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
Meet all the necessary requirements listed in the job description
Are eligible to live and work in the country specified in the job description