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Careers at American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines is looking for friendly, energetic people to join our team including all shipboard positions including Mates, Chefs, Cruise Directors, Hotel Managers, Stewards, and Deckhands. We're also adding several new positions in our Sales, Marketing, Operations and Accounting departments in Guilford, CT.

If you want to work in the travel or cruise industries, this is your chance. Apply today!

Upcoming Interview Locations
Interviews are by invitation only. Please apply for consideration.

  • Guilford, CT
  • Sandy, UT
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Austin, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • Orlando, FL
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Portland, OR
  • Seattle, WA

Cruise America's greatest rivers and waterways
aboard American Cruise Lines' six modern ships.

Celebrate Your New Career in 2014 as American Cruise Lines Continues to Grow.

American Cruise Lines Donated over $10,000 to The Connecticut Food Bank in 2013.

Join our Award Winning Team

We are currently looking for exceptional candidates for the following positions. Click “Apply Online” to review detailed job descriptions and submit your application.

Shipboard Positions:

Office Positions:  

  • Captain
  • Mate
  • Licensed Launch Operator
  • Hotel General Manager(s)
  • Assistant Hotel Manager(s)
  • Housekeeping Manager
  • Cruise Director(s)
  • Executive Chef
  • Second Chef (Sous Chef)
  • Waiter/Waitress - Steward
  • Deckhand
  • Galley Steward / Dishwasher
  • Controller Accountant (Salisbury, MD)
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Hotel Operations Manager
  • Food Purchasing Manager
  • Inside Sales Representatives (CT & Utah)
  • Instructional Designer
  • Recruiters (Guilford, CT & Sandy, UT)

Candidates for shipboard positions may also clicked below to print an application for submission by mail or fax.




Send completed applications to:

American Cruise Lines, Inc
Attn: Personnel Department
741 Boston Post Road, Suite 200 
Guilford, CT 06437

Fax: (203) 453-0417

Applications are continuously reviewed. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you.

Why Apply to American Cruise Lines?

American Cruise Lines was awarded World's Leading Small Ship Cruise Line in 2012 and 2013 and World's Leading River Cruise Company in 2013 by the World Travel Awards. This recognition was earned by our employees and we're adding great new people to help us continue our winning ways.

                          Worlds Leadign Small Ship Cruise Line Award                                                                                        World's Leading Small Ship Cruise Line

American Cruise Lines offers a collaborative workplace environment in our offices and aboard our ships. We work diligently to provide our passengers the very best experience possible by focusing tremendous effort in the selection and training of our employees and crew. We offer competitive salaries based on experience, with paid vacations, medical benefits and 401K program. American Cruise Lines is a rewarding place to work, and one of the most challenging jobs you’ll ever enjoy.

General Employment Information:

  • Candidates for office positions should have a college degree or relevant work experience unless otherwise noted in the job description.

  • Our vessels are U.S. registered. Therefore, all shipboard employees must be able to legally work in the United States.
  • All shipboard positions require pre-employment, random, and reasonable cause alcohol and drug testing, as per U.S. Coast Guard regulations.
  • Physical Demands; All shipboard positions can be physically demanding. Repetitive motion, bending, climbing and often heavy lifting, are requirements of most positions. Every crewmember works every day while on board.
  • Uniform/Grooming Standards; At ACL, it is important that your attire and personal grooming reflect a positive and professional image. The company has a uniform policy that all crew members need to adhere to.