Updated on: August 11, 2013

Welcome to our web site. We are company specialized for recruiting and processing suitable candidates for the jobs onboard cruise ships.We serve as a hiring partner of some greatest companies such as Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Cruises and other.

For better understanding what the cruise companies expect from their candidates and applicants, please watch below video which will give you insight on what they expect.

Celebrity Flair video

Video lenght: 10:03 min

In order to apply there would be some qualification's that you as a candidate should meet.

To qualify, you must pass a criminal background check and be:


  • At least 21 years of age
  • Able to command and comprehend English with fluency in reading, writing and speaking
  • Able to successfully complete all pre-employment requirements, which include obtaining a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa from United States Consulate.
  • Willing to commit to, and be available for, a full contract as determined by the contract length
  • Able to work a 7-day, 70-hour work week with limited time off
  • Able to prove that you have at least 2 years of recent and related job experience
  • Flexible toward ship life, job duties, job schedule and location
  • Able to adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally
  • Appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment
  • Willing to share a cabin
  • Passionate about quality guest service, especially within a family environment
  • Eager to work in a high-volume, fast-paced environment with enthusiasm for teamwork and a positive attitude
  • Genuinely interested in making career at sea
  • Willing to follow and perform a safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities
  • Willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System
  • Willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines, as well as environmental requirements and company practices
  • Willing and able to adhere to the specific company look while under contract
  • Committed to the position you are applying for

To learn what life on boad is realy like and what's happen when people leave they home and start a new career on cruise ship, please take 18 minutes time to watch below video.

Life On-Board video

Video lenght: 17:44 min

"This is not just a job, this is a way of life"

As you might noticed that this was closing sentence in this video. Indeed, living on ship is different from anything you experienced so far.
Living and working in fast-paced, multi-cultural environment of more than 50 nationalities while sailing and visiting beautiful places in the same time is something what most of the people didn't experience.
After you've been selected to work for a Company by a Human Resources Recruiter, your next step is to wait for a ship assignment. Your ship assignment is based on the business needs of the Company.
The length of time you may wait for your ship assignment may be anywhere between a few days to several months. This time can be used to prepare you to leave your home country for your exciting new adventure at sea. We as a Hiring partner do not have any dicision on the length of time you will wait.

Safety

The companies are committed to operating with "Safety First" for its guests and employees as a primary business objective, a responsibility of every employee, shipboard and shoreside, and a focus to assure that uncompromised standards of safety and health are practiced at all times.
Upon joining, each each candidate must pass Emergency trainings which will last approximately two weeks.
These trainings are mandatory and will be conducted during you work time off in most of the cases.

Rules ans Regulation's

We would like to point out below rules and regulation's which might defer from company to company, but basically these rules are the commonly accepted code of ship operations. Each Captain onboard has the authority to establish his rules and regulations, and may be different from the ones listed below. By joining the company, you would be ask to agree to live by these rules while working onboard

  • No drunkenness will be tolerated.
  • No Officer, Staff or Employee will possess or use illegal drugs or weapons.
  • No employee will use indecent language while on duty.
  • No employee will be involved in brawls or fights.
  • Only Officers are permitted to be in public areas when off duty.
  • Employees will not deface, abuse or steal the ship's property.
  • Respect must be given to Officers and Co-workers at all times.
  • Respect and courtesy must be given to guests at all times.
  • All shipboard employees must attend boat drills and other required safety drills.
  • Shipboard employees must report for duty on time.

As we mentioned above there is diversity onboard and it is a multicultural environment, among guests and co-workers. This mean that you will meet people from more than 50 different nationalities.

Zero Tolerance Policy on Harassment, Inappropriate Guest Interaction, Alcohol Abuse, and Crime


The Company will not tolerate undesirable behavior, such as harassment, Inappropriate Guest Interaction, testing over the alcohol limits established by the company, and crimes (including but not limited to violence, theft, or illegal drug use). Such behavior will result in the automatic imposition of severe penalties up to and including termination for first offenses.

How to apply

In order to start application process for one of the jobs onboard Cruise line ships, please send your detailed resume (CV) on English language on following email address: recruiting@sea-agency.com
Upon sending your resume (CV) please contact us on following phone numbers in order to schedule meeting:
+381.11.3620.171 ; +381.65.3188.721 or click here to schedule meeting on available time slots.
You will need to bring your valid passport with you on the meeting.
If you are not applicant from Republic of Serbia, we will organize skype meeting for your convenience.

  • We are not charging any commission or fees

    We don't charge any commission or any fees for submitting an application, processing or placement candidates.

Each application is carefully reviewed, when matched with a relevant available opportunity. If your qualifications fit well with the requirements for a particular opportunity and you have been selected by us as a potential canidate, next step would be interview with the company representative.
We will inform you on time when such interview will take place. This interview is a crutial step in getting job onboard. You should as a prepare yourself for the interview.
The success of your interview can determine your future. Since you only get one chance to make a first impression, we have provided you with some important tips which will help you prepare for your interview. These keys to successful interview will help to guide you through the interview process.

Please note that being successful at the interview cannot be considered as offer of employment and that you should keep your job until ship assignment is offered to you.

You will have some expencies in order to join a ship. Your responsibilities might be expences in obtaining:

  • Pre-employment Medical Examination (PEME)
  • US C1/D visa
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Travel Costs to join the ship

We beleive that you might have some questions. Please refer to our Frequently Asked Question's

Reality Check


Ship life is difficult and not for everyone. We would like you to consider some question's before applying, like:

  • Can I commit for a longer period away from my family and friends?
  • Does working in a high-volume, fast-paced cruise ships exite me?
  • Am I willing to share a cabin?
  • Am I okay with company appearance guidelines?
  • Can I adapt to working every day with limited time off
  • Does this type of working environment suits my professional and personal interests?
  • Would I be able to cover joining costs?