Job Opportunities

with Dive Friends Bonaire

Dive Friends Bonaire is a large PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center on Bonaire with 7 dive shops and 4 retail locations. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and motivated staff who could stay long term.

Looking for a new adventure?

Find our current job opportunities below:

Assistant Location Manager

You will be responsible for the day to day running of your location. Communication between you and the team is important but you also stay in contact with the resort/hotel where you are based.

You will need to be self motivated and be able to work independent as wel as in a team. We are looking for someone who could fill a long term position.

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • PADI instructor in active teaching status
  • Computer skills
  • Fluent in English (other languages are a plus)
  • Our preference will go to someone with already living on Bonaire or a Dutch or American passport
  • Valid driver’s licence

The following skills are helpful but not required:

  • Able to speak in one or more of the following languages; Dutch, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese.
Commercial Administrator

Caribbean Dive Trading is looking for a driven Commercial Administrator who has the skills to be in a supporting role and can work closely with our Manager with the option to take over some tasks.

Caribbean Dive Trading is a retail dealer who imports and distributes purchases and sales for all Dive Friends locations. We also supply other dive centers with dive equipment and accessories on Bonaire and work closely together with some on island suppliers.

You will be working in a small team but within a larger organization. This role is full time, 40 hours over 5 days a week.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong administration skills
  • Management skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent IT Skills (Including advance Excel skills)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good understanding of a retail business
  • Previous experience working in a commercial setting (desirable)
  • Fluent in English (Spanish and Dutch desirable)

Caribbean Dive Trading is committed to equal opportunities and it welcomes applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements of the job.

For more information please visit our website www.caribbeandivetrading.com

PADI Instructor

We are looking for a responsible and enthusiastic PADI professional who can work in a team.

Your duties and responsibilities will include all functions of a busy dive center, such as:

  • Instructing courses from Bubblemaker to Divemaster
  • Guiding dives from shore and boat
  • Customer service
  • Filling tanks and driving them between locations
  • Front desk admin and cashier
  • Equipment sales
  • Site maintenance, repair & cleaning
  • Equipment maintenance & repair

Requirements:

  • PADI OWSI (or higher), renewed and in teaching status
  • Fluent in English (other languages are a plus)
  • Our preference will go to someone already living on Bonaire or with a Dutch or American passport
  • Valid driver’s licence

The following skills are helpful but not required:

  • Boat captain experience
  • Equipment service certifications
  • Able to speak/teach in one or more of the following languages; German, Spanish, French, Portuguese.

Newly certified instructors are welcome to apply.

PADI Instructor/ Reservations Assistant

You would work as an Open Water Scuba Instructor for 3 days and as a reservations agent for 2 days.

As a reservations assistent, you are responsible for but not limited to answering emails, making reservations, plan courses and communicate with our accommodation partners and location managers to ensure a smooth process.

Requirements:

  • PADI OWSI (or higher), renewed and in teaching status
  • Fluent in English, witten and spoken (other languages are a plus)
  • Our preference will go to someone already living on Bonaire or with a Dutch or American passport
  • Valid driver’s licence

The following skills are helpful but not required:

• Boat captain experience
• Equipment service certifications
• Able to speak/teach in one or more of the following languages; German, Spanish, French, Portuguese.

Tank Delivery Assistant

We are looking for someone who would like to drive around to deliver and pick up tanks at our locations. We work with a hydraulic system so there is no heavy lifting involved. You need to be a responsible driver.

Requirements:

  • You need to be at least 23 years old
  • Responsible and self motivated
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Our preference will go to someone already living on Bonaire or with a Dutch or American passport

The following skills are helpful but not required:

  • PADI Divemaster or instructor
  • Equipment service certifications
  • Able to speak in one or more of the following languages; Dutch, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese.

If you are interested in working on Bonaire and would like to be part of our team,
please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to info@divefriendsbonaire.com