Friday , March 17 2023

SANParks Vacancies – Activities Coordinator

Website SANParks

Job Description:

A challenging vacancy currently exists for an Activity Coordinator at Addo Elephant National Park. The successful candidate will have to be a highly motivated individual with the necessary skills and expertise to take immediate control of all relevant activities within the park and will report to the Hospitality Services Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To do relief duties when other Field guides when on leave or on time off
  • To assist with Standby duties after hours and over weekends in the camps.
  • To plan for guided activities and complete the necessary associated administration.
  • To ensure that all Field Guides comply with the applicable standards, laws and regulations.
  • To provide Logistical Coordination & Support, in terms of Guided Activities within the Park.
  • To assist with the identification and recommend Human Capital Development and Training needs.
  • Present high-quality environmental interpretation to create environmental awareness and contribute to the building of an Addo Region constituency.
  • To conduct basic and advanced guided activities including game drives and day walks.
  • To market guided activities with the intention of improving the camps’ revenue and unit occupancy.
  • Assisting with managing Front Desk in absence of Duty Managers.
  • To manage and organise camp based guided activities for the smooth running and administration of the entire camp.

Job Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will have to write and pass the recognised Addo exam before operating within the park.
  • Sound knowledge of fauna & flora.
  • Bilingual (English & Afrikaans).
  • Valid First Aid certificate level 1.
  • B. Tech Nature Conservation/Tourism/Ecotourism
  • PDP (Valid Public Drivers Permit).
    Assessor, Training Accreditation and experience in Hospitality Management will be an added advantage
  • THETA Nature Site Guide (Dangerous Game Area) TGD/NSGDGm/4/0037 NQF Level 4 certificate (must include View Potentially Dangerous Game Unit Standard)
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to conduct a short game drive within Addo Elephant National Park as part of their practical test
  • Interpersonal, computer literacy and administration skills
  • Knowledge of relevant legislations. (NEMPAA; National Environmental Management: Protected Areas Act, Tourism Second Amendment Act; Occupational Health and Safety Act and Fire Arms Control Act)
  • Valid EC (Code 10) Drivers License
  • DEAT Registration (Nature Site Guide)

Qualification & Experience:

  • 4 years doing tourism based activities and business management, while guiding for at least 3 years in a dangerous game area.

Job Details:

Company: SANParks

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Gqeberha, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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