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Junior Guides to join their team. Successful candidates will have at least FGASA Level 1 with a valid PDP, First Aid Certificate and DEAT registration. R5000 per month with accommodation and meals included (High income potential on tips alone). All guides will be exposed to an ongoing knowledge enhancement and skills development mentorship program as part of the package. The ideal guide to join this elite team will be presentable, well spoken and willing to engage in lodge activities across all departments in a supportive manner. General duties also includes hosting of guests and conservation management work in and around the lodge and concession.
· Reference: LS-74970-0302 · Salary: dep on exp LIVE IN · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 03 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A small private lodge in the Madikwe game reserve requires a senior field guide with exceptional leadership skills to head their field guide department.
Experience as a field guide in a big 5 five environment is essential.
A passion for nature, animals, conservation and the environment
A passion for people and creating a holistic experience, imparting knowledge about the bush
Able and willing to develop and train junior field guides
Basic Computer Knowledge
General vehicle maintenance knowledge
Basic knowledge of people management (managing 3 field guides and 4 trackers as well as 2 security guards. )
Good command of the English language, written and spoken
Vigour, able to cope under pressure
Excellent organizational and planning skills
Hands on approach
Anticipating guests needs and facilitating the small touches that enhance the guest experience
Sensitive to cultural issues/ patient with colleagues
Excellent social and interpersonal skills
Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience
Attention to detail
Able to interact with guests and behave appropriately
Highly sociable and confident when meeting new people and able to entertain/host
A sense of fun
Well groomed and a good sense of personal hygiene
Provide an excellent game experience to high profile guests including game drives and bush walks
Ensure that vehicle and field guide equipment is kept in excellent working condition, assume full responsibility for this
Fire arm procedures are in line with statutory requirements
Meet and greet and minimal hosting of guests
Legal and company policies related to safety for guests and staff is adhered to
Assist with bush projects
Assist with info for the face book
Prompt and efficient radio contact
FGASA Level 2 (Theory and Practical completed)
SASSETA rifle competency certificate and government certificate
Valid DEAT registration
Valid PDP license
Valid First Aid certificate
Full Trails Guide
Computer literacy skills including Excel, Word, will be an advantage
Fluent in English, spoken and written
Start date: immediately Working 3 weeks on one week off.
Salary will be according to experience a hospital plan and provident fund between R9000 and R12000 live in.
Trial period: 3 months.
· Reference: LS-74958-3104 · Salary: Negotiable on exp. R9 000 - R12 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 31 Dec 2016 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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