Careers at Sea
Does excellent customer service come naturally to you? Are you itching to discover new horizons? You can work as one of the many sea-going staff members on-board a passenger ship.
The On-Board Personnel are responsible for a wide range of tasks but providing exceptional customer service to passengers and crew is always part of the job.
You could work as a Server, Tour Guide, Baggage Handler, Bar Attendant, Receptionist, Entertainer, Boarding Agent and many other kinds of positions.
These positions are often seasonal jobs offered in the ship and cruise industries. This is a great opportunity for students to learn about working in the Maritime Industry.
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At sea or on shore
Variable depending on the position
Enjoy working with the public
Variable (often experiences a shutdown period during the winter)
Variable depending on the position, level of experience, similar to the tourist industry
There are some maritime safety requirements that you have to meet, but each company is responsible for training its employees in this regard.