CapeNature Is Hiring: Conservation Assistant – McGregor, Western Cape,South Africa


Job Description

CapeNature Conservation seeks to appoint a dynamic person to assist with administration,

tourism management, and infrastructure maintenance at the Vrolijkheid Nature




  • 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 efficient and friendly customer service.
  • Assist in the management of tourism infrastructure.
  • Assist with management and supervision of EPWP staff.

Perform conservation operations

  • Assist with the implementation of the 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.
  • Plumbing and electrical faults repairs.
  • Welding and carpentry.
  • Brick laying, painting and plastering.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12
  • At least one year of 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.


Grade 12

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

Experience in tool maintenance accredited certificates.

Power-tool maintenance experience.

Storage management.

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