Salary: R6 000 and R8 500
Area: Kruger National Park - Mphumalanga
A field guide provides a core service to the lodge/s, which is in effect the department's "customer". The field guides are fully responsible for conducting guided safari experiences at lodge that are unique, personalized, professional and enjoyable, and are accountable to the Head Ranger for the delivery of such experiences to the guests.
Scope of work: the key result areas of a Field Guide are as follows:
Ensures the highest quality of game experience for the guests.
Hosts guests in line with the Company Standard of Excellence.
Shows an exceptional appreciation and sensitivity to the environment at all times.
Ensures that guest and staff safety is always a priority.
Carries out administration duties timeously and effectively.
As such the person filling this position needs to have/be:
A minimum of 2 years work experience as a field guide in a similar lodge environment
A level 2 FGASA qualification or higher with theory and practical completed
Registered with DEAT and THETA in terms of improving his/her qualifications
Passed the Kruger National Park rifle assessment as well as the trails guide examination
Level 2 Trails guide certificate
Valid first aid certificate
A valid South African Code 8 Driver's license and PDP
Excellent communication and people handling skills