Underwater Yacht Diver Job Opening!
Updated: Oct 7
Underwater Scuba/Hull Cleaning Technician Wanted:
J&J's Boat Services is looking for high energy, hardworking and personable employees to expand our YACHT DIVING TEAM on a full-time basis. Our business is growing and we need your help.
We offer competitive wages, paid vacation days, health insurance, and a profit-sharing program. Veteran of Service? We would love to help bridge the gap from service to civilian workforce.
Find out more and join a company that has an established and reputable name. We’re eager to train!!
Please send us your prior work experience, references, and/or resume' to the following:
Pay is based upon experience and will be discussed at the interview.
Following Qualifications are a MUST:
Valid Driver’s license and your OWN transportation, NO EXCEPTIONS!!
Must have verifiable residency in our servicing locations hired for
Must be willing to relocate to our area
A verifiable phone number
Good Communicational Skills an Absolute Must
Good prior working track record-Prior work experience and referrals required & checked
Padi/Naui Dive certification Preferred, at minimum be comfortable and confident in and under water, strong swimmer
Job Title: Diver
Reports to: Dive Supervisor
Responsible for representing J&J Boat Services in a professional manner while performing underwater hull cleaning and technical work on client’s boats
Required to wear a uniform shirt, jackets, fleece, hats, beanies, etc. (cost split @ 50% with the company). Required uniforms at your expense are black shorts, black/white socks, and tennis shoes or flip flops. Dive equipment required at your expense is a wetsuit, dry suit “if preferred”, mask, fins, weight belt, Dive light
Primary duties include but are not limited to the following:
Underwater Hull Cleaning–utilizing air compressors this process is done by starting from the waterline down, cleaning all running gear: props, shaft, struts, trim tabs, rudders, bow thrusters, intakes and strainers, transducers, etc. which will at times include dark water that limits vision
Underwater Propeller Removal/Install – this process is done in-water with various hand tools and hydraulics to efficiently remove damaged propellers of many sizes up to 50’ in diameter. Line disentanglements are also part of the propeller work to free them up from obstructions
Underwater Inspections –this process is done visually and typically with underwater lighting and either still or video feed to relay to the organization requesting the inspections. typically: marinas, boatyards, boat owners, insurance agencies.
Zinc Anodes Inspection/Replacement- this process is done during cleanings and/or by itself with various hand tools on various areas of the vessels underwater metal components
Dive Retrievals- this process is done when someone drops an item in the water off of a boat, dock, seawall, etc. to retrieve the items
Who We are Looking For:
Individuals must be fair-weathered and dedicated year-round with the ability to put up with harsh weather.
Individual must be able to swim and be comfortable in and around water.
Individuals must have no fear of diving in dark waters, low visibility with temperatures ranging by season from 85 to 40 Degrees.
Individuals must be physically able to dive in the above conditions as well as comfortable along with the ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
The following characteristics and traits are a necessity for the Diver to be successful and enjoy this line of work.
An Energetic Team Player with a Positive Attitude.
Communication and Time Management skills.
Accountability - detailed eye for cleanliness!
Personable and Client-oriented.
Commitment to Show Up, Work with Pride & Make it Happen!!
J&J’s Boat Services is a family-owned company striving to provide individuals with competitive industry wages, hands-on training of a skillset, and life lesson mentoring in an enjoyable working environment.