Junior Management / Management support couple Lodge anchor; Field guide/maintenance assistant

Cedar Wood recruitment is now recruiting for our client , an initmate bush lodge in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga

Junior Management / Management support couple-(Lodge anchor; Field guide/maintenance assistant)

A beautiful and intimate family-owned 4* mountain nature reserve near Nelspruit is looking to recruit an energetic and enthusiastic management support couple (lodge anchor/maintenance/field guide/FoH). Looking for a dynamic couple with mature characters, good people skills and a passion for hospitality. Must be eager and willing, and keen to join a growing company.

A small team requiring hands-on approach, eye for detail, flexibility and determination to maintain and improve the very high standards already in place. Applicants are required to live on the property and the position includes accommodation & utilities (electric/gas/water/internet in reasonable usage).

Couple will be required to cover all aspects of lodge management when senior management on leave.

She : Lodge Anchor

Responsible for assisting lodge manager in all areas of lodge management; reservations, office administration, front of house and service, lodge staff management, marketing


Valid Driver’s license
Minimum 2 years working experience in 4*or 5* lodge environment
Tourism/hospitality qualifications
Staff management experience
Food & Beverage Experience
Computer literate essential + knowledge of Nightsbridge booking system
Administrative skills and experience
Hosting experience and service
Good administration skills/attention to detail
Some marketing knowledge or experience

He : Field guide/lodge & reserve maintenance support

Responsible for client nature experience, (nature drives, guided walks, hiking/MTB trails) land management support under farm manager, maintenance of guest activity equipment, trails and locations, assisting with general maintenance, front of house and service.


Valid Driver’s license & DPD
Minimum 1 years guiding experience
Good general bush knowledge of Lowveld area (minimum FGASA level 1 or equivalent knowledge)
Speciality knowledge of birds/trees a bonus
Hosting experience and service
General maintenance skills and experience
Land management experience (knowledge of land maintenance and invasive removal, etc)
First Aid


Good references from all previous employers.
Fluent in English – Afrikaans/African language helpful but not necessary
Own vehicle
South African residency.
SALARY: R12000-16000 per month depending on qualifications and experience

Accommodation and utilities (electric/gas/water) provided – Must have own vehicle

Please send your cv with profesional head and shoulder photo, qualifications and contactable/written refs to hannet@cedar-wood.co.za

Job ref: 3025

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