When: April – October (flexible) Option to stay longer
Job Description: Lead SCUBA dives, teach some certification classes if you are an instructor (bonus but not mandatory). Help our Local Captain lead spearfishing and fishing excursions. Help in restaurant and bar some evenings, help clients with kayaks and sailboats. Lead groups of high school and college students through marine science programs during educational trips. Help run La Paz World Cup and Baja Shootout spearfishing tournaments. Occasionally lead excursions for exploring waterfalls, hiking, and surfing. When not busy with clients do maintenance projects on facility, panga, and dive gear. Spearfishing clients make up 60% of our summer business.
Schedule: Based on the activities of the clients and their schedule. Days off will be scheduled around clients needs and will be 1day off (equivalent of Sunday) and 1 day 2 hours shorter (equivalent of Saturday) for every 5 days worked. Example: If we work 10 days straight with clients, you get 2 days off and 2 work days that end at 1 pm. During non client times maintenance schedule is M-F 7am – 3pm and SA 7am -1pm with Sunday off.
Pay: Housing provided plus breakfast and lunch on work days and dinner when only when restaurant is serving. $400 a month + tips and $200 travel stipend.Tips range from $100 – $400 a month. Your expenses while here will be minimal. 10% commission will be given on all new client bookings that you refer.
Qualifications: Dive master certified, Instructor a plus, working knowledge of spearfishing. Basic Spanish, maintenance skills and a can do attitude. Sailing and life guarding experience a plus.
Other: For fully enjoying your days off, having your own car would be nice. For every day life no car is necessary. Working at Palapas Ventana is like being in an intensive language program – our working language is Spanish.
How to apply: email Tim Hatler at firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume and letter of interest or call 011526121140198. Closing date for position is March 15th