CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES INTERVIEWS!

Carnival

Carnival Cruise Lines is currently seeking talented and experienced people for the following positions:

  • YOUTH STAFF
  • ENTERTAINMENT HOSTS
  • ENTERTAINMENT TECHNICIANS
  • MEDIA MANAGERS

All position descriptions are below.

Interviews will be happening in:

  • YOUTH STAFF- Cincinnati March 21 Toronto May 2nd
  • THEATRE TECHNICIAN STAFF-ENTERTAINMENT HOSTS- Cincinnati March 21
  • MEDIA MANAGERS- If you are at least 21 years old, have a fantastic work ethic, have at least two years experience in the position you are interested in and would like the adventure of a lifetime, please fill out the application form now at www.cast-a-way.com.

If you are availble to join us at one of the above interviews, you must apply online (compulsorary) and IN ADDITION, you can send your resume to: nicola@cast-a-way.com.

POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

YOUTH STAFF

Camp Carnival Staff

In Camp Carnival there are 3 different age groups for kids 2-11 years old. There are the 2-5 year olds, 6-8 year olds, and 9-11 year olds. Each group has age appropriate activities that are fun, interactive, and some are also educational. Some of the great events that happen in Camp Carnival are Kid's Dinner, circle games, puppet making, video game time, volcano (make and erupt), bead making, Funship Freddy hunt, Kid's talent show and sand art. Camp Carnival also offers babysitting in Camp Carnival for kids 11 years old and younger for nominal fee each night. The Camp Carnival Staff help with adapting and creating activities so that the kids onboard will have a fun and great experience. They are very energetic, patient, and ready to handle kids in all age groups. They are also able to follow guidelines to make sure the kids stay safe and supervised. Minimum age to apply for the job is 21.

Circle C Staff

It's time to cruise, chill and connect. Onboard we have young teens 12-14 years old who want to do just that. The Circle C Director is in charge of the Circle C program and they are able to chill and connect with these young teens. The Circle C Director comes up with new activities to offer and help young teens have a great vacation. The Circle C Director keeps up with music, trends, host events, listen to the teens, and they are there to offer the young teens a place to connect with others. Minimum age to apply for the job is 21.

Club O2

Directors One of the most energetic crewmembers on board, the Club O2 director coordinates activities for teens between the ages of 15-17 while serving as catalyst behind the fleet wide Club O2 program, creating the spark that gets teens motivated to have a great time. Hired to work specifically with teens, Club O2 directors work as hosts, DJs, and event planners for specially designed teenonly events. Not only are Club O2 directors charged with running the teen program, they are also connected to the teens, always keeping abreast on the latest activities, music, movies, and video game systems. There is something for everyone in Club O2, and the Club 02 directors ensure that this happens through their social, friendly, and confident personalities. Minimum age to apply for the job is 21.

ENTERTAINMENT TECHNICIANS

Lights

All Carnival vessels feature state-of-the-art-lighting, laser, special effects, and control systems that require skilled technicians to operate. Technicians must have knowledge of maintenance, programming, and board operation of these multi-million dollar systems which are comprised of the finest names in technical theater, including Highend, Vari*Lite, ETC, Martin, Wybron, Wholehog, Jands, ETC, Grand MA, Le Maitre and AMX. Technicians’ duties include: operating equipment used in the evening entertainment, as well as daily shows and activities; upholding safety procedures; facilitating special group requests and ensuring that the rig is fully maintained. All technicians are provided with shared shipboard accommodations with one other team member of the same gender.

Audio

All Carnival vessels have state-of-the-art audio and control systems that require skilled technicians to operate. Each technician must have extensive knowledge of hardware maintenance, mixing, microphone techniques, and board operation. Our multi-million dollar systems are comprised of the finest names in technical theater, including Midas, Soundcraft, Tascam, and Electro-Voice to name just a few. Duties include operating equipment for the evening entertainment, as well as daily shows and activities, while maintaining strict safety standards, facilitating special group requests and ensuring that the rig is fully maintained. Technicians are provided with shared shipboard accommodations with one other team member of the same gender.

Automation/ Scenic/Stage

Carnival vessels include multi-level show lounges featuring elaborate sets and scenery. As ships have increased in size, so have the production facilities. The majority of Carnival’s fleet utilizes state-of-the-art computer automation that controls a full fly rig. Control systems include Acrobat, Stage Technology and Mechatronix. Technicians’ duties include operating the equipment used in evening entertainment, as well as daily shows and activities; maintaining strict safety standards, facilitating special group requests and ensuring that the rig is fully maintained. Technicians are provided with shared shipboard accommodations with one other team member of the same gender.

Lounge Tech

All Carnival vessels have elaborate lounges and entertainment areas, including dance clubs, live music venues, piano bars, dining rooms, teen clubs, formal and casual restaurants, outdoor entertainment venues, cigar bars, and fitness clubs. These venues showcase everything from live bands and duos to karaoke and comedians. Each facility holds various sizes of light and audio rigs which require a skilled operator to run and maintain. Entertainment technicians must be proficient in both lighting and sound. Duties include operating equipment used in the evening entertainment, as well as daily shows and activities; maintaining strict safety standards, facilitating special group requests and ensuring that the rigs are fully maintained. Technicians are provided with shared shipboard accommodations with one other team member of the same gender.

Stage/Floor

All Carnival vessels house multi-level show lounges featuring elaborate sets and scenery. As ships have increased in size, so have the production sets. The majority of Carnival’s fleet utilizes state-of-the-art computer automation that controls a full fly rig. Stage technicians oversee all sets and scenery while coordinating five backstage workers who handle specific show tasks safely and in a timely manner. Duties include operating equipment used in the evening entertainment, as well as daily shows and activities; maintaining strict safety standards, facilitating special group requests and ensuring that the rigs are fully maintained. Technicians are provided with shared shipboard accommodations with one other team member of the same gender.

ENTERTAINMENT STAFF

Become part the award-winning entertainment staff aboard Carnival’s “Fun Ships.” Carnival is looking for fun-loving, energetic individuals to be part of our team and help our guests create a lifetime of vacation memories by hosting activities, shows and special events. Full training is given but a strong theater background and some microphone technique are essential. The primary role of a entertainment staff or hostess is to assist the cruise director daily to create a fun and entertaining environment for the guests, as well as help cruise director and assistant cruise director in the overall management of the entertainment department. Entertainment staff are charge of running majority of the activities that happen around the ship and are often called upon by both guests and crew to answer questions involving all facets of the ship, including schedules, safety, concessions and ports of call. As such, prospective entertainment staff must possess interpersonal skills and must be organized and motivated. Essentially, middle management in the entertainment department, entertainment staff are often responsible for ensuring information and e-mails are properly communicated, essential paperwork is complete and meetings and drills are attended by all members of the department.

MEDIA MANAGERS

There's no point having such world class entertainment on board f no one knows about it! The job of the Media Manager is to provide all of the witten communication on board to the guests including written 'Fun Times', digital signage, in cabin television notifications and more. Must have an intense attention to detail, be very computer literate and excellent spelling and gramatic skills.