American Cruise Lines

  • Mate

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  • Overview



    American Cruise Lines is currently seeking Mates (full or part time) for its fleet of modern overnight passenger cruise ships. We offer over 30 unique 7 to 14 night itineraries that travel along the inland and coastal waterways of the East Coast, Pacific Northwest, Alaska and Mississippi River. Each ship carries between 100 and 185 passengers under a US flag. Most ships are licensed under Subchapter K of USCG regulation. Each ship is equipped with the latest safety, navigation, and communications systems.


    Onboard, you will receive excellent private accommodations, with in-suite head, satellite TV, etc. This position is ideal for licensed captains, interested in a leadership role in a fast-paced and exciting work environment. The Mate must have the ability to get along with well-educated, affluent passengers, and represent the company in a professional manner.


    We offer an excellent pay and  benefits package.


    • The safety of the passengers, crew and vessel, Safe navigation of vessel
    • Supervision and Training of Deckhands
    • Ensuring vessel is maintained in safe operating condition
    • Administrative functions including logs and reports
    • Other duties as required by Captain/crew


    • Minimum of 100 ton Near Coastal U.S. Coast Guard Master’s license or 3rd Mate Unlimited license
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • US Citizenship or legally authorized to work in the United States


    American Cruise Lines is the largest U.S. cruise company and operates the newest fleet of small cruise ships and riverboats . Our people make the difference. We recognize that our employees have made, and will keep us America's leading river cruise specialist.


    Our philosophy for success is simple; hire talented people then provide training, support systems and motivation so you will thrive. Long established and deeply experienced in cruise travel, American Cruise Lines has been honored with multiple awards, including Porthole Reader’s Choice Awards , World Travel Awards “World’s Leading River Cruise Company”  “Gold Award Winner” for Travel Weekly’s Magellan Awards and finalist for Condé Nast Traveler's Reader’s Choice Awards.”




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