Liveaboard Instructors for Similan Islands 2017-18 Season

Khaolak Scuba Adventures PADI 5 Star IDC centre is looking for highly professional and motivated staff for the season October 2017 – May 2018. Starting dates vary between October 15th and December 1st 2017.

Our PADI 5 STAR IDC centre operates in the Similan Islands, Koh Bon, Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock as well as local dive sites. We are one of the biggest and most well known liveaboard fleets in South East Asia.


We have live-aboard vacancies for experienced multilingual PADI Dive Instructors and Divemasters willing to become diving instructors.


Essential qualifications for all applicants are:

Instructors / divemasters fluent in English and at least TWO additional languages such as German, French, Spanish, Russian or any Scandinavian language. Chinese speaking Instructors must be fluent in English.


  • ·       Flexible, used to working under high pressure.
  • ·       Having outstanding communication and sales skills.
  • ·       Mature and self motivated with excellent customer service skills.
  • ·       Available for interviews by Skype video call.
  • ·       2 Years experience working in a PADI Dive Centre
  • ·       Nitrox specialty instructor, or prepared to gain instructor rating within the first 2 weeks of starting.
  • ·       300+ dives.
  • ·       Renewed and insured with ALL own equipment.
  • ·       Can commit to the full working season, the season ending around mid May.
  • ·       Divemasters who are willing to do their  PADI IDC with us.



Things to know:

  • ·       Pay is based on a fixed day rate plus rates for teaching courses.
  • ·       Sales Commission will be paid additionally, your salary will depend a lot on your sales skills.
  • ·       We do not provide accommodation or travel allowances.
  • ·       We welcome couples, but you must aware that you will be required to work on different boats with different departure/arrival days.
  • ·       We will aid with the paperwork to obtain the valid visa, but all expenses occurred are to be paid by you. You are fully responsible for obtaining the correct working visa.
  • ·       To process your paperwork for the work permit, we ask for a deposit of 18000 THB. If you stay for the entire season, we will reimburse you 50% at the end of the work season.


Check out our web site: or check out our Facebook page.

Please send your CV (must be in English) with recent photo and cover letter, listing references we may contact to.

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    CV’s without photos will not be considered.

We regret that we will not be able to respond to everyone, only people that are most qualified. 

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