Date Job Posted: 31-Jan-2019
Field guide (Senior) - Vaalwater, Waterberg
Private Big5 game reserve with exclusive luxury lodge consisting of 14 rooms. This privately-owned upmarket reserve in the Waterberg is 40km from Vaalwater and is unique, offering the most amazing natural beauty to a combination of local and international guests. The field guide is responsible for conducting guided safari experiences and ensuring that they are unique, personalised, professional and memorable. The field guide is expected to be involved in an on-going process of self improvement and knowledge enhancement.
We are looking for a very experienced, knowledgeable, dedicated and passionate guide to join our small team. Send applications (CVs, photos and references)
To be considered you must have the follow:
A minimum of 3 years work experience as a field guide in a similar 4 or 5* lodge environment
In depth knowledge of savannah bushveld and the Waterberg
A FGASA level 2 (3) qualification or higher with theory and practical completed
Registered with DEAT and THETA in terms of improving his/her qualifications
Full Trails guide certificate
Valid Advance Rifle Handling certificate
Valid first aid certificate
A valid South African Code 8 Drivers license and PDP
Excellent communication and people handling skills
An inherent passion for observing, sharing and learning about fauna and flora
Co-operative and keen to work with the balance of the team in the interests of the lodge and the guests
Organized with attention to detail and time
Preferably bilingual English Afrikaans. Other international languages a plus.
Salary : Highly negotiable to the right candidate depending on qualifications and experience, the package will also include:
Accommodation (single live-in)
Tips and gratuities are in addition to your monthly salary.
Please only apply if you fit the above description and requirements, send through your CV, photo and 2 written references to be considered