Must have STCW engineering certificate. Strong engineering skills as well as an interest in helping out with dive operations required. Experience working on small passenger ships or commercial yachts with compressors, watermakers, outboards, etc. The right candidate will naturally take ownership for smooth running, clean and organized machinery spaces and 'buy-in' to the need to comply with ISM paperwork requirements. Job is well suited to someone who really takes pride in their work, is a self-stater and experienced working with guests, inflatables and skiffs. Relief or full-time on a rotational basis.
Requirements include: STCW watchkeeping mate, GOC radio operator certificate, experienced diver and working in the dive industry. You can expect to work hard and go diving with the opportunity for advancement in the company. Full buy-in required on safety, guest services and maintenance. Scheduled rotation with fixed time off.
Employment opportunity and crew jobs on a liveaboard dive yacht
If you are interested in employment opportunities and/or job on a liveaboard dive yacht like the Nautilus Explorer and seeing incredible sights firsthand like the great white sharks of Guadalupe Island, Mexico or the giant mantas, dolphins and sharks of Socorro/Revillagigedos, please e-mail your resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nautilus Explorer operates with a crew of 9 - 10 including a Captain, 2nd Captain/mate, engineer, 2 experienced divemasters, a deckhand, a chef and 2 hostess/galley helpers. Staff are expected to multi-task. On duty 12 hours a day is normal and you can expect that some days will be longer and flexibility will be required. Our standards are extremely high and we look for potential crewmembers who are "self-starters" and "buy into" our commitment to excellence in guest services. You must be able to fit in with close working and living conditions. Being a team player is essential and you must be prepared to work through any bouts of seasickness. The rewards are numerous including a lot of satisfaction and gratification, loads of laughs, "North American" wages and gratuities that are usually very generous.
Nautilus runs trips to 7 different destinations. The Nautilus Swell does trips in Alaska and British Columbia. The Nautilus Explorer goes to Guadalupe Island, Sea of Cortez, Revillagigedo Islands (Socorro), Clipperton Island and the California Channel Islands. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous experience working on liveaboard charter boats, experienced and certificated mariners, or enthusiastic and experienced divemasters/instructors with a solid background in marine ID, biology or zoology.
We have one of the very few diveboats in the world custom designed and built with a SOLAS passenger safety certificate, International Loadline certificate, GMDSS radios for worldwide operations and unrestricted ISM and Safety Management System certification. We do a lot more than just pay lip service to "safety". Our staff turnover is very low but we encourage interested candidates to contact us - "you never know"!!!
ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES - SEND US YOUR RESUME!
Excellence in guest services is a cornerstone of our business and the successful candidate must be truly sincere in wanting to look after our guests. Being nice and friendly simply to get good tips is not good enough on this ship. Being a neat freak will help!! The wage for this position is likely the very best in the dive industry and this is a great opportunity for someone who likes being at sea and loves diving. You must be a strong team player with a cheerful and caring personality or you are wasting our time applying for this position.
This is a great way to get started, build your seatime and show us your stuff. Job duties will involve a variety of basic shipboard duties. A training allowance will be available to the right candidate.
We are seeking "true professional" Divemasters who have been in the business for a while and are charismatic, very experienced divers with an intuitive sense of how to look after people and how to keep things safe. We have an absolute, rock-solid commitment to excellence and that has to be a natural part of your nature as well. Multi-lingual candidates with business or hospitality experience will be favoured as will an interest in biology/zoology/natural history, skiff driving experience and familiarity with compressor operations. This is likely the best paid divemaster position in the industry. It is well worth it to us to find the right candidate.
We want someone who is passionate about food. As a chef you are responsible for cooking four meals a day (a continental pre-breakfast, breakfast, lunch, dinner) and preparing a snack. You must be able to buy and portion food for multi-day trips, and keep the pantry and galley kitchen organized. Previous food-service and kitchen experience is essential. You must be a hard-worker and a strong team player with a cheerful and caring personality
Volunteer position - a great way to go diving!
This is a volunteer position for someone who wants to combine working hard and getting some great dives in. You will not be divemastering guests but solid dive skills are still required as well as self-sufficiency. Depending on your skillset, you will be expected to either help part-time as a hostess or as a galley helper. You must be hard working, easy to get along with and naturally inclined towards excellence in guest services regardless that this is a volunteer position. Part-time applicants will also be considered.
Email us your resume! We are always interested in chatting with potential candidates. Other applications will be considered and carefully reviewed. Potential employees will be required to submit references. We are required by the International ISPS regulations to conduct background checks on new employees. We have zero tolerance for illegal narcotics and have a strict alcohol policy allowing a maximum of 2 drinks per crewmember under contract only when the vessel is not underway and diving ops are completed for the day. All crewmembers are required to have a current passport.