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Curator Post


The  Kinyonga Reptile Centre in Hoedspruit is looking to employ a new curator with promotion opportunities to "Head Curator" and "Manager"  This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to live and work a dream job in one of the most beautiful parts of the World.  Clean air, stunning mountains, open bushveld with two major rivers and lots of wild reptiles.  This awesome job available for the right person working with us at the centre.


Your day to day duties will include:

  • Giving presentations to groups from schools to universities.

  • Helping with field research projects.

  • Working with local and international students and volunteers.

  • Assisting with film and photo documentary crews.

  • Photographic tours.

  • Removal and rescue of problem reptiles.

  • General care of captive reptiles.


Requirements for the position:

  • Does NOT have to be a herpetologist, but must have a good general knowledge of reptiles. 

  • Must at least have an interest in reptiles, amphibians and arachnids and not be afraid of them.

  • Must enjoy and be able to work with people.

  • Have a valid driver’s licence.

  • Have at least a grade 12 pass.

  • Willing to live in the bush.

  • Be able to coordinate student research projects.

  • Must love nature and animals.

  • We are looking for a non-smoker and responsible drinker.

  • Hard working and willing to learn.

  • Age, between 21 and 35

  • Presentable image.


Package offered:

  • Comfortable accommodation.

  • Limited use of a company vehicle.

  • Must have a valid drivers licence and own transport.

  • Nominal starting salary R 3000-00 per month, during training for first three months.

  • Salary will be revised thereafter to R6000 per month for the first year, then settle on R10 000 per month to be considered for revision every two years.

  • Comision and tips between R1000 and R3000 per month.

  • Opportunity for promotion to "Head Curator" then "Manager"




Applicants can send CV"s to reptile@yebo.co.za for attention Donald Strydom