A/B Special

A/B Special
American Queen Voyages
Location: Nationwide- USA

The Able-Bodied Seaman is responsible for the safe completion of all deck maintenance and cleaning, as well as overseeing the departure and arrival of the vessel. This position is also a team leader in emergency response situations.

In addition to the application process please click this hyperlink to take our Cultural Index Survey as a part of your application. The survey that takes approximately 7-10 minutes to complete.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Serve as on-deck team leader
Identify required maintenance for exterior areas of the vessel
Identify required daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning responsibilities
Manage potable water intake (responsibility of the engineering staff onboard the AE)
Manage trash disposal and removal from the vessel
Comply with safety and pollution prevention regulations and operating procedures
Responsible for the general appearance of the exterior of the vessel
Respond to all General Alarms and emergency situations per station billet
Make hospitality standards an important part of day-to-day duties
Participate and ensure participation of all USCG mandated drills and emergency procedures as directed
Actively participates in embarking duties such as loading, unloading, luggage carrying, etc., as needed
Performs other duties if required since above stated describe only a regular working day and may not be inclusive of every task needed to achieve results

HS Diploma or Equivalent Required
Professional Certification(s) or License:

Valid Merchant Marine Credential (MMC) 
Able Bodied Seaman Special 
Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) –ability to obtain and maintain
Valid Driver’s License
Copy of DD214, if Veteran status
 Skills & Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communications skills; must be fluent in English
Ability to interact with individuals at all levels in a pleasant and professional manner

At least five years of experience in a position with similar duties and responsibilities
Cruise industry experience preferred

Must submit to and pass mandated USCG physical
Ability to meet and maintain the maximum onboard bunk bed capacity of 300 lbs.
Ability to conduct work in a marine environment that is subject to some/all the following: confined spaces, uneven surfaces, variations in temperature, wake, and motion
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
Ability to climb stairs and ladders

Must be at least 21 years of age.
Submit to and pass alcohol and drug tests as mandated by the USCG including but not limited to pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, and post-accident/incident testing.

*Additional requirements may be required depending on the physical needs of the role

Our Values - RESPECT:

At City Experiences and American Queen Voyages, our mission is to create amazing experiences – not only for our guests, but our employees. Our company values (RESPECT) allow us to live out our mission of creating amazing experiences.

RESPECT stands for: Respect, Environment, Safety First, Professionalism, Exceed, Communication and Teamwork.  

EEO - Equal Opportunity Employment

American Queen Voyages is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, the Company participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.