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      News — Lord Howe Island

      Isolation Update

      Isolation Update

      We hope you are all faring well during these uncertain times. The borders to Lord Howe Island still remain closed, however the benefits are that we are COVID free and enjoying some down time on our World Heritage listed island.

      We hope to see you all back on the island soon, so you too can enjoy this wonderful form of isolation.

      Join Our Team!

      Job Title: PADI Divemaster Intern

      • Full Time Exchange Programme (See inclusions)
      • 40 hours per week for approximately 18 weeks: 10SEP17 – 31JAN18 or 01FEB18 – 15JUN18
      • Remote location

      We are looking for a PADI Divemaster Intern for our small business on World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island. Applicants should be passionate about SCUBA diving and the environment, physically fit and have a friendly disposition. Applicants should also be prepared for living on a remote island.

      The intern will report to Aaron and Lisa Ralph, business owners as well as their OWSI mentor. Please refer to the Job Description for a list of responsibilities, skills and experience required (to be emailed on request).

      Although this is an unpaid position, please see a list of inclusions:

      • Return flights from SYD/BNE to LDH
      • Transfers to and from LDH Airport
      • Accommodation on Lord Howe Island (excluding telephone)
      • Internet and Phone access
      • Dive packs for PADI courses
      • All boat and shore dives
      • Use of SCUBA equipment
      • Pro Dive Lord Howe Island uniform
      • Training, guidance and support

      If you are interested in this position, please email lisa@prodivelordhoweisland.com.au with:

      1. Cover letter
      2. Resume
      3. Preferred dates

      Applications close on 30th June 2017.

      Job Title: PADI OWSI

      • Full Time Exchange Programme (See inclusions)
      • 40 hours per week for approximately 18 weeks: 10SEP17 – 31JAN18 or 01FEB18 – 15JUN18
      • Remote location

      We are looking for a PADI OWSI who would like to gain teaching experience for our small business on World Heritage listed Lord Howe Island. Applicants should be passionate about SCUBA diving and the environment, physically fit and have a friendly disposition. Applicants should also be prepared for living on a remote island.

      The PADI OWSI will report to Aaron and Lisa Ralph, business owners. Please refer to the Job Description for a list of responsibilities, skills and experience required (to be emailed on request).

      Although this is an unpaid position, please see a list of inclusions:

      • Return flights from SYD/BNE to LDH
      • Transfers to and from LDH Airport
      • Accommodation on Lord Howe Island (excluding telephone)
      • Internet and Phone access
      • Weekly Meal Allowance 
      • All boat and shore dives
      • Use of SCUBA equipment
      • Pro Dive Lord Howe Island uniform
      • Training, guidance and support

      If you are interested in this position, please email lisa@prodivelordhoweisland.com.au with:

      1. Cover letter
      2. Resume
      3. Preferred dates

      Applications close on 30th June 2017.

       

      Nitrox on Lord Howe Island!

      Nitrox on Lord Howe Island!

      We are pleased to announce that we have just purchased a Nuvair Voyager I Nitrox System!

      Divers can now complete their Nitrox Certification training during their visit and enjoy all the spectacular diving Lord Howe offers with longer bottom times.

      We will also continue to operate our 7am dives for advanced divers looking to do Exploratory Diving on a virgin relic barrier reef on the outer shelf that surrounds the island. Most of the 149.9 square kilometres of structure has never been dived before and with an average depth of 30M, Nitrox was the next logical step.

      We would like to thank our friends from Pro Diving Services who we purchased the system from. Not only did they source it for us quickly from the USA and have it on display at OzTek in Sydney last weekend, they also provide ongoing support and training on the system for the life of the compressor. The Voyager I is a medium sized Nitrox system that allows you to use either air or Nitrox (with 40% Nitrox capability). It’s one of the “workhorse” Nitrox compressors in the industry, fitted with high quality filtrate, dual O2 analysers, a CO2 scrubber and a CO2 analyser.

      The system should be online and functioning by the end of April 2017 and will work in conjunction with our existing Nuvair HP compressor. It will also give us a bonus redundancy factor and allows us to double our air filling capacity.

      Dive somewhere new this year with Pro Dive Lord Howe Island!