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De Hoop Collection/De Hoop Nature Reserve

Job description:
A private Eco-tourism company based in a well-known nature reserve in the Overberg area is looking to recruit an advanced Field Guide/Marine Guide. The applicant will be required to host and guide guests with enthusiasm on nature based activities offered by the company.

Skills required:
Applicants should have at least a FGASA advanced level (NQF 4) or Marine Guide (NQF 2) certificate with a keen interest in the Fynbos Biome, Birdlife and the Coastal environment. A skipper’s licence will be an advantage. At least two - three years’ work experience in a similar position. We are looking to employ a dedicated and reliable individual.

Please apply by emailing your CV and contactable references.


Justin Boshoff

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The Greater Limpopo Carnivore Program (GLCP), established in 2011, is a research and conservation program aimed at improving the conservation of lions, cheetah, wild dog, leopard and spotted hyena across the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area of southern Africa with a particular focus on the Mozambican lands.
The GLCP has recently initiated the Limpopo Carnivore Protection Unit, an anti-poaching program which focuses on the targeted removal of snares and poison to reduce the most detrimental threats to wild lions and other carnivores in the region.
The Greater Limpopo Carnivore Program is seeking applications to fill the position of anti-poaching team operations manager. The position will be based in the Limpopo National Park, Mozambique and function on a yearly contractual basis. This successful candidate will work closely with and report to the program manager and work closely with the team’s rangers and the National Park protection services.

Key responsibilities:
Deploy and collect rangers on patrols
Collect and report information on poaching activities
Drive and maintain anti-poaching vehicle
Conduct supply runs
Collect ecological and poaching data
Maintain a small base camp

Key qualifications:
Highly motivated individual
Strong conservation focus
Experience living and working in remote wilderness
Education and/or experience in either ecology, wildlife management, conservation, guiding or anti-poaching
Drivers licence and clean police check
Basic mechanical knowledge, navigational abilities, first aid, computer skills and survival skills
Organized and adept at improvising and finding solutions.

The position is being offered as a private contract between September 1st to December 31 2017, with option to renew for the following 12 months and yearly afterwards. The candidate will work 3 weeks on 1 week off. Pay is R 6000/month, and includes accommodation. Deadline for applications is August 1, 2017.
Interested candidates can apply with a CV and short cover letter via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Leading 5* Lodge situated on a private concession within Addo NP is looking for a passionate and hardworking, qualified FGASA guide to join the team.
FGASA Field Guide NQF 2 (Level 1)
Rifle Competency certificate (SAPS - white card) 
Valid First aid certificate (min Level 1)
PDP license
DEAT/NDT registered,
1-2 years’ experience
Fluent in English
Back-up/Full trails, ARH & any conservation qualifications an advantage.
Position includes accommodation, uniform and meals on duty.

Should you meet the above requirements and wish to apply, please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Lodge Manager / Ranger Position

Mjejane Private Game Reserve – KNP

A position has opened up for a FAGSA qualified Ranger to join the Winchester portfolio of Lodges at Mjejane Game Reserve.

Qualification Requirements :-

5 years of guiding experience

FGASA level 1 or equivalent

Valid First Aid and PDP

Current DEAT

An opportunity has open for the right candidate to be employed in a position of managing a private lodge in Mjejane. As part of their job specifications they will also take owners and guests on game drives.

The package includes competitive salary , accommodation allowance and medical package .

Applicants can forward their CV’s to Mike Whiting on :-

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Luxury 5* game lodge situated within Big 5 Reserve, in Hoedspruit, Limpopo, seeks suitably qualified and experienced Field Guides to join our team.

Duties include:

·             Day/Night guided game drives

·             Assist with safari related activities

·             Hosting of guests

·             Routine & Preventative vehicle maintenance

Requirements for this position:

·             Min two years experience as field guide in a big five area

·             Min FGASA NQF2

·             POSLEC/ SASSETA

·             Backup Trails

·             First Aid Level 1

·             DEAT/NDT registered

·             Code 08 licence with valid PDP

·             Must be well spoken and presentable

·             Be mature & professional with sober habits

Leave cycle: 6 weeks on, 2 weeks off

Salary: R 6 500.00 per month CTC - Negotiable depending on experience

Meals, uniform, accommodation included

Please send summarised CV, copy of your ID and necessary qualifications with your application.

Lindi Morgan
Cell: +27  83 604 3134
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If you have not received a response within 14 days, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.




WildEarth are looking for a presenter/field guide to host our (filmed) Live Safari broadcasts for clients such as National Geographic channel in 2017. We are based in the SabiSands 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.. You are also welcome to call 082 326 6292 for more information about the opportunity.

Feel free to view any of our live safari's at daily between 05h30 - 08h30 and 16h00 - 19h00.

Preference will be given to Trails Guides who are keen on potential careers hosting wildlife shows in front of a video camera to an audience and, who have an interest in photo/videography.

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