How to Get a Cruise Ship Job

  1. Captain's Welcome

    Lots of young people dream about working at sea and especially on cruise ships, but few can imagine what cruise jobs are really like...

  2. Employees

    Cruise lines usually hire people with relevant professional background and good command of English language. Those who have previous experience in working on cruise ships are often preferred by employers...

  3. Job Descriptions

    Description of cruise ship jobs in the following sectors: Office, Entertainment, Service and Hospitality, Personal Care, Deck and Engine Room...

  4. Wages

    The cruise ship staff is divided into two main groups - tipping personnel and non-tipping personnel...

  5. Recruitment Process

    Before you apply for a cruise line job, you need to think about what kind of job you would like to have and what the real chances of getting it are...

  6. A Good Resume / CV

    If you want to get the job on a cruise liner, you must have a good Resume / Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

  7. Life on Board

    Working on a cruise ship is an experience that you never forget. However, before you apply, you must realise that most jobs on cruise liners are very difficult and demanding...

  8. Visa and Work Permits

    All employees must be eligible to work in the country where the cruise ship is registered. Cruise ships sail to many countries and all personnel who want to visit those countries must obtain valid visas...

  9. Using Recruitment Agents

    Almost all major cruise lines have their own recruitment agents established in particular regions of the world...

  10. Popular Destinations

    Most ocean cruise ships cruise the waters in Alaska, Pacific, Africa, and Europe...