The third edition of “The Best Dive Job In The World” contest will launch in the coming days, according to contest organizer and Indonesia-based dive outfit Blue Season Bali.
The lucky winner will get to train for free to become a PADI-certified dive instructor on the island of Bali. As Blue Season Bali says in its announcement:
This year we are running the competition again with more prizes and a brand new concept. The selected candidates will be chosen from the best 90 seconds video entries submitted on the theme of ‘Why I want to be a professional PADI dive instructor and WIN the Best Dive Job in the World.’
Participants are encouraged to demonstrate their keen sense of adventure, dive and travel experience, and their expertise with social media, marketing, photography and videography.
The competition opens on August 1st 2014 and will run until October 31st 2014.
Anyone 18 years old and certified as an Open Water Diver can apply.
In November 2014, eight finalists will be selected to go to Bali in late May 2015 where they will spend six weeks training to become certified PADI Divemasters and face various challenges during the final elimination week, according to Blue Season Bali.
Ultimately ONE lucky candidate will WIN the grand prize: A package which includes all training necessary to become a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer – free accommodation while in training, full set of Aqualung equipment, teaching materials …and a full-time work contract with Blue Season Bali.
PADI, Aqualung, and Suunto are just a few of the partners and sponsors. This year the Best Dive Job in the world is giving away prize packages worth in excess of $100,000USD including eight (8) PADI Divemaster internships, one (1) full-time work contract at Blue Season Bali, two (2) internships: Work experience program with Waow Cruises and Abyssworld, a complete set of Aqualung dive gear, several Suunto dive computers, helicopter tours, various land activities, hotel stays, and a trip for 4 to the Komodo National Park with Wunderpus Diving.