BUJ 9741 - 5* Game Lodge Field Guide (Couple considered if partner is Head Chef/Guest Services)

Professional Career Services Date Job Posted: 04-Dec-2018

Location: Mpumalanga

Employer Description

Prestige 5* Private Game Lodge in the Mpumalanga area

Job Description

  • Provide an excellent game experience to high profile guests including game drives and bush walks
  • Ensure that vehicle and field guide equipment is kept in excellent working condition, assume full responsibility for this
  • Firearm procedures are in line with statutory requirements
  • Meet and greet and minimal hosting of guests
  • Legal and company policies related to safety for guests and staff is adhered to
  • Assist with bush projects
  • Update Virtual Diary on Blog
  • Prompt and efficient radio contact
  • Complete Health & Safety checklists on a monthly basis
  • Adhere to Sabi Sand Game Reserve Game Drive Policies


  • Valid PrDP License and Driver’s License
  • Valid First Aid Level 1
  • South African Citizen
  • 3 to 5 years experience guiding in 5 Star Establishments
  • General knowledge of legal implications of being a Field Guide
  • FGASA Level 3 preferred and no less than FGASA Level 2
  • DEAT Registered
  • THETA Registered
  • Rifle Handling POSLEC/Advanced according to current legislation
  • Trails Guide Qualification
  • Astronomy knowledge would be an advantage
  • Off-road driving in 4x4 vehicles


  • A passion for nature, animals, conservation and the environment
  • A passion for people and creating a holistic experience, imparting knowledge about the bush
  • Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Stock/Equipment control
  • General vehicle maintenance knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of people management (managing Tracker)
  • Good command of the English language, written and spoken
  • Vigour, able to cope under pressure
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Hands on approach
  • Excellent communicator
  • Anticipating guests needs and facilitating the small touches that enhance the guest experience
  • Sensitive to cultural issues/ patient with colleagues
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills
  • Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude
  • Able to interact with guests and behave appropriately
  • Highly sociable and confident when meeting new people and able to entertain/host
  • A sense of fun and understanding of the Company way of doing things
  • Well groomed and a good sense of personal hygiene


  • Permanent Employment (Subject to 3 months probation)
  • Live-in basic furnished accommodation R1 258.00 food allowance over and above salary as well as meals whilst on duty
  • Individual gratuities left by guests
  • 50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid
  • 50% Company Contribution on Company Pension Fund
  • 20 Bed nights for family and friends annually at R500 p/p/p/night
  • Uniform provided
  • Company Employee Membership
  • Couple will be considered if partner is either Head Chef or Guest Services Supervisor (regret no children)

Job ID
Job Title
BUJ 9741 - 5* Game Lodge Field Guide (Couple considered if partner is Head Chef/Guest Services)
Employer Type
Salary Type
Negotiable depending on exprience
Start Date