Saturday, 29 November 2008


Where: Palapas Ventana in southern Baja near La Paz. We are a small bed and breakfast geared at SCUBA, snorkeling, spearfishing, kayaking, sailing, Mexican cultural experiences, education groups, and fun. See

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 with a resume and letter of interest or call 011526121140198. Closing date for position is March 15th

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Director of Diving & Hypebaric Medicine, Australia.

Department of Health
South Metropolitan Area Health Service
Director - Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine
Level 16 – 24 ($267,351 to $337,110) F/Time inc. allowances AMA Medical Practitioners Agreement 2007
Welcome to Fremantle - It's a place to remember
Fremantle is just a 20 minute drive from Perth's city centre, Freo, as it's known by locals, is a vibrant port city you can't miss. Situated at the mouth of the Swan River, the multi-cultural city has a charm of its own, setting it apart from the rest of Perth.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners, registrable in the state of Western Australia, for the position of Director of Hyperbaric Medicine

Salary Package:
Level 16 – 24 ($267,351 to $337,110) which includes Private Practice Income Allowance, Professional Development Allowance, Head of Department Allowance and an annualised On-call payment. For a sessional appointee the package is ‘pro rata’ plus an additional $81.79 per session may be payable where the appointee has ongoing private practice costs. Salary sacrificing is available.

Job DescriptionThe Department of Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine at Fremantle Hospital is the State referral centre for hyperbaric medicine in Western Australia and has been operating since 1989. It is planned to move this centre to the new Fiona Stanley Hospital when it opens.Full-time or part-time (5 sessions per week) and opportunities exist to negotiate sessions within other specialties where the appointee holds appropriate specialist qualifications.
Essential Selection CriteriaSpecialist qualification registrable in Australia e.g. FANZCA, FACEM or similar; and a DipDHM or equivalent. Overseas applicants who may be able to satisfy the “Specialist Pathway” for registration may also apply. (see
Other Selection Criteria• Experience with Multiplace and Monoplace chambers; • Critical care patients in a hyperbaric environment; • Teaching of junior staff and medical students; • Conduct of diving and hyperbaric medicine courses e.g. medical officers, DMTs, Nurses’ courses; Research; Publications; • Continued medical education/ maintenance of professional standards,• Quality Assurance and Audits
Employee Benefits:

· In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits.
For Further Job Related InformationContact the current Director of Hyperbaric Medicine, Dr Robert M Wong 61 (0)8 9431 2233 or or the Director Clinical Services 61 (0)8 9431 3010.
Other Conditions
This position is subject to a Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: A current criminal screening is required.
Application InstructionsApplicants must address the selection criteria. Written applications quoting the reference number, personal contact details, qualifications and experience, along with contact details of three professional referees should be sent to Mr Kim Greeve, Manager Medical Administration, Fremantle Hospital, PO Box 480, Fremantle, Western Australia, 6959, facsimile (08) 9431 2481 or e-mail:
Substantive Equality StatementThe Department of Health is an equal opportunity employer and supports an entirely smoke-free work environment across all of its premises, grounds and vehicles.

Greenforce, Join a Great Team

Come and join our vital work on the wild side!
Unlike most other similar organisations, Greenforce believes in rewarding their field staff. So although these are voluntary positions the following are provided for you: international flight cost, food, accommodation, medical insurance, stipend and the Greenforce Bonus Programme. These annual awards can be used to help fund MSc or additional training.
If you feel you have the relevant experience for any of the jobs listed below and can commit for at least 12 months, we would be very interested to hear from you.
Ex-volunteers or Trainees are encouraged to apply too.

Staff are based on location - see relevant country page for details.
On going career options, including scientific training or London placements may be available.
We always accept applications even if the job vacancy is 3-6 months away. Do call us even if you do not exactly meet our profiles.
Please note that upon a successful application you will be required to apply for a Criminal Records Bureau check before being accepted to work in the field.

Marine Expedition Leader
Applicants should have experience of people manage- ment and have good organisational and communication skills. A minimum of PADI OWI & EFR instructor. Also RYA level 1 boat handling qualification or handling experience is required. Experience in maintaining dive equipment and boats is a plus!

Chief Scientist - Marine
Applicants should be experienced in tropical coastal research and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant field would be preferred. A dive qualification, minimum of PADI Open Water diver (or equivalent) is required.

Assistant Scientist - Marine
Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in a biological or environmental science. Expedition experience and presentation experience is desirable. A dive qualification, PADI Open Water diver (or equivalent) is required. The role involves autonomous work and the ability to help lead a team of inexperienced teams. Wilderness First Aid training is provided.

Dive Instructor
Applicants should be qualified to at least PADI Open Water Instructor and have experience of training divers. Boat handling or RYA 1 is useful. Any understanding of servicing boat engines and compressors would be a plus!

Expedition Leader - Terrestrial
Applicants should have some expedition or trekking experience. Some presentation experience is desirable. The role involves autonomous work and the ability to help lead a team of inexperienced volunteers. Other useful skills would be: 4x4 vehicle experience, first aid and planning skills. Wilderness Medical Training is provided. In country logistics back up is also provided.

Chief Scientist - Terrestrial
Applicants should have a postgraduate degree in a zoological or conservation science. Data analysis skills are essential and experience of community development programmes is desirable. Other useful skills would be 4x4 vehicle experience, first aid and presentation skills. Expedition experience would be an advantage.
To apply for any of the above staff positions please fill in the Staff Application Form and email to:
or post to:
Greenforce Staff Applications 11 - 15 Betterton StreetLondonWC2H 9BP

years in the field.

Instructor Wanted In Indonisia

Aloita Resort & Spa
Job Title:Dive Instructor
Captain/Instructor Job description: Surf & Dive resort, watersports
Skills: Language requirements: English-very good
Employment type: Contract Temporary

Other Information

OW Instructor
Experience (year):
5-10 years
Job Location:
Mentawai Islands
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Contact Name:
Contact Email:

Saturday, 22 November 2008

Caymen PADI Instructors. Plus Assistants and Crew

Dive InstructorsLive and work in one of the best diving locations in the world! We are looking for dive instructors who are capable of teaching and guiding divers of all ages and abilities. Red Sail Sports offers daily dive instruction including resort courses, full certification, specialty courses and instructor training. PADI Dive Instructor certification, current membership and insurance are required, with at least two years of instructor experience.

Beach/Watersports AssistantsWork outdoors on the beach assisting our guests with Waverunners, Sailboats, Kayaks, and all other watersports toys. Previous watersports certification and experience required. (Swimming, Lifeguarding, Sailing, Waverunners, Waterskiing).

Catamaran Captains And Crew MembersCalling all captains, crew members and stingray feeders! Catamaran Crew members will have the daily pleasure of working on one of our 63' catamarans. We offer day sails including lunch with a trip to world famous Stingray City and various snorkel stops. In addition, the catamarans sail in the early evening to catch the stunning Caribbean sunsets or on dinner sails.

Duties include (but are not limited to): assisting the captain in sailing the vessel, checking in and welcoming guests, performing briefings of the trip to guests on board, overseeing the snorkelers while in the water for any problems, serving food and beverages on board, inventory and general maintenance. Sailing certification and swimming experience are required.

Red Sail Sports Grand CaymanPO Box 31473Grand Cayman KY1-1206CAYMAN ISLANDSPhone: 345-945-5965Fax: 345-945-5808

Operations ManagerRod
Sales and MarketingCiara
Reservations Manager – On IslandLashan