Dive Operations Manager, Farah Experiences, Abu Dhabi

Dive Operations Manager, Farah Experiences, Abu Dhabi

The Dive Operations Manager is responsible of a smooth and efficient operations of the Dive Operations section.

Leads the team in maintaining the professional appearance of aquarium, pools, exhibit displays and facilities; thus directly impacting the health and safety of the animals, guests, contractors and colleagues, and Theme Park’s operations.

This position is responsible in analyzing and identifying areas, facilities and/or equipment for improvements. Plans, recommends and implements required action to instill budget and cost savings of the departments.

Job Scope includes:

Manages the Dive Operations schedules and task assignments.
Manages and monitors the team’s daily activities and ensures that they are in compliance to the SOPs, Dive Manuals and Health, Safety and Environment Policy.
Plans, creates and conducts trainings for the team (to include: annual dive checkouts; oxygen first aid, in water backboarding, rescue drills, diving physics and physiology, lines and knots, DOT, fill, station operator, VIPs - Visual Inspection Program, Aga ban mask use, open water checkouts).

Monitors the performance and competencies of the team and ensures that they have the required and up to date trainings, as well as valid certifications.
Identifies and evaluates areas for improvements through spot audits and coordinates to the team the necessary development plan.

Establishes and implements the Dive Operations SOPs, Checklists, Forms and other required documents.
Ensures that the team complies on all OSHMS (Occupational Safety and Health Management System) dive regulations and professional development are maintained.
Reviews the daily logs, checklists and other documents, analyzes the reports and establishes resolutions.

Collaborates with the animal care

and ALSS (maintenance) teams to ensure the integrated delivery of LSS operation/maintenance for the safety and welfare of the animal collection.
Ensures maintenance and service repairs of all dive equipment such as dry suits, regulators and the VIP of dive tanks.
Plans and determines the necessary supplies and equipment needed for the Dive Operations and raises the purchase requisitions in accordance to the Procurement policy.

Manages the testing, repair, and adjustment of all diving equipment and ensures operation of compressed breathing air compressors.
Performs all hard hat and confine space diving.
Performs other assignment as directed by the leadership team.


To be considered for this role, candidates will need to have:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience
SCUBA or Open Water Instructor Certification
Instructor Certification for CPR, AED, First Aid and DAN Oxygen Administration

Dive Master & Dive Technician Certification
4 years of experience working as a diver in an aquatic life support facility or off shore setting.
2 years of experience as a certified diving instructor
3 years of experience in a leadership role

Experience in an AZA accredited institution
Excellent English communication skills, verbal/written
Mathematical skills

Advance Knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, hand and power tools
Advance Knowledge of small motor engines and pumps.
Proficient in current computer applications, including MS Office (Word, Excel and Power Point)
Fluency in Arabic and other languages is a plus.

Primary Location: Sea World Abu Dhabi
Job: Managers (Head Of Department)
Organization: Zoological
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Day Job

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