South African National Parks
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South African National Parks Assistant monthly salaries in South Africa

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21% Above national average
Salary estimated from 2 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

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    This Position is a fixed term contract up to 31 March 2024. Remuneration on C2 Paterson salary scale R14 342.93, staying inside the Park plus Tool of Trade…
    6 days ago
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High level of professionalism and specialized job
Waking up very early in the morning, mostly between 4 and 5 AM. I have obtained valuable knowledge about the capture and handling of wild animals as well as management of animals. I have also learnt how to manage time effectively. The management is very excellent and everything is well organized. The co-workers are highly experienced and self-motivated. Everyone knows what to do without any interference of a supervisor. The job is a high risk career and danger can arise from any moment. I enjoy when the capture operations go successfully and all animals are safe. I also enjoy travelling inside Kruger National Park in search of animals during a capture operation. I can say that game capture is the best job ever in conservation.
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Exposure to dangerous wild animals which are normally seen on television
Cons
Extended hours and physically demanding
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Motivational, productive and fun place
My employer has taught me to work independently and be a confident decision maker. I have also learnt that one learns through showing their enthusiasm to achieve a goal irregardless that the duty is not within their job decription. Going the extra mile is the culture of the office that i work in and my co workers will assist anyone who is eager to learn. The most challenging part of my job is when I have to co-ordinate events that would involve senior management, external stakeholders and dignitaries as these need a lot of paying attention to and I do enjoy watching the end result on the day of the event and when the event has come and gone successfully.
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14 days free holiday accomoation, laptop & cellphone allowance
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working within strict budgets, having to be available on short notice for the park over weekends and holidays;
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How much does an Assistant make at South African National Parks in South Africa?

Average South African National Parks Assistant monthly pay in South Africa is approximately R 9 074, which is 21% above the national average.
Salary information comes from 3 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.
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