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Position: Cruisestaff

Position summary:
Hosts and participates in shipboard recreational, entertainment and social programs
geared towards adults and families. Serves as master of ceremonies to motivate, 
inform and entertain small and large groups of guests.

All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with company Standards, USPH guidelines, environmental, and safety policies.

Each shipboard employee may be required to perform all functions in various venues and throughout the ship.

In accordance with the company standards, each employee conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner  at all times. This consists of physical and 
verbal interactions with guests or fellow shipboard employees and/or in the presence
of guest contact and crew areas.

Maintains continual interaction with the guests. Hosts and participates in adult and
family recreational programs and activities.

Participates in embarkation and debarkation procedures by disseminating
information, and directing and escorting guests to staterooms and or exits.

Socializes with guests in public areas at all times in accordance with company
standards. Visits guest lounges at specified times to converses with as many guests
as possible in the time allotted.

Attends Captain’s Cocktail Party to provide introductions and coordinates the
flow of the reception line.

Participates in directing guests on and off the gangways when the ship has arrived 
in the ports of call.

Escorts guests on shore excursion tours to ensure Standards are met. Utilizes opportunity to socialize with guests and is available for guest assistance. Monitors 
tour operators to ensure quality controls and standards are met. Reports issues or problems to Explorations Manager or other appropriate party.

Instructs and participates in the ShipShape Program or Sports Court activities by instructing, organizing or facilitating various activities and/or tournaments. May 
serve as master of ceremonies for the activities.

Participates in shows and events presented by the Cruise Director’s Division by
taking part in skits, and/ or simple dance routines. Instructs, organizes or facilitates
various activities and/or tournaments. May serve as master of ceremonies for
activities. This includes the Welcome Aboard Show, Farewell Show, Cruise 
Staff Cocktail Shows, Captain’s cocktail reception, Crown & Anchor Club, 
out island activities, etc.

Participates as master of ceremonies or host for special group functions such as,
but not limited to, charters, affinity, promotional, incentive, presentations, and
various theme night arrangements.

Attends meetings, training activities, courses and all other work-related activities
as required.

Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states
or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the shipboard
employee occupying this position. Shipboard employees will be required to
perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.