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Careers — Come Join Our Team

UnCruise Adventures is an absolutely exhilarating and inspiring place to work. Our staff and crew are dedicated, and they know the value of enjoying work.

  • If you find a position you are qualified for and interested in, please apply for that position directly.
  • Please do not call to make sure we have received your application; if you received an email confirmation then we have it in our system.
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HOT POSITIONS - at Sea & on Land: Jobs we are hiring for right now are listed in the "Hot" sections below. Once you have applied, if your qualifications match our needs, you will be contacted.

ONBOARD POSITIONS: Lower down we provide job descriptions for all of our onboard positions because we are always looking to attract top talent to our fleet. We are a seasonal company and do most of our hiring for our summer season at the beginning of the year. However, we accept applications year-round to fill open positions. Once you have applied, if your qualifications match our needs, you will be contacted by one of our recruiters. Jump to onboard job descriptions.

HOT POSITIONS - at Sea

2nd Mate
The 2nd Mate is responsible for maintaining the bridge navigational and communications equipment as well as assisting with the vessel's piloting, navigation, safety and small boat operations. The 2nd Mate reports to the Captain and will assist the Master in communicating and enforcing all company policies and procedures. Complete job description

Deckhand-Licensed
The Deckhand-Licensed is responsible for maintenance and cleaning of the interior/exterior of the vessel, and assisting with small boat operations/driving small boats with guests. In addition, the deckhand will assist with bridge watch/navigation, perform hourly security patrols including nightly engine room inspections, and assist with general boat operations. This position reports to the 1st Mate and will assist the Master in communicating and enforcing all company policies and procedures. Complete job description

Expedition Guide
Expedition Guides are part of a cohesive team whose goal is to inspire guests and help them understand and appreciate the areas they visit during their cruise. Guides are supervised by the Expedition Leader and Lead Guide and work in teams of 2-5 members, along with the full vessel crew. Primary responsibilities include guiding and interpretation, onboard presentations and narration, and behind the scenes daily maintenance and programmatic tasks. Topics range from geology, glaciology, and marine biology to cultural history and current issues in local destinations. Expedition Guides lead groups of guests on hikes ranging from shore walks to route finding or bushwhacking, skiff tours, snorkeling, and paddle boarding, as well as whole and half day kayak trips. Expedition Guides take ownership of delivering an unforgettable vacation experience to guests through sharing their knowledge, guiding excursions, and exemplary customer service, with an emphasis on safety. Complete job description

Expedition Leader — Expedition Ship
The Expedition Leader manages all onboard programming and off-vessel activities as part of the larger Vessel Leadership Team. The Expedition Leader (EL) manages the day-to-day activities while supervising a team of up to five Expedition Guides, including a Lead Guide, who all lead hikes, kayak trips, paddle boarding, snorkeling, interpretive presentations, and skiff rides. The EL also oversees up to three Wellness Instructors and assigns tasks or duties as their schedules permit. This position requires exemplary leadership, team building, management, and customer service skills. He/she manages program safety policy and procedures, and is well versed on destination topics including, history, culture and natural surroundings. The EL has a solid background in interpretive program development, group outdoor adventure leadership skills, and cooperative management skills. Complete job description

Pastry Chef
The Pastry Chef is responsible for overseeing all baking and related preparation and presentation (primarily breads, pastries and dessert). The Pastry Chef will also assist the Chef with preparing crew meals, preparing and presenting savory items, plate-up and galley cleaning as assigned. This includes some dishwashing responsibilities throughout the day. Complete job description

HOT POSITIONS - on Land

Guest Services Representative, Kona, Hawaii
The Guest Services Representative is responsible for assisting vessel guests at our hospitality suite. Guests will either be arriving or departing for their cruise and this position will be the go-to person for airport transfers, luggage check-in, and around-town advice. Complete Job Description

Marine Safety Administrator, Seattle
Part of the Marine Ops staff, this position assists with ensuring that the vessels and shore side facilities are operated in accordance with regulatory requirements and company standards, and that applicable information is logged. Responsibilities of this position include being the primary controller for regulatory documents, the secondary administrator for the SMS Manual, conducting vessel audits, and associated support duties. Complete Job Description

Senior Accountant, Seattle
The Senior Accountant is responsible for supporting the Controller and CFO, and reports to the Controller. This position is expected to have a strong sense of ownership, ability to identify process improvement opportunities, and have an excellent knowledge of GAAP. The Senior Accountant serves as occasional backup for other positions on the accounting team and helps facilitate the completion of financial objectives. Complete Job Description

Senior Director of Global Sales, Seattle
UnCruise Adventures, based in Seattle, Washington is searching for a seasoned, dynamic, proven travel industry executive who possesses independent decision-making and negotiating skills, sales experience in both domestic and international travel, as well as supervising a team of outside sales professionals (Business Development Directors). The Senior Director of Global Sales is ultimately responsible for all domestic and international retail trade relations, national account development, oversight related to partners such as wholesalers, marketing organizations/consortia and niche markets. Candidates for this position are to demonstrate exceptional and multi-dimensional skills in the areas of strategic planning, problem solving, complaint resolution, multiple account accountability, supervision of dispersed staff, prioritization, public speaking and presentation skills and an ability to communicate essential brand characteristics powerfully, concisely, confidently and consistently. Complete Job Description

Shore Support, Kona, Hawaii
The Hawaii Shore Support position provides support to the vessel within the scope of Land Operations: office administrative duties, guest transfer facilitation, vessel provisioning assistance, vendor communications, and guest service assistance. Complete Job Description

Video Specialist, Seattle
The Video Specialist works with the public relations/marketing team and is the hands-on creator and manager of video assets. This position acts as company videographer—a visual storyteller. Video creation, editing and management are the key functions of this job. It is responsible for organizing and overseeing the video library; video strategy and production; management of third party videographers, manages the company’s YouTube account and assists the PR/Marketing team with sourcing videos. The Specialist is expected to ensure assignments are completed competently and on deadline, effectively communicate project results, and to proactively own and manage all assigned projects and deliverables with a can-do attitude and very strong initiative. Complete Job Description

Non-Discrimination Notification

It is the policy of InnerSea Discoveries (dba UnCruise Adventures) not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, or employment as required by law.