Island Scuba Instructor

Organisation
Norwegian Cruise Line
Reference
VAC-31320
Contract Type
Contract
Industries
Hospitality, Tourism & Food Service, Sports & Leisure
Location
Cruise Ship
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
11/04/2019
Expiry Date
10/05/2019
The Island Scuba Instructor is responsible for maintaining beach safety on Great Stirrup Cay (GSC) or all guests. Also responsible for selling the various excursions to guests; coordinating tour dispatches and assisting in various clerical duties.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Help to maintain beach safety and the promotion, sales and dispatch of shore excursions during ship operation days.
  • Escort and guide island tours and activities offered by Norwegian Cruise Line, which includes but is not limited to snorkeling tours, kayaking, paddle boards, parasailing, and stingray encounters.
  • Recognize and respond appropriately and calmly to emergencies.
  • Have knowledge of proper use of communication systems such as VHF radios, whistles and flags.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all guests by greeting, answering questions and providing information concerning excursions and activities on the island.
  • Repair and maintain Shore Excursion island equipment such as but not limited to mats, party floats, snorkeling gear, wave runner dock, lifeguard stands, hippo slide.
  • Participate in the daily upkeep of the island and grounds.
  • Conduct inventories of all island Shore Excursion items on a regular basis.
  • Enforce all aquatic/island company policies, such as but not limited to Hippo Slide regulations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
  • Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum of one year experience as a scuba instructor in a similar or related industry is required.
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of surf and beach environmental conditions is required.

 

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or foreign equivalent is required.
  • Must hold an active Dive Instructor, Dive Master or Open Water Lifeguard certification from an accredited educational institution.
  • Basic First Aid/CPR (Minimum PADI Emergency First Responder, American Red Cross or equivalent) is required.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

  • Sales Ability
  • Passionate about hospitality and customer service driven
  • Must have a professional appearance and good hygiene
  • Respect for all co-workers and guests
  • Pride in your work by creating positive energy, excitement and fun
  • Able to work 7 days a week
  • Demonstrate positive behaviors; smiling, being polite and courteous
  • Able to develop a camaraderie with team members
  • Ability to live in close quarters, share limited space with other cabin-mates

 

REQUIRED ABILITIES / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing the essential functions of this job, all team members are required to stand; walk long distances on the ship; use hands to touch, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk, hear, taste and smell. All vessel positions require repetitive motion of bending, climbing, going up and down stairs and lifting more than 25 pounds. This job requires specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

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