Careers

Join the babanango team

At Babanango Game Reserve, we eagerly seek out individuals who embody passion, commitment, and a strong work ethic to become valued members of our team. Whether you’re a skilled pastry chef or an experienced field guide, every Babanango employee is a vital contributor to crafting an unparalleled luxury bush experience for our guests. Simultaneously, they actively participate in our noble mission of wildlife conservation and local community upliftment.

Our dedication extends beyond recruitment; we are steadfast in nurturing the growth and skill development of our team members. We firmly believe that the collective success of our endeavor hinges on the exceptional contributions of each individual operating at their best.

If this resonates with you, take the first step towards an exciting career by exploring the opportunities listed below!

Current vacancies

Head Guide

The main purpose of the Head Guide is to ensure that an all-encompassing wildlife experience is offered to every Babanango Game Reserve guest with the focus on catering to the specific needs of each individual guest. Assisting with any conservation projects that are being undertaken on the reserve and being an active member of the reserve team. As a mentor and trainer, this role will be responsible for mentoring and training all of the guides with emphasis on the Field Guides, helping to mould them into successful Field Guides.

Closing date for submission: 31 January 2024

Lodge Manager - Zulu Rock Lodge

The main responsibility of the Lodge Manager is to maintain smooth operations of BGR Lodges. To provide leadership to staff, maintain lodge facilities, and provide a level of hospitality, ensuring that guests receive the amenities and services which meets the Babanango Game Reserve expectations.

Closing date for submission: 31 January 2024

Lodge Manager - Valley Lodge

The main responsibility of the Lodge Manager is to maintain smooth operations of BGR Lodges. To provide leadership to staff, maintain lodge facilities, and provide a level of hospitality, ensuring that guests receive the amenities and services which meets the Babanango Game Reserve expectations.

Closing date for submission: 31 January 2024

Maintenance Manager - Facilities And Fleet

The Maintenance Manager will ensure that all the built facilities, including lodges, staff accommodation, workshops, and associated installations such as boreholes, pumps, and electrical installations, and the vehicle meet are maintained to the highest standard to ensure that operations across the reserve run smoothly and efficiently. The Maintenance Manager will oversee the appropriate budget.

Closing date for submission: 31 January 2024

Matatane Camp Manager

The main purpose of the Camp Manager is to ensure a superlative guest experience for all Matatane Camp guests – which typically include large school groups, university groups, leisure travelers, researchers, campers, etc. The emphasis is on the guest experience including excellent service standards, well-maintained amenities, attentive and well-trained staff, general management, safety and security, and the broader coordination of a busy hospitality and wilderness camp environment with many ‘moving parts’.

Closing date for submission: 31 January 2024

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