Royal Caribbean to host job fair at National Training Agency, March 12-13
Nassau, The Bahamas ─ Royal Caribbean International will host a two-day job fair at the National Training Agency (NTA) on Gladstone Road to fill positions onboard ships and at its popular island destination – Perfect Day at CocoCay in the Berry Islands. Prospective applicants are able to attend interviews on Thursday, March 12 from 9 a.m. -11 a.m. and 1 p.m. -4 p.m. and Friday, March 13 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
“The upcoming job fair is one in a series Royal Caribbean International has been hosting in The Bahamas as we seek Bahamian candidates who want to join our award-winning BEST in the industry brand,” said Cindy Williams-Johnson, senior manager, Global Talent Attraction, referring to the cruise line recently being named the best cruise line for the 16th consecutive year. “We are dedicated and focused on our various partnerships in The Bahamas. Hiring Bahamians is among our top priorities and we are excited to partner with the National Training Agency to host the job fair on Thursday and Friday. We already have more than 200 RSVPs for the event.”
In 2019, Forbes named Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. one of America’s best employers for diversity. The company employs some 75,000 persons from about 200 countries. Its ships sail to about 500 ports of call. Its very first port of call in 1970, The Bahamas, remains the most sought after and its island destination, Perfect Day at CocoCay ranked number one worldwide by guests.
“Royal Caribbean’s relationship with The Bahamas extends over half a century,” said Russell Benford, vice president, Government Relations, Americas, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. “Year after year, we reaffirm our commitment to the development and growth of the Bahamian economy and that includes filling jobs. Royal Caribbean now brings more visitors to The Bahamas than any other cruise line and as we deepen our relationship, we are eager to seek the best talent and to provide training as we continue to build our Bahamian family.”
On March 2, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., the award-winning cruise line’s parent company, signed a Heads of Agreement with the Government of The Bahamas to acquire the Grand Lucayan Resort and transform Freeport Harbour in a joint venture with ITM Group known as Holistica Destinations. Holistica Destiantions will host additional job fairs in Grand Bahama in coming months.
Prospective applicants to the NTA event are invited to apply for a wide range of jobs including lifeguard, plumber, kitchen attendant and island doctor. Persons interested in scheduling an interview are asked to contact Marguerite Cooper, NTA at (242) 461-6016. Applicants are asked to bring their resume, NIB card, two references, police record, copy of passport and certifications.