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Island Maintenance Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 514202BR Location Shipboard Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Disney Cruise Line Date posted 02/19/2018

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!


  • Manage the daily maintenance and upkeep of all island facilities, equipment and systems
  • Support ongoing training and development for the technical staff to ensure safe and efficient maintenance practices are followed
  • Responsible for the reporting and record keeping of all maintenance activities and provisioning through the AMOS-S system
  • Assist with the preparation of annual operating, planned work and maintenance budgeting, and effectively manage to those targeted business goals
  • Lead the environmental protection efforts on the island to ensure adequate environmental controls and procedures are in place and adhered to by the staff
  • Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by DCL leadership, based on operational need
  • Comply with all company set policies and procedures

Basic Qualifications

  • Hold a valid 2nd Engineer’s license in accordance with IMO and STCW regulations, or equivalent certifications
  • Minimum five years recent experience as a technical engineer with full or subordinate responsibility for the technical management of a major facility or ship
  • Proven experience with diesel-powered electrical generation and waste-water treatment plant
  • 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

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

Applicants must:

  • 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.

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