Head Field Guide

  • Permanent
  • Ref #415692JR
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • North West Province, South Africa, Africa
  • Hospitality
Employer Description

5 star game lodge in big 5 game reserve in North West province.

Job Description

  • Providing sound leadership in the Rangers department to ensure that all guests have an exceptional and value-added safari experience during all game drives.
  • Ensuring all field guides perform their duties in a manner that fully comply with legislation pertaining to FGASA, DEAT and the reserve that we operate in.
  • Ensure the company’s ethos and culture is maintained in the Rangers department.
  • Continuously upskill and develop the field guides.
  • Overseeing daily and weekly fleet inspections.
  • Performance management and discipline of staff.
  • Prepare reports and provide all relevant information to the General Manager pertaining to stock takes, budgets, fleet maintenance, vehicle safety audits etc.


Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Head Guide in a large 5-star lodge within a Big 5 environment. FGASA Level 2 a must, and level 3 an added advantage. DEAT registered Valid ARH, Firearm Competency, First Aid and PrDP. Must have full trails, or a few hours towards completing. Wildlife photography experience a bonus.


Minimum 2 years’ experience in a large 5-star establishment within a Big 5. A relationship builder by nature. A passion to train/mentor others in the guiding team. High standards of service excellence and a passion for the safari industry. Highly self-motivated and self-directed. Naturally intuitive, with a collaborative working style. Passionate about sustainability and conservation. Sober habits.

Salary / Package

R12000 - R15000neg


Accommodation, meals, provident fund