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  • Seacamp Association, Inc. in the Florida Keys is Hiring NAUI Divemasters & Instructors

    Updated 3/28/17
    Seacamp Association, Inc. is looking for Scuba Divemasters & Instructors for next summer May 22 - Aug. 31, 2017.
    Seacamp Association, Inc. is a year-round non-profit marine science camp and education facility located on Big Pine Key in the tropical Florida Keys. Seacamp offers marine science education, arts & crafts, and water sports that include scuba, windsurfing, sailing, fishing and kayaking. Campers 12-17 years old enjoy these activities and much more in a traditional summer camp setting. (www.seacamp.org)
    All interests for the position, please send resume, a list of references, and a photo to Michael Bresnahan, Seacamp's Scuba Program Director (Info@seacamp.org) with "scuba divemaster/instructor application" in the subject line. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SeacampNHMI/

  • Scuba San Diego Inc. Seeks Independent Instructors and Divemasters

    Updated 3/28/17

    We are looking for independent NAUI Instructors and Divemasters to run guided tours and certification classes (see www.scubasandiego.com and www.snorkelsandiego.com) on a contract basis beginning May 26, 2017.

    Diving, Snorkeling, and Kayaking tours run every day of the week. Tours are conducted in the beautiful La Jolla Cove Ecological Reserve, La Jolla, California.

    If you are interested in this position, please send your diving resume, photo, and two references to Scuba San Diego Inc. (ATTN: Rod Watkins, scubasd@aol.com). You must have current  professional liability insurance coverage, CPR and First Aid card, be a non-smoker, non-drinker and have a clear police record. If you have had cold water experience, it is a plus but not a requirement.

    For more information, contact:

    Rod Watkins, NAUI Instructor 1315
    Scuba San Diego, Inc

    YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=safd8B_-zVE
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scuba-San-Diego-Inc/133282256730249?ref=hl
    Blog http://scubasandiegoinc.blogspot.com/
    Twitter: scubasandiegor

    www.scubasandiego.com
    www.snorkelsandiego.com
    www.sandiegokayakadventure.com
    http://grkproductions.com/product_info.php?products_id=37
    http://www.wildsidenews.com/042805.htm

     

  • FINZ Dive Center in Key West Seeks Instructor/Boat Captain

    Updated 3/28/17

    Located in Key West, Florida, FINZ Dive Center is looking for a part-time or full-time Captain and/or Dive Instructor. Position will entail boat trips and shop work. Minimum captains license is 6 pack (OUPV). Instructor will need to teach Advanced Open Water or higher rating. 

    Applicant will need to pass a drug test and be subject to random testing. 

    This is in Key West, Florida, so please research cost of living before applying. 

    For more information, contact:

    FINZ Dive Center

    5130 Overseas Highway

    Key West, Florida 33040

    305-395-0880

    Info@Finzdivecenter.com

    www.Finzdivecenter.com

  • Full-Time NAUI Scuba Instructor for Hall's Diving Center & International Diving Career Institute

    Updated 3/27/17

    Hall’s Diving Center & International Diving Career Institute, located in the Florida Keys, has a position available for an experienced NAUI Scuba Instructor.

    The ideal applicant will have an excellent customer service oriented personality, the ability to adapt to our methods and procedures, and the willingness to train into specialized ratings as need arises.

    In addition to teaching a full range of recreational scuba classes, duties include: retail & business operations, dive mastering, compressor & fill station operations, equipment service and maintenance, digital imaging, and staffing our professional career development courses.

    This is a full-time position with a preference for Hall’s Institute graduates.

    Contact Bob Brayman at 305-743-5929 or email Bbrayman@hallsdiving.com for more information and to obtain an employment application. http://www.hallsdiving.com/

  • Braveheart Charters Seeks Capt. Chef and Dive Instructor (2 positions to fill)

    Updated 3/28/17

    Braveheart Charters is looking for a couple to run its 58-foot liveaboard dive yacht as part of crew in the Virgin Islands. 

    Qualifications include Capt. Chef and Dive Instructor capable of running a sailing catamaran. The position is for 2 persons (ideally a couple) to work from April into October 2017.

    If you are interested in this position, please send resumes to catbraveheart@yahoo.com. To learn more about Braveheart Charters, visit www.sailbraveheart.com.

     

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sailbraveheart/

  • Wakulla Diving Center, Inc. seeks SCUBA Technologist / NAUI Instructor

    Posted March 30, 2017

    About: Wakulla Diving Center is an advanced full-service SCUBA & Hose Support facility. We have students who come from all around the world for technical (extended range) training (cave, rebreather, and deep mixed gas). Most recreational diving comes from local sources. Our current staff includes a store manager, technical manager, NAUI Course Director (half owner), and a business manager (half owner). The store is located at 2784 Coastal Highway, Crawfordville, FL 32327.

    We normally pick our staff positions from graduates of our SCUBA Technician Internship, which runs all summer. The Internship program can include NAUI Leadership training.

    Job description (work with):

    1. Fill station support center: fill operator, gas blender (with helium), CO2 charging, Liquid oxygen management, station maintenance (flasks, dewar & compressors)
    2. Cylinder support center: PSI visual cylinder inspection, tall jacket hydrostatic requalification
    3. Equipment Service center: regulator, BC, spear gun, thermal protection and hookah repair
    4. Merchandising support in the store: register POS system, inventory, area order & cleanliness
    5. Answer phones, schedule classes, customer care
    6. Instruct all recreational open water scuba classes (basic through advanced)

    This position starts at an entry level salary and will grow depending upon productivity, attitude, and experience gained. Applicant must be over 17 years of age, male or female, and comfortable with the aquatic environment. We are capable of and conduct continuous in-house training. All of our staff began at the bottom and are now our most valuable resource. What you don't have, we can provide. All staff attends the yearly Diving Equipment & Marketing Association (DEMA Show), along with other tradeshows, as appropriate.

    Applicants must attend an interview and serve an apprentice period for evaluation purposes. Please submit a resume ASAP, as an Internship program will be taught THIS summer beginning in late May 2017.

    Please contact Gregg Stanton at (850) 545-9198, Travis Kersting, or Eric Stanton at the store at (850) 745-8208 for more information.

    http://www.wakulladiving.com/

  • Roanoke Island Outfitters and Dive Center seeking Divemaster Intern or Divemaster or Instructor

    Posted March 31, 2017

    Full-Time Position, from mid-May to Labor Day. Hours vary but would mainly be early morning until mid-afternoon.

    We are looking for an intern with a Master Scuba Diver, Divemaster, or an Instructor certification to work on a dive boat on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The job is for summer only from mid-May – Labor Day.

    About: Roanoke Island Outfitters and Dive Center is a full-service dive shop located in Manteo on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We have been in business since 1994. We run a six-pack dive boat Mid-May – Labor Day, seven days a week.

    Requirements:

    • Applicant must have experience diving off the NC coast or farther north.

    • Must be able to enroll in random drug testing program.

    • Must have own diving equipment and provide own housing.

    • Non-smoking/non-vaping folks only; no heavy drinkers.

    • Must be able to enroll in random drug testing program.

    We can/will provide current professional liability insurance coverage. You must have a current CPR and First Aid card and have a clear police record. Cold water experience is a plus.

    Position entails working on our six-pack dive boat, guiding divers, and dive instruction (if an instructor). Moving and filling tanks is required, so you must be physically able to lift and carry tanks, and work on a moving boat.

    If you are interested in this position, please send your diving resume, photo, and two references to:

    Roanoke Island Outfitters and Dive Center

    Attn: Matt or Pam Landrum

    312 Hwy 64, Manteo, NC 27954

    Email: riodiving@yahoo.com

    Phone: 252-473-1356

    www.obxdiveshop.com

     

     

     

  • Lighthouse Diving Center, Inc. Seeks Sales Person, Instructors, Divemasters

    Posted April 7, 2017

    Lighthouse Diving Center, Inc. is now hiring

    * Sales Person

    * Instructors

    * Dive Masters

    We are looking for positions to be filled at all three of our locations.

    Lynnwood, WA

    Seattle, WA

    Tacoma, WA

    If you are interested in any of these positions, please send your resume to Lighthouse Diving Center, Inc.

    ATTN: Harry Truitt at htruitt@lighthousediving.com (425) 771-2679) or

    Frank Ross at seattle@lighthousediving.com (206) 524-1633.

    Full-Time Salesperson

    Lighthouse Diving Center is seeking candidates to fill a sales position and join its Professional Dive Staff in the Seattle area.

    Job Title: Salesperson

    Location: Lynnwood, WA, Seattle, WA, Tacoma, WA

    Reports to: Store Manager.

    Available: Immediately.

    Salary: Salary (commensurate with experience) plus any instructor income if applicable.

    Benefits:

    - 5 days sick leave. 

    - 1-week vacation after 1 year.

    - 2 weeks’ vacation after 2 years.

    - Employee discounts -15% over cost.

    - "Key Man" programs available.

    - Employee discounts -15% over cost.

    - "Key Man" programs available.

    Duties Include:

    - in-store sales

    - shipping & receiving

    - support regional events & functions.

    - other duties as needed.

    - teach NAUI classes if applicable (Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue, Divemaster and Specialties).

    Supervisor's Comments:

    This is a fast paced position for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic person who wants to work in the Scuba Diving Industry. Holding an Instructor Certification would be a plus but is not required. Seattle is a great area to teach diving and to raise tomorrow's divers. Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity; year-round diving with a 45 year old company seasoned in the diving industry.

  • NC Aquariums Division Seeks Diving Safety Officer

    Posted April 10, 2017

    JOB TITLE: Diving Safety Officer

    WORKING TITLE: Assistant Dive Coordinator

    VACANCY #: 65018995

    SALARY GRD/RANGE: 68 / $36,761-$58,006

    RECRUITMENT RANGE: $36,761-$39,924

    APPT TYPE: Perm Full-Time

    CLOSING DATE: 4/17/2017

    LOCATION: Dare County

    **** Position will function as Assistant Dive Coordinator for the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island ****

    Recruitment Range: $36,761 - $39,924

    Division Information:

    The mission of the North Carolina Aquariums is to inspire appreciation and conservation of North Carolina’s aquatic environments. This mission is achieved by attracting, retaining and developing a world class team of professionals; providing visitors with outstanding exhibits, experiences, and customer service; practicing sustainability and working to conserve aquatic environments.

    The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is located in Manteo, NC and is nine miles from the Atlantic coastline in Nags Head. The 61,000 square-foot facility overlooks the Croatan Sound and houses over 1600 animals in its collection. Over 280,000 guests visit the aquarium each year to see the largest collection of sharks in North Carolina, learn about sea turtle conservation, participate in a variety of programs, enjoy the beauty of the area, and think about how special North Carolina’s waterways are.

    Description of Work:

     Position responsibilities (under supervision of Diving Safety Officer) involve but are not limited to; ensure dive operation compliance with NCA Dive Program Standard Operating Procedures (OSHA/AAUS/Recreational/DAN), work independently in the absence of direct supervision, communicate effectively with others, plan/track/report budgetary considerations, lift and carry up to 75 lbs. during routine working conditions, pass a mandatory NCA diver medical assessment within first week of work, pass mandatory watermanship skills assessments (400 yard swim in 12 minutes, 15 minutes of treading water, 25 yard swim underwater on one breath, and a 25 yard rescue tow of a passive swimmer), pass mandatory skin and scuba diving assessments, routinely scuba dive up to 4 times per day in aquarium exhibits, dive under a variety of stress-inducing situations, routinely dive with large elasmobranchs, maintain a valid driver's license, work weekends/holidays/and some specially planned evenings, conduct light commercial diving for exhibit and animal husbandry, conduct educational dive presentations for visitors and special events, lead guest diver programs, care for dive program equipment and facilities, keep records via hard-copy forms and digital databases, submit timely reports, assist in balancing cost/benefit aspects of dive program operations, participate in community engagements associated with the Aquarium, assist with training and live action dive safety drills for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), assist divers in development of knowledge/skills/experience to increase and maintain safety and efficiency of diving activities, support the Volunteer Dive Program, assist in the development and maintenance of aquarium run aquatic conservation programs, and assist in development and maintenance of collaborative AAUS scientific diving programs and projects.

    Must meet DNCR Fleet Safety Guidelines and have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license.

    A skills assessment may be conducted during the interviewing process for this position.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

    **** To receive credit, all experience must be included in the work history sections. See attached resume will result in an incomplete application. Any information omitted from this application, but included in the resume, will not be considered for qualifying credit. ****

    1. Experience leading scuba divers.

    2. Experience operating a breathing gas compressor and fill station.

    Training and Experience:

    Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in a natural science field, physical science, safety management, occupational safety, marine engineering or related field and one year diving experience, including scientific diving experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Diving experience may be substituted year for year up to a maximum of two years of the formal education requirement.

    All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

    Necessary Special Requirement:

    Certification as a diving instructor from a nationally recognized organization or member of the Recreational SCUBA Training Council (PADI, SDI, SSI, YMCA, NAUI, etc.).

    Supplemental and Contact Information:

    To apply for this position, please click the following link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/northcarolina

    All relevant experience must be included on application to receive proper credit. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state application.

    Persons eligible for veteran’s preference must attach a copy of Form DD-214 to their application.

    The Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants. When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations

    pertinent to the advertised position. Degrees must be received from an appropriately accredited institution. The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

    For additional information, please contact: Ruth Evans NC Aquariums Division (919) 877-5500, ext. 228

  • NC Aquariums Division Seeks Natural Science Technician

    Posted April 10, 2017

    JOB TITLE: Natural Science Technician

    Working Title: Diving Safety Technician

    VACANCY #:60092969

    DIVISION: NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

    SALARY GRD/RANGE: 58

    RECRUITMENT RANGE: $13.51 hourly

    APPT TYPE: Temporary

    CLOSING DATE: 4/17/2017

    LOCATION: Dare County

    *** Position will function as Diving Safety Technician ***

    This is an 11-month seasonal position; hours may vary per week. It is classified as temporary/part-time and does not include state benefits.

    Division Information:

    The mission of the North Carolina Aquariums is to inspire appreciation and conservation of North Carolina’s aquatic environments. This mission is achieved by attracting, retaining and developing a world class team of professionals; providing visitors with outstanding exhibits, experiences, and customer service; practicing sustainability and working to conserve aquatic environments.

    The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is located in Manteo, NC and is nine miles from the Atlantic coastline in Nags Head. The 61,000 square-foot facility overlooks the Croatan Sound and houses over 1600 animals in its collection. Over 280,000 guests visit the aquarium each year to see the largest collection of sharks in North Carolina, learn about sea turtle conservation, participate in a variety of programs, enjoy the beauty of the area, and think about how special North Carolina’s waterways are.

    Description of Work:

    Position responsibilities (under the supervision of Diving Safety Officer) involve but are not limited to; ensure dive operation compliance with NCA Dive Program Standard Operating Procedures (OSHA/AAUS/Recreational), work independently in the absence of direct supervision, communicate effectively with others, lift and carry up to 75 lbs. during routine working conditions, pass a mandatory NCA diver medical assessment within first week of work, pass mandatory watermanship skills assessments within first week of work (400 yard swim in 12 minutes, 15 minutes of treading water, 25 yard swim underwater on one breath, and a 25 yard rescue tow of a passive swimmer), pass mandatory skin and scuba diving assessments within first week of work, routinely scuba dive up to 4 times per day in aquarium exhibits, dive under a variety of stress-inducing situations, routinely dive with large elasmobranchs, maintain a valid driver's license, work weekends/holidays/and some specially planned evenings, conduct light commercial diving for exhibit and animal husbandry, conduct educational dive presentations for visitors and special events, lead guest diver programs, care for dive program equipment and facilities, keep records via hard-copy forms and digital databases, assist with submitting timely Dive Program reports, assist with balancing cost/benefit aspects of dive program operations, participate in community engagements associated with the Aquarium, assist with training and live action dive safety drills for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), assist divers in development of knowledge/skills/experience to increase and maintain safety and efficiency of diving activities, support Volunteer Dive Program, assist in the development and maintenance of aquarium run aquatic conservation programs, assist in development and maintenance of collaborative AAUS scientific diving programs and projects.

    Job Requirements:

    Certification as a Divemaster from a nationally recognized organization or member of the Recreational SCUBA Training Council (RSTC).

    Education and Experience:

    Graduation from high school and two years of experience in natural science museum work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    How to Apply:

    Mail, fax or deliver a completed PD-107 State Application for Employment to the address below by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of the posting. Official vacancy announcement and application are available here; http://www.ncaquariums.com/diving-safety-technician

    All relevant experience must be included on application to receive proper credit. A resume and cover letter may be submitted along with the completed state application. The Department of Natural & Cultural Resources (DNCR) uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified applicants. Degrees must be received from an appropriately accredited institution. The State of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).

    Shawn Harper

    Diving Safety Officer

    NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

    374 Airport Road, Manteo, NC 27954

    Fax: 252-473-1980