URGENT: Field Guide - 5* Luxury Desert Resort - Dubai (UAE)

Kendrick Recruitment Date Job Posted: 07-Jan-2019

Location: Dubai Outskirts, UAE

Kendrick Recruitment is now URGENTLY seeking a young, passionate and customer-centric Field Guide for a luxury 5* Desert Resort just outside of Dubai (UAE).

Should you be looking to broaden your guiding horizons with greater earning potential, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Please note: The requirements for this position are specific - Applicants must be aged between 21 and 28, have a valid passport, driver’s license (essential), FGASA trained etc. Horse riding experience is a STRONG advantage. Must be 100% fluent in English (essential), outgoing & well-spoken. Position requires a 2-year commitment/contract. Please see full requirements below. 


  • Qualifications A Degree, Diploma or recognised training in Ecology, Biological Sciences, or relevant area of study (such as FGASA qualification)
  • Training in P.R. or guest services is advantageous
  • Specialised Knowledge in any of the following specialised areas of interest, ability or training would be relevant:
    • Experience of equestrian/animal care.
    • Knowledge of Falconry and avian care.
    • Archaeology.
    • Natural Sciences.
    • Professional guiding.
  • At least 1 year of guiding experience in a 5* environment
  • A driver’s license (essential), and an experienced, safety conscious, confident driving manner.
  • A first aid certificate
  • Must be fluent in English speaking abilities
  • Additional languages such as Arabic, German, French, Italian or a Nordic would be beneficial.
  • Preferred age: Between 21 - 28 years old
  • Horse Riding experience a STRONG advantage
  • Valid passport essential

Aside from the above mentioned, the successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be customer & service orientated
  • Be flexible and adaptable to change
  • Be team orientated
  • Be diplomatic, respectful and self-disciplined
  • Be presentable and professional
  • Must have a valid Passport

**Please note, this position is suited to a single/unmarried applicant ONLY. 

The main duties are as follows:

·         Provide personalised activities & services for the guests

·         Delivering the correct information with regards to the history, heritage & culture

·         Maintain equipment, including vehicles

·         Caring for horses - riding them for exercise as well as taking trails out.

·         Additionally, you will be allocated your own falcon and you will be responsible for its care.  

Salary Package Includes (Two Year Contract): TAX FREE

  • AED 3000/- per month (6 Month Probation Period) - Approx R12,000 per month for six month probation period

  • AED 5,000/- per month (1st Year of employment) - Approx R20,000 per month for the remaining year

  • AED 6,000/ - per month (2nd Year of employment) - Approx R24,000 per month for 2nd year

  • AED 6,000/- per month (3rd Year of employment) After successful completion of the entire 3rd year of employment, a retention bonus of AED 12,000 will be paid.

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • One flight home once per year.
  • Visa costs covered by client

Should you feel you are perfectly suited to this fantastic opportunity, please apply with your CV, a recent head and shoulders photo, as well as written references, ASAP! 

Please note: Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not receive correspondence from us within seven (7) working days of submitting your application, please consider your application for this position as unsuccessful. You are welcome to apply for any other positions that we may advertise in the future.

Job ID
Job Title
URGENT: Field Guide - 5* Luxury Desert Resort - Dubai (UAE)
Employer Type
Dubai Outskirts, UAE
Salary Type
Up to R20,000 Tax Free, live in
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