Employment

Both Desert & Delta Safaris and Ker & Downey Botswana are actively recruiting motivated individuals for a variety of roles. Investing in People lies at Chobe’s core. It is our policy that we employ only citizens of Botswana wherever possible and afford those employees access to training, further education, on the job experience and every opportunity for promotion to management level.

We have an excellent reputation for career progression and staff development with the majority of our senior managers having started in junior roles within the group.

Contact Munihango Limbo at munihango.limbo@chobeholdings.co.bw for further information.

Desert & Delta Safaris

Desert & Delta Safaris is actively seeking qualified, experienced, knowledgeable and hardworking individuals to join their team of over 260 people. The company has played a pioneering role within Botswana’s tourist industry and offers superb career opportunities for both Batswana who wish to establish themselves or grow within the tourism industry.

Positions:
  • Senior Lodge/Camp Managers
  • Trainee Lodge/Camp Managers
  • Professional Safari Guides
  • Qualified Chefs
  • Qualified Mechanics
  • Qualified Maintenance and Carpenters
  • Bar attendants, waiters and service staff
  • Housekeepers and cleaning staff
  • Groundsmen
  • Trackers and mokoro polers
Application Requirements
  • All applicant should be Botswana citizens.
  • Senior Managers must have a minimum of 5 years reputable experience in the tourism industry with relevant hotel/lodge/camp management/hospitality management qualifications and solid references.
  • Trainee Mangers must have a minimum of 2 years reputable experience in similar field and have the necessary hotel/lodge/camp management/hospitality management qualifications.
  • Professional Walking Guides with a minimum of 2 years walking experience, weapon handling certification, drivers license, PRDP, be able to pole a mokoro and conduct boat activities. Minimum 5 total years guiding experience.
  • Professional Guides should be fully licensed with a minimum of 3 years guiding experience, driver licenses, PRDP.
  • Trackers and polers should have a minimum qualification of a registered Assistant Guide License.
  • Qualified Chefs with traceable references and experience records.
  • Qualified Mechanics with minimum 2 years work experience, NCC National Crafts Certificate in Auto Mechanics, must have valid drivers license with PRDP. Solid references essential.
  • Qualified Maintenance tradesmen with qualifications in electrics, plumbing or similar.
  • References and work experience carry preference.
  • Hospitality graduates with diplomas or qualifications as waiters, bar attendants or hospitality services. References and work experience will carry preference.
  • Housekeepers, cleaning staff and groundsmen – references and experience carry preference.
  • All positions are related to safari camp/lodge environments and applicants should understand that these are remote. Living and working for extended periods away from town and home environment is a necessity.
  • There are no vacancies in our Maun based offices.
  • Applicants must be fully capable of working as part of a team.
  • Applicants must be prepared to work as and when required (service industry requires shifts at various hours of the day/night).
Application Process

All applications must be done in writing, with detailed experience, qualifications and references attached and should be delivered via e-mail, post or in person to the following contact details:

E-mail

careers@desertdelta.com

Post

Desert & Delta Safaris

HR Department

Private Bag 310

Maun

Botswana

By Hand

Desert & Delta Safaris

HR Department

Plot 851

Sir Seretse Khama Road (opposite Nhabe Museum)

Maun

Botswana

Note

Individuals with no relevant qualifications or experience are requested NOT to apply. Only successful applications will be contacted for interviews.