Heron Island-Dive Instructor

Search Title: DIVE INSTRUCTOR – Heron Island Resort


Short Description:  Inspire your being, expand your horizons & enhance your career by joining our inspirational team on the Southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef.

If you’re a nature lover, Heron Island really is a special place. It’s a natural coral cay located approximately 80kms off the coast of Gladstone Queensland , so it’s not another Great Barrier Reef resort, it’s a resort on the Great Barrier Reef. With its crystal clear waters & idyllic dive locations, an amazing array of marine and birdlife, Heron Island is our natural place on the reef, which can be yours too.


We are currently seeking experienced and enthusiastic applicants for the role of Dive Instructor, based at Heron Island Resort.


As our Dive Instructor you will work with a team of Dive Instructors & Dive Masters who ensure our guests experience the very highest levels of service and safety while undertaking diving and snorkeling activities in and around the reef off Heron Island.

With excellent communication skills you will be a confident individual and an experienced public speaker used to supervising groups of people of mixed diving abilities, with the ability to engage and motivate your audience providing an interactive, yet safe diving experience. Your attention to detail will be the key in this role as well as strong organisational skills and the ability to take control and give directions to other staff and guests in the event of an emergency.

Essential requirements:

Current PADI Instructor Certificate (OWSI or above) minimum 12 months experience

Current Dive Medical Certificate (AS 2299)

First Aid & CPR Certificates (Nationally Recognised)

Unrestricted/Open Drivers License
Oxygen Provider Certificate
(Nationally Recognised)
Ability to work well under pressure
Team player


Highly Desirable

Regulators Technicians Certificate (desirable)

Coxswain’s qualification

Elements of Shipboard Safety (ESS) certificate


Please note:  applicants must have existing rights to work in Australia.


Working in a Remote location is not for everyone, particularly if you are used to the bright lights & fast paced life the city, so you must think carefully about the reality of living in a remote location for an extended period time. In return we offer a truly unique working environment with some great remote area benefits including accommodation, meals, discounted holidays & regular social events.

To learn more about Heron Island Resort visit our website

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If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please send through your cover letter and resume to

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