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Maintenance Technician - Castaway Cay

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 621213BR Location Bahamas Business Disney Cruise Line Date posted Mar. 11, 2019

Job Summary:

At Disney Cruise Line, you can set sail on the job opportunity of a lifetime! Disney Cruise Line has established itself as a world-renowned leader in hospitality and entertainment, and has been recognized as the top cruise line for families. Our crew members bring the magic to life to deliver exceptional guest service and create family-friendly fun onboard the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and on our private island paradise in the Bahamas – Castaway Cay! With incredible itineraries that visit exciting destinations around the world, crew and Officers can chart the course for an unforgettable adventure with Disney Cruise Line. Ongoing training and development allows our crew to continuously learn and grow personally and professionally, and Disney Cruise Line offers a unique opportunity for those looking to grow, excel and work for one of the most innovative and welcoming companies in the world. Apply today to Embark on Your Career and Navigate Your Future!

This role is based on Disney's private island, Castaway Cay.


Maintenance Technicians may have responsibilities in one or all of these areas:
  1. A/C & Refrigeration Mechanic/Electrician
    • Maintain and repair all kitchen, refrigeration, A/C and plumbing equipment
    • Maintain and repair all electrical components related to outboards, engines, and wave runners
    • Order and maintain spare parts for above equipment
    • Assist with provisioning of materials to and from the ship on a call day
    • Complete preventative maintenance orders
  2. Plant Operator
    • Maintain and repair all equipment located and connected to the Plant operations
    • Maintain and repair diesel engines and generators
    • Adjust electrical power supply and understand how to connect and disconnect generators to mainline
    • Maintain and repair reverse osmosis systems to produce drinking water
    • Adjust and control all chlorine levels for drinking water and reuse water plan
    • Be able to measure all chlorine levels according to standards
    • Maintain all equipment according to preventative maintenance schedules
    • Able to repair electrical equipment
    • Maintain and repair all bunkering equipment such as pumps, pipe line, valves, etc.
    • Maintain and repair waste water plant
    • Keep work areas, tools and store rooms neat and organize
  3. Vehicle Mechanic
    • Maintain and repair all vehicles on the island, including trams, pargos, gators, tractors and heavy machinery
    • Maintain and repair crew boat engines, outboard engines and wave runner engines
    • Fill out preventative maintenance orders
    • Purchase and maintain spare parts for all vehicles
    • Overhaul different types of engines
    • Perform body work on damaged vehicles, including welding and painting
    • Assist with provisioning of materials to and from the ship on call days

Maintenance Technicians will also have these responsibilities:
  • Complete daily checklists
  • Assist in Hurricane preparedness and evacuation procedures (will be trained on this)
  • Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by DCL leadership, based on operational need
  • Comply with all company set policies and procedures

Basic Qualifications:

  • Three to four years experience as A/C Mechanic and Electrician, Plant Operator or Vehicle Mechanic
  • Diploma or certificate supporting training as A/C Mechanic and Electrician, Plant Operator or Vehicle Mechanic
  • Ability to read, write and carry out mathematical calculations as required
  • Waste water treatment plant experience (for Plant Operator)
  • Diploma or certificate supporting training in maintaining and repairing diesel engines (for Vehicle Mechanic)
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be able to speak, read and write fluent English
  • Willingness to live on an island with approximately 100 other crew members
  • Willingness to commit to an island contract
  • Be able to adhere to Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines
  • Enjoy working in a guest-service oriented environment
  • Be flexible with your work schedule and job duties
  • Appreciate diversity among guests and crew

Additional Information:

  • Be genuinely interested in living and working on a private island in the Bahamas
  • Be committed to the position you are applying for at least 2-3 contracts before a transfer or promotion
  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
  • Be willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
  • Be willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines as well as Environmentality requirements and Company practices
  • Be willing to share a cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment
  • Be comfortable living in a confined space with strict rules and regulations
  • Adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and obtain necessary visas (DCL will provide you with documents for 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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