Field Guide - Intimate 5* Safari Lodge - Eastern Cape

Safari JOBS Date Job Posted: 30-Nov-2018

Location: Eastern Cape

JOB ID CODE:

SJ181137

 

OVERVIEW OF POSITION:

Safari JOBS is now urgently searching for a Field Guide for a stunning, intimate 5* Safari Lodge situated in the Eastern Cape. (Preferably Level 2 Lead Trails, will however consider minimum Level 1 Back up Trails Guide candidates as well).

**May consider non-SA citizens with the requested qualifications and a valid work permit in place**

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS REQUIRED:

FGASA Level 1;

Back up Trails qualified;

DEAT registered;

PrDP;

ARH;

Relevant rifle / SAPS competencies;

First Aid Certificate;

Previous Big 5 Guiding experience at a 4, preferably 5* safari property;

ADVANTAGE CRITERIA:

FGASA Level 2 Back Up / Lead Trails Guide;

Strong birding knowledge;

Astronomy knowledge

 

KEY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

Bush walks;

Vehicle guiding;

General assistance around the lodge;

Hosting of Guests;

Maintenance assistance if required

 

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:       

(DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)

Negotiable based on the above, please advise your minimum – maximum negotiable salary expectation upon application;

Accommodation

(Own room with en-suite bathroom and kitchenette);

Meals

(1 meal provided daily by the lodge. Other meals self-prepped by staff member – food allowance through lodge order provided per cycle);

Uniform;

Laundry facilities;

End of year bonus at the discretion of the company and based on your performance;

21 annual leave days per annum (number of days to be confirmed in full at interview level);

Bednights privillages / discounted rates for friends and family;

Medical aid and provident fund contributions of 50% normally implemented after 1 years’ consecutive service;

Bi-annual ARH renewal – lodge pays for rounds / bullets (reconfirmed at interview level);

First aid and PDP renewal – paid for by the lodge (reconfirmed at interview level);

Guides salary is increased as qualifications increase (reconfirmed at interview level);

Opportunity for growth within the company

 

WORK CYCLE:                                                                                      

3 weeks on / 1 week off  

(Can possibly consider a 6 / 2 cycle – to be discussed at interview level)

 

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 – SJ181137 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;

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

6. QUALIFICATIONS: Copies of your formal related qualifications if you are able to submit

7. NOTICE PERIOD: How much notice you need to give your current employer in terms of resignation;

8. AVAILABILITY: For telephonic interviews & formal interviews;

**(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 amount of applications expected for this position, should you not hear from us within 10 working days, please kindly consider your application unsuccessful – 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
228328
Job Title
Field Guide - Intimate 5* Safari Lodge - Eastern Cape
Employer Type
FT/PT
Province
Town/City
Eastern Cape
Salary Type
Monthly
Salary
Negotiable
Start Date
ASAP