As you consider the best cruise ship job for you, this article will help you to understand the day-to-day operations and organization of a cruise ship. A cruise ship is typically organized into three departments:
- The Deck Department which oversees the navigation and care of the cruise ship and also includes medical services;
- The Engine Department which is responsible for propulsion, steering, and power for auxiliary systems such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, and refrigeration; and
- The Hotel Department operates all passenger services including food and beverage, entertainment, housekeeping, finance and accounting.
This article explains the roles and responsibilities of each department.
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