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Living & working on a cruise ship

Working on board is something very special. Whether it is on a world cruise, an expedition or a travel route on one of Europe’s most beautiful rivers – an extraordinary adventure is awaiting you. However, it is also a work environment that both challenges you and allows you to progress. We have one thing in common: passion and enthusiasm for seafaring. Team spirit is particularly important: This is because we are all in the same boat and do everything we can to ensure that our guests are making unforgettable vacation experiences. On the following pages we would like to give you some deeper insight into working and living on board and the advantages that a job at sea chefs brings with it.

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Benefits & Services

Why should you set sail with us? Apart from getting to know the most beautiful places on earth, you can benefit from many other advantages. You can find all the facts here.


Free time on board

What opportunities to spend your free time are awaiting you on board? How do you get to the Crew Bar and what is the Crew Committee? Here you can get a first impression of life as a “seafarer”.


Free time on land

Shore leave: Experience countless #WorldClassMoments with us! Complete your bucket list and visit the most beautiful destinations in the world! Here you can find out how you can spend your free time on land and what offers are available for the crew.

Career prospects

Seven seas - one career ladder! A job on board can also be an important milestone for your career. Find out everything about career prospects on a cruise ship and get an outlook about your professional future.


Your employer

We are sea chefs

Our most valuable resource: our crew. We are the employer for around 15,000 crew members on board of more than 70 ocean-going and river ships. Find out more about your future employer on board here.