Career Oppor­tu­ni­ties in Marine Oper­a­tions (Deck, Elec­tri­cal, Engine, Envi­ron­men­tal & Secu­rity); Hotel Oper­a­tions; and Cadet Training


Founded in 1969, Royal Caribbean Inter­na­tional is a Nor­we­gian and Amer­i­can cruise line brand and rec­og­nized as a leader in the cruise indus­try and owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is the world’s sec­ond largest cruise com­pany, oper­at­ing the Royal Caribbean Inter­na­tional, Celebrity Cruises, Pull­man­tur, Aza­mara Club Cruises and CDF Croisieres de France brands, with 40 ships and a pas­sen­ger capac­ity of approx­i­mately 92,300, and TUI Cruises through a 50% joint venture.

These brands offer an array of onboard activ­i­ties, ser­vices and ameni­ties, includ­ing sim­u­lated surf­ing, swim­ming pools, sun decks, beauty salons, exer­cise and spa facil­i­ties, ice skat­ing rinks, in-​line skat­ing, bas­ket­ball courts, rock climb­ing walls, minia­ture golf courses, gam­ing facil­i­ties, lounges, bars, Las Vegas-​style enter­tain­ment, cin­e­mas and Royal Prom­e­nades, which include inte­rior shop­ping, din­ing and an enter­tain­ment boule­vard. The ships oper­ate world­wide with a selec­tion of itin­er­aries that call on approx­i­mately 400 destinations.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has career oppor­tu­ni­ties with an ocean view in the land-​based offices and onboard the world-​class lux­ury ships. With over 20 ships sail­ing to five con­ti­nents, each offer­ing unique and adven­tur­ous ways to explore the world, your next excit­ing career chal­lenge may be at sea with Royal Caribbean International.

ROYAL CARIBBEAN Career Opportunities

Marine Oper­a­tions

  • Cadet Pro­gram: This ini­tia­tive is intended to attract deck and engine cadets from nau­ti­cal uni­ver­si­ties around the world. This com­pet­i­tive pro­gram offers offi­cer can­di­dates the oppor­tu­nity to learn and expe­ri­ence the unique oper­a­tion of large cruise ves­sel operations.
  • Deck Team: The ded­i­cated crew mem­bers who work in the deck depart­ment are highly skilled and qual­i­fied sea­far­ers. The roles include the ship’s safety and the well-​being of those onboard and inter­act­ing with the guest. The Mas­ter (Cap­tain), Staff Cap­tain, and other officers/​nautical team mem­bers also enjoy inter­act­ing with guests.
  • Elec­tri­cal Team: Work­ing within the engine depart­ment under the direc­tion of the Chief Engi­neer, the elec­tri­cal team over­sees the oper­a­tion and main­te­nance of the elec­tri­cal plants and asso­ci­ated sys­tems. With a tech­no­log­i­cally advanced fleet, the team ensures every­thing from the pow­ered safety nav­i­ga­tion sys­tems to the ele­va­tors are work­ing prop­erly and safely at all times.
  • Engine Team: The Engine team is respon­si­ble to ensure that all of the ships main sys­tems are work­ing and main­tained at all times. Although the Engine team is pri­mar­ily respon­si­ble to keep the ship’s power plant and propul­sion sys­tems run­ning at all times, their other crit­i­cal role on board is to ensure all of the ships fire fight­ing and safety sys­tems are work­ing at all times.
  • Envi­ron­men­tal Offi­cers: These ded­i­cated pro­fes­sion­als are respon­si­ble for pre­ven­tion of envi­ron­men­tal inci­dents, and for over­all adher­ence to the envi­ron­men­tal man­age­ment sys­tem. Envi­ron­men­tal Offi­cers report directly to the mas­ter of each ship and are also account­able shore­side to the Vice Pres­i­dent of Envi­ron­men­tal Stew­ard­ship. The Envi­ron­men­tal Offi­cers are also respon­si­ble for train­ing all crew members.
  • Secu­rity Team: Secu­rity service’s mis­sion is to pre­vent secu­rity inci­dents and deliver a highly trained staff which will pro­vide an imme­di­ate response to all secu­rity related issues. This team is also respon­si­ble for the access con­trol to the ship, the screen­ing oper­a­tion at the gang­ways, video secu­rity mon­i­tor­ing, inves­ti­ga­tions, secu­rity patrols, and more. Poten­tial can­di­dates must meet min­i­mum require­ments, includ­ing com­pli­ance with law enforce­ment cre­den­tials and other reg­u­la­tions such as the ISPS Code.

Hotel Oper­a­tions

In addi­tion to the marine oper­a­tions job, there are very large oppor­tu­ni­ties in the hotel oper­a­tions area. A list of oppor­tu­ni­ties is given below:

  • Casino Oper­a­tions
  • Guest Activ­i­ties
  • Culi­nary
  • Enter­tain­ment
  • Finan­cial Services
  • Food & Bev­er­age Services
  • Guest Ser­vices
  • Hotel Man­age­ment
  • House­keep­ing
  • Human Resources
  • Infor­ma­tion Technology
  • Inter­net Services
  • Inven­tory
  • Med­ical
  • Onboard Mar­ket­ing
  • Other Ser­vices
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