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Cruise lines are hiring for Caribbean cruises.

Let CruiseJobFinder help you find the jobs of your dreams.

There hasn’t been a better time to be looking for cruise line employment. As we exit a couple of challenging years due to the pandemic, the cruise industry is totally booming! There are nineteen ocean-going cruise ships set to make their debuts in 2023, accounting for over 38,000 new berths. Eleven of these are large cruise ships carrying over 1,000 passengers each. Five are mega cruise ships which each carry over 4,000 passengers.

In 2023 cruise lines and their support industries will need to hire over 15,000 new employees. This is on top of the thousands of jobs that need to be filled due to normal turnover. So now is one of the best times ever to make that dream cruise ship job a reality.

CruiseJobFinder is the leader in cruise ship employment.

Here are some of the positions that are commonly needed by cruise lines:


* Deck Department* Casino Staff
* Cruise Directors* Cruise Staff
* Disc Jockeys* Entertainers
* Expedition Leaders* Gentleman Host
* Hosts and Hostesses* Lecturers
* Naturalists* Production Managers
* Shore Excursion Managers* Shore Excursion Staff
* Water Sports Instructors* Lifeguards
* Youth Counselors* Beauticians
* Cosmetologist* Massage Therapists
* Fitness Directors* Fitness Instructors
* Medical Staff* Personal Trainers
* Air/Sea Reservation Agents* Bar Stewards
* Bartenders* Bedroom Stewards
* Gift Shop Positions* Hospitality or Hotel Managers
* Photographers* Deckhands
* Junior Assistant Pursers* Pursers
* IT Staff* Dance Instructors
* Administration Assistants* Booking Agents
* Customer Service Representatives* Sales and Marketing Positions

Other Cruise Line Industry Facts:

  • Since 2000, major cruise lines have launched more than 200 new cruise ships
  • Over the next three years, 37 new ocean and river cruise ships are scheduled to be launched. Creating over 56,000 new cruise line jobs in addition to the 23,000+ new cruise line jobs created over the last two years!
  • Large cruise ships employ crews of 1,500 – 2,300 people.
  • The cruise industry employs 1,177,000 people (Full-time equivalent employees) and pays over $50.24 Billion in wages and salaries (2020 CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association, Inc.) Cruise Industry Outlook report (2018 data)).
  • Based on CLIA projections, 2023 cruise passenger volume will exceed 2019’s numbers and continue growing and setting records over the next five years.
  • In the last couple of years, the cruise ship industry has added seventeen new ports of call in the United States, including Baltimore, New Orleans, Mobile, Charleston, and New York City.
  • Cruise ships keep on expanding their itineraries to include more and more ports around the world

A wide array of jobs are awaiting you aboard any of these cruise ships. And many entry-level jobs are available, too, ranging from deckhands, ship officers, and maintenance crew to hotel staff, entertainers, tour guides, food and beverage workers, naturalists, and recreation and fitness directors. You’re sure to find a cruise ship job that will suit your skills and interests.

What does CruiseJobFinder have to offer?
  • Access to our exclusive list of Featured Jobs. Many of which are not listed anywhere else!
  • List your resume and profile in our proprietary JobSeekers Database that employers can search to fill open positions on their cruise ships, beach resorts and tour companies.
  • Detailed up-to-date information about working on cruise ships, at cruise line corporate offices, for land tour companies, for cruise ship concessionaires and at destination beach resorts around the world (including detailed descriptions of the work; lots of insider tips on how to find the best jobs; worker interviews; maps; etc.)
  • Detailed profiles of hundreds of cruise lines, beach resorts, cruise ship concessionaires and tour guide companies.
  • Links to online and printable employment applications
  • Insider tips on how to get hired and how to maximize your earnings
  • Lots of photos, maps and graphs showing valuable information about these industries
  • Instant access!

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