Level 2 / 3 Lead Trails Guide (Private Guide) Elite 5* safari lodge

Safari JOBS Date Job Posted: 09-Oct-2018

Location: Mpumalanga

JOB ID CODE:

NT18084

 

AREA & GRADING:

Mpumalanga – Ultra Luxurious 5*

 

START DATE:

Preferably to arrive by 12th to start on 13th November 2018 / sooner (01 November 2018)

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

*Safari JOBS is searching for a Lead Trails Guide / Ranger for an ULTRA luxurious 5* property situated in Mpumalanga. It is mandatory that the candidate has either a Level 2 or 3 FGASA Lead Trails qualification to apply. Candidates also need to have a passion for and or experience in Photography. Your minimum of 5 years of experience as Game Ranger, preferably at senior level in top 4 or 5 Star Game Lodge environment will  qualify your application for consideration.*

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. The Rangers will be accountable, with the trackers and service teams, for the guest ‘Safari’ experience throughout the Guest’s stay at the lodge.

The Game Rangers 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 Guests and will delight in the growth of their team. As a Game Ranger 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 and ideas 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 Game Rangers will model service leadership, integrity, energy and above all, a commitment to creating and consistently delivering an outstanding hospitality experiences for the lodge Guests. 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 this position.

 

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Fantastic personality with excellent Guest contact skills;
  • Grade 12 / Matric qualification - advantage;
  • Level 2 or 3 FGASA Lead Trails qualification;
  • A passion for and or experience in / with Photography;
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as Game Ranger / Guide preferably at a senior level in top 4 or 5 Star Game Lodge environment;
  • Up to date FGASA membership;
  • Relevant rifle proficiency certificates – especially for business purposes;
  • First Aid qualification;
  • DEAT registered;
  • PrDP;
  • Excellent English communication skills – written and verbal;
  • Must be of sober habits and be in good physical & mental health – i.e. no heavy drinkers or smokers please;
  • Computer literate;
  • Valid drivers’ licence and (own transport – advantage);
  • Candidates whom are expats with a valid work permit in place (not expiring soon) may also be considered;
  • A sharp eye for service detail, anticipation of Guest needs and wants; specialist skills such as birding, tracking etc. are key requirements for this position.

 

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:       

(DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)

  • Extremely competitive monthly salary - negotiable based on experience, qualifications etc.
  • Please advise your minimum – maximum negotiable salary expectation upon application – our client is searching for the best! ;
  • Private / own accommodation & en-suite bathroom with shower, loo & wash basin;
  • Meals;
  • Uniforms;
  • Laundry;
  • UIF contribution;
  • Annual salary review / bonus/es - based on performance and at the discretion of the company;
  • Gratuities;
  • Emergency medical evacuation, medical support and response;
  • Annual leave days over and above the standard work cycle;
  • Opportunities for growth within the company (within this property / at sister properties)

 

WORK / LEAVE CYCLE:

6 weeks on – 2 weeks off

 

IF YOU ARE SERIOUS ABOUT APPLYING FOR THIS VACANCY & WOULD LIKE TO GET YOUR APPLICATION IN TO THE EMPLOYER SOONEST, PLEASE URGENTLY FORWARD ALL THE BELOW INFORMATION TO [Please apply below]:

  • 1. JOB ID CODE – NT18084 in the subject header of your email;
  • 2. CV: In a neat, up to date and presentable WORD document format;**
  • 3. PHOTO: Recent, presentable head & shoulders photo of yourself – preferably in uniform;
  • 4. SALARY: Your minimum – maximum negotiable salary expectation for this position;
  • 5. WRITTEN REFERENCES: Any you may have on file to send us from previous employers – preference for 2;
  • 6. QUALIFICATIONS: Copies of your most formal related qualifications;
  • 7. AVAILABILITY: A – For interviews and B – To start new positions.

**(VERY, VERY IMPORTANT PLEASE REGARDING CV’S - All places of employ, dates of employ and reasons for leaving must be stipulated in your CV);

Safari JOBS thanks you in advance for applying for this vacancy – due to the high amount of applications expected for this position, should you not hear from us within 7 working days, please kindly consider your application unsuccessful at this time – we will however hold your CV on file and alert you to any suitable future vacancies you would be eligible to apply for. Have a great day!


Job ID
222411
Job Title
Level 2 / 3 Lead Trails Guide (Private Guide) Elite 5* safari lodge
Employer Type
FT/PT
Province
Town/City
Mpumalanga
Salary Type
Monthly
Salary
Please advise your min - max salary expectation
Start Date
Soonest