Apply for a Specific Cruise Ship Job
When you apply for a job on cruise ship, you should be well prepared. One of the most important pieces of advice I can give is that you should apply for a specific position. This will show that you have done your research, and that you actually have a particular expertise which you are interested in doing as your job.
That is why you should indicate a specific position that you want to apply for in your resume. The content in your resume, especially your work experience and extra-curricular activities should be related to the position you’re applying for. Likewise, you should be prepared to show continued interest for that position during your interview. Show that you have the skills needed to fulfill the duties to be given to you, and that you really want the job.
The Different Kinds of Cruise Ship Jobs
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Basically, there are 4 kinds of positions you can apply for on a cruise ship. Firstly there’s the entertainment position. You should apply here if you have a talent for singing, dancing, acting, stand-up comedy, playing musical instruments, and more. Secondly, there is the personal care position. Jobs for this position range from hairdresser, doctor, nurse, massage therapist, yoga instructor, and other similar jobs.
Thirdly, there is the service and hospitality sector. Those in this position work in the bars and restaurants aboard the ship. They are also in charge of the stores, souvenir shops, and more. They are like the hotel staff of the ship. And last but not the least, there’s the deck and engine room position. Those who apply for this position are expected to run the entire ship and make sure it is clean and safe for passengers.
Now that you are more familiar with the positions available to you, you’ll be more prepared to apply for a job on cruise ship.