Dive Instructor

27. August 2023

Job Description

  • Reports to: Program Manager
  • Working location: Dawasamu, Fiji
  • Start date: September

Our planet is in crisis and inequality affects people around the globe. =ur teams are choosing to take action. We bring a range of specialised skills together for a common goal: supporting a more sustainable future.

WE represent an international multi-award-winning social enterprise. We offer conservation and community development programs in 13 countries, all aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and led by our teams and experts from the communities we operate in.

Working with us is fast-paced and fun. We value passion, authenticity and innovation, and we treat each other with respect. But we can do better than words to show you who we are!

Roles and Responsibilities: 

Dive Training – Work with the instructor team to train international volunteers and local community members in PADI Scuba courses, from basic Open water level to professional Dive Master level. Including a PADI diving specialty course where possible.
Organizing and ensuring the Emergency First Responder training is given to participants, staff and community members.
Keeping base first aid equipment up to date, available and in good condition.
Ensuring strict monitoring and scheduling of scuba equipment maintenance.
Assisting with the logistics and upkeep required to run a marine conservation base.
Basic Maintenance of dive equipment and dive equipment area in the base as required per ShopStandards.
Maintain a high standard of Health and Safety through ongoing proactive review of safety standards and training.
Assisting in the day-to-day management of a large group of international volunteers.
Assist in maintaining our shop standards in base and in off-base accommodations.

About you:
If you are ambitious and purpose-driven, and you have a great sense of humour,  we want to meet you. As an organisation, we know that welcoming a broad range of people with unique identities makes us powerful and we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion practices.

Professional skills and experience:
Fluency in English
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor with active status
Professional Dive Instructor Insurance
Experience working with people from a range of backgrounds
EFR Instructor teaching status up to date
Passion for marine conservation
Dedication and proven experience managing safe diving standards
Dive equipment maintenance qualification (Ideally: Aqualung & Tusa)
Basic IT skills

Package includes:
Visa costs (if applicable)
Emergency medical and travel insurance


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