Job Title: Safety and Risk Management Specialist for Outdoor Programs

Job Title: Safety and Risk Management Specialist for Outdoor Programs


Company: The Mountain Tribe

Industry: Outdoor Education

Location: Remote (preferably based in Asia or Southeast Asia) with potential travel as needed


About Us:

The Mountain Tribe is a Vietnamese pioneering provider of outdoor education and adventure programs, dedicated to promoting personal growth, environmental stewardship, and community through immersive outdoor experiences. Our programs, including summer camps and school trips, are designed to challenge participants, foster teamwork, and develop essential life skills. Discover more about our programs here.

Job Description:

Overview:

We are seeking a highly skilled Safety and Risk Management Specialist (or a group of external experts) to oversee and enhance the safety protocols of our outdoor education programs. This role is pivotal in ensuring the safety and well-being of all participants and staff, and can be performed on a hybrid or remote basis, with a preference for individuals based in Asia or Southeast Asia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation:
    • Conduct comprehensive risk assessments for all outdoor activities and program locations.
    • Develop and implement effective risk management strategies and protocols.
    • Regularly review and update safety procedures to align with best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Safety Training and Education:
    • Design and deliver safety training programs for staff and leaders, focusing on risk management, emergency response, and first aid.
    • Ensure all staff are adequately trained and certified in relevant safety protocols.
    • Create educational materials and resources to support ongoing safety training efforts.
  • Incident Management:
    • Develop and oversee the implementation of incident response plans, including emergency evacuation procedures.
    • Lead the investigation and documentation of any incidents or near-misses, identifying root causes and recommending corrective actions.
    • Maintain detailed records of all safety-related incidents and training activities.
  • Collaboration and Consultation:
    • Work closely with program coordinators, outdoor leaders, and other staff to ensure safety protocols are integrated into all program activities.
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for all safety-related inquiries and concerns.
    • Collaborate with external safety experts and organizations to stay current with industry standards and innovations.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of safety programs and protocols, making adjustments as necessary.
    • Stay informed about emerging risks and new safety technologies in the outdoor education field.
    • Foster a culture of safety awareness and continuous improvement within the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Experience and Expertise:
    • Extensive experience in safety and risk management, preferably within the outdoor education or adventure industry.
    • Proven track record of developing and implementing safety protocols and training programs.
    • Experience working in Asia and Southeast Asia is highly preferred.
  • Certifications:
    • Relevant safety certifications such as Wilderness First Responder (WFR), Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC), or equivalent.
    • Additional certifications in risk management or related fields are advantageous.
  • Skills:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a proactive and detail-oriented approach.
  • Personal Attributes:
    • Passionate about safety and dedicated to fostering a safe learning environment.
    • Culturally sensitive and able to work with diverse groups of participants and staff.
    • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience and expertise.
  • Flexible working arrangements with opportunities for remote work.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • The chance to contribute to impactful outdoor education programs and make a difference in participants’ lives.

Application Process:

Interested candidates or groups of experts are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and approach to safety and risk management. Applications can be sent to email: themountaintribevn@gmail.com.

The Mountain Tribe is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and participants.


Join The Mountain Tribe and play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and success of our outdoor education programs!

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