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Assistant Lodge Manager - Kapama River Lodge

Purpose of Position

The Assistant Lodge Manager is responsible for supporting and complimenting the role of the Lodge Manager with the maintaining of the smooth daily operation of the lodge.  This candidate will provide leadership to staff, maintain lodge facilities and provide a level of hospitality which meets the company’s expectations and ensure that the Guest Satisfaction and budgeted profit margins are achieved and that an excellent company image is projected, thus ensuring the continues growth.

Scope of work

In broad terms, the Assistant Lodge manager oversees the following key performance areas:

Skills required

Daily Tasks

A successful candidate should possess the following: have a minimum of 3 years related hospitality management experience on a 5 Star Game Reserve and have the following competencies:

If you meet the abovementioned requirements please feel free to apply for this position by e-mailing  mandy.clouston@kapama.com.  Please ensure that you indicate which position you are applying for and attach the following documents:

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Vacant Positions at Kapama Southern Camp

The following vacancies exist within the Kapama – Southern Camp.  As is company policy, preference will be given to any current employees who might be eligible for the position before we consider any outside applications:

If you have the skills and experience we are in search of, with the necessary qualifications, I would love to hear from you.  Please email me your CV along with a letter of motivation.

The closing date for these applications will be Thursday 31 August 2017 at 4 PM.

Looking forward hearing from you.

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Curio Shop Attendant

The successful candidate will report to the FOH Manager.  This positon forms part of the FOH team at Southern Camp.

Outline of ideal candidate profile & skills

Kapama Southern Camp is built, almost entirely, on the strength of remarkable people who give passionately to their roles, work tirelessly, and have the guest experience at the core of their focus daily as well as the care of our environment and wildlife.  Every single ‘Southern Camper’ makes a huge difference to our success, regardless of their role or function.  For this reason we choose ‘Southern Campers’ very carefully – they are the strength and the future of this company.  The ideal individual for the positon will be detail orientated, have strong administrative skills and enjoy guest interaction.

Listed below are the requirements for this position:

Key responsibilities include

Personality

Computer Skills

Literacy and Numeracy

Salary & other package details

If you have the skills we are in search of, with the necessary qualifications, I would love to hear from you.  Please email me your CV along with a recent head-and-shoulder photograph and details of three contactable references.

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Beverage Cost Controller

The successful candidate will report to the Guest Delight Manager.  This positon forms part of the Guest Service Team at Southern Camp.

Outline of ideal candidate profile & skills

Kapama Southern Camp is built, almost entirely, on the strength of remarkable people who give passionately to their roles, work tirelessly, and have the guest experience at the core of their focus daily as well as the care of our environment and wildlife.  Every single ‘Southern Camper’ makes a huge difference to our success, regardless of their role or function.  For this reason we choose ‘Southern Campers’ very carefully – they are the strength and the future of this company.  The ideal individual for the position will have food & beverage knowledge, an analytical approach with an eye for detail, strong administrative skills and enjoy guest interaction.

Listed below are the requirements for this position:

Key responsibilities include

Personality

Skills

Literacy and Numeracy

Salary & other package details:

If you have the skills we are in search of, with the necessary qualifications, I would love to hear from you.  Please email me your CV along with a recent head-and-shoulder photograph and details of three contactable references.

Group Exec Chef / Culinary Chef Trainer

Location: Kapama Game Reserve
Contact person: Christiaan Basson

The successful candidate will report to the General Manager - Tourism at Kapama Game Reserve.  Listed below are the requirements for this position:

Outline of Position

The Group Exec Chef will be tasked to implement best practice throughout all the Kapama Kitchens on the Kapama Game Reserve as well as giving inputs in the culinary strategy of Kapama and implementation of the specific lodge strategies in the Kapama kitchens. Menu compilation as well as executing these menus will be a priority. The candidate will also play a key role in the training of our local chefs from the nearby communities to develop, inspire and lead them to produce Exceptional, Creative Cuisine prepared in a healthy and hygienic environment.

Key responsibilities include

The ideal Candidate will not only be a Food Fundi in his / her field, but will play an active role in supporting, guiding and assisting the 4 Lodge Managers with the following:

Outline of ideal candidate profile & skills

The ideal individual for the positon will be a food expert/ food fundi, passionate about training & developing of staff with a well-developed concept of the importance of providing a world-class food experience to our guests.  Furthermore he/she needs to have strong communication skills, be familiar with the latest trends and be able to think outside the box.   Candidates for this position should be a natural leader, passionate about people, and also be a very strong verbal and written communicator as well as confident in hosting guests.  These competencies include the following requirements:

Leadership

Personality

Specific Job Skills

Computer Skills

Literacy and Numeracy

Team Player Ability

Qualifications and experience required

Salary & other package details

If you have the skills and experience we are in search of, with the necessary qualifications and you are interested in a career in a 5 star lodge environment, I would love to hear from you. Please email me your CV along with a recent head-and-shoulder photograph and details of three contactable references to jobs@kapama.co.za.  Certificates must be presented during the interview process. 

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Head Ranger - Kapama Southern Camp

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2/3
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2/3
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Minimum of 4 years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Full trail guide qualification
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification
  10. Previous head ranger or assistant head ranger experience
  11. Strong management skills
  12. Team player.

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Sous Chef

Package

Salary negotiable, depending on experience
Accommodation - incl. water & electricity
All meals while on duty
Laundry
3 weeks on, 1 week off - work cycle
15 days annual leave

We are looking for a creative, positive sous chef, who has a passion for food & beverage, a keen eye for detail and a stickler for food safety.

Minimum requirements

Job requirements

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.com or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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Field Guides

Kapama Game Reserve is looking for qualified Field Guides. The position of Field Guide requires good verbal and written communication and a passion for the natural environment. The primary role of a Field Guide is to host guided tours either on foot or in vehicles for the guests of Kapama Private Game Reserve. Field Guides need to be professional and neat in personal appearance and image. Well developed people and communication skills are essential.

The required qualifications for this position are:

Junior Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Driver Permit)
  2. First aid level 1
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 1
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Six months guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve

Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. One and a half years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Trail guide (theory and back up trails qualification)
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification

Senior Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2/3
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2/3
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Two and a half years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Full trail guide qualification
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.com or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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