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PRIMARY PURPOSE

The core function of the walking specialist/Trainer is to Assist in Managing the team and guide or host guests in line with the Singita Standard of Excellence.

Skills & Experience

  • Receiving and hosting of guests in line with the Singita Standards of Excellence
  • Ensures that guest and staff safety is always a priority
  • Ensures the highest quality of game experience for the guests
  • Communicates the guests needs to the FOH
  • Enjoys working with people
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience as a field guide in the industry
  • Extensive experience walking guests in Dangerous Game areas (Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Hippo etc.) as a lead guide and has an exceptional safety standards
  • A valid drivers license
  • Good ability to use firearms
  • Good administrative skills
  • Flexible
  • Excellent Communication and Administration skills
  • Is confident and organized
  • Has passion for nature and wildlife
  • Professional manner and neat in appearance
  • Ability to work on his/her own

Values

Core to the success of the individual in this role is that their personal values are aligned with Singita’s.

Attributes

  • A relationship builder by nature
  • A mature approach to life in general
  • Passionate about the business and detail
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed
  • Comfortable assuming ownership for their role in the business
  • Naturally intuitive
  • Passionate about sustainability and “giving back”
  • Works comfortably under pressure
  • Is comfortable with change

Work style and approach:

  • Curious and passionate about our industry,
  • A collaborative working style
  • Has a flexible approach
  • Has a sophisticated approach to communicating via the various channels
  • A quick learner

Expectations

  • High standards of service excellence and a passion for the industry
  • Excellent communication and people handling skills
  • Highest quality of game experience for the guests
  • Communicates and lives Singita’s 3 tier philosophy of Conservation, Community and Tourism and One Planet endorsement
  • A passion to train/mentor others in the guiding team

 

To apply for this role, please email your CV to Jobapplications@grumeti.singita.com or fill in the application on our website!