American Cruise Lines offers a range of marine and hospitality career opportunities aboard its ships. As America’s fastest growing cruise line, we are always looking for talented people to join our team.
Below is a complete list of shipboard positions for which we are accepting applications. If you are interested in positions at our Connecticut or Utah offices, please see our Corporate Positions.
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American Cruise Lines, the largest cruise line in the United States, is seeking Mates (full time or part time) to join our brand new ships which travel throughout our nation on week long cruises. We deliver highly customized experiences to each guest on our small, luxury 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 and Mississippi River. Each ship carries between 100 and 200 passengers under a US flag and most ships are licensed under Subchapter K of USCG regulation. The Mate will be responsible for the safety of both passengers and the vessel, while assisting the shipboard officer. Each ship is equipped with the latest safety, navigation, and communications systems. American Cruise Lines currently has 10 ships in service and 3 under construction.
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.
American Cruise Lines, the largest cruise line in the United States, is seeking Captains (full time or part time) on our brand new ships which travel the U.S. on week long cruises. We offer over 30 unique itineraries that travel along the inland and coastal waterways of the East Coast, Pacific Northwest and Mississippi River. Each ship carries between 100 and 200 passengers under a US flag. Each ship is state of the art and equipped with the latest safety, navigation, and communications systems.
The Captain is a shipboard officer who will be responsible for the safe navigation of the vessel and adherence to company standards while representing the company in a professional manner with guests. Candidates must be meticulous and demonstrate operational discipline in all respects. Onboard, you will receive excellent private accommodations, with in-suite head, satellite TV, etc., spouses are welcome. This position is ideal for experienced/retired Naval or Coast Guard officers with command experience. In this role we are flexible with your schedule and want to make sure that we accommodate your needs.
American Cruise Lines offers comprehensive development programs to enhance skills and advance career growth. Living and working on board one of our small cruise ships allows rapid accumulation of sea time and refining of ship handling skills. American Cruise Lines is the only U.S. passenger vessel line offering recurrent simulator training at our own state-of-the-art ship simulator specifically designed for our Captains and Mates. The simulated bridge was designed to be a replica of an American Cruise Line bridge, integrating actual shipboard equipment wherever possible. Captains and Mates are placed in a realistic scenarios to examine decision making practices and hone skills.