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Employment

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About Argosy Cruises

Argosy Cruises has been sailing the waters of the Puget Sound since 1949. Our Crew members share the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and create an extraordinary experience with guests from all over the world. Argosy Cruises has a dynamic, fun, but challenging environment to practice and improve your hospitality skills and knowledge. All Argosy Crew members have attention to detail, great guest service skills, and focus on safety and having fun. We offer Regular, Seasonal and Temporary positions at full time, part time or variable hours throughout the year. See our Employment FAQ for more information.


Employment FAQ

What are some of the perks that Argosy offers to crew members?

All crew members are eligible for the following perks:

  • Complimentary cruises (up to 6 people)
  • $50 commuter voucher each month
  • North Star Incentive Program - $250-$500 prizes each month
  • Crew pricing for onboard concessions
  • Argosy attempts to hire from within as much as possible
  • 401k after 1 year of employment and meeting hour requirements
  • Healthcare after 1 year and meeting hour requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

When does Argosy hire?

Argosy's peak hiring season begins in February and continues through June/July each year with Seasonal and Temporary positions. Our Seasonal holiday hiring season is in November each year and is generally a much smaller hiring group. Typically, Argosy will have orientation dates that each new crew member will be required to attend.

What do I need to do to be eligible?

Some of Argosy’s departments have different requirements to be eligible. All certifications are required within the first 2 weeks of employment. All positions are subject to a post-offer background check.

  • Vessel Hospitality
    • MAST Class 12/13 permit to serve alcohol (Washington State) - Employee responsibility
    • Food Worker Card (Washington State) - Employee responsibility
    • Pre-employment drug test - Argosy sponsored
    • Post-offer background check - Argosy sponsored
  • Blake Island Operations
    • MAST Class 12/13 permit to serve alcohol (Washington State) - Employee responsibility
    • Food Worker Card (Washington State) - Employee responsibility
    • Post-offer background check - Argosy sponsored
  • Shoreside Hospitality
    • Post-offer background check - Argosy sponsored

May I apply for multiple positions?

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

What does orientation look like?

Orientation may vary depending on the department that you are hired for

  • Vessel Hospitality (Boat Crew)
    • 2-week orientation
      • 3 days of classroom style, hands-on training, 2 days of on-the-job shadow training, 2 days of classroom style, and 3+ days of on-the-job shadow training
  • Shoreside Hospitality (Shoreside)
    • 1-week orientation
      • 3 days of classroom style, hands-on training, 2+ days of on-the-job shadow training
  • Blake Island (Island Crew)
    • 1-week orientation
      • 3 days of classroom style, hands-on training, 2+ days of on-the-job shadow training

Where is orientation?

Orientation will be out of Pier 55 in our Corporate Office or on one of our vessels

Will I be able to stay working with Argosy if I am hired as a seasonal crew member?

Argosy may offer Temporary or Seasonal crew members new positions as their end date approaches based on the needs of the business and performance of the individual. Please inquire with your manager if hired.


Applicants interested in any position(s) may apply via our employment portal

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