Job Opportunities

with Dive Friends Bonaire

Dive Friends Bonaire is a large PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center on Bonaire with 8 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:

Reservations agent

We are looking for a reservations agent to join our team. We are offering a 1-year contract with the option to extend. Your job will largely consist of making reservations by email and phone, updating our online availability and planning staff in for courses and dives for all our locations.

This is a full-time position with a fixed salary. Your work week is 5 days, 7:45 am to 5:00 pm with 2 regular and consecutive days off per week.

Requirements:

  • Certified diver or willing to become certified with us;
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, written and spoken. Spanish and/or German is a plus;
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word etc.);
  • Good customer service skills and a positive attitude towards guests and colleagues;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Self-motivated and being able to work in a team;
  • Dutch or American passport;
  • Valid driver’s licence;

If you are interested, please send an e-mail with your CV and cover letter to info@divefriendsbonaire.com.

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.
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
  • Organizing Marine Park orientations
  • Checking In and checking out of guests
  • 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
  • Knowledge of MS office

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 Divemaster

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated divemaster to join our team who can start as soon as possible. Newly certified divemaster are welcome to apply.

We are offering a 1-year contract with the option to extend.

Requirements:

  • PADI Divemaster (or higher), renewed
  • Fluent in English (Spanish, German and Italian are a plus)
  • Dutch or American passport
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Able to speak/teach in one or more of the following languages; German, Spanish, Italian.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office and computers in general

The following skills are helpful but not required:

  • Boat captain experience
Service Technician

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and motivated service technician to join our team and can start as soon as possible.

We are offering a 1-year contract with the option to extend.

Requirements:
• Fluent in English
• Dutch or American passport
• Valid driver’s licence
• Knowledge of Microsoft office and computers in general
• At least 5 equipment service certifications (ScubaPro is required)
• Keeping and ordering stock related to servicing dive equipment
• Microsoft office and general computer skills
• Certified divemaster

The following skills are helpful but not required:
• Boat captain experience

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.
Wholesale Manager

Caribbean Dive Trading is looking for a driven Wholesale Manager who has the skills to be in a leading role and can work independent and in a team.

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

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