Large Private Game Farm in Limpopo is recruiting for a full time Professional Hunter to assist with and manage of all of the hunting operations.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conducting management & trophy hunts with foreign & local hunting clients
Responsible for firearm Accreditation
Responsible for Outfitters License
Firearm maintenance – and Client guidance in this regard
Permit applications from Nature Conservation, hunting & transport permits
Maintaining relations with reserve neighbours
Responsible for Wildlife Management Plan and Dangerous Game Break-out Plan
Management of all game species
Planning and Execution of all Game breeding projects
Evaluation of game condition & breeding
Steering and management of all Game introduction into designated Hunting areas
Game Relocation & capture
Management and situation of game feed & feeding points
Management and Situation of water points & maintenance on water pumps & wind pumps
Fire breaks, block burning, bush clearing and making of roads
Fencing & fence maintenance
Predator control and management
Game health program, parasite control in relation with state vet
Abattoir management and processing of meat
Participation in annual Overseas Marketing Shows/Fairs to promote business and obtain clients
Logistical planning, administration and operations with regards to equipment, supplies, catering, trophies, firearms, flights, itineraries, permits and taxidermy
Requirements / Qualifications
Formal and Recognised Professional Hunting Qualification – Certified
Game Farm Management & Ranger Training – FGASA preferable
Firearm competency – certified
First Aid – Certified
Memberships: PHASA (Professional Hunters Association of South Africa) – Preferred
Fluent English Speaker
Competent and proven knowledge of the following:
Hunting legislation which incorporates conservation.
Firearm safety and weapons utilization in the hunting environment.
Ethical behaviour and traditions in the hunting environment.
Hunting skills and the interpretation of wildlife behaviour
Skinning, handling, treating and dispatching of hunting trophies.
Assess and record the quality and size of trophy animals.
Effective client briefing which focuses on safety.
Client services in terms of arrival and departure of clients
Personality traits and demeanour:
Hard working and conscientious
Honest and reliable
Extravert – Essential that the prospective candidate has excellent Client / Guest Skills
Good communication skills
Resourceful and well organized
· Reference: LS-69431-1803
· Salary: Negotiable
· Country: South Africa
· Date Posted: 18 Nov 2014
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge