Area Integrity Rangers

AWS Area Integrity Managers are suitably qualified and experienced individuals that are placed at Protected Area’s, Municipal, Provincial, or Private game reserves to implement and manage Biosecurity and Biodiversity management systems, plans, processes, etc. The Area Integrity Ranger’s focus is primarily on SECURITY and does not replace the reserve ranger or game farm manager unless that is a specific requirement of the client.

Area Integrity Rangers

AWS Area Integrity Managers are suitably qualified and experienced individuals that are placed at Protected Area’s, Municipal, Provincial, or Private game reserves to implement and manage Biosecurity and Biodiversity management systems, plans, processes, etc. The Area Integrity Ranger’s focus is primarily on SECURITY and does not replace the reserve ranger or game farm manager unless that is a specific requirement of the client.

PROFILE OF A FIELD RANGER

 

  • NQF level 4
  • Execute drills instinctively on command
  • Handle and use specialised equipment
  • Perform area coverage
  • Perform wilderness first aid
  • Survive and apply defensive bushcraft tactics
  • Track a target quarry
  • Conservation practices
  • PSIRA / SASSETA grade  C, D, E.
  • SAP – weapons competency for business purposes (self-loading carbine)

PROFILE OF A COUNTER POACHING RANGER

 

  • NQF level 5
  • Gather intelligence and handle informers
  • Advanced combat training and tactics
  • Advanced combat tracking
  • Use tactical operations to combat wildlife crime
  • PSIRA / SASSETA grade = A & B
  • Combat experienced
  • SAP – weapons competency for business purposes (all categories)

PROFILE OF AN AREA INTEGRITY RANGERS/WARDEN/MANAGER

 

  • NQF level 6
  • Maintain the ecological integrity and biodiversity of an area
  • Protect the Rangers’ integrity and ensure jurisdiction
  • Establish and maintain good relations with stakeholders
  • Execute tactical appreciation and planning for counter-poaching operations on Strategic, Tactical and Operational levels.
  • Design and implement a security plan AIP (Area Integrity Plan)
  • Conduct and manage Intelligence operations.
  • Cultivate, handle informants and informant networks.
  • Deploy a rapid response environmental crime unit. STT
  • PSIRA / SASSETA grade = A, B.
  • Combat / Battle experienced
  • SAP – weapons competency for business purposes (all categories)
  • Assessor, Facilitator, Instructor, Moderator

PROFILE OF A FIELD RANGER

 

  • NQF level 4
  • Execute drills instinctively on command
  • Handle and use specialised equipment
  • Perform area coverage
  • Perform wilderness first aid
  • Survive and apply defensive bushcraft tactics
  • Track a target quarry
  • Conservation practices
  • PSIRA / SASSETA grade  C, D, E.
  • SAP – weapons competency for business purposes (self-loading carbine)

PROFILE OF A COUNTER POACHING RANGER

 

  • NQF level 5
  • Gather intelligence and handle informers
  • Advanced combat training and tactics
  • Advanced combat tracking
  • Use tactical operations to combat wildlife crime
  • PSIRA / SASSETA grade = A & B
  • Combat experienced
  • SAP – weapons competency for business purposes (all categories)

PROFILE OF AN AREA INTEGRITY RANGERS/WARDEN/MANAGER

 

  • NQF level 6
  • Maintain the ecological integrity and biodiversity of an area
  • Protect the Rangers’ integrity and ensure jurisdiction
  • Establish and maintain good relations with stakeholders
  • Execute tactical appreciation and planning for counter-poaching operations on Strategic, Tactical and Operational levels.
  • Design and implement a security plan AIP (Area Integrity Plan)
  • Conduct and manage Intelligence operations.
  • Cultivate, handle informants and informant networks.
  • Deploy a rapid response environmental crime unit. STT
  • PSIRA / SASSETA grade = A, B.
  • Combat / Battle experienced
  • SAP – weapons competency for business purposes (all categories)
  • Assessor, Facilitator, Instructor, Moderator