Field Guide

Valor Hospitality Partners Date Job Posted: 07-Sep-2018

Location: Nelspruit

Imagine a Game Lodge of exquisite luxury, with private Bush Houses, situated in the most tranquil bush setting. A place where nothing is too much trouble, and no effort spared to create a Safari Experience that will rival any other in the world.

This uniquely beautiful, intimately appointed lodge situated in the Sabi Sands Reserve wishes to fill 3 vacancies for well qualified and experienced Field Guides. The Field Guides will be accountable, with the trackers and service teams, for the guest ‘Safari’ experience throughout the guest’s stay on the lodge.

The Field Guide will lead the Safari Teams in a manner that ensures the highest standards of Game Viewing and Hospitality experience, while excelling in skills transfer to the Guest, and will delight in the growth of the people. As Field Guide you will supervise the hosting of the lodge's guests through the Dining and Game Drive experiences, and will of course support the General Manager with service delivery, advice, ideas, energy and integrity as the team seeks to set the property in place as the top bush lodge experience in its region.

The successful candidate is motivated by creating exciting and memorable Guest Experiences while holding true to the various South African hospitality traditions. A team player and a coach, the Field Guide will model service leadership, integrity, energy and above all, a commitment to creating and consistently delivering, outstanding hospitality experiences and stories for the lodge guests. With a sharp eye for service detail, anticipation of guest needs and wants; specialist skills such as photography, birding, bush walks, tracking and weapons handling are key requirements for success.

Candidates will have at least a FGASA 2 qualification (FGASA 3 preferred), Valid PDP, qualification in Bush Walks and experience in Photography, with 5 years of experience as Field Guide at senior level in top 5 Star Game Lodge environments to qualify for consideration.

Job ID
Job Title
Field Guide
Employer Type
Salary Type
R16 000 CTC - Negotiable for the right candidate
Start Date
1 November 2018