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Tourism and Culture Department of Union Territory of Ladakh is looking for professional photographers for comprehensive high quality visual documentation of various tourism events, monuments, projects, and sites. The department would use the documentation for online and offline publications. The empanelled photographers would provide on-call photography services to the department. The job may involve traveling in Ladakh but the department would bear all travel expenses. The prospects shall satisfy the following prerequisites: Extensive experience of professional photography with SLR camera A digital or print portfolio of work Application on photographer’s letterhead featuring website address, email, fax and phone number, and ...
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Jobs for mountaineering supervisor, skiing instructor, trekking guide
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (ABVIMAS) at Manali hires mountaineering, skiing, trekking, and hotel professionals on contract basis. You can apply online at the website of Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSC) Hamirpur District, http://www.hpsssb.hp.gov.in/. Essential Qualifications A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognized university. (Skiing Instructor, Mountaineering Supervisor, and Hostel Supervisor) However, prospective hostel supervisor should also have a diploma in hotel management from a recognized institute. A matric or its equivalent certificate from a recognized university and board (Trekking Guide) Basic or Advance Course and Method of Instruction Course in Skiing from ...
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A traditional churning-stick and butter churn from Zanskar, Ladakh Shepherds of Zanskar make lots of butter regularly. They use big traditional wooden containers and churning-sticks (madhanis) for making butter from cream and / or curds. Check the image on the left. But it is a time consuming manual process. They have LPG cylinders and generators for cooking and keeping their basic stony summer shelters in high altitude warm. I met a group of shepherds at Doksa, near Penzi La in Zanskar during September, 2017. They were winding their summer encampments up to go home in Hemling, Zanskar. I had a ...
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Stipend / Salary of Mountain Trek Leaders
India Hikes (IH) hires mountain trek leaders. Interestingly, the job advertisement clearly says that the leadership can be learned. This is good and encouraging. So, are you ready or ready to learn the adventure travel leadership? Yes! You should have the following 9 profession-specific qualifications: At least 2 years’ experience of high altitude trekking i.e. trekking beyond 14,000 feet. Or, Basic Mountaineering Course certificate from a well-established institute Fluency in English and Hindi Graduation Work experience in any other industry is also preferred. At least 25 years old The applicants shall be actively looking after and improving their fitness level ...
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Bangalore based Trekasur is looking for full time adventure travel content managers / writers. The company advertised for both novice and experienced writers. The applicants shall have the following 3 qualifications: 1. Command of English – Good command of the English language is desired. The applicants with article writing and proofreading skills are preferred. 2.  Any Graduation – All graduates are eligible for the job. 3. No / Short Experience – The applicants may have up to 3 years’ experience as a content manager / writer or may not have any experience at all.  Last date to apply: Not mentioned ...
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Youth Hostel Association of India (YHAI) seeks an experienced store keeper (s). This full time job is based in Delhi and Kullu/Manali. If you have interest in backend operations of a national-level adventure association, apply for the job that requires thorough knowledge of booking keeping, inventory management, goods handling, and computers, fluency in Hindi and English, a bachelor’s degree in any subject, excellent interpersonal skills because the store keepers will interact with various stakeholders daily. For example, coordination with Trekking Department, and knowledge of related statutory and government guidelines and norms Last date to apply: Not Mentioned in Advertisement What ...
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Recently, India Hikes (IH) advertised for the position of full time / part time Trek Researcher. The full time job was based in their Bengaluru office. The part time applicants could work from different cities. The company expected that the applicants should have Thorough knowledge of treks, Exceptional research skills to collect information about treks and skills to verify the existing trek information, and Excellent written communication skills. Any graduate who genuinely loves the outdoors, craves for the details, and has 2-5 years’ experience in the similar capacity may apply for the job. So, it could be an opportunity for ...
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Mountaineering Instructor Wage and Trekking Guide Wages in Himachal Pradesh
In the second week of April, 2017, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering & Allied Sports (ABVIMAS), Manali advertised forty (40) temporary positions for Visiting Mountaineering Instructors and Visiting Trekking Guides. The selected candidates would work in two periods: May-July, 2017 and September-October, 2017. The institute said in the advertisement that the number of positions may go up or down. This is an opportunity for trekking and mountaineering skill upgradation. Thumbs up for this recruitment drive! Because the institute is not hiring Tom, Dick, or Harry. It is hiring professional mountaineers with job specific skills. Last date to apply: April ...
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Asistant Project Manager for Wall Climbing
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur is seeking applications from the qualified candidates for one position of Assistant Project Manager-Wall Climbing. It is a technical job loaded with opportunities for adventure. The well-informed employer clearly specified technical skills required for the job because the selected candidate will manage all aspects of the wall climbing. An instructor demonstrates rope techniques to the trekkers at 15 Miles, Himachal Pradesh on May 22, 2017. The aspirant shall have the following experience and qualifications: More than 3 years wall climbing management experience Minimum 2 years’ competitive climbing experience Experience of leading UIAA grade V ...
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This week I found two interesting jobs for seasoned trekkers. The salaries are quite reasonable. India Hikes (IH) and Youth Hostel Association of India (YHAI), two popular trek organizers, are looking for new people. Bengaluru-based IH is looking for content managers, according to the heading of the advertisement published on Naukri.com. But if you read the entire advertisement carefully, you will be forced to believe that IH is seeking travel writers or content writers who can write about treks. They should have exceptional creative writing skills, visual content creation skills, social media skills, and trekking experience. The aspirants may have ...
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