AH 9254 - Front of House / Game Ranger / Field Guide Couple

Professional Career Services Date Job Posted: 06-Jul-2018

Location: Madikwe

Employer Description

A 5* Game Lodge situated in the Madikwe Game Reserve, North West Province.

Job Description

Full descriptions of the positions available: (Couples or singles will be considered)

Front of House Position: Working mainly in front of house areas, and reporting to the lodge General Managers, the successful candidate would have the following core responsibilities: Guest Liaison, Hosting meals and banqueting duties. Supervision of bar staff, waiters and lodge cleaners, including the set-up of, and service at, all meals including service from the kitchen and bar. Ensuring that all guest areas in the lodge are constantly presentable and ready for guests. Supervision of housekeepers and ensuring guest suites, Gym and Health and Beauty treatment room are cleaned and prepared to the highest standards. Curio Shop sales, Curio stock orders and maintaining Curio Shop stock levels. Bar, Wine Cellar and Curio shop stock control and stock takes. Assisting with check in and check out of guests and other administration duties.

While AA candidates would be ideal, there are no stipulations regarding the AA/EE requirements for these particular positions, we are just looking for the best persons for the position.

Field Guide Position: We are looking for an experienced guide who is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, personable and dedicated to conservation and education, as well as being fully qualified to take walks as a lead rifle. The Job Description would include: Typical guiding duties such as game drives, game walks, all game and environmental activities,  Assistance occasionally with various managerial duties, hosting duties and general liaison with guests, Assisting occasionally with general lodge maintenance and veld management. Basic vehicle maintenance and after hours emergency standby duties.


  • Him: FGASA Certification and CATHSSETA certificate. Public Drivers Permit.                       
  • Valid First Aid Certificate.                                 
  • Firearm Competency Certificate                             
  • Advanced Rifle Handling Certificate                       
  • Lead Trails Guide Qualification. THETA NQF 2. DEAT Registration.


Front of House: Essential attributes include an excellent eye for detail, a good knowledge of service skills, a friendly and outgoing personality, a good team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to handle pressure. Guide: , Knowledge of blogging, Facebook and Twitter would also be advantageous.


Salary is negotiable depending on experience and suitability, preferably in the region of between R 8 000 - R 9 000 per month for FOH and Guide individually. Benefits: Accommodation, meals and uniform would be provided. Staff work for 30 consecutive days before taking 10 days off. In addition to this are 14 days annual leave. No medical aid or provident fund contributions provided at this stage unfortunately.

Job ID
Job Title
AH 9254 - Front of House / Game Ranger / Field Guide Couple
Employer Type
Salary Type
R16000-R18000 As a Couple
Start Date
Meet all the necessary requirements listed in the job description
Are eligible to live and work in the country specified in the job description