Disney Cruise Line: Cruise Staff open position

  • Responsible for the set up, clean up, facilitation and participation in all activities catering to an adult and/or family audience including theme nights and special events, day and evening deck parties, themed game and trivia shows, Bingo, indoor and outdoor sports-themed games and challenges, hosting activities during televised sporting events, card/board, pool and island games, ship and/or island tours, and introduction of Entertainment Hosts and/or Guest Speakers
  • Function as assistant emcee for onboard events in various venues, orchestrating an inviting and energetic atmosphere, while requiring microphone use and stage presence
  • Provide support to the Club Host and/or Entertainment Hosts
  • Interact with guests of all ages
  • Seek out guest contact while displaying boundless amounts of energy, outgoing attitude, enthusiasm, and self-motivation
  • Learn, follow and perform scripted material and basic choreography, but also ad lib as necessary
  • Execute selling of Bingo cards, using up-selling techniques
  • Perform meet and greet functions in the lobby/atrium during guest embarkation and disembarkation, as well as before and after shows in the Walt Disney Theatre
  • Assist in facilitation of dance parties; teach guests various line dances
  • Assist with the Port Adventures (shore excursion) operation, when needed
  • Maintain stock and assist in distribution of departmental supplies
  • Assist in the facilitation children’s activities or crew events, as needed
  • Perform abbreviated shows as necessary based on weather conditions, safety issues, and/or Entertainment Management decisions
  • Report costume, technical, and maintenance needs
  • Actively participate in all Castaway Cay job responsibilities associated with position and line of business as directed by DCL leadership
  • Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by DCL leadership, based on operational need
  • Comply with all company set policies and procedures, along with all maritime and ship rules, regulations and procedures
  • Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

Basic Qualifications
  • Participation in the DCL audition process is required during an interview for this position
  • Minimum one year recent experience in a public relations, entertainment, guest services, resort/recreational, or related field
  • Minimum one year recent experience working within a position that demonstrates hosting experience, stage experience and public speaking skills
  • Exceptional presentation, communication and organizational skills
  • Relates well to audiences of all ages and demographics while offering a passion for engaging an audience in entertaining program and event
  • Strong microphone skills, team skills, and attention to detail
  • Strong aptitude to learn dance routines and to dance in a ‘club’ style setting
  • Ability to lift and move heavy boxes (i.e. recreational equipment)
  • Maintain Disney Character Integrity
  • Maintain performance quality and the ability to perform rehearsed roles
  • Ability to perform in environments that have pyrotechnics, chemical smoke, haze, fog, dry ice, and other special effects
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be able to speak, read and write fluent English
  • Willingness to live and work onboard one of our vessels for a certain length of time (based on position)
  • Be able to work a seven-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off
  • Be able to adhere to Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines
  • Agree to share a cabin with other crew members
  • Enjoy working in a high-volume, fast-paced, guest-service oriented environment
  • Be flexible with your work schedule, job duties and work locations
  • Appreciate diversity among guests and crew
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with sound/DJ equipment a plus
Job Posting Industries Leisure and Travel
Additional Information

This is a SHIPBOARD role.

Applicants must:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel
  • Be committed to the position you are applying for at least 2-3 contracts before a transfer or promotion
  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
  • Be willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
  • Be willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines as well as Environmentality requirements and Company practices
  • Be willing to share a cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment
  • Be comfortable living in a confined space with strict rules and regulations
  • Adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman’s visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)
  • Complete a pre-employment medical
  • Obtain a criminal background check
  • Bring approved work shoes

**Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

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31/07/2014  ore 10.20