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WildEarth are looking for field guides to host our (filmed) Live safari broadcasts for clients such as National Geographic channel in 2017. We are based in the SabiSand and the Masai Mara GR's and are open to CV's with the following minimum qualifications please: at least 2 years field guiding at a respectable lodge, FGASA Level 2 (theory), a valid first aid certificate and a PrDP. Your CV can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Feel free to view any of our live safari's or follow us on a social media platform of your choice, all you need to do is search for 'safariLive'. Preference will be given to Trails Guides who are keen on careers hosting wildlife shows in front of a video camera to a large audience and who have an interest in photo/videography.

Salary:  approx. R30 000 per month, depending on qualifications and experience.



MABULA INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD t/a Mabula Game Lodge, a well-established fast-growing company, with an equal opportunity policy, has the following vacancy at the Mabula Game Lodge in Bela Bela:


This position requires the following job spec/trade but are not limited to:

  • The candidate is required to be young at heart.
  • You will be required to work under extreme conditions and long hours when required.
  • FGASA Field Guide NQF2 (LEVEL 1)
  • NDT registered
  • Competency Rifle handling
  • Valid PDP
  • Solid references
  • Matric will a requirement for this position.
  • Valid Code B driver’s licence.
  • A Criminal Clearance will be required.
  • Must have a valid South African ID.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

All application must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Fax no 086 214 1896. Closing date for this advert is 08 September 2017.

Should you not receive any feedback within two weeks from closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.

(Mabula Game Lodge complies to employment regulation as outlined by the Employment Equity Act of 1998)



Private Big5 game reserve with luxury lodge consisting of 14 rooms. This privately owned exclusive 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 are responsible for conducting guided safari experiences and ensuring that they are unique, personalised, professional and enjoyable. Field guide are expected to be involved in an on-going process of self –improvement and knowledge enhancement.

We are looking for a very dedicated and passionate Guide to join our small team.


To be considered you must have the follow:

  • A minimum of 2 years work experience as a field guide in a 5* lodge environment
  • A FGASA Field Guide NQF2 level 1 (Advanced Field Guide NQF4 (level 2) preferred) qualification or higher with theory and practical completed (CATHSSETA certification)
  • Registered with NDT
  • Full Trails guide certificate (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Waterberg preferred
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • Valid Advance Rifle Handling certificate (preferred)
  • A valid South African Code 8 Driver’s 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

Remuneration indication: R8,000 – R15,000 per month (dependent on experience, skills and qualifications) that includes contributions to medical aid and pension fund. The package will also include:

  • Accommodation
  • Uniform
  • Bonus’s will be at the discretion of management and tips 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 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




One field guide conservation orientated/monitor with FGASA Field Guide NQF2 (Level 1), PDP and preferable Back Up Trails.

At least one year experience.

We are looking for a person who is committed, motivated, passionate about conservation and sustainable living.

Good use of pc requested.

Food and accommodation provided. Salary based on experience.

If you are interested and have the above requirements, please send your CV at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Field Guide needed for Luxury Tented Camp in Big 5 Game Reserve near Pretoria. We deal with both international and local guests. Uniform, accommodation and meals are provided as part of the package. Duties will include

  •  Transferring, welcoming and meeting of guests on arrival
  • Assist with check in procedures and porterage duties
  • Providing guided game drives, game walks, and tours of our predator sanctuary
  • Ensure that all vehicles and field equipment are kept in excellent working order
  • Responsible for all preparation for own game drive
  • Hosting guests in the evenings after game drive (includes dining with guests)
  • Assisting with routine and preventative maintenance in and around the lodge as needed
  • When the camp is not busy you will be expected to assist with our volunteer program and its related duties
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with company procedures; Assist with ongoing projects and related administration.


The following minimum requirements are needed for the candidates:

  • Experience guiding in Big 5 areas
  • FGASA Field Guide NQF2 (Level 1) CATHSSETA certified
  • Code 10 or 8 (code 10 preferred) and PDP essential
  • Valid first aid certificate
  • NDT registered
  • Contactable references
  • A head and shoulder (ID type) photo needed
  • Should be presentable with strong command of the English language
  • Self-motivated and show initiative

Salary: R4000 - R8000 depending on experience. Package also includes full board and lodging.

Send CV with head and shoulders picture to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




The candidate must have fynbos experience and be NDT registered in the Western Cape.

Rock Art experience and knowledge will be advantageous.

Candidates will be responsible for an evening Nature drive, morning Rock Art Drive and facilitating a range of activities for guests such as archery, canoeing, picnics, hosting extraordinary dining, fishing, hiking and astronomy.

Candidates must have the following: NDT Registration WC, First Aid Level 1, FGASA Field Guide NQF2 (Level 1) or similar, PDP Licence

The salary offered is negotiable and will start at R6000.00 depending on experience.

The packages for the above position includes the following:

Free on site self-catering and my client will endeavour to give the Sous Chef his/her own private accommodation.

Free wi – fi

Laundry service twice a week

Free uniform

7.5% provident fund

50% Discovery medical aid

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