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saraha October 7th, 2012 07:47 PM

Would this hold me back?
 
I applied to work on Carnival Cruise as an Entertainment Staff. I got a call back for an interview.
I am 5'5 and about 240 lbs. Considered overweight. Will they still hire me? I don't recall seeing any overweight staff when I was on my cruise in the Spring...:confused:
Am I just being paranoid? I am not ill or anything...not on any meds, etc.

Bruce Chafkin1 October 9th, 2012 02:08 PM

Nearly every crewmember on the ship has safety duties requiring agility, strength, and the ability to move quickly to save people's lives.
We must be able to run up and down staircases, carry large people in wheelchairs, quickly climb up and down ladders, and put ourselves forcefully in charge in an emergency.
At 240 pounds, can you do those things?


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