September 20, 2023

General Workers X17 Positions

Salary: R 9 553


We are looking for suitably qualified persons for the Fixed Term Contracts for the mentioned job opportunities at Kruger National Park for a period of three months in the following camps: Letaba and Satara camps respectively. The successful candidates will be accommodated in official accommodation inside the park and be required to work shifts.

  • Grade 10
  • An experience in housekeeping will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to assist with general repairs and maintenance of tools.
  • The incumbent must have basic knowledge of health and safety in the workplace.
  • Gardening and terrain maintenance knowledge will be an added advantage.
  • Physical good health.
  • Good knowledge of tools, handling and aftercare.
  • Performing semi-skilled tasks that will include cleaning the camp accommodation and public areas.
  • Performing garden and terrain maintenance around the camp.
  • Performing duties of a technical nature within the incumbent’s capabilities.
  • Assisting with other ad hoc tasks as required by Supervisor/Management.
  • Working closely with the camp supervisor.

Hut Attendants x 21 Positions

Salary: R 9 553

  • Grade 10
  • Experience in housekeeping will be an added advantage
  • The incumbent must have basic knowledge of hygiene.
  • The incumbent must have basic knowledge of health and safety in the workplace
  • Physical good health.
  • Good knowledge of tools, handling and aftercare.
  • Perform cleaning duties including chalets, ablution facilities and surrounding areas to prescribed set standards.
  • Control inventory items.
  • Reporting abnormalities including equipment and maintenance faults.
  • Assist with the collection of supplies when necessary.
  • Assist with general work in the camp.
  • Assist in laundry duties of the rest camp.

Storeroom Assistant

Salary: R 9 553

  • Grade 12
  • Two years working experience in a storeroom
  • Ability to assist with general repairs and maintenance to infrastructure.
  • The incumbent must have knowledge of health and safety in the workplace and/ must have done a First Aid level course
  • Physical good health.
  • Good knowledge of tools, handling and aftercare.
  • Responsible for the safekeeping, issuing and returning of equipment used by the staff on the section.
  • Issues the equipment to the general workers and the general worker supervisor on a daily basis.
  • Ensures that all equipment is returned after the days work
  • Keeps record of equipment and cleaning material issued and returned.
  • Ensures that all equipment in the store is clean and in working order.
  • Ensures that equipment that is returned is clean.
  • Ensures that equipment returned is still serviceable and in working order.
  • Informs his supervisor of any equipment that needs repairs or replacement.
  • Performs minor repairs to equipment to keep it in working order.
  • Keeps the storeroom and surrounding area clean.
  • Performs certain manual labour tasks as may be requested.
  • Assists the general worker team in certain tasks, i.e. cleaning of facilities, gardens.
  • Assists during emergency situations, i.e. veld firefighting.
  • Reports directly to the general worker Team Leader

Receptionist (3 positions)

Salary: R 11 656

  • A 3-year Tourism National Diploma
  • Good telephone, people and administration skills as well as sound interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and Opera knowledge is essential.
  • Previous front office experience
  • Clean criminal record
  • Proficiency in English
  • To receive, and handle telephone calls and telephonic enquiries and where specified, relay telephone messages timeously
  • To receive guests in a friendly manner and process the computerised guest reservation through the check-in and check out process
  • To raise any extra charges that a guest might incur
  • To ensure outstanding monies are collected and processed according to company policy
  • To inform guests of facilities at the lodge and upsell on activities
  • To assist guests with amendments to reservations and special requests
  • To coordinate guests requests and complaints and handle efficiently
  • To perform general administration at the Reception area
  • To adhere to company dress code and protocol


Linen Room Supervisor


Eight (8) Months Fixed Term Contract.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Linen Room Supervisor at Skukuza Safari Lodge.
NB. The position will be filled in line with the Employment Equity Targets for KNP.

Salary: R 9 153

  • Grade 12 plus Housekeeping Certificate
  • 2 years of practical experience in a similar environment.
  • Laundry experience will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with industrial cleaning equipment and products
  • Understanding of Safety and Hygiene requirements.
  • Understanding of Hospitality/Housekeeping standards.
  • Organizing skills/Self-management skills.
  • Basic understanding of Customer Service.
  • Coordinating, planning and evaluation of functional areas within the linen room to ensure a business focus as well as compliance to standards, systems and procedures.
  • Distribution of clean linen for accommodation units, cleaning materials and equipment, and issuing of consumables and additional mattresses.
  • Counting and balancing of linen and equipment
  • Keeping records of Housekeeping and room statistics, goods received, as well as lost and found property
  • Supervision of staff that includes the planning of work schedules, evaluation of work and determining of training requirements.
  • Stock control and placing of orders.
  • Communicating closely with the front desk concerning VIP.


Room Attendants (3 positions)

Salary: R 8 918

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • At least 1 – 6 months’ work experience in a hospitality/hotel environment, priority will be given to those that worked at Skukuza Safari Lodge before.
  • Experience with industrial cleaning equipment and products
  • Understanding of safety and Hygiene requirements.
  • Basic understanding of Hospitality/Housekeeping standards.
  • Organizing skills/Self-management skills.
  • Basic understanding of Customer Service.
  • Ensure all assigned rooms are clean and tidy by the end of the shift.
  • Report technical and maintenance needs
  • Follow hotel safety and hygiene guidelines.
  • Control Inventory items
  • Replenish bath care products and room amenities
  • Clean public areas like corridors
  • Address quests queries
  • Help guests retrieve lost items or report lost items


Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualifications to the following e-mail address:
Kruger National Park
Attention: Ms Nkateko Mokoena
Private Bag X402
Tel: 013 735 4261


Tourism Monitor (Youth Development)

Park: Groenkloof (Head Office)


A challenging vacancy currently exists for a Tourism Monitor at Groenkloof National Park reporting to the Senior Manager: Stakeholder Engagement and Capacity Building. The position is on a fixed-term contract up to the end of 31 August 2022. The total remuneration package is a basic salary as per the Expanded Public Works Programme rates of R190.00 per day.

  • A grade 12 certificate (Diploma certificate in Natural /Social Science will serve as an added advantage)
  • Proficient in English, with the understanding that proficiency in another official language.
  • People orientated
  • Ability to work long and extended hours
  • Oversee the administration linked to the implementation of the SET program
  • Coordinate the identification of youth opportunities in SANParks
  • Be the link between the TM’s in SET and the BSP office
  • Assist with General SET office administration
  • Assist in developing a youth empowerment strategy and implementation guidelines.
  • Assist in developing and accessing youth empowerment opportunities.
  • Monitor and report on the number of opportunities and contracts awarded to Youth Enterprises.

Please address your application accompanied by a CV to Nthabiseng Matlhoane at the following address:
Socio-Economic Transformation Division
SA National Parks
PO Box 787
Fax: 086 538 8901
Contact Number: 012 426 5166
You may also email your application to:


Manager: Learning and Development

Park: Kruger National Park


The Organisation requires the services of a Manager: Learning and Development in the Human Capital Management Division. This position will be based at the Kruger National Park, Skukuza.

Salary: R 541 332 – R 714 426 per annum

Applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualification Authority.
If you have not been responded to within 21 days of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful

  • Be in possession of a Degree in Human Resources Management/Human Resources Development.
  • Should have an Occupationally Directed Education Training and Development Practices (OD-ETDP certificate).
  • Should have an SDF certificate.
  • Should be registered with the relevant bodies.
  • Should have an SDF certificate.
  • Should have 4 to 6 years of experience in learning and development.
  • An understanding of SANParks policies and reporting framework.
  • Knowledge of Good Corporate Governance Practices.
  • Should have skills development legislation such as SDA, SDLA, EEA, B-BBEE, LRA and SAQA Act.
  • Skills Development Facilitation
  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Planning and organizing skills.
  • Conflict management
  • Presentation skills
  • Project management skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • Listening skills.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Making the rule-based and analytical decisions.
  • Contribute to the Development of Policies, SOPs and processes for implementation of Learning and Development programmes.
  • Implement processes and systems for effective delivery of Learning and Development programmes and ensure quality assurance.
  • Prioritise operational Learning and Development needs to be based on Divisional strategies and plans.
  • Development and prepare Learning programmes for the area of responsibility (KNP)
  • Contribute to the divisional operations plan.
  • Provide an analysis of the IDPs in order to develop appropriate Learning and Development interventions.
  • Coordinate the training needs assessments for consolidation into the WSP/ATR.
  • Compiling and submitting skills development Data/Reports for BBBEE and skills development reporting.
  • Ensure that service providers comply with quality assurance requirements and organisational needs.
  • Manage and coordinate effective implementation of training programmes (Induction, MDP, RPL, Internship and Learnerships.
  • Manage Learning and Development service provider contracts as per the area of responsibility
  • Maintain and manage stakeholder relations

Interested persons who meet the qualifications should forward their applications which should consist of a covering letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of qualification(s) and Identity Document (certified within the past 6 months) to the following address:
Human Resources Division
SA National Parks
PO Box 787
Fax: 086 295 4078




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