CONSERVATION VACANCIES

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Trails Guide.

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge Waterberg Biosphere Limpopo Province

The Trails Guide will be responsible to perform all aspects relating to Field operations.

To guide Guests on game drives as well as bush walks.

SAFARI EXPERIENCE

Perform all Field Guide functions according to the standards of FGASA and the MORE Guiding Culture, including Guest introductory and Safety orientations,
Guided game drives and interpretive bush walks, tracking, identification of spoor, delivering informative lectures on relevant ecological topics, drink
Stops and other bush events.
Follow all procedures for maintaining the overall operation of the Guides and Safari department, including individual, family & kids’ safari experiences,
Safety, excellent Guest and Staff relations, Hosting of Guests and all equipment, vehicles and assets.
Practice proficient and safe weapon handling as directed
Contribute to the lodge Social media platforms
Assist with incident handling in the event of emergency/evacuation, including medical emergencies, fire and flood

REQUIREMENTS – QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

✓ FGASA Level 1 or 2 and Full Trails Guide
✓ ARH and Rifle proficiency, First Aid level 1, SAPS Competency Certificate, Driver’s License and Pr-DP
✓ Skippers License
✓ Previous experience as Field Guide
✓ Knowledge on the applicable/relevant property and company procedures for the department according to the standards of FGASA and the Group’s
Guiding Culture.

Salary R 8 000 – R 9 000 including accommodation & company benefits.

Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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Field Guide.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Grahamstown – Eastern Cape

Requirements

  • 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.
  • 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 ( On Hold )

Exclusive World Class High End 5* Game Lodge – Eastern Cape.

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

Conduct an advanced game drive experience (2 x 3 hours daily).

Exceeding expectations of Guests, staff and management

Host guests at certain meals and other relevant times

Responsible for the maintenance and up keep of vehicles and equipment/assets

Carry out stand by duties and other activities undertaken by guests

Perform duties as required by the Field Guide Department

Work independently and unsupervised for majority of time

DEAT & THETA registration.

Valid Driver’s License and PDP

Valid First Aid Certificate

Rifle Handling POSLEC/Advanced

Trails Guide Qualification.

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 12 500 including accommodation and company benefits. Gratuities over and above the amount of the salary.

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