Employment

Join us at Argosy Cruises! Since 1949, our staff has been cruising Puget Sound and sharing the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with guests from around the world.

If you are looking for a dynamic and fun cooperative work environment that will challenge AND teach you, Argosy Cruises is the place.

Your attention to detail, great customer service skills, and focus on safety AND fun in all things are what we’re looking for. Apply today! We offer full time, part time, and seasonal positions throughout the year.  Please read through the jobs offered below to determine your best fit.

 

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Current Full-Time Employment Opportunities

No open positions at this time.

 

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

BOAT CREW HOSPITALITY TEAM MEMBER

TILLICUM VILLAGE HOSPITALITY TEAM MEMBER

GUEST SERVICES HOSPITALITY TEAM MEMBER

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How to Apply

Send a resume and short cover letter stating your qualifications and your available start date to: jobs@argosycruises.com. Make sure to state if you are over or under the ages of 18 and 21.

 

Employment FAQs

How old do I need to be to work at Argosy Cruises?

Applicants for Tillicum Village need to be at least 18 years of age. Applicants for our vessel crew need to be at least 21 years of age. 

What sort of permits do I need for employment?

Vessel crewmembers must possess both a MAST Class 12/13 permit to serve alcohol, and a Food Worker Card issued in Washington State by the time they start work.

When does hiring take place each year?

Most of our seasonal hiring is between mid-February and mid-May. If you are looking for summer employment, we ask that you apply no later than May. If you don’t see a specific job offering, you can still send in your resume and we will hold it to our next hiring round. We do hire during other times of the year as well; mid-August for a few hires to fill in the end of the season and early November for the Holiday season.

May I apply for more than one position?

Yes, but please indicate on your application which departments you are most interested in.

What are some other important things to know before applying at Argosy Cruises?

All Argosy employees are required to take a pre-employment drug test and to participate in our random drug-testing program, as Argosy promotes a drug free workplace.

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Commonly Available Positions and Descriptions

Boat Crew Hospitality Team Member

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Duties to perform: Live narrating, deckhanding, bar tending, cocktailing, janitorial duties, greeting guests, using point-of-sale equipment (including counting back change to guests), all while maintaining a positive, personable, and professional demeanor.

Activity Level: Physically demanding job (8+ hours on feet, lift at least 25 pounds, full range of motion and moderate level of agility required)

Availability Required: Available to work mornings, days, evenings and weekends, including holidays. Schedule varies with the seasons.

Other requirements: Washington State Class 12/13 Mixologist Permit and Washington State Food Workers Permit (obtain before starting), pre-employment urinalysis, must be at least 21 years of age

Benefits: $50/month commuter vouchers for qualifying employees, bonus program, some uniform and dress code items provided.

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Tillicum Village Hospitality Team Member

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Duties to perform: Greet & host guests, cocktail, banquet service, using point-of-sale equipment (including counting back change to guests) and janitorial duties, all while maintaining a positive, personable, and professional demeanor.

Activity Level: Physically demanding job (8+ hours on feet, lift at least 25 pounds, full range of motion and moderate level of agility required)

Availability Required: Available to work mornings, days, evenings and weekends, including holidays. Schedule varies with the seasons.

Other requirements: Washington State Class 12/13 Mixologist Permit and Washington State Food Workers Permit (obtain before starting), pre-employment urinalysis, must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits: $50/month commuter vouchers for qualifying employees, bonus program, some uniform and dress code items provided.

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Guest Services Hospitality Team Member

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Duties to perform: Greet & host guests, actively sell a variety of Argosy products and merchandise through reservation calls and ticketing locations, attract customers with frequent broadcast announcements over public address systems, boarding photography for our cruises, photo development, and janitorial duties, all while maintaining a positive, personable and professional demeanor.

Activity Level: Physically demanding job (8+ hours on feet, lift at least 25 pounds, full range of motion and moderate level of agility required)

Availability Required: Available to work mornings, days, evenings and weekends, including holidays. Schedule varies with the seasons.

Other requirements: Pre-employment urinalysis, both photography and customer service experience a plus

Benefits: $50/month commuter vouchers for qualifying employees, bonus program, some uniform and dress code items provided.

 

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