Student Co-ordinator; Eastern Cape - 5* Game Reserve

Kendrick Recruitment Date Job Posted: 11-Jan-2019

Location: Grahamstown

Kendrick Recruitment is currently searching for a Student Co-ordinator for this 5* Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape:

1. Minimum criteria required:

• Candidates should be in possession of a Conservation, Wildlife, Environmental Education or related diploma, degree or qualification. • Candidates should be fully registered guides with DEAT and the Local Registrar of Guides, in possession of a valid FGASA Level 1 and all valid certification to legally operate as a field guide, with at least one year of experience in the field. • Having previous experience in the student and sabbatical volunteer sectors and being in possession of trails guiding certificate will be of favour. 

2. Key Performance Areas: amongst other,

• Aid in the planning and execution of all student/volunteer related activities on and off the reserve, including extra mural activities as required. • Conducting talks, lectures and presentations on subjects relating to conservation, fauna, flora, geology and astronomy. • Conducting social work and talks in our local communities and schools, such as environmental days, teaching, sports and other interactions, as required. • Working in conjunction with the Wildlife Department, Born Free, film crews and other strategic partners. • Work closely in conjunction with and report to the Senior Student Coordinator with regard daily responsibilities and tasks, setting out of related itineraries, developing and pioneering new guest experiences, hosting and conducting educational visits. • Introducing a new, self-driven conservation research project that will benefit the company’s already existing projects. • Maintenance and management of company equipment and vehicles used in execution of guest operation. • Conduct all guest activities to fall within the required health and safety standards. • Carrying out any related duties that might be annexed as result of operational requirements

3. Competencies required:

• Valid driver’s licence Code 08/EB (including the ability to tow a trailer) • Valid Pr.DP (Professional Driving Permit) • Valid First Aid certificate (min Level 1) • FGASA BRH with preference to those with ARH certification • Conservation, Wildlife, Environmental Education or related diploma, degree or qualification. 

The successful candidate should have an enquiring mind, be methodical, pay attention to detail, be creative, show perseverance and patience, ability to work under pressure, have high energy levels, be flexible, have the ability to overcome obstacles and persist with the task at hand, be decisive and adaptable. If you have the knowledge, skills and required experience, and this sounds like a challenge you are ready for and you are able to relocate I would love to hear from you.

Please send me your CV with an recent face photograph, details of three contactable references and a letter motivating your application. 

Job ID
Job Title
Student Co-ordinator; Eastern Cape - 5* Game Reserve
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Salary Type
R10 000 to R12 000 doe and live in
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