Ecotourism Manager Job in Mombasa, Kenya

The ecotourism job outlook involves being charge of coordinating and guiding responsible traveling to ecologically important sites.



Ecotourism operators will inform visitors of the cultural and historical significance of a site and promote ways of enjoying the environment in a responsible manner.


Duties and Responsibilities

The following are the major ecotourism job responsibilities;

  • Perform tour guide duties that include greeting, directing, and transporting tourists, answering questions, distributing materials, and providing information on tour schedules and features
  • Study the ecological, cultural, and historical significance of a tour area in order to prepare reports, commentaries, and informational and promotional materials
  • Applying the principles of environmental responsibility to ecotourism activities and programs
  • Instructing and advising tourists on applicable safety regulations and rules of conduct
  • Planning tour itineraries
  • Implementing emergency evacuation procedures
  • Choosing and hiring new tour guides from local communities, especially indigenous peoples
  • Supporting local environmental causes or programs by incorporating different activities that benefit the tour area and by donating a proportion of the proceeds of operation


    Skills and Specifications


    Below are ecotourism skills needed to work effectively in this field.

  • Ability to put issues into context and assess their relevance
  • Possess outdoor skills such as orienteering, navigation,
    survival and mountaineering
  • Knowledgeable in first aid, search and rescue
  • Planning and identifying target audiences and goals
  • Assessing and assuming risk and being able to deal with critical events
  • Able to demonstrate leadership
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Micro computer application skills (MS Word, PowerPoint)

    Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines wildlife/tourism/hospitality
  • 3 years’ experience in management
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret financial management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to cope and interact with people of diverse background and communities.
  • Experience in conflict and dispute management an added advantage.


    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 3rd August, 2018



    For more information and job application details, see; Ecotourism Manager Job in Mombasa, Kenya


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