Aquatic Safaris a Coastal North Carolina Shop looking for Instructors and DMs

Aquatic Safaris a Coastal North Carolina Shop looking for Instructors and DM"s

What Aquatic Safaris is seeking

Retail staff, Instructors and Divemasters for upcoming dive season. They must be hard working, enthusiastic, self-motivated, reliable and personable. We are a professional dive shop that requires employees to act as such. Must be willing to work seven days a week (evenings & weekends) and holidays. Boating experience is a big plus, as we are located minutes from the Atlantic Ocean and do the majority of our skills dives in the ocean.

Who we are

Aquatic Safaris SCUBA Center is a PADI 5-Star IDC founded in 1988. We are SE North Carolina's most-established dive shop. Many others have come and gone, but we are still here and the best. We have two USCG inspected custom dive boats that run charters daily during our dive season. We love showing how great our local diving is to customers.

What the job entails

Instructors will be expected to teach OW through Divemaster courses. Instructors work on a rotation teaching PADI courses. Also instructors and DM's work with two youth camps with sessions throughout the summer. In these camps, youths take OW, AOW and Specialties courses.


Applicants must be a US citizen

Must be physically able to lift and carry scuba gear.

Ocean boating experience

Background check/drug testing required

Required education – PADI Instructor or Divemaster

Required language – must be fluid in English

Provide your own transportation / cell phone

DAN insurance

Instructor/DM professional liability insurance

Not prone to sea sickness (this is North Carolina and you'll be spending a lot of time on our dive boats)


Instructors are paid per instruction module per student. You can certainly make a lot of money being part of our team by supplementing your salary with shop hours and/or being part of our boat crew.

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Dive instructors must be willing to strictly comply with PADI standards (not just the ones that you agree with, but all of them).

To apply for the Dive Instructor or Divemaster position please follow these directions:

  1. state that you are a US citizen

  2. send a picture of yourself

  3. send resume with dive experience and work history

  4. resumes only accepted via

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Please apply only if you're serious about coming to coastal North Carolina to work with us.

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