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Scuba Diving Instructor – Scuba Fusion, San Mateo, CA

Are you a passionate and certified scuba diving instructor looking for an exciting opportunity to share your love for the underwater world? Scuba Fusion, located in the heart of San Mateo is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Scuba Diving Instructor. As a key member of our dynamic team, you will play a crucial role in providing top-notch scuba diving instruction to individuals of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced divers.


  • Conduct scuba diving classes, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for students.
  • Customize instructional approaches to cater to the diverse needs of students, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Provide guidance on equipment usage, maintenance, and safety protocols.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and certifications, continuously improving and expanding your own skills to deliver the highest quality instruction.


  • Current scuba diving instructor certification from PADI.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to connect with students of varying backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of scuba diving equipment, safety procedures, and underwater navigation.
  • Ability to work weekends.

If you are a dedicated scuba diving professional looking to make a splash in the industry and guide others on their underwater adventures, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity at Scuba Fusion in San Mateo. Join us in creating memorable and exhilarating experiences for divers of all levels!

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Job Description: Store Operations / Sales + Commissions (after 1 month)

Scuba Fusion, a well-established dive center retail and scuba training company with 17 years of experience, is situated in San Mateo. Our mission is to equip dive enthusiasts, from novices to seasoned experts, with the education, gear, and diving experiences necessary to immerse themselves in the underwater world. Join our team and gain valuable insights into the diving industry in a welcoming local dive shop environment.

While prior sales and diving experience is recommended, it is not mandatory. Some familiarity with in-person or phone-based product sales is preferred but not a strict requirement.

This job encompasses:

  • Sales of equipment and classes, both in-person and over the phone.
  • Basic dive center retail store operations.
  • Dive rental department operations.
  • Prompt response to customer inquiries by phone or in person.
  • Processing student divers into CRM systems.
  • Unpacking, labeling, and displaying retail goods.
  • Special projects, including but not limited to setting up retail displays and coordinating dive activities, among others.

This position is open to local Bay Area candidates only.

Compensation: Hourly initially, transitioning to hourly + commissions after 1 month.

Our competitive commission structure offers 7% gross / 14% net commission for high-value items such as drysuits, wetsuits, regulators, BCDs, and dive computers. As an example, the sale of a single regulator set priced at $749 would result in a commission of $52.43.

Shift hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 12 PM – 6 PM (Weekdays can be negotiated and somewhat flexible but 3 Saturdays a month are required).

How to apply: Please use the form found on our Contact page to submit your resume – Kindly refrain from calling the store regarding this posting, as the in-store staff is not involved in the hiring process.


  • Part-time
  • Salary: $19.00 per hour
  • Expected hours: No more than 24 per week
  • Work Location: In person
  • Principals only.

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