Florida Scuba Jobs

Dive jobs in Florida are a dream. There is nothing better than being a scuba diving instructor, a career that affords you beautiful weather around the year, adventures of a lifetime, and many friends. Below you will find some job opportunities:

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Stroud Diving & Hydrography in Jacksonville, Florida is hiring entry level and experienced divers.

Also looking for land surveyor instrument person for hydrographic work.

Stroud Diving & Hydrography
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Marine Engineering Systems Co, Inc
5030 Old Kings Road NW
Jacksonville, FL 32254


I have been an SSI Instructor sense 1992. I am current and certified, I also am AAUS certified. Average over 200 shark dives a year. Currently looking to move to the Orlando area.


Deep Six Dive & Watersports has immediate opportunities for scuba instructors at our three Treasure Coast locations in Florida. We prefer instructors looking for permanent year round work. Candidates must be able to legally work in the US.

Instructors will teach a full slate of PADI courses, maintain equipment and work on our retail sales floor. We offer educational opportunities at our CDC, competitive pay, health care plan and paid vacation.

About half way between Miami and Orlando in South East Florida, the Treasure Coast offers a high quality of life with many professional and recreational opportunities. Famed for generations as a premier agricultural location, the Treasure Coast is undergoing transformation to an eco-tourism destination and scientific research center hosting world class facilities such as the Smithsonian Marine Research Station and the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. The Treasure Coast is also home of the Indian River Lagoon, the most diverse ecological estuary in the US and one of the largest sea turtle nesting grounds on the East Coast.


I am a PADI staff instructor with numerous specialties as well as a Nitrox blender and I have worked on compressors. I have experience in guiding, liveaboards, office work, teaching, filming and photography. I am looking for a position (good pay) from May to Aug possibly Sept. Thanks for your time and efforts.


Hi , I am an SSI trained dive control specialist and am currently employed at the dive shed in busselton. i specialize in night /wreck diving ,having the HMAS swan and the busselton jetty as two of our regular charter sites, I have completed med dive and nitrox diving and blending. I am very mechanically minded having a sheetmetal and a refrigeration trades and am current in the process of gaining my coxsain ticket.  I am looking to for work commencing in march 2006 as visa `s aren`t the easyest to obtain !!!! I consider my self a strong diver and have great customer relations (as you would know in the industry the are plenty of mishaps) I feel myself compotent to cope with all events/drama’s under and on the water. I would greatly like to hear from any employment or arrangements that are on offer. Safe diving to all !!


Full-time Position in Tarpon Springs. PADI Instructor to work in store.  Dive instruction and sales.


Hi, we are both looking for work in approximately march onwards as divemasters in Florida. We are from the UK and Sweden respectively and have been employed in the dive industry already. can anyone help fulfill our dreams?


We are looking for an instructor who would also act as a dive guide when not teaching for our charter boat operation in West Palm Beach, Florida. We prefer a non smoker, and someone with some teaching experience. PADI or NAUI instructors would be considered. Job description may also include deckhand work and miscellaneous work such as tank repairs, rental equipment upkeep and repairs etc. Must be strong in the water and have strong customer service abilities.

We also run a liveaboard dive boat from Florida to the Bahamas year-round and are looking for someone who preferably has a USCG 100-ton mate license or 100-ton captains license as well as a cook, who is also preferably a divemaster or rescue diver at the least. The more versatile the better. We specialize in shark diving as well as wild dolphin encounters.

All applicants must have a high level of customer service, be professional and courteous. Most of all a people person.


I am a certified OW diver in St. Cloud, Florida and I am considering training as a commercial diver. I am wondering what kind of opportunities there are for professional divers, including pay, locations, job availability and work stability. Can you help?


I am currently an unemployed marine technician at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri (I have 16 yrs experience in the marine boating environment). I am inquiring to all dive shops and operators who would like their own marine technician on sight to take care of your fleet and not have to pay such outlandish labor rates imposed by marina operators. I have a resume for you to view at your request; and I am also looking for this to be a permanent move as the work here in Missouri is typically seasonal at best.


I am a Technical Assistant diving instructor mixed gas, and a PADI divemaster, will be willing to accept any diving jobs to anybody in Florida.


English, qualified Divemaster, looking for placement 4 months + I want to do Instructors during this period. I speak good German, am an ex army captain & businessman doing what I have always wanted to do – Dive! I am very good with customers young & old. I ran a small dive business (Certified Divers only) in Tanzania for 3 weeks in the owners absence – Great experience. I have RYA Powerboat II, competent boat handler with a lot of business experience.


Hi, my name is Chandira. I’m a Spanish PADI Instructor looking for a job.  I was teaching in Grenada W.I. for the last three years in a Diving Center called Spice Island Divers, with a rate of 600 students by year. I speak Spanish, French and English.


I am looking for work in the dive industry. I am a PADI divemaster and want to go on to do my instructors. I have been diving in Africa for the last 3 years and am looking for a permanent position.

I have been a tour guide for the last 5 years and have experience in dealing with large groups of people and having to cook and cater for their needs. References available. Please don’t hesitate to contact me.


My question is, My daughter and I just moved back from Port Orange, Florida a few months ago. If I go back, I am retired early from the Army and coach various sports, I would like to become an instructor or a related job with scuba diving. About how much would I be looking at for a yearly income. I can’t seem to find basic info like this anywhere.


I live in southern CA, and will be moving to FL in January ’05. I am a divemaster now, and am continuing to the instructor level starting in June. I will be looking for work, with the start date in January, so if anyone is looking for someone, let me know. I have lots of experience through Sport Chalet here in southern CA. I do many boat dives as well as beach dives every month. Please let me know what to look for, and who to talk to about anything and everything relevant to south Florida diving.