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Scuba Diving Instructor

Scuba Diving Instructor

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Staff TitleScuba Diving InstructorReporting toExpedition Leader & Head of OperationsResponsible toManaging Director/CEOLocationRaja Ampat & Bali, West Papua/Indonesia

Start Date

October 2016 - ASAP


Principal Function

To manage all aspects of the diving operations for the marine conservation base camp, including the general maintenance of all diving related equipment, compressors, outboard engines and boats. Provide PADI training for all courses up to Divemaster, for the expedition staff, volunteers and local scholar candidates. 

General role description

  • Provide all PADI dive training from Open water to Divemaster for all expedition staff, local staff, volunteers and scholars. 
  • In conjunction with the Science Team organise/supervise the daily diving and snorkeling activities.
  • Maintenance of all diving related equipment, including boat, outboard engines and compressors.
  • Responsible for all aspects of scuba diving safety, enforcing when necessary the strict Barefoot Conservation diving standards.
  • Keep accurate records of all diving equipment and spares, including making regular stock takes.
  • Take part in the Science Training Programme and Community Projects. Be an active part of the surveying team when needed and help with the various on-going Community Projects.


Terms & Conditions

Contract Duration:-    6 month contract (173 days).

Salary:-   None. This is a voluntary, non paid position.

Travel Reimbursement Bonus:-    Up to £500 end of contract travel reimbursement bonus, depending on personal/company performance during contract term.

Accommodation/Food:-    Basic shared accom and food provided at Raja Ampat project site.

Visa:-    All visa extensions will be paid for by Barefoot Conservation*

Training:-    Free science training

* Initial Social Visa fee, all visa extensions will be paid for by Barefoot Conservation.


Please read the full job specification before applying. 

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