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A Big 4 Private Game Reserve situated close to Badplaas in Mpumalanga. This Lodge/Reserve/Employer is children friendly so if the couple have a young child, the child is welcome.
The Guide will handle general Game Ranger/Field Guide/Trails Guide duties. Previous experience in same position essential. Work Cycle is 11 days on/3 days off or 22 days on/6 days off.
The Teacher/AuPair – needn’t have any formal qualification. We need someone who loves children and is soft natured and kind hearted. There are only 5 children in the school, 2x 2-3yr olds; 1x 3-4yr old; 1x 4-5yr old & 1x 1st Grader. The 1st grader follows a homeschool program which is very easy to follow. School is from 07:30-13:00. Teacher/AuPair needs to be fluent in Afrikaans.
Guide Salary: Level 1 No trails R5000. Level 1 Full trails R6500. Level 2 No trails R6500. Level 2 Full trails R7500. *50% medical aid. *provident fund *funeral plan *meal allowance *cycle is 11/3 or 22/6, *accommodation. The lodge also pays for FGASA Training/Memberships. International Clientele - Good Tips. Teacher Salary: R4500 *The benefits aren’t that great as the parents fund the salary from their own pockets.
Guide: Big 5 Guiding Experience a strong advantage. Strong People skills. Punctual and reliable. Teacher: *Accommodation *Teacher needs no formal qualification. We need someone who loves children and is soft natured and kind hearted. There are only 5 children in the school, 2x 2-3yr olds; 1x 3-4yr old; 1x 4-5yr old & 1x 1st Grader. The 1st grader follows a homeschool program which is very easy to follow. School is from 07:30-13:00. *Teacher needs to be fluent in Afrikaans
Guide: FGASA Level 1, 2 or 3 with Back up or Lead Rifle Qualifications. (Salary scale is according to FGASA and Trails Guide Level). AuPair: Needs to be fluent in Afrikaans.
· Reference: LS-75473-2301 · Salary: R9500-R13000 as a Couple · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 23 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
FGASA Level 1 (Level 2 preferred) and FGASA Lead Trails Guide
DEAT/THETA Registered and Valid PDP and driver's license
Valid Advance Rifle Handling certificate and Valid First Aid certificate
Previous Head Guide or Assistant head Guide position for at least 2 years in a 4 or 5 star BIG 5 Property
Must be computer literate
Must have an understanding and capabilities to do the administration duties i. e., stock counts, health and safety checks and record keeping, rosters, game drive allocations, fuel statics, training of rangers, disciplinary and appraisal functions.
Must have excellent communication skills and mentorship capabilities
Must be a team player and strong leadership capabilities
Must have a very good understanding of speaking and writing in the English language
Must have contactable references
· Reference: LS-75442-1701 · Salary: Single Live in position – salary R8 500 – R 9 500 plus tips (further areas - be discussed with the candidates) · Country: South Africa · Province: Eastern Cape · Date Posted: 17 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Luxury lodge situated within Big 5 Reserve seeks suitably qualified and experienced Field Guide to join their guiding team.
Duties include welcoming guests upon arrival - lodge orientation - guided game drives, hosting of guests during mealtimes and additional outings (i. e. Cultural tours / Photographic safaris). Will be required to do Guest Transfers from time to time. All guides are expected to update sightings logbook and comply with reserve rules and regulations. Additional duties include assisting other departments as needed
What you need to apply for this position:
FGASA Level 1 (Or equivalent), First Aid Level 1, DEAT registered, PDP, unendorsed Drivers licence. Minimum of 1-2 years previous guiding experience within Big 5 Reserve. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite
· Reference: LS-75386-1501 · Salary: RSal Negotiable - Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 15 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Luxury lodge offering tours into Kruger National park (Big 5) ; local scenic tours (Mpumalanga/ Limpopo) Swaziland and Mozambique seeks suitably qualified and experienced Field Guide to join their team. Duties include transfer of guests from and to various locations, guided game drives into neighbouring reserves as well as providing informative tours on popular tourist routes. The successful incumbent will interact extensively with the lodge guests and will be required to assist with other ad hoc duties in the lodge as needed.
What you need to apply for this position:
Grade 12, minimum of FGASA Level 1, First Aid Certifications, Unendorsed Drivers license, PDP, DEAT registered with a minimum of 2 years previous guiding experience within the Luxury Lodge sector with extensive guest interaction/ hosting responsibilities. Must be computer literate on MS Office Suite.
· Reference: LS-75383-1512 · Salary: RSal Negotiable, Live in + Commission · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 15 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Tour Operator
The Field Guides role, together with his tracker, is to take guests on game drives and host them for their entire stay. This role also requires some co-ordination of the guests stay, ensuring that from arrival to departure they experience an original and memorable time in the African Bush. This will include game drives, walks, observatory evenings etc. The Field Guide plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of the guests at all times. We value feedback and put a lot of emphasis on responding to feedback in the running of all aspects of the Lodge.
Valid PrDP License and Driver's License
Valid First Aid Level 1
South African Citizen
Qualifications / Experience
South African Citizen
3 to 5 years experience guiding in 5 Star Establishments
General knowledge of legal implications of being a Field Guide
FGASA Level 3 preferred and no less than FGASA Level 2
Rifle Handling POSLEC/Advanced according to current legislation
Trails Guide Qualification
Astronomy knowledge would be an advantage
Off-road driving in 4x4 vehicles
Behaviours / Skills
A passion for nature, animals, conservation and the environment
A passion for people and creating a holistic experience, imparting knowledge about the bush
Basic Computer Knowledge
General vehicle maintenance knowledge
Basic knowledge of people management (managing Tracker)
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 and understanding
Well groomed and a good sense of personal hygiene
Here's what you'd do
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
Update Virtual Diary on Blog
Prompt and efficient radio contact
Complete Health & Safety checklists on a monthly basis
Adhere to Sabi Sand Game Reserve Game Drive Policies
· Reference: LS-75372-1401 · Salary: Excellent Package · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 14 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Min two years experience as field guide in a big five area
Min FGASA Level 1
First Aid Level 1
Code 08 licence with valid PDP
Must be well spoken and presentable
Be mature & professional with sober habits
Leave cycle: 6 weeks on, 2 weeks off
· Reference: LS-75347-1412 · Salary: R6 500 per month CTC - Negotiable depending on experience Meals, uniform, accommodation included · Country: South Africa · Province: Limpopo · Date Posted: 14 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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