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      Job Title: PADI Divemaster Intern

      • Full Time Exchange Programme (See inclusions)
      • Approximately 40 hours per week for approximately 16 weeks: 10SEP21 – 31JAN22 & 01FEB22 - 31MAY22
      • 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.



      JOB TITLE: PADI Divemaster Intern

      JOB TYPE: Full Time Internship Exchange Programme

      LOCATION: Pro Dive Lord Howe Island Dive Shed – 2 Lagoon Road, Lord Howe Island NSW 2898

      SUPERVISOR/MANAGER: Aaron Ralph – OWSI / Coxswain / Pro Dive Lord Howe Island Director


      • Dive Leader Role: Once trained, be responsible for leading up to 12 divers at a variety of dive sites. Refer to Dive Leader Expectations PDF
      • Deck Hand Role: Once trained, assist on the Pro Dive Lord Howe Island vessel in a deckhand position. Refer to Deck Hand Expectations PDF
      • Pro Dive Lord Howe Island Shop Role: “Front of Shed Roles” and “Back of Shed Roles”
      • Open and close Pro Dive Lord Howe Island shed
      • Dive gear set up and pack down for all divers including gear care
      • Fill SCUBA tanks using SCUBA compressor
      • Gear rental: Dive gear, Snorkel Gear, SUP, Kayak, Underwater Camera, etc
      • Retail sales
      • Coordinate and carry out all office administration including reception, managing money, client accounts, mail, couriers, greeting clients, and filing
      • Perform stocktake checks
      • Assist customers and ensure all their needs are met
      • Adhere to all training deadlines
      • Be punctual, well groomed, courteous and professional
      • Maintain a clean and safe workspace, and abide by workplace health and safety policies and procedures



      • Advanced Open Water or Deep SCUBA Certification
      • Current First Aid Certificate
      • Valid Drivers Licence
      • Australian Citizen / Resident or valid VISA


      • Minimum 18 years old
      • Medically evaluated and cleared for recreational diving by a physician within 6 months
      • First Aid Certificate within 12 months


      • Minimum dives – 20 preferred, inform us if you have less
      • Boating experience preferred
      • Previous work experience in a customer service role


      • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Word and Excel)
      • Intermediate Mac skills (iPhoto and Mail)
      • Excellent verbal and written communication
      • Organised and able to meet deadlines


      • Meet PADI Divemaster course standards. To be disussed in detail with your PADI OWSI
      • Complete administration tasks accurately and on time
      • Deal with clients, suppliers and other team members professionally at all times
      • Ensure office is clean and presentable at all times


      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. Nitrox and Gas Blender also offered.
      • 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@divelordhowe.com with:

      1. Cover letter
      2. Resume
      3. Preferred dates

      Applications will close 30th April 2021.