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JOB TITLE:

Head Guide - Safari Lodge

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Dallas Texas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Guided Safaris:
      • Conduct guided safaris for lodge guests, ensuring an exceptional and memorable experience.
      • Share in-depth knowledge of local flora and fauna, providing insightful information during game drives and walks.
      • Coordinate safari itineraries and adapt plans based on guest preferences and wildlife sightings.
      • Ensure guest safety and adherence to park regulations during all safari activities.
 
    • Wildlife Education:
      • Educate guests on the diverse wildlife, conservation efforts, and the delicate ecosystem of the region.
      • Facilitate engaging discussions on the behavior and characteristics of the animals encountered.
 
    • Guest Interaction:
      • Foster positive guest relations by offering personalized and attentive service.
      • Be a knowledgeable point of contact, answering questions and providing information about the local environment.
 
    • Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance:
      • Oversee the maintenance and cleanliness of safari vehicles and equipment.
      • Conduct regular checks to ensure the fleet is in optimal condition for safaris.
 
    • Safety Protocols:
      • Enforce and adhere to strict safety protocols during safari activities.
      • Stay informed about current park regulations and communicate changes to the team and guests.
 
    • Team Collaboration:
      • Collaborate with other guides and lodge staff to enhance the overall guest experience.
      • Participate in regular team meetings to share insights and coordinate safari schedules.
 
    • Conservation Advocacy:
      • Advocate for conservation practices and wildlife protection among guests.
      • Keep updated on current conservation issues and share relevant information with guests.




Experience:
    • Proven experience as a safari guide in East Africa.
    • Extensive knowledge of local wildlife, ecosystems, and conservation efforts.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience in managing and maintaining safari vehicles and equipment.
    • Ability to adapt safari plans based on guest interests and wildlife movements.
    • First aid and wilderness survival skills.

Qualifications:
    • Professional certification as a safari guide.
    • Extensive knowledge of East African flora and fauna.
    • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
    • Strong commitment to conservation principles.
    • Customer service training or certification is a plus.


Note: This job description outlines the primary responsibilities and qualifications for the Head Guide position.
Additional tasks may be assigned based on the evolving needs of the luxury safari lodge.

Position Details

POSTED:

Nov 26, 2023

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S849917-11202023-40025376

LOCATION:

Texas United States

CITY:

Dallas

Job Origin:

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Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Guided Safaris:
      • Conduct guided safaris for lodge guests, ensuring an exceptional and memorable experience.
      • Share in-depth knowledge of local flora and fauna, providing insightful information during game drives and walks.
      • Coordinate safari itineraries and adapt plans based on guest preferences and wildlife sightings.
      • Ensure guest safety and adherence to park regulations during all safari activities.
 
    • Wildlife Education:
      • Educate guests on the diverse wildlife, conservation efforts, and the delicate ecosystem of the region.
      • Facilitate engaging discussions on the behavior and characteristics of the animals encountered.
 
    • Guest Interaction:
      • Foster positive guest relations by offering personalized and attentive service.
      • Be a knowledgeable point of contact, answering questions and providing information about the local environment.
 
    • Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance:
      • Oversee the maintenance and cleanliness of safari vehicles and equipment.
      • Conduct regular checks to ensure the fleet is in optimal condition for safaris.
 
    • Safety Protocols:
      • Enforce and adhere to strict safety protocols during safari activities.
      • Stay informed about current park regulations and communicate changes to the team and guests.
 
    • Team Collaboration:
      • Collaborate with other guides and lodge staff to enhance the overall guest experience.
      • Participate in regular team meetings to share insights and coordinate safari schedules.
 
    • Conservation Advocacy:
      • Advocate for conservation practices and wildlife protection among guests.
      • Keep updated on current conservation issues and share relevant information with guests.




Experience:
    • Proven experience as a safari guide in East Africa.
    • Extensive knowledge of local wildlife, ecosystems, and conservation efforts.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience in managing and maintaining safari vehicles and equipment.
    • Ability to adapt safari plans based on guest interests and wildlife movements.
    • First aid and wilderness survival skills.

Qualifications:
    • Professional certification as a safari guide.
    • Extensive knowledge of East African flora and fauna.
    • Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
    • Strong commitment to conservation principles.
    • Customer service training or certification is a plus.


Note: This job description outlines the primary responsibilities and qualifications for the Head Guide position. Additional tasks may be assigned based on the evolving needs of the luxury safari lodge.

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