Due to planned maintenance this site will be unavailable between 6:00am AEST and 10:00am AEST on Saturday the 22nd of June 2024.

Are you ready for adventure?

Or login using

Jump onboard the world's leading cruise holiday company and put yourself at the helm of an exciting career.

Carnival Australia is part of Carnival Corporation & plc, a global corporation at the forefront of providing unforgettable holidays for travellers across the globe.

Listed on the London and New York stock exchanges, we are one of the world’s leading leisure companies, hosting over 10 million guests annually. In Australia, our 7 iconic cruise brands include Carnival Cruise Line, Cunard, Holland America Line, P&O Cruises, P&O Cruises World Cruising, Princess Cruises and Seabourn.

So if you are looking to make your mark in a thriving global corporation and join one of the best teams in the world, look no further than Carnival Australia.

Receive job alerts via email

Maintain your personal details

View and track your applications

Create your profile

About Us

We are the leading name in world cruising, we share a passion for travel, empower each other to challenge the norm and speak up so our ideas can be heard. It's how we get the best out of each other and keep ahead of the game.

Be part of something big. Get onboard

We're fun and adventurous at heart, excited by the world of opportunities that lie before us and our customers. And although we work under different brands, we're all part of the same Carnival Australia family. By maintaining our passion, drive, and supporting each other, we'll continue to grow, lead and discover new horizons.

But don't listen to us, here's what our team say:

A career at Carnival will go beyond your expectations

The great culture makes the hard work worthwhile

You'll have the opportunity to challenge yourself and innovate

The positive vibe here is contagious

It's like nowhere else

Working at Carnival Australia

When you work at Carnival Australia you're not just another fish in the sea. You're a valued member of an exceptional team that loves what they do. You will work hard and go beyond and in return you can benefit from the many perks that come with being a member of the Carnival family.

Work/life balance
We offer a nine-day fortnight and flexible working arrangements.

Travel discounts
For you, your family and friends - locally and overseas.

We make way for play with plenty of social events.

Whatever your role, we support and encourage your professional growth.

A positive environment
Enjoy every day in an open, friendly workplace.

We have a strong diversity policy in place and promote this in all aspects of the business.

Free exercise classes



We like to reward our staff. It's our way of saying thanks for all the great work they do. Here are just a few of the benefits you can enjoy when you work for the world's leading cruise line:

Fun and Adventure
  • Out of this world discounts: On top of major discounts on cruises all year round, you can enjoy one concessional cruise per year for as little as $25 per night.
  • Everyone's invited: Your circle of friends is about to get a whole lot bigger with heavily discounted cruise fares for family and friends, whether you travel with them or not!
  • Air, land and sea: The discounts don't stop onboard; you can also enjoy discounted flights through our airline partnerships, and discounted industry rates for hotels.
  • Peace of mind: We offer our team members discounted travel insurance so you can enjoy peace of mind on your next holiday.
  • Health and wellness classes: Enjoy a variety of free health and wellness classes such as Zumba and Pilates – it's the perfect way to break up the day and keep those energy levels soaring.
Flexibility and Support
  • Nine Day Fortnight: Full time employees are given the opportunity to work their standard hours over a 9 day fortnight, which means you get an extra day each fortnight to sleep in, catch up on TV or get outside and enjoy the sun.
  • Paid Parental Leave: Employees who are eligible under Carnival Australia's paid parental leave have access to 12 weeks full pay or 24 weeks at half pay.
  • Discounted Health Insurance: Our corporate health plan provides team members with discounted health insurance through our partner Medibank.
  • Employee Assistance Program: We understand that life doesn't always go to plan, so if you or an immediate family member need confidential counselling support, you can access Carnival Australia's Employee Assistance Program.
  • Health Check-ups: All team members have access to flu vaccinations in the lead up to flu season, and other health checks as they are made available.
  • Carer's Leave: When a family member is ill, we provide the support you need by offering an additional 3 days of carers leave to our staff.
  • Volunteer Leave: Eligible team members are afforded two days of volunteer leave per year.
  • Superannuation: We make regular contributions to your chosen superannuation fund.
  • Novated Lease: We provide a choice of two novated lease providers to provide employees with flexibility to receive their remuneration in a way that makes sense given their financial circumstances.
  • Flexible work arrangements: With a high level of trust, we encourage our team to work flexibly in order to support a work/life balance.
Opportunity to Grow
  • Learn to lead: Through our “At the Helm” and “Anchoring Leadership” programs, we offer new and current leaders the support needed to build their capability and progress their careers.
  • Train it up: We offer team members access to software and professional development training courses.
  • Education Assistance: Carnival Australia offers team members financial study support for courses related to their current role, or planned career path.
  • Get Charitable: We partner with Save the Children and Westmead Children's Hospital through our Carnival Cares program. There are regular opportunities for our team members to get involved in supporting these great charity organisations.
Reward for Success
  • Recognition Program - Globe Awards: There's nothing we like better than to see one of our team members think big, stand tall and win! We recognise outstanding team member performance throughout the year, with quarterly and annual awards including paid time off, helicopter rides and celebratory lunches!
  • Referral Program: We have gre at people working for us, so we value their opinion on who else should join Carnival Australia. Team members who successfully refer a candidate can enjoy a referral bonus as a thank you.
  • Competitive and Fair Pay: Carnival Australia undertakes regular external market benchmarking of s alary levels to ensure pay is fair and competitive. Pay decisions are made based on merit, and take into account team member performance, behaviour and experience.
  • Annual Incentive Scheme: Team members in management or senior technical roles participate in Carnival Australia's Annual Incentive Scheme (AIS). The AIS provides a share in the financial success of Carnival Australia, and recognises individual team member performance.
  • Sales Incentives: Team members in sales roles are provided with market competitive, sales incentive payments that recognise achievement of financial objectives and the right outcomes for our guests and partner organisations.
Positive Culture
  • Diversity: Carnival Australia is proud to have a strong track record of promoting diversity in the workplace. We are committed to maintaining a workplace in which everyone feels like they belong. We are always looking for new ways we can do even better and have active working groups and encourage all employees to participate or come and build their knowledge:
    • Gender equality -Promoting gender equality equally within the workplace.
    • All Abilities -Focusing on supporting employees in the workplace who live with a disability.
    • Reconciliation Action Plan Committee -To foster and promote inclusivity in our initiatives and advance national reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
    • The Green Team -Envirionmental working group raising awareness and intiatives both in and out of the office.
    • SEA Group (Sexuality & Equality for All) -Raises awareness and support for our LGBTQIA+ community, partners and teams whilst fostering a safe and inclusive workplace.
  • Staff Engagement: When we want to find out what we can do better, we go straight to the source: our staff. We have in place a quarterly and annual employee engagement survey which helps us understand what we can do to make Carnival Australia an even better place to work. As a result of the survey, action plans are immediately developed and tracked to ensure any ideas or issues raised by our team members are addressed (and not just filed away).
Reward and Recognition

Reward and recognition are a big part of who we are. We have a company-wide program in place that encourages employees to recognise the achievements of their colleagues. Rewards include gift cards, bonus annual leave, once in a lifetime experiences and much more.

Career Development

We are strong advocates for maximising our employees' potential. We believe in career progression and have sound initiatives in place to achieve this, including training and development courses, internal recruitment opportunities, and participating in the annual Careers Week.

A Fantastic Place to Work

Imagine spending your work day in a vibrant, open office with plenty of natural light. Conveniently located in the heart of Chatswood, our modern offices are brilliantly designed to maximise your enjoyment at work. And the open plan layout helps to promote teamwork and transparent leadership.

Carnival Cares

Our charity program proudly supports two very special organisations.

We partnered with Save the Children to form the P&O Pacific Partnership dedicated to improving community health and education services in the Pacific Islands. We are also strong supporters of Westmead Children's Hospital.

Save the Children | the children's hospital at Westmead

Peter Little – Interim President of Carnival Australia &

Senior Vice President for Guest Experience – P&O Australia

Peter started his career on cargo ships before making the transition to the cruise industry in 1991 and joined the executive team in 2008. As the Senior Vice President for GE, he had oversight of shipboard marine and technical functions for the P&O Cruise fleet (Shore and Ship). Prior to joining this role, Peter held the position of Fleet Technical Manager at sister company Carnival UK in Southampton, managing their Worldwide Fleet. Recently Peter has stepped into the role of Interim President of Carnival Australia and P&O Cruises Australia in August 2023.

READY FOR YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE? Search job opportunities