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Assistant Housekeeping Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 770598BR Location Shipboard Business Disney Cruise Line Date posted Nov. 25, 2021

Job Summary:

Every day at Disney Cruise Line we take pride in bringing the magic of Disney to life. We find joy in creating cherished memories and form genuine connections with our guests. We hold each other to the highest degree and always act responsibly while ensuring the safety of fellow crew and guests. United by our Disney values, we work toward excellence in all we do. As a part of our team, you can live and work in a diverse and inclusive environment amidst a professional and supportive community. If you are ready to create unforgettable experiences and grow as a person and as a professional, apply today.

As an Assistant Housekeeping Manager, you will use your housekeeping knowledge, while building lasting relationships with other department managers and staff. Collectively, you will share a common goal, and that is to exceed Guest expectations. Additionally, you will help develop housekeeping crew, as you guide them on their path to success! Thus, you will play an important role within the Disney Cruise Line team.

You will report to the Housekeeping Manager

Level: Officer (2 Stripes)


Your Responsibilities – How You Will Make a Difference

Your excellent managerial talents will be important as you start your new adventure. Assistant Housekeeping Managers work directly with a multinational crew to provide a high standard of cleanliness and safety for all Guests and crew. You will be encouraged to voice your ideas and to enhance processes that could roll out to the entire fleet.

Basic Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications – What You Will Bring to the Team

  • 2+ years of managerial housekeeping experience on ships or 200+ room hotels
  • Experience with systems such as Word, Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), Fidelio, Espresso

  • Management experience working with a multinational staff/crew

  • Working knowledge of chemicals and cleaners used in resort or cruise ship environment

  • Experience conducting inspections, reporting deficiencies and providing guest service recovery

  • Create and administer performance reviews to staff/crew

  • Assess training needs and implement accordingly

Additional Information:

This is a shipboard role

Benefits offered year-round, on contract and off-contract, as long as return contract is signed, including Major Medical Coverage, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and Retirement Savings Plan Option

You must:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel

  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency responsibilities and associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

  • Be willing to uphold the general safety management responsibilities as specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control

  • If applicable, be willing to share a confined cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multicultural environment that has strict rules and regulations

You 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 Magical Cruise Company, Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Cruise Line.

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