Tony Howell has been an active PADI Course Director since 1989. He is a very successful Instructor in his own right and has vast experience with PADI’s continuing education programmes and the Instructor Development Course (IDC) in particular. Tony is qualified to teach scuba and Tech dive courses including trimix and rebreathers. He has owned and operated New Zealand Sea Adventures Diver Training Centre in Wellington since 1990. Tony is also an Instructor trainer in: TDI, EFR, DSAT, CMAS, SDI, MFA, MSCDB and an IANTD Instructor.
Tony dives with: S600 regulators, Shearwater computers, DiveRite Nomad harness in either the Sidemount or Backmount configuration, or a DiveRite Transpac with integrated weight system, KISS Classic CCR, DiveRite XT Monoprene fins, and an Otter Brittannic drysuit with Fourth Element under garments.
Peter began diving in Fiji during 2005 and took to it right away. The idea of becoming a scuba instructor was something Peter aspired to do from the beginning and in 2011 he left Dairy Farm Management to become a full time Dive Professional.
Peter started at NZ Sea Adventures early in 2012 as our Retail Manager and excelled for nearly four years. In 2015 Peter got the Training Manager role and never looked back. He is now an experienced and passionate Scuba Instructor with a shared passion for local diving and our ocean planet.
Peter Dives with: An Atlantis Quest BCD, Oceandry Bravo Drysuit and Fourth Element Drysuit Undergarments. Or during the warmer months his Atlantis Legacy Wetsuit with Icon vest. Also; Tusa Split Fins, single lens black silicone mask and Icon S1 purge snorkel, Legacy dive boots and gloves, Sherwood Retractable compass, Shearwater Peregrine dive computer, Atlantis Quest Regulators/gauges and BCD. Uses a DiveAlert PLUS and Atlantis SMB & Spool.
New Zealand Sea Adventures is locally owned and is based in Porirua – the best diving region in New Zealand. We are looking for a Retail Assistant who can work with a small elite team in our diving, fishing and Diver Training Centre. This position is ideal for a mature younger person seeking a career in the dive industry or an older experienced diver who would like to ‘give back’ after a life of diving adventures.
A full job description is available and includes: retail sales, meeting customer needs, giving phone advice, Eftpos sales, restocking and maintaining the showroom, assisting the Instructional and management staff as required.
The ideal applicant should be a certified diver with some experience of diving equipment. Fishing knowledge would be a bonus.
Attributes we are looking for are:
– Ability to work weekends
– A team person but able to work without supervision
– Great people skills as you will be ‘front of house’
– Proficient computer skills
– A sound health and safety ethic
We can provide:
– Tutoring on-site in: Eftpos skills and dive cylinder filling
– Career diver and instructor training from Wellington’s senior PADI and TDI Course Director
– A four or five day working week
– A safe, fun working environment
Applicant must be a New Zealand Resident, or have Citizenship or have a valid work visa and be double Vaccinated.
If this sounds like you, please get in touch by email: email@example.com, phone: 04 233-8238 or leave your CV at 9 Marina View, Mana, Porirua. www.scubadiving.co.nz