Field Guide – Luxury Game Reserve in Zululand

  • Permanent
  • Ref #415665SMI
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Africa
  • Hospitality
Employer Description

A Luxury Game Reserve located in the Natal Zululand.

Job Description

Our client is looking for qualified Junior to Senior level Field Guides to join the team and ensure that an all-encompassing wildlife experience is offered to every guest with the focus on catering to the specific needs of each individual guest. The Game Reserve offers 4 different lodges all with 4-star and 5-star grading and caters to international clientele.

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensures the highest quality of game experience for the guests.
  • Always show an exceptional appreciation and sensitivity to the environment.
  • Ensures that guest, staff and animal safety is always a priority.
  • Communicate with Front of House staff to ensure the best possible experience for guests.
  • Conscientious maintenance and care of vehicles and related equipment.
  • Carry out administration duties timeously and effectively.
  • Undertake a process of continuous education of self and other members of staff.
  • Achieve service excellence though teamwork
  • Be an active, contributing member of the guiding team
  • Be willing, in certain cases, to put in extra work to ensure best possible guest experience and to assist the teams
  • Ability to promote conservation and environmental protection
  • Ongoing self-growth and development to enhance & expand your guiding skills
  • Assist in ensuring trails are accessible and safe by conduction inspections
  • Assist with administrative work in the lodge

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • 4 x 4 Driving experience
  • PDP License
  • FGASA Level 1 Certificate
  • Tertiary qualification in natural sciences would be an advantage
  • First Aid Level 1/Wilderness First Aid level 1
  • Registered Tour Guide with NDT

Skills

The successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum 2 - 5 yearsโ€™ experience as a Guide
  • Excellent communications and people handling skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Works well under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work.
  • Ability to use your own initiative.
  • Able to work in shifts โ€“ may require night shift
  • Have situational awareness, be able to act quickly and confidently when needed
  • Confidentiality is prioritized
  • Computer literate

Salary / Package

Salary negotiable dependent on experience, current salary and expectations.

Benefits

Single accommodation with an en suite bathroom and shared kitchen.