Base leader for Zanzibar

We are looking for a single instructor or instructor couple for a base leader position in Matemwe, Zanzibar for a 2-year-contract from January 2018.


You need to be a hard worker, highly motivated and adaptable with impeccable customer service skills, plenty of initiative and the ability to successfully work with a team of 20 local staff and short term expat instructors under your supervision. You will also have to guide certified divers and teach all PADI courses.


Main duties include providing safe, enjoyable and informative guidance/instruction during in-water activities including scuba diving and snorkelling. A flexible approach to work is essential as guest relations, equipment maintenance and general dive base housekeeping will also be part of the daily routine.


At least one of you should have experience in:

Basic accounting: sales and expenses reports

Dealing with e-mails and bookings



Fluent English. For couples, at least one of the couple will have to be fluent in French. Any other languages, especially Polish or German will be a plus.

PADI OWSI or higher

Teaching and renewed PADI status, renewed dive Insurance

Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills

Qualification/Knowledge in Scubapro equipment maintenance will be an advantage

Qualification/Knowledge in engine maintenance will be an advantage

Complete own diving gear

No obvious and excessive tattoos, none smoker will be preferred.

International driver’s license

Must be able to live in a remote area



About us and Zanzibar:

Previous work experience in a remote area would be an advantage. The dive centre is located in Matemwe – a small village with almost no shops around but only resorts – located at about 1 hour driving from the main city (Stone Town) with all the shops, pubs....

We offer a 2-year contract with a fixed salary, accommodation and visa expenses paid by One Ocean.


Please send us your CV with the subject “Matemwe base leader” and references to

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if you think you can meet our expectations and feel like working with us.


We will reply to shortlisted candidates only.

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