest and staff safety is always a priority.

Communicates with Front of House staff to ensure the best possible experience for guests.

Salary highly negotiable Including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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Head Guide

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Big 5 Game Reserve – Nylstroom – Limpopo Province

Tertiary Qualification

Be required to assist in management of the safari team in its entirety and see to the implementation

and management of all aspects, regarding the safari operation, including guide Guests, on foot and by vehicle,

providing a holistic safari experience. Ensure all guides and trackers comply with the required legal guiding/driving certificates,

registrations and regulations as well as company and reserve requirements.

Monitor manage and be responsible for Safari department, equipment and vehicles

Personnel and office administration

Assist with incident management

Host Guests during their stay at the lodges

Conduct guided game drives with Guests

Facilitation of good interpersonal relations between safari staff, lodge staff and Guests

To facilitate and assist with Guest queries and requests

Monitor and enforce reserve, lease agreement and/or concession rules and regulations

Evaluate, train and develop staff

Provide leadership, guidance and counselling to team members

Take corrective action when required, in accordance with the relevant policies and
procedures, in consultation with the Camp Manager.

Qualifications and Skills

• Full Trails Guide
• FGASA Level 2
• ARH
• PDP
• Valid First Aid
• NDT reg

Salary highly negotiable –  including accommodation and company benefits.

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Field Guide & Lead Trails Guide

5* Game Lodge – Madikwe Game Reserve

Job Description

  • Field Guide in Madikwe Game Reserve (Big 5 area)
  • Conducting Game Drives & Bush walks with guests
  • Overall responsibility to ensure a high quality bush experience to assigned guests
  • Being part of a team of 5 guides in total
  • Prepared to help in other areas of the lodge, especially in maintenance, if required
  • Part of the Management Team

Requirements:

  • Experience as a field guide in a 5* Game Lodge – Big 5 Reserve
  • Minimum FGASA Level 1 qualification or equivalent (higher qualifications are a plus)
  • Lead Trails Certificate and being able to conduct bushwalks (a must)
  • Having a personal rifle and being prepared to bring it to work (a must)
  • Excellent communications and entertaining skills

We offer

  • Salary to be discussed based on profile and qualifications, minimum ZAR 8,500
  • Annual Bonus based on performance
  • Keeping Gratuities
  • Pension Plan with 7.5% company contribution of fix salary
  • Accommodation (own room & bathroom)
  • Uniform
  • Meals
  • Free wifi

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Assistant Trainer.

Highly reputable, successful Field Guide Academy – Big 5 Game Reserve – Limpopo Province

The Assistant Trainer is responsible for assisting and executing of training activities of the College

within the framework of the approved curriculum

Key Focus Areas

• Conduct learning according to the highest (FGASA) standards, including the College guiding culture/Standard operating processes

• 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 if needed

• 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 management, place students at the Property

• Posting of information on social media channels at least twice a week

• Ensuring that the students exiting the college have the highest callibre of knowledge and skills

Requirements – Qualifications and Skills

• Grade 12

• FGASA Level 2

• Trails Guide

• ARH & Rifle Proficiency

• First Aid Level 2

• Driver’s License & PDP

• Previous experience as Senior Guide or Head Guide

• Range Officer

• 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role

• Prior experience in training and facilitation Internal App

Salary highly negotiable Including accommodation and company benefits.

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Trails Guide

Multiple award winning Game Lodge Zululand KZN

The successful candidate should ensure excellent customer service at all times. lead

Walking Safaris and providing a unique experience, ensuring guests safety at all times.

Essentials:

  • Ability / willingness to Learn
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under pressure and be list/task orientated.
  • Must have a min of a 6 months – a years’ experience in a similar environment (luxury lodge, Big5 game reserve)

Qualifications:

  • Full Lead Trail qualifications and Police competencies
  • Rifle proficiencies
  • Valid First Aid
  • PDP

Salary:

Salary R8.000  – R11.000 (negotiable)

Package – Live in: inclusive of Accommodation, Meals, Lights & Water, DSTV, Maid Service and Laundry Service, Uniforms annually,

Cycle – 3 weeks on and 1 week off/month

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Field Guide

Exclusive World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands Game Reserve – Mpumalanga

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 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 rifle assessment as well as the trails guide examination
  • Trails guide certificate
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • SASSETA Certificates
  • A valid South African Code 8 Driver’s license and PDP
  • Signed company’s 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
  • Ensures the highest quality of game experience for the guests.
  • Hosts guests in line with the Standard of Excellence.

Shows an exceptional appreciation and sensitivity to the environment at all times.

Ensures that guest and staff safety is always a priority.

Communicates with Front of House staff to ensure the best possible experience for guests.

Salary highly negotiable Including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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Field Guide

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Hoedspruit – Limpopo Province

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 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
  • Trails guide certificate
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • SASSETA Certificates
  • A valid South African Code 8 Driver’s license and PDP
  • Signed company’s 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

Shows an exceptional appreciation and sensitivity to the environment at all times.

Ensures that guest and staff safety are always a priority.

Communicates with Front of House staff to ensure the best possible experience for guests.

Salary Highly negotiable. Including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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Field Guide

Exclusive World Class 5* Game Lodge – Nylstroom area – Limpopo Province

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 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
  • Trails guide certificate
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • SASSETA Certificates
  • A valid South African Code 8 Driver’s license and PDP
  • Signed company’s 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
  • Ensures the highest quality of game experience for the guests.
  • Hosts guests in line with the Standard of Excellence.

Shows an exceptional appreciation and sensitivity to the environment at all times.

Ensures that guest and staff safety is always a priority.

Communicates with Front of House staff to ensure the best possible experience for guests.

Salary highly negotiable Including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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Field Guide.

Luxurious intimate 5* Game Lodge – Hoedspruit area

FGASA Level 1 & DEAT Mpumalanga registered

Valid PDP & Advanced Rifle handling

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.

Exceeding expectations of Guests.

Excellent Guest Relations Skills.

Acting with integrity through honesty, fairness and accountability.

Responsibility in all actions.

Team Player.

Additional Requirements :

NQF 4

VPDA

Dangerous game

Lead Trails or close to obtaining lead trails. Min backup trails guide

First Aid level 1

Min. 3 Years Game Drive & Bushwalk experience in a Big 5 area

Stable, reputable work history

Salary negotiable Live in – accommodation provided

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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 11 500 including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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