OWSI for high season in the Maldives (October start)

27. August 2023

Job Description

Experience: 1-3 Years
Instructor Credentials: Enriched Air, OWSI
Language requirement: English

We are a small yet busy dive centre located in the South Ari Atoll. Situated on a local island in the heart of the Whale Shark area, we have some of the best diving the Maldives has to offer. We have regular sightings of Whale Sharks and mantas as well as a variety of many other amazing creatures. We offer low-ratio groups with a high standard of customer service to provide the best possible experience for our guests.

 We are looking for individuals with the following attributes:
– Fluent in English (Spanish and/or French is a plus but not essential)
– Active PADI teaching status (with Nitrox specialty rating)
– Ideally 1 year of experience as an active dive professional
– Professional attitude with a strong customer-orientated work ethic
– Safety and environmentally conscious
– Easy-going, flexible and adaptable
– Experience in the Maldives or in the current is a plus
– Comfortable living in a small & quiet island community and respectful of local culture

Daily tasks include:
– Guiding certified divers
– Teaching a variety of PADI courses
– Guiding snorkelers
– Upkeep and maintenance at the dive base
– Loading/unloading the boat & washing equipment

 What we offer:
– Shared staff accommodation
– 3 meals a day
– Competitive salary
– Shared tips and service charge
– Work permits
– Additional benefits after a period of stay

This is a position in a small and diverse team. We are not only looking for people who are great with guests but also those who are enthusiastic and easy to get along with. All of our dive staff are incredibly keen divers, so we would hope any others joining the team would share this passion.

Please note: It’s an alcohol-free island, so if you are looking to party this is not the position for you.

Anyone interested should send their CV asap. Only Shortlisted candidates meeting the requirement will be contacted.