- High School Diploma or GED
- Food Service
- Hospitality Experience
Live and work aboard our cruise ships as you get paid to travel with American Cruise Lines. Every day is an adventure with new challenges that will further your hospitality and food service experience.
As a Waiter or Waitress with American Cruise Lines, you can travel the beautiful scenic waterways of the US while building your resume and learning skills that will last a lifetime. This exciting position allows you to play a dynamic role within our shipboard team. It’s all about having fun, making new friends, and working hard. You will be serving guests our chef-inspired meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our onboard dining room, while also assisting with food service during cocktail hours and onboard events.
The crew members on board are the key to success for American Cruise Lines and are often one of the most significant reasons that our guests continue cruising with us. To prepare you with the skills and knowledge needed to provide the best possible service to our guests, we offer shore side training at our Home Office Training Facility in Guilford. If you are someone who is committed to great guest satisfaction in a fast paced, high energy, and fun environment then we would love for you to join our team.
CREW MEMBER #Hospitality/Restaurant
Teamwork is extremely valued and you MUST be able to work well with others
Multi-course seated meal service sections
Attentive service for our cocktail hours
The ability to perform dining room set-up, restock, and clean up during each shift.
Capability to keep up with the fast-paced environment to give efficient and timely service
Take pride in personal grooming and how you present yourself to others
You are at least 18 years old and have graduated from high school.
You are an American citizen or legally permitted to work in the United States.
You have to be willing to work at least 12 hours a day, 7 days a week, for 16 consecutive weeks.
The US Coast Guard requires a pre-employment drug test that includes tests for marijuana. We are also an alcohol free company.
You are able to meet moderate physical demands, including lifting, bending, climbing, and long periods of standing or walking.
Calm under pressure and positive attitude.
Earn Money – Pay ranges from $700 to $900 per week.
Minimal Expenses – your living expenses are all covered while onboard. It’s a dormitory-style environment.
Travel the Country - We visit 30 states on our different cruises and travel through the most beautiful areas in our country.
Hospitality Experience – This is a strong foundation for a career in the hospitality industry and a way to build your resume.
Upward Mobility – After your rotation, you may apply for full time roles in either shipboard management or corporate positions.
About Our Company: American Cruise Lines operates the newest and largest fleet of cruise ships in the United States, 3 of which are on the Mississippi River. The America and the Queen of the Mississippi are modern paddlewheelers reminiscent of steamboats from a bygone era, while the American Song is a brand new riverboat with contemporary décor. We offer a number of shipboard positions which provide the opportunity to cruise the most captivating destinations in the country including the East Coast, Mississippi River, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska. Take advantage of this opportunity to join a thriving company with over 30 years of experience. Create lasting memories on board, while exploring the beauty of America’s waterways.