Assistant Head Guide - Kruger National Park

Phoenix Recruitment Date Job Posted: 25-Jul-2018

Location: Kruger National Park

Luxury 5* Lodge in Kruger National Park is looking for an Assistant Head Guide. The candidate will be required to manage the Safari Teams in its entirety, and see to the implementation and management of all aspects regarding the Safari operation, including guide guests, on foot and by vehicle, providing a holistic safari experience.

  • Ensure all guides and trackers comply with the required legal guiding/driving certifications, registrations and regulations as well as company and reserve requirements
  • Monitor manage and be responsible for Safari department, equipment and vehicles
  • Personnel and office administration
  • Assist with incident management
  • Host guests during their stay at the lodges
  • Conduct guided game drives with guests
  • Facilitation of good interpersonal relations between safari staff, lodge staff and guests
  • To facilitate and assist with guest queries and requests
  • Monitor and enforce reserve, lease agreement and/ or concession rules and regulations.
  • Evaluate, train and develop staff.
  • Provide leadership, guidance and counselling to team members.
  • Take corrective action when required, in accordance with the relevant policies and procedures, in consultation with the Camp Manager.


  • Full Trails Guide
  • FGASA Level 1 / 2
  • ARH
  • PDP
  • Valid First Aid
  • NDT registered
  • At least 5 years experience in a large 5* game reserve 

Job ID
Job Title
Assistant Head Guide - Kruger National Park
Employer Type
Kruger National Park
Salary Type
Neg + Live in
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