Dive Instructor for Marine Conservation Expedition in the Seychelles

Global Vision International

Global Vision International Seychelles is looking for a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor for its Marine Conservation Expedition in the Seychelles. All GVI programmes are developed with local communities, non-profits, or charities who benefit directly and indirectly from the volunteer assistance. The GVI Seychelles Marine Conservation Expedition trains international volunteers in Indian Ocean marine species identification and coral reef monitoring techniques. THIS IS NOT A DIVE CENTRE POSITION!

The main focus of the Dive Instructor role will be to oversee the PADI Advanced Open Water, EFR and CRRD Speciality training. He or she will also be responsible for maintenance and repair of all scuba diving equipment. In addition the successful candidate will be responsible for training volunteers in scientific monitoring techniques and undertaking field surveys.

The successful candidate will also be expected to assist with all aspects of expedition life. He or she will also be involved in community programmes, logistics, training of volunteers, maintenance of vehicles and equipment, driving boats if they have the necessary qualifications, maintaining high standards of health and safety.

Qualifications Required

PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor

EFR Instructor

Science degree in a relevant discipline

International volunteering experience

Excellent communication skills

RYA II or equivalent certified boat driver

Ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision

Prepared to work long flexible hours

English fluency essential

Full command of MS Office package

Qualifications/Skills Desired

Experience of boat engine maintenance and repair

Seychellois nationality a distinct advantage though not essential

Experience of working on turtle monitoring programmes

The position is for a one year contract with the option to extend, to start April 2015. The successful candidate will be required to provide personal medical insurance. In return GVI is offering a generous package including accommodation and a competitive salary.

Due to the amount of applications GVI receives, only applicants shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to GVI Seychelles Country Director at seychelles@gviworld.com

To apply for this job email your details to seychelles@gviworld.com