Title Front of House
Location Mpumalanga
Job Information

MalaMala Game Reserve is the Safari Industry’s blueprint to the luxury photographic safari. In existence since 1927, this massive thriving tract of land produces the most exciting wildlife experience this side of the equator. MalaMala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa and prides itself on its high level of hospitality and luxury, whilst providing the opportunity for incredible game viewing.

MalaMala is looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing Front of House to facilitate all guest related interaction, hosting and enquiries whilst ensuring our our high-end service delivery is smoothly executed.

To be considered you must have the following:

  • 1 – 2 years of 5* African Safari Camp/Lodge experience
  • A qualification in Tourism & Hospitality and/or Hospitality Management
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and be guest- and service-oriented
  • Commitment to work long and flexible hours
  • Thorough familiarity of hosting, food & beverage, service etiquette and delivery, and customer-service excellence.
  • Physically fit, sober habits and in good health
  • First Aid level 1 (minimum)
  • Extensive understanding of the lodge environment
  • Ability to use initiative through being aware of guests’ needs and being able to tend to them
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good time-keeping skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience
  • Flexible, positive attitude
  • English literacy level: Must have an excellent command of the English language including reading, writing and speaking
  • Computer literacy level: Use of Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook), ResRequest and stock control systems
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Title Barman
Job Information

MalaMala Game Reserve is the Safari Industry’s blueprint to the luxury photographic safari. In existence since 1927, this massive thriving tract of land produces the most exciting wildlife experience this side of the equator. MalaMala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa and prides itself on its high level of hospitality and luxury, whilst providing opportunity for incredible game viewing.

MalaMala is looking for an experienced Barman to passionately deliver on high levels of service within a high-end luxury safari lodge environment.

To be considered you must have the following:

  • 1+ years’ experience in a barman role
  • Experience in a 5-star environment advantageous
  • Organisational skills with the ability to complete stock takes, familiarise oneself with guests’ preferences, recording of orders on a bar charge sheet, and ensuring all dockets are signed daily.
  • Extensive bar and drink mixing knowledge
  • Good knowledge of local and international wines
  • Understanding of the luxury safari environment an advantage.
  • Ability to use initiative through being aware of guests’ needs and being able to tend to them
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good time-keeping skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience
  • Flexible, positive attitude
  • English literacy level: Moderate ability to read and write but should speak well as the candidate will be continually interacting with the guests
  • Computer literacy level: Moderate ability (PowerPOS)
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Title Receptionist
Location Mpumalanga
Job Information

MalaMala Game Reserve is the Safari Industry’s blueprint to the luxury photographic safari. In existence since 1927, this massive thriving tract of land produces the most exciting wildlife experience this side of the equator. MalaMala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa and prides itself on its high level of hospitality and luxury, whilst providing opportunity for incredible game viewing.

MalaMala is looking for a Receptionist with strong administrative and organisation skills to join our current team in providing hands-on guest interaction whilst ensuring a high level of comfort and overall guest satisfaction.

To be considered you must have the following:

  • Matric and/or relevant administration qualification
  • 1+ years’ experience in a receptionist or administrative role
  • Experience in a 5-star environment advantageous
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good telephonic skills and the ability to transfer calls effectively
  • Good administrative skills with a track record from previous experience
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to use initiative and intuition to pre-empt guests every need
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English well
  • Good time-keeping skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience
  • Flexible, positive attitude
  • English literacy level: Good ability to read and write and should speak well as you will be continually interacting with guests
  • Computer literacy level: Strong ability (Microsoft Office, ResRequest)
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Title Head Masseuse
Location Mpumalanga
Job Information

HEAD MASSEUSE / RELIEF CURIO SHOP ASSISTANT

MalaMala Game Reserve is the Safari Industry’s blueprint to the luxury photographic safari. In existence since 1927, this massive thriving tract of land produces the most exciting wildlife experience this side of the equator. MalaMala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa and prides itself on its high level of hospitality and luxury, whilst providing opportunity for incredible game viewing.

MalaMala is looking for a qualified and experienced Masseuse with a passion for providing a relaxing guest experience whilst initiating high quality treatments. The incumbent will be responsible for the implementation and management of all aspects regarding this department as well as the other therapists.

To be considered you must have the following:

Masseuse

  • Relevant and recognised qualification in massage treatments
  • Relevant experience in a 5-star environment
  • Knowledge of different massage treatments and products on offer to guests
  • Understanding of relevant spa hygiene, health and safety practices
  • Knowledge of treatment etiquette
  • Good health and dexterity
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Strong management and teamwork skills
  • Understanding of stock control and budgets
  • Good time-keeping skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience
  • Flexible, positive attitude

Relief Curio Shop Assistant

The incumbent will also be required to assist in the curio shop on a relief basis which will require them to:

  • Assist in shop stock-takes and maintenance of product styling and cleanliness on a relief basis
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Title Ranger
Salary TBD
Location Mpumalanga
Job Information

We are looking for a qualified Field Guide / Game Ranger to start asap. The incumbent will be responsible for the implementation and management of all aspects regarding the safari operation.

To be considered you must have the following:

  • FGASA Level 1
  • Valid PrDP
  • Valid First Aid certificate
  • Handle and use of a Manually Operated Rifle or Carbine for Business Purposes – SAQA ID 123519
  • NDT registered
  • A passion for nature, animals, conservation and the environment
  • A passion for people and creating a holistic experience, imparting knowledge about the bush and wildlife
  • General vehicle maintenance knowledge
  • Be a team player
  • Have a good command of the English language, written and spoken
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Able to anticipate guests needs and facilitating the small touches that enhance the guest experience
  • Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience
  • Flexible, positive attitude
  • Highly sociable and confident when meeting new people and able to entertain/host
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