Blue Planet Aquarium seeks a Part Time Diver
A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our flagship visitor attraction located in North West England at Cheshire Oaks for a Part Time Dive to join its team.
About the role
This is a unique opportunity to work with a vast array of exotic animals and sharks housed in a 3.8 million litre exhibition display.
You will be responsible for the daily management of briefing and guiding diving experiences in our underwater tunnel exhibit and ensuring consistently high standards of presentation and guest delivery. Briefing guests and conducting shark dives you will be key to delivering memorable experiences.
Other responsibilities will include the maintenance and cleaning of our main exhibit and scuba diving as part of our aqua theatre shows.
You will have knowledge of diving equipment to ensure correct maintenance is carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations and HSE regulations and will be a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor or equivalent and hold an up to date HSE medical.
You will have significant experience as a diver both in practice and in theory and be able to demonstrate this through your personal dive log book.
You will need to be a good communicator with the ability to deliver diving briefs, create amazing guest interaction and dive experiences and have a working knowledge of the correct use of dive equipment.
A good understanding of dive profiles, dive logging and dive theory to ensure dives are within company policies will also be required.
As this is an active role, you must be physically fit and capable of working with others. A flexible approach to working hours is also essential.
About Blue Planet Aquarium
Blue Planet Aquarium is home to over 100 living displays across 16 themed zones taking guests on a journey of underwater discovery. It is home to Europe’s largest collection of sharks housed in one of Europe’s largest underwater tunnel exhibit.
The post is Part Time, with weekend and evening shifts on a rota’d basis. You must be available a minimum of 3 days per week, of which 2 days should cover Friday, Saturday or Sunday in line with the needs of the business.
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]
Closing Date: 1st February 2016
Aspro Parks is a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe. Here in the UK Aspro owns and operates Blue Planet Aquarium, Deep Sea World, Bristol Aquarium, 4 Blue Reef Aquariums, Smugglers Adventure and Oakwood Theme Park.
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Blue Planet Aquarium is an Equal Opportunities Employer
The Company does not contribute towards any relocation costs to the area. You must have or be able to get a valid work permit for the UK to be considered for this position.
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, Longlooms Road, Cheshire Oaks, CH65 9LF