December 30, 2015
Aspro UK and Blue Planet Aquarium seeks a Dive Officer and UK Compliance Officer
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Dive professional to join our Zoological Team as Dive Officer at Blue Planet Aquarium and to assist the wider UK Dive operations as Compliance Officer.
About the Role
Responsible for the Dive operation at Blue Planet Aquarium – delivering budgeted dive revenue through pro-active selling and delivery of our famous Aqua theatre dive shows plus all other diving related activity at the site.
As the UK Compliance officer you will be required to support the Dive operations across the UK on behalf of the Dive Contractor, ensuring compliance with all Health and Safety legislation and Dive procedures to ensure that all Dive activity is safe and carried out to the highest standard. This role will require some travel around the UK
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 operation.
Ideal candidates should also be able to demonstrate awareness of current health and safety Dive legislation along with the ability to use their initiative, self motivation and be 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 risk assessments, ensuring the maintenance of Dive equipment is carried out and assisting the Curator to ensure a well maintained main Caribbean Reef Tank exhibit.
The post holder will be required to work full time 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: Friday 22nd January 2016
Blue Planet Aquarium is an Equal Opportunities Employer:
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Work Location: Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire CH65 9LF