Faststream Recruitment specialises in the search, recruitment and selection of professional Cruise crew for the global Ocean Cruise, River Cruise and Expedition Cruise sectors. We can help you find Cruise professionals for your jobs at sea. We recruit for Cruise positions across the deck, engine, hotel & guest services, medical and galley.
We have a dedicated Cruise crewing team who work solely on finding you the right candidates that will suit your experience, qualifications, and personality needs. We have a proven track record of recruiting and selecting the right people for Cruise jobs.
Our global reach
We are Cruise recruitment specialists. We partner with our Cruise clients across the globe and throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. We have unrivalled access to Cruise professionals.
Our Cruise Clients
Our clients consist of Cruise Lines and Cruise Management companies. Our client partners include ocean, river and expedition Cruise ships.
Access to Cruise Crew Professionals
We have unique access to Faststream's global database, which is an unrivalled source of Cruise professionals looking for jobs at sea. We ensure that we regularly update our database with our candidate's latest CVs, qualifications, experience, compensation and motives in their next Cruise job. This ensures you have the most up to date information about candidates that you are reviewing or interviewing.
We utilise the latest technology to aid our Recruitment Consultants to source, recruit and select Cruise professionals to help you find the best candidate(s) for your seagoing position quickly and efficiently.
We use telephone, face to face and video interviewing in our selection process.
Crew when you need them
We know that some Cruise vacancies need to be filled urgently. We have experience in searching, selecting, completing compliance, and carrying out mobilisation in as little as 24 hours. Contact us about your urgent crew needs.
Cruise Crew Recruitment
We can help you recruit for Cruise crew across deck, engine, hotel & guest services, medical and galley.
Cruise Employment Report
We have created a unique global employment report of the people working in the cruise sector. This is the first of its kind and will give you insights into retention, job security, remuneration, benefits, employee engagement, employment, as well as health and well-being.
Our specialist Cruise Recruitment Teams
Deck - Cruise Recruitment
We recruit deck professionals for Cruise Ships and Cruise Liners. We have successfully recruited for a number of deck roles including Captain, Chief Officer, 1st Officer, 2nd Officer, 3rd Officer, Environmental Officer, Radio Operator, Safety Officer, Security Officer and Staff Captain.
Engine - Cruise Recruitment
We recruit engine professionals for Cruise Ships and Cruise Liners. We have successfully recruited for a number of engine roles including Chief Engineer, Chief Electrical Engineer, Chief Refrigeration Engineer, 1st Engineer, ETO, Hotel Engineer, 2nd Engineer, Staff Chief Engineer, 3rd Engineer and Fourth Engineer.
Hotel & Guest Services - Cruise Recruitment
We recruit hotel and guest services professionals for Cruise Ships and Cruise Liners. We have successfully recruited for a number of hotel and guest services roles including Cruise Director, Executive Housekeeper, Guest Services Manager, Hotel Manager, Interior Manager, HR Manager, Bar Manager, Retail Manager, Shore Excursions Manager and Purser.
Galley - Cruise Recruitment
We recruit galley professionals for Cruise Ships and Cruise Lines. We have successfully recruited for a number of galley jobs including Executive Chef, Executive Chef de Cuisine, Executive Sous Chef, Chef de Cuisine, Sous Chef, Chef de Partie, Commis de Cuisine, Executive Pastry Chef, Baker and Butcher.
Medical - Cruise Recruitment
We recruit medical professionals for Cruise Ships and Cruise Lines. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen higher demand for medical personnel to work onboard Cruise Ships and Cruise Liners. We have successfully recruited for a number of medical roles including Doctor, Nurse and Paramedic.
Diversity and inclusion
We strive to provide the best Cruise candidates. Our methodology ensures all candidates are treated fairly, irrespective of their gender, age, ethnicity, background or beliefs.
Cruise Recruitment Services
We can help you with your recruitment needs by offering a diverse range of Cruise recruitment services. We offer permanent recruitment, contract recruitment, executive search, recruitment campaigns, international payroll solutions and salary surveys and benchmarking.
Jobs in the Cruise sector
If you are looking for a new role or want to browse our current roles in the Cruise sector, you can search and apply here.
We are pleased to advise you that we have been audited by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) at our request and we have achieved the MLC Declaration of Conformity.
Adhering to compliance is a top priority for the Faststream Cruise team. We ensure we have thoroughly checked references via telephone and email. We verify Certificates of Competence (CoC), visas and immunisations.
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