PADI Instructor & Activity Guide & Skippe

21. Januar 2023

Job Description

The employee will become a member of the Dive & Activity Centre team on the ground and in the water. The employee will be involved in every aspect of planning all activities, hosting clients, teaching the entire PADI curriculum, and preparing, skippering, and maintaining boats.


The Employee will be involved in all aspects of working at the activities center, including:

  • Leading certified divers
  • Conducting PADI courses from DSD to DM
  • Conducting guided snorkel excursions
  • Leading Kayak / SUP excursions
  • Participation in island visits and picnic/ BBQ set-ups
  • Servicing and maintaining SCUBA equipment
  • Filling cylinders & maintaining compressor
  • Cleaning, maintaining and skippering dive & activity boat trips


  • Active Status PADI Instructor
  • Skipper License with prior experience on vessels
  • STCW 95/2010
  • 20+ students certified
  • 300+ logged dives
  • First Aid trained / EFR active status

Other desirable qualities and qualifications include:

  • Underwater photography, videography & editing
  • Prior boat handling / skippering experience in various conditions
  • Outboard engine maintenance knowledge
  • Conservation and wildlife guiding experience
  • Education in marine science/conservation
  • Prior experience living in a remote destination
  • Language skills (French, German, Russian)


  • Shared accommodation
  • Provided uniform
  • Daily laundry service
  • Three staff canteen meals per day
  • Staff rates for purchases at the bar and activities shops
  • Working closely with local wildlife experts including training with a qualified marine biologist and island conservation manager
  • Volunteer Gainful Occupation Permit (GOP i.e. visa) for Seychelles excluding medical fees
  • International return flights from home country to Mahe
  • Internal return flights from Mahe to Alphonse


The employee will be expected to provide the following for themselves:

  • Expenses for GOP medical evaluations at home before arriving
  • Medical Evacuation Insurance
  • Travel to and from the international airports in the home country


Please send your current C.V. and a cover letter explaining why you want to take up this opportunity and when you are available. Email your C.V. with ‘Blue Safari – Job Application’ as your subject heading.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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