Overview

ECC Adventures FZE is looking for a qualified outdoor leader to help assist and develop our outdoor recreation program in addition to leading weekly hiking trips.

Responsibilities include leading hiking and canyoning tours throughout the mountainous regions of Fujairah and Sharjah (below 2,000 meters) and developing our curriculum as well as organizational standards. The candidate will be expected to work 5 days a week, with 3-4 days in the field, and the remaining 1 or 2 days helping develop backend aspects of the company (tending to inquiries, activity logistics, and program/curriculum development).

The candidate will be involved in running most of the scheduled activities for the month (anywhere from 8-20 trips, according to the monthly schedule). The duties may be at a single location or at multiple locations throughout the area.

Ideal Candidate:

Wilderness Search and Rescue
Wilderness Conservation
Technical climbing or mountaineering (certified)
Curriculum development/outdoor safety and risk assessment

Job Duties:

Guiding outdoor trips (5-12 per month) of groups containing 10-30 participants
Training staff and volunteers under ECC guidelines
Working closely with company management on activity planning/logistics
Answering customer inquiries for upcoming trips
Working days without trips will be work from home (admin, social media, customer service)

Benefits:

Working visa
High-Quality Health insurance
2 days off a week
A decent accommodation (utility bills and wifi will be provided)
Transportation Allowance
Paid 1 month leave
Flight ticket upon completion of the season

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Climbing Skills, Instruction and Guiding

Qualifications:

Requirements:

Diploma
Outdoor Recreation certifications
WFR or comparable Wilderness Medicine/CPR certifications
2 years + outdoor leadership experience, including recommendation letters
Some experience using Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint
Passport (with a minimum of 9-months validity)

Required Skills:

Job Duties:

Guiding outdoor trips (5-12 per month) of groups containing 10-30 participants
Training staff and volunteers under ECC guidelines
Working closely with company management on activity planning/logistics
Answering customer inquiries for upcoming trips
Working days without trips will be work from home (admin, social media, customer service)
Driving clients to locations

Preferred Skills:

Climbing instruction
Backcountry soft and hard skill trainings

About ECC Adventures

ECC ADVENTURES is a dynamic outdoor-recreation venture proposing to serve both UAE residents and tourists through a combination of outdoor trekking, environmental education and local cultural experiences within the emirates of Fujairah and Sharjah.

On our expeditions, we lead you on off-the-beaten path adventures, taking nothing but memories while leaving nothing but footprints. However, our focus is not solely on adventure but all aspects that sprout from explories the frontiers of the emirates, namely mental and physical wellness, conservation, camaraderie, cultural knowledge and personal development.

Application Instructions

Please send your Resume and a cover letter to [email protected]