(Salary R523,828.22 – R810,213.57 p/a) Section Ranger wanted at SANParks

A challenging vacancy currently exists for a Senior Section Ranger at Addo Main Camp Section, Addo Elephant National Park.

Closing date: 10 June 2024

Location: Addo Elephant National Park


  • National Diploma in Nature Conservation or Degree in the Conservation sphere
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience in the Conservation field
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Section Ranger, or similar rank, in a Big 5 reserve
  • Valid Firearm competency and ability to use a wide range of firearms is essential.
  • Code 08 Drivers license

  • Must be able to fly in helicopters and small fixed-wing aircraft for several hours.
  • A person with a high level of general fitness and mental alertness is required in this position.
  • No criminal record – SAPS screening and Integrity Testing will be conducted prior to the appointment.

  • Good written and verbal communication, conflict resolution, project management and liaison skills
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office Package, Email, and Internet
  • The ability to work under unfavourable and potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Availability to work irregular hours (anti-poaching and other emergencies)


  • Territorial integrity that includes law enforcement, collection, interpretation and evaluation of information on adjacent areas and communities.
  • Implementation and administration of approved Conservation Policy according to agreed management and operational plans as well as stipulations of relevant legislation.
  • Natural resources management which includes the implementation of invasive plants, alien animals, and unnatural soil erosion management systems…

  • Development of sound and mutually beneficial relationships with park users and other associated stakeholders, organizations and individuals.
  • Management of the technical infrastructure in the section.
  • Financial management that includes the preparation of budgets and daily financial administration of own section.

  • Human Resources management and the administration of own sectio
  • Participating in activities and providing inputs on environmental matters in the Control Area of the national park, including Environmental Impact Assessments and any other issues that might affect the park.
  •  To ensure adequate control of visitor activities, and safety and security

Please Note

  • The appointment will be in accordance with EE targets plan.
  • The remuneration package includes a basic salary, based on the salary scale of a position with a Paterson D1 job grade and allowances and benefits as specified in the HR Tariff Document and Conditions of Services of SANParks.

  • Candidate will be required to reside within the Park and official accommodation will be made available to the successful candidate.


R523,828.22 – R810,213.57

How To Apply

Applications must be accompanied by a Cover letter, CV, certified copies of ID and relevant qualifications to be submitted to the following address:
ATT: Ilze Jonker
Human Resource Department
Addo Elephant National Park
PO Box 52, Addo, 6105

Application will only be completed when you have applied through the link and have submitted all your relevant documents to the following email address:
Email: [email protected]

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