Field / Trails Guide.

Field / Trails Guide.

We are looking to appoint a dedicated and committed Field Guide/Trails Guide. An opportunity to work in a prestige Game Reserve in the Great Karoo.

This is a fantastic opportunity to grow and gain experience as a guide, the role will not only be guiding and interpretation, but the successful candidate will also be expected to be involved with reserve work and assist with research in the conservation field.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Game Drives.
  • Bush walks.
  • Hosting of guest.
  • Monthly reports.
  • Reserve and General Maintenance.
  • Prepare & present informative presentations.
  • Monitoring of key species.
  • Data collection.
  • Assist with security.
  • Willing to assist in all departments.


  • FGASA NQF2/NQF4 – Trails Guide (VPDA Theory and Practical assessments completed)
  • Advanced Rifle Handling (ARH)
  • Valid NDT registration.
  • Valid PrDP license.
  • Valid First Aid certificate.
  • Previous experience as a Field Guide or in similar conservation research/qualification.
  • Computer literacy skills including Excel, Word, Power point. Mapping programme an advantage.
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans spoken and written.
  • Positive, passionate attitude and sense of responsibility.

Other skills/experience required:

  • 4×4 and off-road driving experience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent organization skills, punctuality, commitment, and precision.
  • Pro-activity, self-motivation, flexibility.


  • Salary: Industry related depending on qualification and experience.
  • Accommodation on site, uniform and monthly food allowance included.
  • Start date: Immediately.
  • Duration: Permanent Position
  • Probation period: 3 months
  • Time off – 42 working days on duty & 14 days off time.

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