Addo Elephant National Park is looking for New Rangers (Eastern Cape)

Addo Elephant National Park is looking for new rangers to join their team on June 7, 2023.

The Addo Elephant National Park Anti-Poaching Unit Field Rangers position is currently being filled through recruitment efforts currently underway.

The manager of anti-poaching security, Edward Moumakoe, made the following statement:

“We are putting out a call to especially the unemployed youth in and around the Park, to suitable individuals who want to start a career in conservation where they will work out in nature among the African wildlife.”

We will give preference to applicants who are in good physical shape, and those who come to the interview prepared will have a better opportunity to be selected.
According to him, the minimum requirements for physical fitness are the ability to run 10 kilometers in under an hour, perform 35 push-ups in a row, 50 sit-ups, and seven pull-ups. The appointments will be for a term that is fixed for a period of four years.

Requirements :

A pass in Grade 12, being at least 19 years old, not having any kind of criminal record (which will be verified with the SAPS), having South African citizenship and an ID document are the other minimum requirements.
Candidates must also have all of these things.

Throughout the month of July, a number of different recruitment sessions will take place in and around Addo Elephant National Park, beginning at 8:30 AM on the days that are relevant:

On July 5, we will be at the Wentzel Park Sports Field in Alexandria.
On July 6th, KwaZenzele Community Hall in Paterson was the location of the event.
On July 7, we will be at the Nomathamsanqa Community Hall in Addo. At 7:30 in the morning, transport will be made available beginning at the Valencia Sports Field.
The event took place at the Bersheba Community Hall in Enon Bersheba on July 8th. At 7:30 in the morning, transport will be made available from the Langbos Creche.
The event took place on July 10 at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Kirkwood. At 7:30 in the morning, transport will be made available beginning at the Kirkwood Engen Garage.
On July 11, the Main Camp was located in Addo Elephant National Park. Transportation will be made available beginning at 5:00 AM from the Waterford location, and at 7:30 AM from the Colchester Community Hall.
The 14th of July find us at the Addo Elephant National Park’s Main Camp.

Candidates who live in the area are expected to bring their identification, along with a pen and a notebook, to the location that is geographically closest to them.
They will move on to a physical pre-selection at the Park if they are successful in advancing through the recruitment process.


Candidates who are coming from out of town are required to check in at the Addo Main Camp at 8:00 AM on July 14.
If they make it through the preliminary screening, they will be asked to remain for a selection process that lasts for two weeks.
They are to bring along their identification, a pen, and a notebook, as well as be dressed in clothing that is appropriate for running and exercising, sandals or slops, running shoes or durable footwear, warm clothing (jacket, jersey, warm pants, and bear), two pairs of socks and underwear, and one change of clothing.
They are also to bring along a spare set of clothing.

Fayroush Ludick, Regional Communications Manager at SANParks, can be reached via cell phone at 0733734999 or via email at [email protected] for any questions.

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