Safety officers on cruise ships are responsible for instructing staff and
Crew members on safety issues. They conduct fire drills and ship abandonment procedures. To become a safety officer on cruise ships, experience in security and/or safety in a similar position is required. The salary for safety officer jobs on cruise ships ranges from $3,000 to $4,000 per month.
If you would like to become a safety officer on cruise ships, there are several ways to go about it. You can apply for a job on your own directly through the cruise line of your choice (free of charge), sign up with a placement agency, or visit the Jobs on Cruise Ships website. It is important to note that this site charges a fee. If you have a specific cruise line in mind, locate the cruise lines’ OFFICIAL website first. Visit the Ships and Cruises Directory for official listings. Once you have located the site, visit the website and search around for job postings. Most cruise line websites have a career center or job postings page. If the cruise line lists job openings, be sure to follow the application procedure to the letter.
Applicants that do not follow directions are typically passed over in favor of those that do. If the cruise line does not list job openings on its site, send a polished cover letter and resume to the cruise lines Human Resources Department. The Human Resources Department is typically located at the cruise lines headquarters. This information is usually listed on the cruise line website. It is important to include the position you are interested in so that it can be directed to the appropriate department manager.
If you decide to visit the Cruise Ship Jobs website. Here, you can download the 2010 cruise ship employment guide; you can read through cruise line profiles; you can find out which ships are hiring and for what positions — and you can even apply for a cruise ship job right online.
Cruise Ship Job Perks
Cruise ship employees will enjoy more than free travel to exciting destinations. Cruise ship employees receive free accommodations and meals. They also receive a competitive salary, health insurance, and free air travel to and from the ship.