Deckhand / Dive Instructor

Date posted:
January 26, 2018
Deck Jobs, Specialist Jobs
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We are looking for an experienced Deckhand / Diver Instructor to work on deck as instructed by the Bosun and provide the owners and guests with a safe and enjoyable diving experience.

Duties will include –

  • Participate in the general maintenance of the exterior of the Yacht
  • Paint repairs on the exterior with a general knowledge of the Awlgrip paint system.
  • Varnish appropriate deck areas as directed by Bosun.
  • Coxswain for tenders
  • Ensure continuous readiness of all tenders and dive equipment.
  • Service scuba gear as required.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of tenders and associated equipment.
  • Participate in mooring and anchoring operations.
  • Duty watch as assigned by the on-board duty roster.
  • Instruct PADI courses to guests including children as required.
  • Complete maintenance routines on dive equipment with the Dive Master.

Knowledge & experience required –

  • 2 year of PADI or equivalent Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor experience.
  • Current in First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Administration.
  • 2 to 3 years dive experience with private clients.
  • Experience in scuba equipment servicing.
  • Knowledge of Awlgrip paint systems and care.
  • Knowledge of varnishing and on deck cleaning products.
  • Experience in small boat handling.

Preferred –

  • Marine based operational background.
  • Underwater videography.
  • Experience of mooring large yachts.
  • Previous leadership or management experience.

Education/experience/certifications –

  • PADI Scuba Diver Instructor certificate
  • Gas blending Certificate.
  • 3 years deckhand experience on private yachts/cruise lines in similar position/function
  • Valid STCW
  • Valid ENG1
  • Valid B1/B2
  • Valid Passport

Work Experience Requirements:

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Yacht.

Language Requirements:

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Certificates and Qualifications:

A valid STCW Basic Safety Training certificate is required from all applicants. Please sign up for an STCW course and obtain the certificate if you don't have it yet.

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