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Human Resources Manager - Castaway Cay

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 620619BR Location Bahamas Business Disney Cruise Line Date posted Jul. 17, 2019

Job Summary:

Embark on a new journey, as a Human Resources Manager with Disney Cruise Line, on our private island, Castaway Cay! Come develop your career with a world-renowned leader, as you steer a multicultural team in paradise, in the Bahamas. As an independent and hands-on, thought- pioneer, your ability to guide and influence a globally diverse team will be paramount.

In addition to overseeing and leading an on-island team, you will perform HR generalist tasks; including coordination of employee policies, performance management, compensation and benefits, and other general HR services. Leverage your strategic partnership skills to build solid relationships with shipboard and shore side peers and leaders, as well as with the Castaway Cay team. As a leader, you will serve as a trusted advisor to our crew. You will also play an integral role within Disney Cruise Line, as you consistently and effectively deliver training and guidance, in accordance with our company policies and procedures.


Your proven leadership, extraordinary interpersonal and presentation skills will be critical, as you start your new adventure. You will also support the island recruitment process; including interview logistics, the crew referral program and the auditing of new hire files, to ensure compliance. Showcase your HR expertise invariably and fairly as the employee relations liaison, and as a proud member of the DCL team. A roll-up-your-sleeves attitude, sense of empathy, and passion for your work are essential in this role. Additionally, a courageous spirit, powerful presence and a strong voice will be crucial in this position, as well.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working within a Human Resources role directly tied to facilitation, compliance, HR Services
  • 5 years in a leadership and/or Operations role
  • Working knowledge of and proven experience of employee relations and/or performance management concepts and practices
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, shipboard environment with limited contact with friends and family on shore

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous HR experience working in hospitality and/or entertainment a plus
  • Previous experience within the cruise industry and/or Disney experience a plus
  • Experience with recruitment of hourly employees

Additional Information:

Additional Information: This role is based on Disney’s private island in the Bahamas, Castaway Cay.

Contract length is 13 weeks onboard/6 weeks off. Benefits offered year-round, on contract and off contract, as long as a return contract is signed, including: Group Medical Coverage; Short & Long Term Disability Insurance; Life Insurance; Retirement Savings Plan option (90-day wait to participate, 1 year wait for company match)

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)
  • Complete a pre-employment medical
  • Obtain a criminal background check
  • Bring approved work shoes

**Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

About Disney Cruise Line:

A leader in the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line provides a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all the magic that Disney has to offer. Guests can sail out of ports around the world on exciting itineraries to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska and Europe, among others. Aboard the fleet of four ships – the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and Disney’s private island paradise in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay, crew members provide guests with unparalleled service, enchanting storytelling and immersive family entertainment that only Disney can deliver.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with DCL Island Development, Ltd, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Cruise Line.

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