Posted Job
9 months ago

Dive Team Lead

The Dive Team Lead will be part of our Siavonga Production team and will be responsible for supervising a team of divers to complete a number of scuba diving and free diving tasks which include performing inspections, repairs, and installations of underwater production installations (cages, mooring, anchors, nets).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Daily Diving Plan: Develop a comprehensive daily diving plan that outlines tasks, objectives, and priorities for the team. Collaborate with team members to ensure a well-structured and efficient workflow.
  • Team Organization and Collaboration: Demonstrate strong organizational skills to efficiently assign roles and responsibilities within the team. Foster a team-player attitude to promote cooperation and teamwork.
  • Inspection and Maintenance: Regularly inspect all diving equipment, including nets and vessels, and ensure timely repairs to maintain their effectiveness.
  • Bottom Mortality Removal: Supervise the removal of bottom mortality from cages to maintain a healthy and sustainable aquatic environment.
  • Health and Safety: Prioritize the health and safety of the team by conducting daily safety talks and enforcing adherence to safety protocols during diving operations.
  • Daily Activity Reports: Document all daily activities, including diving progress, findings, challenges, and achievements. Prepare and submit detailed reports to higher authorities as required.
  • Mooring Rope Inspection: Oversee the inspection of mooring ropes to ensure their integrity and reliability during diving operations.
  • Training: Train new team members on dive Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety guidelines to ensure a skilled and competent team.
  • Tree Cutting: Supervise tree cutting activities as part of the diving operations, ensuring compliance with safety standards and environmental regulations.
  • Cage Net Maintenance: Ensure proper maintenance of cage nets to avoid damage and ensure the safety of aquatic life within the cages.
  • Cage Sinkers Management: Oversee the attachment and removal of cage sinkers to the cage nets during scrapping operations, ensuring their proper usage.


  • A diploma or degree in planning and management or any related field
  • Willingness to undergo training as a diver (if not already trained) to actively participate in diving operations
  • ability to spend long hour on water (6-10 hours per day)
  • Proven experience in organizing and leading teams effectively.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities to handle challenges during diving operations.
  • Knowledge of diving equipment and safety procedures.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple responsibilities efficiently.
  • Positive and proactive approach to promoting a safe and productive work environment

Method of Application

Note: Apply by attaching One Document which should have your cover letter, CV, Relevant Degree or Equivalent, Grade 12, NRC, Essential Certificates and any other qualifications

Email applications to
careers@yalelo.com and cc: yaleloproductionhr@yalelo.com
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Yalelo is a pioneer of aquaculture in Zambia, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. The company implements a scalable solution to ease the pressure on Zambia’s wild-capture fisheries sector. Founded in 2011, Yalelo is now a leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa. This company breeds and grows its tilapia on the shores of Lake Kariba and sells nation-wide. Yalelo’s pristine water locally produced non-GMO fish feed and a robust cold-chain result in product quality and affordability that are transforming customer experience.