2nd Officer / Diver 60m Expedition/ Scientific research MY – WA, Antarctica & Indian Ocean Apply Now

Are you an experienced diver keen to be based out of Western Australia?

Would you enjoy working on an expedition yacht with a Scientific Research focus?

An amazing opportunity has become available to join this research vessel for its various expeditions out of Western Australia

Based in Perth, the yacht has plans for an Antarctic Voyage and is currently going through the ice rating survey inspections.

This, with the addition of a soon to be completed helicopter pad extension the vessel will look to cruise very remote destinations throughout the Indian Ocean and beyond!

The 2nd officer will undertake a very active role on deck but will ideally be able to hold a watch on the bridge as leader. 

The emphasis on this position will be the diving program, involving maintenance of equipment, compressors, planning dive trips/ site profiles, buddying up with the owner, assisting scientists and ensuring all operations are conducted safely

The Ideal Candidate

-Dive master minimum, Instructor preferred

-Allot of dive experience, technical dives (drifts, deep, cave, wreck)


– Sea Farer medical and STCW

-Looking for a yacht with a home base

-An Australia / NZ passport holder

– Looking to lead by example

-Can effectively manage a deck team of 3

-Knowledge of ISM / ISPS

-Common water interests Diving, Fishing, Surfing, Wakeboarding, spearing ect

Start -TBA 2-4 weeks

Salary– Matched to the candidates experience level + 6-weeks annual leave

This is a rare opportunity for a mixture of home life and off the beaten track cruising not to be passed up lightly

  • Classification:   Mate/Officer
  • Location:   Australia/NZ
  • Type:   Full-Time