Scuba Instructor/Dive Master – MAUI

Job Description

Since 1978, we have been providing Maui scuba diving excellence. We offer diving at some of Hawaii’s best dive sites like the pristine Molokini Crater and Backwall, Cathedrals and other points off Lanai, diving with hammerheads off Molokai, and with an abundance of turtles and other amazing marine life along the Maui coastline. Our boats, Dominion and Dauntless, are spacious and disabled-accessible.

Our dive shop, classroom, and retail store are located in the heart of the historical town of Lahaina on the west side of Maui. We are only 3 miles from the Kaanapali resort area. We are a PADI 5-Star IDC facility and offer:

  • Top scuba diving to most sites around Maui and surrounding islands
  • Open Water scuba diver training
  • Open Water referral completions
  • Professional training certifications – Go Pro!
  • Instructor Development Courses
  • Handicap diving including Adaptive Techniques certified dive buddies

An Exciting Opportunity:

Lahaina Divers is seeking a dynamic Scuba Diving Instructor to join their team! This individual will be responsible for dive master, and scuba instructor, as well as some retail center duties. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be a part of a thriving dive shop!

  • Conduct and supervise recreational diving activities including training related to Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) as well as completing diving certifications via confined water practices and open water dives or other dive specialties
  • Assists in readying boat charters
  • Assists in checking-in passengers for boat charters
  • Maintain open communication and interaction with captains, General Manager, and Operation Manager to ensure correct charter operations
  • Assist in cleaning/disinfecting gear and returning gear to inventory
  • Scuba tank pumping
  • Work in Lahaina Diver’s retail store, answering incoming phone calls to address charter and retail sales questions and assisting customers with retail sales and charter bookings
  • Assist with maintaining rental inventory, including monitoring levels for seasonal changes

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • PADI OWSI or higher qualification required
  • Minimum of (1) year experience in retail sales or a similar environment
  • An emergency First Response Instructor required
  • Knowledge of electronic reservation systems and retail management systems preferred
  • Excellent verbal skills
  • Excellent sales and customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills, adaptability, and flexibility
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Excellent accountability & dependability

Work Requirements:

  • 9-12 hour shifts include both weekday and weekend shifts as well as some evening hours
  • 3-4 days on the water, and 1-2 days in the retail shop
  • Frequent climbing, bending, and lifting
  • Prolonged exposure to salt water, sun, and other weather elements
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 45lbs
  • Occasional scuba tank pumping
  • Occasional noise exposure related to air tank compressor

If you want to work with our team:

  • The position is based in Lahaina, HI (Maui)
  • We offer a competitive salary based on experience
  • Benefits after the waiting period include Medical and 401k