Winners of the Best Jobs in the Travel Business

By Marisa Lascala - 2013-10-25T16:29:53Z

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Joe Zeiler

From: White Rock, Canada

Winner: "Best Dive Job in the World" Runner-Up forBlue Season Bali, June 2013—October 2013

Job duties: "Guiding guests around Bali's beautiful dive sites, teaching new divers, and assisting Divemaster trainees. I also teach a variety of PADI specialty courses such as night diving, deep diving, and courses about fish ecology. It is also my job to create content for the Blue Season Bali blog. "

How did you hear about the contest? What made you want to apply? "I came to Blue Season as a guest and saw a poster for the contest on the dive shop wall. As soon as I got home, I started to prepare my entry. Before the competition, I was a high school literature teacher who spent all my vacation time diving. I decided that if I could combine my two passions, teaching and diving, I could live the perfect life! "

What's been the most memorable moment? "I think my most memorable dive was spending 45 minutes in the company of a three-meter sunfish and a group of five-meter manta rays."

What's next after this job is over? "I'm coming to the end of my internship this month. I have fallen in love with Bali and I intend to remain in here working in diving. In the future, I would like to combine my career in diving with my former career in teaching. It would be my dream to teach at an international school and run the student Scuba and Marine Ecology clubs as an extra-curricular."

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