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A privately owned game reserve located in South Africa, one hour west of the Kruger National Park and about 60km NW of Hoedspruit. Surrounded by nature and wildlife, mineral spring water and tranquillity, This Lodge/Reserves shares with you a little African paradise away from home.
Game Drives, Nature Walks, Guided Tours of the places of Interest in the surrounding areas. Airport Transfers. Hosting of Guests. Previous experience in same position ideally in big 5 territory essential.
Big 5 Guiding Experience essential. Exceptional Guest Relations Skills. Punctual, reliable and of sober working habits. Well presented. Good Communication skills. Ability to speak German is a strong advantage.
FGASA LEVEL 1 minimum. LEVEL 2 or 3 Preferred. Trails Guide qualification an advantage but not essential. PDP, Nature Site Guide, First Aid, Rifle Handling, etc.
· Reference: LS-74155-3008 · Salary: R6 000 - R12 000 Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 30 Aug 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Description: Looking for energetic young field guide with great prospects for position at an intimate family-owned 4* property near Nelspruit. Mature character and knowledge with a passion for their work, eager and willing to expand knowledge in practical job.
We have a small team requiring hands-on approach, eye for detail, determination to maintain and improve the very high standards already in place - we give 5* service at 4* rates.
Applicants are required to live on the property and the position includes accommodation, internet and utilities (electric/gas/water).
Applicant will be responsible for the client wildlife experience and for management of the wildlife on the property, some maintenance responsibilities, Kruger and other tours in our vehicle, and front of house responsibilities.
Game drives, guided walks, Kruger trips with guests
Promotion of game based activities/tours
Hosting and guest relations
Game and Land management (under supervision of current Maintenance Manager)
Management and maintenance of guest areas and bush locations
Be willing to work in whatever area is necessary
FGASA level 1 minimum + first aid
Valid Driver's license & DPD (guest transfers and off property tours)
Lodge/vehicle maintenance experience (some general maintenance knowledge would be required)
Food & Beverage Experience
Bonus would be photographic skills and Blog/Public Relation skills, and speciality knowledge of wildlife (birds, trees, etc)
Good references for all of your previous employers.
Fluent in English - African language helpful but not necessary
South African residency.
Outgoing, warm, friendly personality
Well presented, Honest, Diligent and self-motivated
Passionate about creating memorable experiences for individuals
· Reference: LS-74146-2908 · Salary: 3 500 - 4 500 with commission depending on qualifications&experience · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 29 Aug 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
North West Province - Luxury game lodge situated within reputable reserve seeks FGASA 1 guide to join their team. Duties include providing phenomenal guided game drive experiences, hosting of guests during mealtimes, assisting with routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodges/ reserve. The successful incumbent will be involved with conservation, security and anti-paoching duties as required and will be required to update sightings logbook on the website.
What you need to apply: Matric - FGASA 1, First Aid Level 1, THETA assessed, DEAT registered, PDP. Weapons Handling Skills HIGHLY BENEFICIAL. Minimum of 1 years previous guiding experience within a Big 5 Reserve.
· Reference: LS-74125-2510 · Salary: R4 000 - R4 500 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 25 Aug 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
North West Province - Highly reputable reserve operating 5* lodge seeks a suitably qualified and experienced FGASA 2 guide to join their team. Duties include providing phenomenal guided game drive experiences, hosting of guests during mealtimes, assisting with routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodges/ reserve. The successful incumbent will be involved with conservation, security and anti-paoching duties as required and will be required to update sightings logbook on the website and will be required to deputise for the Head Ranger in his absence with organization and co-ordination of department, guide to guest allocation and related administration and compliance duties.
What you need to apply: Grade 12 (Matric); All applicants MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF FGASA 2, FULL FGASA Trails Qualification with ARH is HIGHLY BENEFICIAL. Must be THETA Assessed; DEAT registered; Have a valid PDP, unendorsed Code 08/10 licence. All guides must have a Minimum of 3 years previous guiding experience within BIG 5 reserves and candidiates with previous management experience will be given preference.
· Reference: LS-74124-2509 · Salary: R 6 500 - R7 000 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 25 Aug 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
North West Province - Highly renowned reserve operating a 5* lodge on site seeks suitably qualified and experienced Head Ranger to manage and co-ordinate all guiding requirements for the lodge. Duties include Ensure Highest quality of game experience for the guests - by conducting guided game drives; Hosting of guests; Management of guest safety; Communicate with FOH staff at all times; Maintenance and care of vehicles and related equipment; Carry out related administrative duties pertinent to the department; Allocation of guides to guests; Management of continuous education for self and other members of staff; Management of Social Media involvement with Guiding department;
What you need to apply for this position include: Grade12; Minimum of 2 years work experience as a field guide in a similar lodge environment; FGASA 2; DEAT registered; THETA assessed; FGASA TRAILS beneficial but not essential ; First Aid Certificate; SASSETA; Unendorsed Drivers licence + PDP; Excellent communication and people handling skills.
· Reference: LS-74123-2509 · Salary: Salary Negotiable + LIVE IN + additional benefits · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 25 Aug 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A small privately owned Lodge in Natal Midlands
Looking for a dynamic qualified Ranger with maintenance experience.
Supervising & training of staff and Hosting
He must be well organized and able to work independently, he will be reporting to the General Manager.
He must have an outgoing and pleasant personality He must be flexible and willing to become part of the team as the lodge develops and expands. He must be excellent with guests and show initiative.
Must be a qualified Game Ranger Have a valid PDP licence
· Reference: LS-74120-2404 · Salary: R4 000 - R4 500 · Country: South Africa · Province: KwaZulu-Natal · Date Posted: 24 Aug 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Limpopo – Luxury 5* lodge situated within Big 5 Reserve seeks a suitably qualified guide to join their guiding team. Duties include Guided game walks, Guided game drives; Hosting of guests; Assisting with routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodge; Assisting with conservation, security and anti-poaching duties as required; Updating of sightings logbook on website.
Client requirements for this position: Grade 12 (matric); FGASA 1 MINIMUM with FULL FGASA Trails qualifications, ARH, THETA assessed, DEAT registered, PDP, First Aid certified; unendorsed Code 08/10 licence. Minimum of three years previous guiding experience as a driver guide and trails guide. Please send a photograph with your application
· Reference: LS-74021-1209 · Salary: Salary Negotiable, Live in + benefits · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 12 Aug 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Big 5 Game Lodge near Mosselbay looking for exceptional Field Guides to join their team.
The Guide's duties will be as follows:
Provide guests with a complete experience and a perfect stay by ensuring guests are experiencing the highest standard of game viewing
Host guests when required
Assist other departments
Take full responsibility for the game vehicles and equipment
Need to have previous experience with big game
Must be a team player, enthusiastic, well spoken English, reliable, sober habits and committed.
Please send a concise CV in MS Word format and include proof of qualifications, a recent photo in uniform, names and contact details for references for the last three positions where you have been employed.
Including information such as your achievements, hobbies and interests will allow the employer to gain a better insight as to who you are and will potentially increase your chances of employment.
FGASA Level 1 or 2
Working towards a Trails guide certificate
Registered with NDT (DEAT) - Valid for Western Cape
Valid First Aid Certificate
Valid driver's license with valid public drivers' license (PDP)
Fire arm proficiency certificate (with SASSETA)
· Reference: LS-74019-1104 · Salary: R5 300 · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 11 Aug 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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