How to Apply as Cruise Staff on a Cruise Ship

Cruise Staff (aka: Activities Staff, Entertainment Staff, Social Host, Entertainment Officer) is the face of the cruise ship’s onboard entertainment. While conducting daily activities, these outgoing individuals energize guests to participate in everything from pool games to cocktail-making demonstrations. While hosting evening entertainment, they greet passengers at the theatre doors and introduce the musicians, dancers, … Read more

How to Apply for Cruise Ship Jobs in the Casino

Practically all the major cruise lines (and many small cruise lines) operate a casino onboard their vessels. Casinos on cruise ships feature numerous slot machines and table games that include Blackjack, Roulette, Dice, and various Poker games. The Casino on board a cruise ship offers numerous positions. Some cruise lines hire in-house for their casino … Read more

How to Apply as a Cruise Ship Deck Officer

Deck Officers (aka: Navigation Officers) maintain watches on the bridge while the ship is at sea and in port. Some of their responsibilities include passage planning, safe navigation of the ship, crew safety training, ship stability, and maintenance of deck and safety equipment. The career path of a Deck Officer starts as a Deck Cadet. … Read more

How to Apply as a Cruise Ship Engineering Officer

The career path of an Engineering Officer varies in respect to their expertise within the Technical Department. Qualified engineers manage the maintenance of modern cruise ships, which are powered by a sophisticated range of engineering, electrical, and electronic equipment. They are responsible for the safety, performance, efficiency, and maintenance of the vessel’s mechanical and electrical … Read more

How to Apply as a Cruise Ship Doctor or Nurse

Today’s cruise ship medical centers are fully equipped to handle most everything from minor illnesses to major trauma. Of course, there are also the stereotypical seasickness and sunburn, but all in all, cruise ship nurses and doctors experience a varied and challenging clinical caseload. The cruise ship medical officers provide and maintain high standards of … Read more

How to Apply as a Cruise Ship Photographer

The major cruise lines are looking for individuals with photography experience and an outgoing personality to work as  on board photographers. Responsibilities include shooting, processing and selling digital photography on board, including guest photos on embarkation, formal portraits, and taking pictures in the dining room and on the gangway. Most cruise lines require photography candidates … Read more