Walking Guide job at Wilderness

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1007291
  • Career Level Others
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Detailed Responsibilities
• Define different walking tracks for guests considering such factors as age, fitness level, particular interest, attention span, terrain, time of day, weather conditions, wildlife encounters and behaviour.
• Conduct safety talks to guests before commencement of the walks and reminders during the walk.
• Advise guests on ideal clothing and footwear depending on weather conditions.
• Organise for packed meals and/or drinks for the walks.
• Ensure that the firearm being used for the walk is in good working condition.
• Carry along a firearm for all walks within and outside the camp.
• Provide accurate and entertaining commentary to guests on the wildlife, plant life, and natural landmarks encountered during the walk.
• Maintain a professional and friendly demeanour when interacting with guests, addressing their questions and concerns promptly and courteously.
• Monitor guests’ behaviour and adherence to safety guidelines, taking necessary measures to enforce rules when required.
• Possess an in-depth knowledge of the wildlife within the safari area, including their behavior, habitats, and conservation status.
• Assist guests in spotting and identifying animals, birds, and other wildlife, using binoculars and other necessary equipment.
• Collaborate with other guides, rangers, and park officials to exchange information and enhance the overall safari experience for guests.

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