Are you looking to enter the Hospitality Industry? Take a look at these cool careers, working aboard an 'American Cruise Lines' ship!
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Cruise Hotel Service Member (Waiters/Housekeepers)
Would you like to travel America's waterways and earn some great cash along the way?
American Cruise Lines is looking for enthusiastic individuals to work aboard each of its ships in the United States. We operate the newest cruise ships on rivers around the country and are always hiring happy, energetic people to join us. Most service member candidates are looking to begin a career in hospitality or are simply taking a semester off from college to save money.
This is a unique semester-long (12 weeks) position to gain experience in the hospitality industry aboard a cruise ship.
Save Money – Pay ranges from $700 to $1,000 per week, because most of your compensation comes from passenger gratuities. Gratuities are pooled and divided equally every week. You'll earn upwards of $12,000 during your tenure.
Few Expenses – While on the ship, your accommodations and meals are all provided for you. It’s a dormitory-style environment most people are comfortable with from college.
- Travel - We visit 28 states on our different cruises. While working with us, you will visit a number of unique towns and cities you may never have thought you would see.
Hospitality Experience – This is an excellent beginning to a career in the hospitality industry and a way to build your resume with experience in food service, housekeeping, and interpersonal skills.
Upward Mobility – Successful stewards may return to the company in either shipboard management or corporate positions. We have room to grow if you want more than just a job.
Hard work – everyone in our organization works hard to keep guests happy. For Stewards, that means waiting tables, servicing staterooms, and responding to all requests with courtesy.
Long hours – While on the ship, you live where you work. That means you have responsibilities every day, even early in the morning and late at night.
Commitment to Excellence – Everything we do is for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of our guests. Every request should be handled with precision and care.
If this unique travel experience is of interest, just make sure you will comply with each of these criteria and we would love to hear from you:
You are at least 18 years old and have graduated from high school.
You are an American citizen or legally permitted to work in the United States.
The 12-7-12 Rule. You have to be willing to work at least 12 hours a day, 7 days a week, for 12 consecutive weeks (the length of a college semester).
The US Coast Guard requires a pre-employment drug test that includes tests for marijuana. We are also an alcohol free company.
You can meet moderate physical demands, including lifting, bending, climbing, and long periods of standing or walking.
Calm under pressure – you can appear neat, well-groomed, and positive.
Must be well groomed and not have any major arm or neck tattoos.
American Cruise Lines is the largest U.S. cruise company and operates the newest fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships around the country. Our people make the difference. We recognize that our employees have made, and will keep us America's leading river cruise specialist.
Our philosophy for success is simple; hire talented people then provide training, support systems and motivation so you will thrive. Long established and deeply experienced in cruise travel, American Cruise Lines has been honored with multiple awards, including Porthole Reader’s Choice Awards in 2014, World Travel Awards “World’s Leading River Cruise Company” in 2013, “Gold Award Winner” for Travel Weekly’s 2014 Magellan Awards and a 2014 finalist for Condé Nast Traveler's Reader’s Choice Awards.”
Bon Voyage! xx The A-List