St. Lawrence Cruise Lines owns and operates one riverboat that explores the St. Lawrence Seaway and Ottawa Rivers. They employ only Canadian Citizens or those that have Landed Immigrant or Permanent Resident status.
Facts About St. Lawrence Cruise Lines
St. Lawrence Cruise Lines is a family owned and operated Canadian business with 40 years of experience in the cruise industry. They operate one classic Canadian riverboat, called MV Canadian Empress which was launched in 1981 and has the capacity to carry 66 guests. The ship’s itinerary cruises the St. Lawrence Seaway and Ottawa Rivers.
Two teams of 14 crew are hired and each team sails alternating periods of 4 or 7-night duration. The work periods are from 10 to 14 hours per cruising day and average 40 hours per week even though crew are off an equal number of days. Employment aboard the ship is seasonal and typically spans the period early to mid May and concludes in mid to late October. Many crew members return season after season.
How to Apply for Cruise Ship Jobs
All crew members must be Canadian Citizens or have Landed Immigrant or Permanent Resident status. Interest applicants may forward their personal resume by hand, email, fax or mail. Upon receipt, your submission will be evaluated and may be followed up with a brief telephone interview.
Following success of this review you may be invited to attend at the cruise lines office to complete the company application form onsite and to pick up pre-interview materials. Following a positive review of your application you may be invited to arrange an in-depth interview at a mutually convenient time. Following success of that, you may be invited to accept an employment offer and granted a hiring meeting.
St. Lawrence Cruise Lines
253 Ontario St., Suite 200
Kingston, ON, Canada
Phone: 613-549-8091 or 613-549-8410
Updated: April 26, 2021