Want a dream job on the water? Want to live on an island in the Turks & Caicos?
We are always looking out for talented guides to be part of our Big Blue team – Turks & Caicos Islands’ leading eco adventure company. Bright, passionate, active watermen and waterwomen with high regard for the marine environment who are open to learning and exploring.

Candidates should apply via email to [email protected] and include a resume and cover letter with a brief description of why they believe they are a suitable candidate to work at Big Blue in the eco-tourism / watersports industry.

Current Job opportunities available:

Marine Biologist/Eco-Tour Guides

Seeking passionate individuals to join our eco team.

Profile:

  • Must love the ocean!
  • Should be able to guide kayak, stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and snorkeling excursions
  • Having an Open Water Scuba certification or more is a massive bonus.
    Ideally have degree in Marine Biology or Marine Sciences – *not a prerequisite.
  • Must speak good English, additional languages are an asset
  • Genuine interest in the marine environment and a desire to teach, enjoy and protect it.
  • An outgoing postitive personality for sales, guiding and education
  • Must have a high regard for safety
  • You need to be flexible and open minded
  • Preference will be given to anyone holding a current STCW’95, boat captain license and current First Aid Certificate.
  • Be living (or be willing to live) on Providenciales and be punctual, reliable and able to work long days, public holidays, and weekends.
  • No criminal record and good character references

Tasks & Duties:

  • Conduct and lead ecotours and adventures in kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling with a directive of marine ecology education and its protection
  • Teach and guide scuba diving if qualified to do so, with a directive of marine ecology education and its protection.
  • Conduct lectures and training in marine ecology at schools or other forums as required.
  • Gain a local captain’s license
  • Maintain and clean all equipment related to all watersport trips.

Scuba Diving Instructors

We are seeking passionate qualified Scuba Instructors to guide high end private dive charters and conduct PADI dive courses.

Profile:

  • Must love to dive, love to guide and love to teach!
  • Qualified OWSI or MSDT with min 3+ years of experience teaching and guiding with high end clientele.
  • Experience conducting snorkel tours, guiding kayak and paddleboard tours are a bonus
  • Experience maintaining dive equipment is super useful
  • Ensure in current teaching status with current First Aid qualifications.
  • A background in marine biology and previous experience in eco watersports is an asset
  • Must be flexible to work in variable weather conditions (winter v summer) as well as changing duties
  • Must be safety focused while delivering a fun, high end user experience.

Duties:

  • Guide and teach diving per the PADI safety standards.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and cleaning of all dive equipment and boats as required
  • Prep trips
  • Be able to guide snorkeling, kayaking and paddleboarding trips.
  • Work towards gaining a local captains license.
  • Be living (or be willing to live) on Providenciales.
  • Must be punctual, reliable and able to work long days, public holidays, and weekends.
  • The work schedule is varied and can provide up to a 6-day work per week.

Kite Instructors

We are looking for professional IKO kite instructors who love to teach and share the stoke of kiteboarding!

Profile:

  • You absolutely must love to teach! Teaching first, riding second. In that order.
  • Must be a qualified IKO Kite Instructor with min 2+ years teaching experience.
  • Experience in kayaking, paddleboarding, SCUBA diving and snorkeling are all excellent additions
  • Experience in boat handling or holding a captain’s license is also a bonus but not a requirement
  • Must be willing to work long days in the sun.

Duties:

  • Teach kite lessons of all levels
  • Maintain, look after and repair kite equipment
  • Run jetski support
  • Work as beach support as safety backup with the ability to book lessons/ make sales.
  • Transport all equipment needed to teaching location
  • Guide downwinders
  • Ensure kite truck and trailer are clean and well maintained.
  • Other duties include assisting with sales and guiding other ecotours we offer.

Operations Managers

We are looking for a passionate leader with solid experience in the watersports industry to manage daily scuba diving, snorkel, paddle and watersports operations.

Profile:

  • You must love a challenge. Be able to think out of the box. Have a solid ocean background with a serious passion and commitment to the environment and service excellence.
  • 5-10+ years experience is essential in operations of watersports and management of a minimum of 20 staff.
  • Should hold a current scuba diving instructor and captains qualification. Kiting experience and asset.
  • Must be willing to work long days, weekends and holidays. 5-6 day work week.
  • Good understanding of Quickbooks Accounting and POS
  • Some experience with retail ordering and stocking management. Not a prerequisite.
  • Excellent level of attention to detail while seeing the big picture.
  • Top level customer service
  • Computer software experience with all Microsoft office products.
  • Ensuring all tours, charters and courses are executed in a timely manner
  • Monitor and manage reservations
  • Schedule tours and staff
  • Ensure dive operations are conducted to the highest safety standards and be able to assist with dive inquiries and courses when required.
  • Oversea a strict maintenance schedule for all dive, paddle and boat equipment.
  • Oversea retail, ordering and stock. Not a prerequisite
  • Complete reservations for tours