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Career opportunities at Inzalo Safari Lodge

Assistant Manager Nature Guide Position

We are an exclusive game lodge in a big five game reserve looking for a candidate with strong management, hosting and guiding skills. We require an energetic and outgoing person who can seamlessly fit into an Assistant Lodge Manager/Field Guide role within the team. 


Key role: 

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the property

  • Working closely with the General Manger (GM) and standing in for the GM and Field Guide in their absence


Duties for this role: 

  • Guest and F&B administration

  • Hosting and Front of house (FOH) duties including checking in of guests, hosting at meal times, handling guest events and requests 

  • Other back of house (BOH) duties including laundry and stock management 


Experience & Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a 5-star safari lodge in a Big 5 environment 

  • Understanding lodge operational requirements (including policies, and procedures and Solid understanding of F&B)

  • Excellent administration and computer skills

  • Strong leadership and communication skills

  • Exceptional customer service skills and time management skills

  • Passionate about creating and ensuring an exceptional guest experience

  • Sound business acumen and previous experience stock control and general administration

  • Strong problem-solving and decision making skills

  • Ability to function independently 

  • Charismatic (outgoing and energetic)

  • An eye for detail

  • Must be hands on 

  • Stable employment history and contactable references

  • Both guiding and lodge management experience will be an advantage. 



Relevant qualifications will include:

  • FGASA Guiding Level 1 or 2

  • DEAT

  • PDP driver license

  • First aid

  • Management Qualifications / Experience 


Package includes:

  • Accommodation

  • Uniform

  • Meals

  • Free Wifi

Working Cycle -  21 days on and 7 days off. 


Please send application with relevant documentation to: or

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