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Ordinary Seaman

Disney Worldwide Services

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 ordinary Seaman you will handle all work in connection with external and internal maintenance and safe and sound day-to-day operation in the Deck Department as directed by your supervisor.

This is a SHIPBOARD role.

Applicants must:

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

  • 1 year seatime in a similar role
  • Good communication skills in English

  • Participates in firefighting, first aid, personal survival, health promotion, safety and anti-pollution programs.
  • Takes part in standby on the mooring deck, tender operation, and gangway duties as required.
  • Perform daily maintenance and cleaning of all outside decks.
  • Familiar with all safety and technical equipment used by the Deck Department.
  • Willingness to be trained and improve skills in all areas of work to be eligible for promotion to Able-bodied Seaman.
  • Familiar with and complies with the ship’s safety and environmental policies.
  • Promotes the ship’s waste management and Environmentality programs.
  • Emergency Duties as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
  • Uphold the general safety management responsibilities in areas and operations under their control.