Game Ranger - Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, Limpopo

  • Limpopo
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Mining
  • Posted by Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited on Friday, July 12, 2019
  • Reference: 1581234
  • Apply before Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 4 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Protecting employees and contractors in wildlife areas.
  • Dealing with dangerous animals in the Plant and Operational areas.
  • Daily checking of electric game fences.
  • Daily monitoring of wild life on Palabora’s property.
  • Game capturing projects.
  • Contractor induction.
  • Managing nature reserves in a sustainable manner
  • Studying, taking notes and reporting on natural happenings on Palabora’s property.
  • Collecting samples and related information
  • Assisting with Palabora Copper wildlife management plan.

Candidate Requirements

 Intrinsic Qualities:

  • Good communication skills.   
  • Diligent and keen to learn.
  • High level of confidentiality.
  • Perform all work within the framework of safe work practices.
  •  Ability to work independently, on shifts and with minimal supervision.       
  • Exceptional people skills
  • Ability to work effectively within a mining environment.
  • Good anti-poaching and tracking skills

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Matric
  • Valid Driver’s license with at least two years’ experience.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in wildlife management/conservation field.
  • A Field Guide (FGASA Level 1) certificate.
  • Snake handling course will be advantageous.
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About Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited

Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Palabora Mining Company Ltd,is a copper mine that also operates a smelter and refinery complex based in the town of Phalaborwa, in South Africa's Limpopo Province. The mine owes its origins to a unique rock formation in the region known as the Palabora Igneous Complex.

Palabora has been operational since its incorporation in 1956 and is the country's major producer of refined copper, producing approximately 45 000 tonnages of copper per annum. Palabora Copper is South Africa's sole producer of refined copper, which it supplies mainly to the local market and export the balance. Whilst copper forms the base-load of its business, Palabora also mines and exports other by-products such as Magnetite, Vermiculite Sulphuric acid, anode slimes and nickel sulphate.

More than a mine
Located directly adjacent to the world-renowned eco-tourism attraction, the Kruger National Park, Palabora coordinates several onsite wildlife management and cultural heritage programmes as part of its ongoing sustainability drive. The company also collaborates closely with various communities in the Ba-Phalaborwa district to boost economic development and alleviate poverty.