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Restaurant Manager - Kapama River Lodge

Start Date

Immediate / 1st Oct / 15th Oct

Package

R96k per annum - total cost to company
Shared accommodation - including water & electricity
Laundry - uniform & personal
All meals - during work cycle
Company vehicle - while on duty
3 Weeks on, 1 week off work cycle
15 Days annual leave

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Work shifts
  • Driver’s license
  • Energetic with a positive attitude
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Computer literate - MS Word, M.S. Excel, Hospitality system, POS system
  • 2yrs Experience in a similar position - Lodge / Hotel
  • Strong leadership & organizational skills
  • Extensive wine & beverage knowledge
  • Solid food knowledge
  • Barista training an advantage
  • Hotel school graduate an advantage

Job requirements

  • Review waiter roster as per occupancy levels & activities
  • Staff uniform inspection & update register
  • Assign waiter duties
  • Table allocation as per in-house guests & arrivals
  • Manage service period set-ups & ensure all tables are set as per the company standard
  • Ensure all restaurant OE par levels are maintained and controlled
  • Assign & log waiters to guests
  • Server feedback record - compile feedback % rating as per waiter and submit to F&B Manager
  • Ensure the S.T.A.R.S. service philosophy and core values are known and practiced by all restaurant staff
  • Achievement of F&B service feedback target
  • Ensure buffet is set-up and to company standard
  • Operational management of restaurant during service periods
  • Maintaining of cleanliness standard in all restaurants, stores & back of house areas
  • Ensure proper garbage separation & re-cycling practices are carried out in all restaurants
  • Ensure hygiene standards are adhered to by all waiters
  • Reporting of all maintenance issues in restaurants to housekeeping & F&B Manager
  • Lobster Ink training - all waiters & career path staff to actively participate on Lobster Ink!
  • Monthly stock count of assigned OE
  • Compilation & submission of OE orders to F&B Manager
  • Set-up & breakdown of bush events & activities
  • Staff discipline & adherence to company SOP’s
  • Submission of waiter annual leave schedule to F&B Manager
  • Printing & laminating of all buffet labels
  • Evening hosting shifts as required

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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Restaurant Supervisor - Kapama River Lodge

Start Date

Immediate / 1st Oct / 15th Oct

Package

R43k per annum - total cost to company
Shared accommodation - including water & electricity
Laundry - uniform & personal
All meals - during work cycle
3 Weeks on, 1 week off - work cycle
15 Days annual leave

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Work shifts
  • Energetic with a positive attitude
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Computer literate - MS Word, MS Excel, Hospitality system, POS system
  • Experience in a similar position - Lodge / Hotel
  • Leadership & organizational skills
  • Wine & beverage knowledge
  • Barista training an advantage
  • Hotel school graduate an advantage

Job requirements

  • Uniform inspection & update register
  • Assign waiter duties
  • Table allocation as per in-house guests & arrivals
  • Supervise & assist with service period set-ups & ensure all tables are set as per the company standard
  • Ensure all restaurant OE par levels are maintained and controlled
  • Assign & log waiters to guests
  • Ensure buffet is set-up and to company standard
  • Operational supervision & waiter assistance in restaurant during service periods
  • Maintaining of cleanliness standard in all restaurants, stores & back of house areas
  • Ensure proper garbage separation & re-cycling practices are carried out in all restaurants
  • Ensure hygiene standards are adhered to by all waiters
  • Reporting of all maintenance issues in restaurants to housekeeping & F&B Manager
  • Lobster Ink training - all waiters & career path staff to actively participate on Lobster Ink!
  • Assist with monthly stock count of assigned OE
  • Set-up & breakdown of bush events & activities
  • Ensure the S.T.A.R.S. service philosophy and core values are known and practiced by all restaurant staff
  • Achievement of F&B service feedback target

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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Bar Manager - Kapama River Lodge

Start Date

Immediate / 1st Oct / 15th Oct

Package

60k per annum - total cost to company
Monthly performance bonus - calculated on revenue, cost control & guest feedback
Shared accommodation - including water & electricity
Laundry - uniform & personal
All meals - during work cycle
3 Weeks on, 1 week off - work cycle
15 Days annual leave

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Work shifts
  • Driver’s license
  • Energetic with a positive attitude
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Computer literate - MS Word, MS Excel, Hospitality system, POS system
  • 2yrs Experience in a similar position - Lodge / Hotel
  • Strong leadership & organizational skills
  • Extensive knowledge of wines, beverages & cocktails
  • Barista training & cigar knowledge an advantage
  • Hotel school graduate an advantage

Job requirements

  • Review bartender roster as per occupancy levels & activities
  • Ensure all bars are open & set-up as company standard, including display areas
  • Ensure lounge area is set-up a per company standard with menus, ashtrays and promotional collateral
  • Daily management of sundowners SOP & feedback to F&B Manager
  • Daily management of bar SOP & feedback to F&B Manager
  • Daily feedback to rangers regarding any sundowner issues at high tea
  • Pulling of sales report for PAN
  • Complying & submission of weekly beverage orders to F&B Manager
  • Receiving of inventory
  • Tracking of wines sales as per waiter
  • Maintaining all beverage stores
  • Conduct all outlets inventory counts as per stock take schedule together with the bartender
  • Inputting all beverage transfers & issues to PAN
  • Submission of all daily transfers & issues to the F&B Manager
  • Lobster Ink training - all bar staff to actively participate on Lobster Ink
  • Beverage, cocktail & garnishing training
  • Monthly stock count of assigned OE
  • Compilation & submission of OE orders to F&B Manager
  • Maintaining of cleanliness standard in all bars
  • Ensure proper garbage separation & re-cycling practices are carried out in all bars
  • Ensure hygiene standards are adhered to by all bartenders
  • Reporting of all maintenance issues in bars to housekeeping & F&B Manager
  • Set-up & breakdown of bush events & activities
  • Ensure all bar special events are charged & stock accounted for
  • Ensure the S.T.A.R.S. service philosophy and core values are known and practiced by all bar staff
  • Achievement of F&B service feedback target
  • Staff discipline & adherence to company SOP’s
  • Submission of bartender annual leave schedule to F&B Manager
  • Evening hosting shifts as required

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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Executive Chef

Package

Salary negotiable, depending on experience
Accommodation - incl. water & electricity
All meals while on duty
Laundry
3 weeks on, 1 week off - work cycle
15 days annual leave

We are looking for a creative, positive executive chef who has a passion for food & beverage, a keen eye for detail and a stickler for food safety.

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Culinary school graduate
  • Work shifts
  • Drivers license
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Problem solving & organizational skills
  • Strong leader & self-motivated
  • Computer literate - MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Lotus Notes
  • Solid knowledge of food safety
  • First rate culinary skills
  • 5yrs experience in a similar position - lodge/hotel

Job requirements

  • An ability to stay calm and work under pressure. An ability to take direction
  • Commitment to quality service
  • Work in a TEAM environment
  • Managing the day-to-day kitchen operation, coordinate food production and ensure the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Food preparation to the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Ensuring your brigade has high culinary standards through coaching & discipline
  • Ensure all kitchen staff adhere to the company’s uniform, grooming & appearance standards
  • Control of food cost through training of kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling
  • Kitchen purchasing
  • Receiving and inspection of all deliveries to ensure only the highest quality ingredients are accepted
  • Overseeing storage and ensuring FIFO procedures are practised
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment, including all store rooms
  • Managing the kitchen HACCP plans
  • Create new recipes and write menus
  • Daily checks for maintenance issues, reporting & follow-up
  • Manage the kitchen in all aspects

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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Sous Chef

Package

Salary negotiable, depending on experience
Accommodation - incl. water & electricity
All meals while on duty
Laundry
3 weeks on, 1 week off - work cycle
15 days annual leave

We are looking for a creative, positive sous chef, who has a passion for food & beverage, a keen eye for detail and a stickler for food safety.

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Culinary school graduate
  • Work shifts
  • Drivers license
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Problem solving & organizational skills
  • Strong leader & self-motivated
  • Computer literate - MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Lotus Notes
  • Solid knowledge of food fafety
  • First rate culinary skills
  • 3yrs experience in a similar position - lodge/hotel

Job requirements

  • An ability to stay calm and work under pressure. An ability to take direction
  • Commitment to quality service
  • Work in a TEAM environment
  • Managing the day-to-day kitchen operation, coordinate food production and ensure the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Food preparation to the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Ensuring your brigade has high culinary standards through coaching & discipline
  • Ensure all kitchen staff adhere to the company’s uniform, grooming & appearance standards
  • Control of food cost through training of kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling
  • Kitchen purchasing
  • Receiving and inspection of all deliveries to ensure only the highest quality ingredients are accepted
  • Overseeing storage and ensuring FIFO procedures are practised
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment, including all store rooms
  • Managing the kitchen HACCP plans
  • Helping create new recipes and write menus
  • Daily checks for maintenance issues, reporting & follow-up
  • Manage the kitchen when the Executive Chef is away

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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Field Guides

Kapama Game Reserve is looking for qualified Field Guides. The position of Field Guide requires good verbal and written communication and a passion for the natural environment. The primary role of a Field Guide is to host guided tours either on foot or in vehicles for the guests of Kapama Private Game Reserve. Field Guides need to be professional and neat in personal appearance and image. Well developed people and communication skills are essential.

The required qualifications for this position are:

Junior Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Driver Permit)
  2. First aid level 1
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 1
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Six months guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve

Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. One and a half years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Trail guide (theory and back up trails qualification)
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification

Senior Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2/3
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2/3
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Two and a half years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Full trail guide qualification
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification

Applications

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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