Conservation Assistant

at CapeNature Conservation
Location Knysna, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Knysna



Job Description

CapeNature Conservation seek to appoint a dynamic person to assist with administration, tourism management and infrastructure maintenance at Anysberg Nature Reserve.






Assist with office administrative duties.

Vehicle fleet management and administration.

Assist with the control and management of infrastructure, assets and inventory.

Assist with procurement.

Adherence to Occupational Health and Safety policies and guidelines.

Monthly timesheet completion of production.

Tourism management


Provide and promote an efficient and friendly customer service.

Assist in the management of tourism infrastructure.

Assist with management and supervision of EPWP tourism staff.

Perform conservation operations


Assist with the implementation of Annual Plan of Operations, (Nature Reserve operational management).

Assist with firefighting operations.

Assist in the maintenance of gardens and general terrain.

Transportation of staff/equipment.

Infrastructure and Equipment


Assist in the management and maintenance of all infrastructure.

Assist with maintenance and service of facilities.

Maintain vehicles and equipment.

Maintain tools.





Qualifications and Experience


Grade 12.

At least one-year job related experience.

A valid code B driver’s license.

Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Internet use).

No criminal record.



Willingness to work weekend shifts and irregular hours.

Physical ability to perform conservation assistant duties.

Knowledge and experience in working in administration, tourism and maintenance of infrastructure & equipment.

Ability to function independently and within a team.

Willingness to live and share a house in a remote area with no cellphone reception for a month away from family.





Driver’s licence at least two years old from date of issue.

Experience in tool maintenance accredited certificates.

Power-tool maintenance experience.

Adaptation to extreme temperatures (cold and hot)

Storage management.


Interested candidates can send their CV