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If you'd like to be considered for any of the below listed vacancies, you may forward your application using the submission form provided below. Please upload your CV and a cover letter, complete the name of the vacancy, and acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted the Candidate Terms and Conditions. Should you require further clarification, please contact us accordingly.

Although we will never charge you for our recruitment and placement services, successful candidates will be required to obtain a seafarer's medical at their own cost. Any visa you are obliged to acquire will be reimbursed by the shipowner. Please click on the following link to read some important information pertaining to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

Human Resources Director

Posted: 9 October 2018

Hrd

We are currently looking for an experienced human resources professional to work onboard a cruise ship on a 5/2 rotation. (4-5 months shipboard, followed by 2 months of vacation).

The HR Director will serve as a strategic partner to all senior officers and shipboard management, while providing direction on all HR related matters, including but not limited to:

Employee relations, employee communication, training and development, performance management, coaching and counselling, conflict resolution, quality of life and leadership development.

Potential candidates will have 4-6 years' experience as an HR generalist with a minimum of 2 years in HR management, hold a degree in HRM, law, psychology or equivalency, and have a thorough understanding of HR best practices. Candidates must have hands-on operational experience, including a proven track record in change management, problem solving, performance management, and dealing with complex and sensitive employee relations issues.

SHRM and/or CIPD membership and international experience in the hospitality industry is highly preferred.

If you are a flexible, driven individual with a strong commitment to service, possess the talent to lead and develop others and the skills to create a cohesive, positive work environment, we would like to speak to you.

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Guest Service Associate

Posted: 23 September 2018

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We're looking for a positive, energetic, customer service superstar to fill a vacancy onboard a cruise ship as a Guest Service Associate. The successful candidate will have at least one year of hotel experience in a guest facing role, be an exceptional communicator, enjoy problem solving, and have a genuine desire to help others.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Consistently deliver the highest standard of customer service to all guests visiting the front office
  • Work scheduled front desk and phone duty shifts as required (covering a 24 hour period)
  • Take prompt action to address any guest issue or concern, record relevant details and ensure timely resolution and follow up
  • Provide cash and guest account services such as accepting cash payments, cashing personal or traveler’s checks or exchanging foreign currencies
  • Assist guests during arrival and departure process, establish onboard credit, sell and print tour tickets and manage and balance guests accounts
  • Provide services including but not limited to, tracing missing luggage, providing access to safety deposit boxes, managing lost and found, printing and issuing cabin keys, & printing guest communication and announcements
  • Other clerical duties as determined by the Guest Services Manager

Essential requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience, working in a guest facing role in a large hotel 
  • Motivated and energetic service professional
  • Ability to work on board for at least 8 months at a time
  • Fluency in spoken English
  • Excellent administrative skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred requirements:

  • Fluency in additional languages, particularly Japanese, French, Italian and German
  • Higher education in hospitality, or a related field
  • Experience working within a diverse, multi-national team
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Engine Cadet

Posted: 7 September 2018

Engine Cadet

We're looking for an enthusiastic graduate to fill a vacancy onboard a cruise ship as an Engine Cadet.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Performs watch keeping duties
• Performs all clerical related work for the Engine Department
• Supports the Staff Chief Engineer and the Chief Engineer in their office functions
• Organizes all documentation as per company policies
• Maintains records of SMS required training for Engineering Department
• Prepares list of Engine personnel on call during port stay
• Any additional assignment at discretion of Chief Engineer and Staff Chief Engineer

Essential Certification & Experience:

  • Nautical High School Diploma
  • Current BST Certificate as per STCW Regulation
  • High Voltage Training Certificate (Operational & Management)
  • Survival Craft Operator Certificate
  • Current Crowd Management Certificate
  • Current Crisis Management & Human Behaviour Leadership Certificate
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Good computer skills
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2nd Engineer

Posted: 7 September 2018

2nd Engineer

We're looking for a positive team player to fill a vacancy on board a cruise ship as a 2nd Engineer. The successful candidate will stand engine watch as instructed by the Chief Engineer and be responsible for a combination of below duties:

  • Boiler and steam plant
  • Economizer and ancillary equipment
  • Bunkering and manning of HFO, MDO, LO operations
  • HFO, MDO, LO purifiers maintenance and consumption analysis calculations
  • HFO, Diesel, Oil and Sludge Transfer Pumps and related systems
  • Chemical analysis and treatment of boiler water, cooling water, A/C pre-heating and re-heating water
  • Stabilizers, Thrusters, and Azipod systems
  • Steering gear (where applicable)
  • Controllable pitch propellers (where applicable)
  • Electric propulsion motors (where applicable)
  • Propeller shaft (where applicable)

Essential Certification & Experience:

  • IMO CoC III/2 – Second Engineer
  • Current BST Certificate as per STCW Regulations
  • High Voltage Training Certificate (Operational & Management)
  • Survival Craft Operator Certificate
  • Current Crowd Management Certificate
  • Current Crisis Management & Human Behaviour Leadership Certificate
  • Fluency in spoken and written English 
  • Good computer skills
  • Cruise ship experience preferred
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3rd Electro-Technical Officer

Posted: 21 August 2018

3rd Eto

We are looking for a positive self-stater to fill a vacancy on board a cruise ship as a 3rd Electro-Technical Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the vessel's electrical and electronic systems, including but not limited to:

  • medium & low voltage networks - generation, switchboard & distribution
  • ship's safety and navigation equipment, including safety doors
  • all electrical equipment installed in engineering, catering and hotel spaces
  • electrical services in guest and public spaces
  • communication systems
  • entertainment systems

Essential Certification & Experience: 

  • III/6 CoC for Electro Technical Officers 
  • Current BST Certificate as per STCW Regulations
  • High Voltage Training Certificate (Operational & Management)
  • Survival Craft Operator Certificate
  • Current Crowd Management Certificate
  • Current Crisis Management & Human Behaviour Leadership Certificate
  • Elevator Safety Training 
  • Fluency in spoken and written English 
  • Good computer skills
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Restaurant Supervisor

Posted: 9 July 2018

Restaurant Supervisor

We're looking for a confident, friendly and personable self starter to pro-actively manage the high volume casual dining outlet on board a cruise ship. Restaurant Supervisors will have a genuine passion for the hospitality industry, excellent communication and organisational skills, and experience leading large teams.

Essential requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of experience, working as a supervisor in a fast paced restaurant or food service environment
  • Experience managing medium to large teams of people (25+)
  • Motivated and energetic service professional
  • Ability to work on board for at least 6 months at a time
  • Fluency in spoken English

Preferred requirements (not essential, but good to have)

  • A strong food safety background, preferably with some level of certification at a supervisory level
  • Higher education in management, hospitality, or a related field
  • Experience working within a diverse, multi-national team
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Ship's Physician

Posted: 17 June 2018

Ships Physician

We are looking for an experienced physician to work on board a cruise ship on a 4/2 rotation. The Ship’s Doctor reports to the Senior Doctor and/or the Captain, as well as the Medical Director shore side, and both are responsible for the health care given to the guests and crew. The shipboard medical team consists of 1 or 2 highly experienced and skilled physicians and 3 or 4 highly experienced and skilled registered nurses, depending upon the size of the vessel. 

**Physicians are responsible for maintaining registration with their own licensing body.

The ideal candidate will be an Emergency Medicine Specialist, or a physician with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Emergency Department or ICU with high level knowledge of advanced-care medical equipment e.g. Defibrillators, Ventilators, C-pap, Bi-pap, etc. They must be fluent in spoken and written English and demonstrate a professional appearance at all times; this includes no visible tattoos or body piercings. 

Required Certifications:

Valid Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), Paediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) or International Trauma Life Support (ITLS). 

The ship’s Physician must be competent to perform the following:

  • Evaluation and treatment of medical, surgical, gynecological and pediatric problems 
  • Suturing of wounds 
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses 
  • Interpretation of electrocardiograms 
  • Reduction of simple dislocations 
  • Splinting and immobilization procedures
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support procedures and treatments; including emergency airway management 
  • Evaluation of ophthalmologic emergencies 
  • Administration of thrombolytic agents 
  • Basic x-ray interpretation
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Shipboard Training Coordinator

Posted: 12 April 2018

Training Coordinator

We're looking for experienced Training Coordinators to work on board a cruise ship.

The Training Coordinator is part of the Shipboard Human Resources Team, reporting to the Training & Development Manager.

Essential qualities/experience:

• Fluency in spoken and written English
• Undergraduate Degree in education, human resources, hospitality or related field. Training certification preferred
• Hospitality and/or human resources experience with Training and/or Teaching
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite at intermediate level or higher
• Proactive and reliable; can function with minimal supervision
• Effective communicator with good listening, presentation and public speaking skills
• Solid administrative skills
• Strong interpersonal skills - engaging, collaborative, credible, responsible with high ethical standards
• Positive attitude, demonstrates adaptability to change, collaborates and is a team player
• Committed to personal and professional growth of self and others

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, physically fit (able to obtain a statutory medical certificate at their own cost) and comfortable to work away from home on board a ship for 6 months at a time.

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