An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Dive professional to join our Zoological Team as Dive Officer at Blue Planet Aquarium.
About the Role
Having overall responsibility for the Dive operation at Blue Planet Aquarium, you will lead, manage and train the dive team in all diving related activities.
You will work with the marketing team to promote and sell our dive experiences as well as run and participate in our famous Aqua Theatre Shows on a daily basis.
You will need to be organised and proactive with a real passion for Diving. Previous experience of working in a Dive site environment is essential and ideally you will also have proven diver training experience in a customer focused dive environment.
As you will be managing a small team of part time divers, you should be able to demonstrate in your application strong leadership and communication skills.
Ideal candidates should have an understanding and awareness of UK health and safety dive legislation along with the ability to use their initiative; self motivated and an excellent communicator. The on-going training and organisation of the Dive teams is a key aspect of this role.
Other responsibilities include completing and regularly reviewing Dive procedures and risk assessments, ensuring the maintenance of Dive equipment is carried out and assisting the Curator to ensure well maintained displays throughout the attraction.
The post holder will be required to work 40 hours per week including regular weekends and bank holidays.
Alongside competitive salary is a benefits package that includes 22 days holiday, pension scheme and an annual pass into Aspro Parks worldwide.
Aspro Parks Group operates over 60attractions throughout Europe. Here in the UK, Aspro owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium and 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park.
If interested, please send your CV and covering letter to: Janeen Yates, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email [email protected] Your application letter should highlight why you would be able to fulfil this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.
Closing Date: Sunday, 10th September 2017
Blue Planet Aquarium is an Equal Opportunities Employer:
We do recognize the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.
Work Location: Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire CH65 9LF