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The Walt Disney Company Chief Officer in Topeka, Kansas

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 Chief Officer you will be the designated ship's stability Officer and also responsible for maintaining the ship's interior and exterior.

You will report to the Staff Captain

Level: 3 stripes Senior Officer

Responsibilities :

  • Oversee the exterior and interior maintenance.

  • Supervise ballasting, ship’s stability, trim and keep proper ballast record in compliance with the Ballast Water Management Plan.

  • Oversee fresh water bunkering (not in the ECR), maintaining records.

  • Keep the preventive maintenance system up to date regarding maintenance routines. Keep the Lloyd’s survey list for the hull and tanks (excluding the fuel/lubrication oil tanks) up to date, and see that surveys are carried out as per the schedule.

  • Be responsible for the maintenance and safety of platforms, shell doors, tender arrangements, pilot ladders, anchor and mooring equipment, etc.

  • Assist the Staff Captain during Flag State, port state, health inspections, class society inspections, and Safety Management System matters.

  • See that personnel files for the Deck Ratings and Petty Officers are maintained (working with Human Resources).

  • Be in charge of tendering and platform operations.

  • Maintain damage control equipment.

  • Uphold the general safety management responsibilities in areas and operations under your control.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Master unlimited license

  • 2+ years’ experience as Chief Officer/Senior Officer on medium to large cruise vessels

  • Excellent communication skills, including fluent written and spoken English

  • Enthusiasm about guiding other team members

  • Proven leadership skills, and ability to take command and make quick decisions under pressure

  • Flexibility and a cool head in dynamic, ever-evolving environments

Additional Information :

This is a Shipboard role

You 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 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

***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.

Job ID: 1148506BR

Location: United States

Job Posting Company: "Disney Cruise Line"

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email Candidate.Accommodations@Disney.com with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

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