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