From owning and operating a mainland dive centre or resort, to working, teaching, and traveling across the seas and ocean on a live-aboard dive boat, professional divers get to take part in a wide variety of fun and exciting experiences both on land and under water. A career with PADI can break you out of a nine-to-five rut, or open the door to adventurous part-time or full-time possibilities.
Like many careers, PADI dive professionals are envied for the lifestyles they lead.Padi Divemasters schedule and plan dives on yachts, as do Instructors, who also get to teach. Padi Instructors travel to the world’s most exotic locations, while PADI employees are the eyes and ears of the dive industry.
What do all these people share?They are all diverse individuals who love their jobs. There are endless possibilities and paths are available to take advantage of through PADI, it only takes desire to make it happen. Why not be a role model in your community and get paid for something that you love to do anyway?
As a PADI Member, you are a part of the most successful company in the industry. There are more than 4000 (and growing) PADI Dive Centers and Resorts around the world, an overwhelming majority of dive operations are PADI Members. At any given time, there are more positions available for PADI leaders Padi Divemasters than there are dive professionals to fill them. The bottom line is that whatever dive career job path you choose, your PADI credentials will get you where you want to go, faster and easier.