Working for a Concessionaire
cruise lines contract their onboard facilities such as gift shops,
salons, and casinos to concession companies. These cruise line
concessionaires are separate recruiting companies and any
applications for employment should be made directly to them.
employed by a cruise line concessionaire, they often take care of all
your travel arrangements to and from the ship, as well as organize any
are a few things you should ask before signing your cruise ship
employment contract. These questions include:
and when you will be paid?
will pay for your airline ticket and transfers to and from the ship?
kind of shipboard accommodation will you have: passenger or staff
you have passenger or crew status? If you have crew status, you will be
expected to participate in boat drills.
there be extra duties that you will be expected to do? Often these extra
duties include escorting tours or helping cruise staff with bingo.
there any formal evenings or theme nights for which you should bring
Directory and do not send your resume to any without first
visiting their websites. Do your research first and detail your resume
to what the company is looking for. This will significantly improve your
chances of shipboard employment.