Jobs with P&O Cruises

P&O Cruises is a British-American owned company that is part of the Carnival UK family of companies. The head office is located in Southampton. Originally called the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company, P&O Cruises has the distinction of being the oldest cruise line on the planet.

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P&O Fleet

The company's fleet includes these vessels:

  1. Arcadia
  2. Adonia
  3. Aurora
  4. Azura
  5. Britannia
  6. Oceana
  7. Oriana
  8. Ventura

Take a close look at the beautiful Ventura in this video:

P&O Cruise Destinations

Guests of P&O Cruises can choose to go on a cruise to the following destinations:

  • Africa
  • Asia and the Orient
  • Australasia
  • Baltic
  • Canada
  • Canary Islands
  • Caribbean
  • East Mediterranean
  • Fjords and Iceland
  • Indian Ocean
  • Panama Canal
  • South America
  • South Pacific
  • The Middle East
  • USA
  • West Mediterranean

This cruise line also offers world cruises to its customers. Cruise durations range from 2-14 nights.


On a P&O cruise, there is a variety of night time activities offered for guests to enjoy, including:

  • Bars
  • Cabaret singers
  • Casino
  • Cinemas
  • Classical music recitals
  • Comedians
  • Concerts
  • Deck parties
  • Games rooms
  • Musical shows
  • Live bands
  • Nightclubs
  • Theaters

Special theme evenings, including 60s and 70s nights, a Black and White Ball, or a tropical night, may be arranged as part of the on-board activities.

The food on board a P&O ship is prepared by highly-trained chefs. Only the highest quality ingredients are used and guests can choose from a variety of restaurants while on board the ship.

Some cruises include a stop at one of the following locations:

  • Acapulco
  • Barbados
  • Barcelona
  • Colon
  • Copenhagen
  • Dublin
  • Hamburg
  • Istanbul
  • Madeira
  • Manaus
  • New York
  • Quebec
  • St. Petersburg
  • Venice

Guests have the opportunity to spend some time in port to experience the local flavor of these fascinating cities.

Working for P&O

P&O Cruises is proud of its status as a leading company in the cruise industry. The company recruits employees for job opportunities on shore as well as on its fleet of vessels. Here are some examples of the positions that P&O Cruises is actively recruiting for:

Shore-Based Jobs

  • Applications Support Analyst
  • AR Collections Assistant
  • Assistant Buyer
  • Customer Insight Manager
  • Fleet Personnel Officer
  • Inventory Executive
  • Inventory Manager
  • MIS Analyst
  • Principal Business Analyst
  • Revenue & Forecast Analyst
  • Rotations Planner
  • Sales Operations Coordinator

Seagoing Positions

  • Hotel Staff
  • Spa and Retail Associates
  • Cosmetologists
  • Activities Directors
  • Casino Staff
  • Engineering
  • Deck Cadet
  • Electro-technical Cadet
  • Engine Cadet
  • Graduate or Apprentice Engineer
  • Loyalty and Cruise Sales Manager
  • Nursing Officer
  • Production Manager
  • Ship's Doctor

This is just a sampling of the many positions for which P&O may recruit.


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