Environmental Officer
Fleet - Ship Based

Job reference: FSB-DEC-006353

Location: Fleet - Ship Based

Closing date: 30/06/2021

Employment type: Perm - Full Time

Department: Deck

At P&O Cruises and Cunard, we are all committed to environmental compliance and we are looking for driven Environmental Officers to help us continue this. You will play an important role in our commitment to environmental legislation, protective and preventative measures and the education of our people. This is an exciting opportunity that allows you to work with a passionate community of people while visiting different places, explore new worlds and gain experiences that stay with you for a lifetime.

With safety and compliance at the heart of what we do, you will lead by example ensuring all departments are aware of their Environmental responsibilities, effectively dealing with areas of concern and carefully managing the environmental impacts of all tasks under your leadership. You’ll also plan, carry out, monitor and review both protective and preventative measures such as inoperative or ineffective pollution prevention and waste handing. By educating on environmental legislation you will share your knowledge, helping others to put this into practice.

We are looking for people with a Bachelor of Science Environmental degree or higher, Marine Engineering Officer who had achieved 2nd Engineering rank, Deck Officer who has achieved the rank of 1st Officer or Navy or Coast Guard engineer who has achieved Chief Petty Officer Rank.

You will have management experience and good leadership skills with a proactive and positive approach to protecting the environment. Experience of waste minimization/waste management, risk assessments, environmental audits as well as having a marine technical or engineering background will help you to be a success in this role. Initiative is important to this role as you will need to quickly understand what needs to be done and anticipate what’s needed as you work with integrity and strive for high standards. If you have the qualifications and experience we are looking for, why not further your career with a role at sea? We will make sure you have a full training induction, support & guidance to help make you a success in a new role onboard.

If you are successful in being offered a role we will ask that you complete your STCW Basic Training to ensure you are well prepared for you new role at sea. Our teams will be able to support you in arranging training and explaining what’s needed. 

About Us

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide world class cruise holidays and take enormous pride from bringing to life two of the most iconic brands from Britain’s rich seafaring heritage. That legacy of elegance and style, of beautiful ships, inspiring leadership and guest-obsessed service excellence lives on today, as we evolve ourselves for tomorrow. 

Working at Carnival UK/P&O Cruises/Cunard means being part of a tight-knit but truly global team made up of friendly, happy, caring people. Parts of our business are incredibly diverse, but we work hard every day to promote even greater inclusion, fresh ideas and different perspectives. Whatever our role or background, we share high standards, heartfelt values and a sense of belonging. We’re focused on wellbeing every day, as well as being supportive and compassionate when we need it most. 

As a growing business we have a big focus on developing skills and continuous learning. From formal qualification to the life lessons of worldwide travel, we offer our people a broad range of personal and professional development opportunities. All of our roles give people the chance to stretch themselves and learn from colleagues with a wealth of experience. As our business grows, we want our people to grow too. So we’re determined to create opportunities for everyone to drive their development and define their own career path.

CUK behavioural expectations

Speak Up

Identifies and addresses barriers to team speaking up

Speaks out about concerns and encourages team to do the same

Is comfortable in challenging and raising concerns to all levels

Speaks honestly and contributes ideas and views openly

Knows and uses the correct channels to report concerns

Respect & Protect

Treats everyone with respect and ensures team does the same; builds trusting relationships

Ensures that all team members are included

Safeguards the health, wellbeing and safety of colleagues and guests

Looks for more efficient and sustainable solutions that protect the environment

Is compliant when it comes to safety and environmental policy


Promotes team work and collaboration with other areas

Learns from experience & others, takes action to continuously develop

Keeps up to date with the rules & protocols

Consistently monitors to ensure team’s compliance with legal and policy requirements


Adjusts style to suit audience

Sets the tone by role modelling sound work ethics

Talks about and demonstrates the Culture Essentials

Regularly shares information, plans & priorities and invites open discussion

Is widely trusted, transparent and free from hidden agendas

Listen & Learn

Seeks and is open to feedback: learns for others observations

Reviews data from audits, surveys and reports to ensure continuous improvement

Consults with others to improve knowledge & judgment

Takes ownership of challenges & obstacles even if outside


Understand the needs of others

Coaches others & creates an environment where people do their best work

Invites input from team, encourages diversity of thought, shares ownership and visibility

Communicates with energy and engages the team in getting results

Invests time and energy in supporting and upskilling team

If you are successful in being offered a role we will ask that you complete your STCW Basic Training so ensure you are well prepared for you new role at sea. Our teams will be able to support you in arranging training and explaining what’s needed.