FGASA Head Guide - Small Group of Luxury Lodges - Greater Kruger FGASA Head Guide - Small Group of Luxury Lodges - Greater Kruger

limpopo

Kendrick Recruitment is now searching for a FGASA qualified & relevantly experienced Head Guide for a small group of luxury Game Lodges (4 properties in total), located in the world-famous Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Hoedspruit area, Limpopo. 

The Head Guide will be required to manage the safari team in its entirety (24 guiding team members in total, across 4 x lodges), and see the implementation and management of all aspects regarding the safari operations, including guide guests, on foot and by vehicle, providing a holistic safari experience. Vehicle & equipment management/maintenance, training/mentoring, budget control & planning all form part of this position. 

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience as a field guide in a 5* lodge environment
  • Previous Senior/Head Guide experience is required 
  • FULL FGASA Level 2 (NQF4) qualification is a minimum requirement, Level 3 is preferred(or higher)
  • FGASA Lead Trails Guide - essential
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Registered with DEAT/NDT
  • SASSETA Rifle Competency 
  • A valid South African Code 8 Driver’s license and PrDP
  • Preference will be given to individuals with a training/mentoring experience 
  • Must have excellent administrative & computer skills

Desired Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and people handling skills
  • Flexible and innovative, well organised
  • Confident and humble
  • Willingly works in co-operation with others on the team in the interests of the business and the Guests
  • Displays an acute attention to detail and time
  • A developmental approach to his/her staff and colleagues
  • Professional and neat in personal appearance and image

Salary: R14,000 - R20,000 Gross (Dependent on skills & experience), Live in.

Should you feel you are the perfect all-rounder our client is searching for, please apply with your updated CV (full), references and a recent head & shoulders photo 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.

 





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