RedBoats is Hiring! – Employment in Scuba Industry

Redboats is Hiring – Employment Opportunities


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Redboats is Hiring – Employment Opportunities in Scuba Industry

Believe it or not, summer is almost here.

Redboats are looking for enthusiastic team orientated individuals that are looking to have a great job this summer with the view to one full time position at the end of summer. Pty Ltd operates Scuba dive charters, Freedive charters and Bay Tours, mainly out of Portsea on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula.

RedBoats is  a young company, but we have a passion for water, people and RedBoats! Port Phillip Bay and its surrounds contain some of the best scenery in the world, and we love showing people! Have a look at our facebook page to see some images of what we do.


We are advertising 3 positions:

  1. Deckhands,
  2. Skippers
  3. Underwater Photographers


1. Deckhands.

In addition to Tom and Kelly, Redboats requires further deckhands. The role would be to assist in making RedBoats trips as safe as possible, and to maximise the enjoyment of our customers.

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Required skills:

  • A divemaster certification equivalent or greater would be an advantage.
  • The ability to multitask.
  • The ability to work weekends and public holidays.
  • The ability to perform under pressure.
  • A positive “can do” attitude.
  • The ability to load/unload a boat from a trailer. Or the ability to be taught.
  • Basic boat maneuvering skills. Or the ability to be taught.
  • A love for Dim sims. The ability to hit a target with a Dim Sim from 30 paces.
  • A Coxswains ticket (or desire to obtain their Coxswains ticket (training provided)
  • The ability to follow instruction.
  • The ability to laugh at Geoff Rodda’s jokes.

2. Skipper/Coxswain.

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Required Skills:

  • A commercial certification of Coxswain or higher.
  • The ability to organise and be part of a team.
  • Great People Skills

Favourable skills:

  • A Port Phillip Heads endorsement would be an advantage.
  • Previous skippering of Scuba Dive Boats in Port Phillip Bay would be an insane advantage.
  • Good computer skills.
  • A divemaster certification equivalent or greater would be an advantage.
  • A love of Dim Sims. The ability to catch a Dim Sim from 30 paces.
  • An understanding of the Scuba, Freedive and/or tourism industry.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • The ability to think outside the box and multitask.
  • The ability to perform under pressure. (pun intended.)
  • And above all, GREAT PEOPLE SKILLS!:)


3. Underwater Photographer

Are you a good Photographer? Want to dive for free? Redboats is seeking a competent underwater photographer to undertake some photography in return for some free boat dives. A dive guide certification or above would be an advantage.

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If you think you have what it takes to fill one or more of these positions, please send a cover letter and a resume to


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