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Assistant Dive Safety Officer/Divemaster

Location: Manteo, NC, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Duration: Temporary 11-month position maximum offering 30 hours to 40 hours per week with evening, weekend, and holiday work required. No benefits are provided.

Salary: $13.51 per hour

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have an Instructor and/or Divemaster rating with nationally recognized SCUBA certification agency (NAUI, PADI, SSI etc.), plus have current liability insurance (proof required prior to employment). Applicants should be articulate, have good organizational skills, possess ability to work under adverse conditions, ability to lift up to 50 lbs, function as a dive team member, and willingness to learn. Applicants must also have a valid state driver’s license, social security number, and be a United States Citizen and/or have a valid work visa (proof of each required prior to employment).

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with Instructor rating (NAUI, IANTD, PADI, SSI etc.), scientific diver designation with AAUS organizational member, and experience working with captive aquatic animals.

Job Description: Position includes scientific exhibit/offshore diving up to 8 dives per week, supervising daily staff/volunteer dive teams, guest divers, filling dive cylinders, conducting live in-water education programs, performing minor dive equipment maintenance, volunteer diver scheduling, dive record keeping administration, daily/weekly underwater cleaning of various exhibits, diver requalification, plus assisting husbandry department with maintenance of animal life support systems, meeting animal nutritional/medical needs, monitoring of water quality, and animal collecting as needed.

Posting Dates: 02/01/2013 to 03/8/2013

How To Apply: Mail, fax or deliver a completed/signed PD-107 State Application for Employment to the address below by 5 p.m. on the date indicated. A cover letter and resume may be submitted along with the completed application. However, cover letters or resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application form. Please complete the state application form completely and indicate the desired position on the application. For more information, please contact Dive Safety Officer Pat Murphy . State Application (PD-107) may be downloaded at or go to and click Roanoke Island for additional information.

Mail applications to:

Dive Safety Officer Pat Murphy

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

P.O. Box 967

Manteo, North Carolina 27954-0967

Fax applicationsattention:

Dive Safety Officer Pat Murphy