Riding Guide

Namibia Horse Safari Company and Wolwedans are looking of a competent riding guide for sundowner and day rides on Wolwedans. The  successful applicant should be able to start immediately, and have good knowledge and understanding of desert ecology.

Experience / Knowledge and Skills

  • Mature disposition, and sober habits
  • Be a competent rider (at all paces and over uneven terrain)
  • Able to look after a small herd of horses and live at Wolwedans for the riding season (April – October).
  • An open-minded person, with a pleasant, outgoing personality, that exudes positivity
  • Passionate about nature and its creatures
  • Be knowledgeable about horses and desert fauna & flora in order to keep guests suitably entertained
  • Fluent in spoken and written English (additional languages an advantage)
  • Good health, with an energetic disposition
  • Contactable references must be provided
  • Namibian citizen or holder of a domicile or permanent residence permit

This position requires setting up temporary residence at Wolwedans, and thus applicants need to be nature lovers, and be prepared to work on-site for six continuous weeks at a time. References will be checked and a probation period is applicable.

The successful applicant will need to commit to “The Wolwedans Way”, our mission, vision and values statement, as well as The Wolwedans Compass of fairness, honesty, positivity and creativity.

We offer a competitive package, a diverse job and dynamic working environment.

Only qualified persons who meet the relevant criteria should apply. If you are interested in this position and meet the requirements, please email your CV (listing current references and a recent head/shoulders photograph) to: hr@wolwedans.com