Position: Boat Manager
Company: Atlantis Azores Inc
The position will be based on the Atlantis Azores Liveaboard. Overseeing the operation of a busy dive yacht and approximately 10 local crew.
Catering to largely international guests who visit for a 7 to 10 day vacation of scuba diving the role is "hands on" and "guest focused".
Hours are long but the rewards of guest feedback, working in a tropical climate as well as an enjoyable and challenging career make for a unique opportunity.
While reporting to the COO, through cooperation and teamwork, the Boat Manager not only helps formulate policy, but has to be able to find appropriate ways and means of making policy work.
The role is results driven (there is a formal assessment process) and we look for an individual with a varied skill set - the three key areas being engineering, navigation and diving,
Leadership skills, persistence and ability to make things work are likewise key attributes.
A day at work can be as varied as dealing with complex medical evacuations, maintenance issues, staff training or leading dives..
Formal management development/training (please specify details)
Scuba diver or instructor
At least 2 years liveaboard experience (and a thorough understanding of liveaboard operations)and at least one year’s management experience
At least one year’s open seas experience as a Yacht Captain
At least 4 years of experience leading or supervising a team
Have travel or work experience in Asia (Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia)
At least 100 dive certifications at different levels and 500 logged dives or more.
Hands on experience troubleshooting engineering issues and preferably documented experience managing a dry dock
Knowledge & Skills
Exhibit exemplary leadership and people management skills and possess a professional demeanor with the ability to resolve customer complaints and staff issues in a positive manner
Should be very flexible and physically able to work a minimum of 12 hours per day on a 8 weeks on / 2 weeks off schedule
Have exceptional guest care and people skills
Speak and write fluent English and additional languages (preferred)
Be highly self motivated and be able to work alone
Excellent negotiating skills and creative selling abilities
Good mechanical and engineering knowledge
U/W Photo or Video skills (preferred)
License and Certifications
Scuba Instructor with Nitrox
Long term career with stable market leader
Staff Incentive Scheme
Access to an extensive in house training program
8 weeks on / 2 weeks off with pay
Convertible to Cash 5 days Sick Leave (following one year of service)
Annual Health Insurance allowance
Free meal program while at work
Access to a Staff Association that provides financial assistance to staff through loans with minimal interest.
Discounts on all resort services
Diving and dive career development
Generous Tip Pool Scheme
How to apply
Please send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your application must include:
Salary History and Expectation
At least two verifiable work reference email address and contact details