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Forum: Crewmembers Yesterday, 10:18 PM
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Posted By sz
Links to cruise employment

So - a few years ago, I did a post that had a few great links to employment, but those are pretty much dead - below is a revised post . . . enjoy!



Words of advice and info

US (and other...
Forum: Crewmembers December 20th, 2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By sz
The finance dept is more of a 'daytime' job -...

The finance dept is more of a 'daytime' job - There is usually the head financial person (Chief purser or financial controller) and then there will be a guest purser and then a crew purser. Some...
Forum: Crewmembers December 10th, 2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By sz
Tips for this position may come in the from of...

Tips for this position may come in the from of commissions from bingo if you run that activity (and even this depends on the cruise line) - and this is more of 'cruise staff' job as opposed to...
Forum: Crewmembers November 26th, 2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By sz
+1 to taoist Nothing different than any...

+1 to taoist

Nothing different than any other social group you might encounter in your life - but very close to college dormitory living, just expand the age groups and nationalities . . . and a...
Forum: Crewmembers November 19th, 2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 320
Posted By sz
Are you getting this directive from the PEME...

Are you getting this directive from the PEME person (Pre Employment Medical Exam) at RCI? If not - try emailing peme@rccl.com and double-check that you can use your doctor. Seem to remember that's...
Forum: Crewmembers November 18th, 2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By sz
Yep - it's not cheap. I once went to a 'walk-in'...

Yep - it's not cheap. I once went to a 'walk-in' clinic and paid around $600 a few years ago. The Port of Miami medical clinic runs around $300 or so, I think . . . if you're anywhere near a...
Forum: Crewmembers November 14th, 2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By sz
Remember to search is forum (and my previous...

Remember to search is forum (and my previous posts) about medicals.

Remember anything you put in your medical history has to be 'signed off on' or OK'd by the doctor as fixed, cured, or...
Forum: Crewmembers November 14th, 2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By sz
stage staff, sound or lights? Disney has a...

stage staff, sound or lights?

Disney has a rep of burning people out quickly, but they do throw money at their tech equipment, so you'd be working with good gear.

RCI this past year took away...
Forum: Crewmembers November 13th, 2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By sz
I'm going to say it's highly unlikely that you...

I'm going to say it's highly unlikely that you can purchase a ticket for him as he's already on the manifest for that ship. A person can either be on the crew OR passenger manifest and there's a...
Forum: Crewmembers November 11th, 2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By sz
The people who live that lifestyle are not the...

The people who live that lifestyle are not the majority of the population, but just the loudest :mrgreen:

I joined ships when I was in my early 40's and I am SO not party person. I found it easy...
Forum: Crewmembers November 5th, 2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By sz
Standard marine rule (unless it's Disney) is - if...

Standard marine rule (unless it's Disney) is - if you came with it, you can keep it. You usually can't grow a beard while on contract. Get it to where you want it BEFORE you join the ship . . . and...
Forum: Crewmembers November 5th, 2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By sz
If it's for a visa, don't be afraid to ask them...

If it's for a visa, don't be afraid to ask them again . . .
Forum: Crewmembers November 5th, 2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By sz
Direct link Disney Cruise Line Home | Jobs and...

Direct link
Disney Cruise Line Home | Jobs and Careers (http://dcl.disneycareers.com)

and for jakov - watch your spelling . . . people might not trust mistakes ;-)
Forum: Crewmembers October 29th, 2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By sz
My friend confirmed a free employee lot next to...

My friend confirmed a free employee lot next to the RCCL terminal. You'll need to show proof of employment to the attendant.
Forum: Crewmembers October 29th, 2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By sz
I've heard it's free parking for crew, but don't...

I've heard it's free parking for crew, but don't quote me on that. Start by calling into the Port of Canaveral (Port Canaveral (http://www.portcanaveral.com/)) - try the security/public safety...
Forum: Crewmembers October 26th, 2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By sz
The "cracking down" consisted of them not...

The "cracking down" consisted of them not allowing crew to bring aboard alcohol in ports, and also changing the 'on duty .04/off duty .08' BAC levels changing to not having any booze in your system...
Forum: Crewmembers October 22nd, 2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By sz
Here's a site that provides the medical forms for...

Here's a site that provides the medical forms for a couple of the cruise lines. IMPORTANT !!!! When you do get an exam, please get the most recent/correct forms from your recruiter/hiring...
Forum: Crewmembers October 20th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By sz
If you're cool enough, you have a ship dect...

If you're cool enough, you have a ship dect phone. Nothing 'clever' about it.
Forum: Crewmembers October 20th, 2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By sz
They need people. And it's RCI (Royal...

They need people.

And it's RCI (Royal Caribbean International) :mrgreen:
Forum: Crewmembers October 6th, 2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,091
Posted By sz
For Celebrity and Royal Caribbean - one person...

For Celebrity and Royal Caribbean - one person who speaks the languages they need onboard. The languages may be different depending on where the ship is deployed and the guests who are booking.
Forum: Crewmembers October 6th, 2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 227
Posted By sz
For RCCL, it's 6 or so months on, 6 weeks off. I...

For RCCL, it's 6 or so months on, 6 weeks off. I think you'll find this with most 'staff' contracts for any of the lines.

As for other areas, (as I know some folks will want to know) Hotel...
Forum: Crewmembers September 23rd, 2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By sz
Yes, it would be safe to take a dark-colored...

Yes, it would be safe to take a dark-colored suit. Video guys and gals will most likely be out and about for formal nights (if Carnival has them) . . . . but you might want to search the Facebook...
Forum: Crewmembers September 17th, 2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By sz
Another option would be to get a Mifi or hotspot...

Another option would be to get a Mifi or hotspot device - if your phone can do wifi calls or Skype.

This is a great resource for SIM's and cost
Pay as you go sim with data Wiki...
Forum: Crewmembers August 16th, 2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By sz
If you're from the US - get a T-Mobile Simple...

If you're from the US - get a T-Mobile Simple Choice plan. It has some of the best international options. Simple Choice International Plans | Unlimited Data & Text | T-Mobile...
Forum: Crewmembers July 15th, 2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By sz
Justcruisin is a legit site, but then Seven Seas...

Justcruisin is a legit site, but then Seven Seas is also. JC is out of Canada, SS out of US. Both really ARE hiring partners for cruise lines. SS has a better reputation than JC . Even if you get...
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