Ship Security Officer
Fleet - Ship Based

Job reference: FSB-DEC-006357

Location: Fleet - Ship Based

Closing date: 25/06/2021

Employment type: Perm - Full Time

Department: Deck

At P&O Cruises and Cunard, we put safety at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for Security Officers to manage security requirements onboard our ships helping us to champion the commitment to the safety and security of our passengers and crew. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a diverse and passionate community of people while visiting different places, exploring new worlds and gaining experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Join us as a Security Officer and you’ll understand that working at sea is more than just a job, it’s a way of life!

As a market leader in the cruise industry, we operate spectacular ships all over the globe and our continued success relies on providing world-class experiences and outstanding facilities. To make that possible, we also need to ensure every passenger and staff member on board, as well as the facilities and the ship herself, remain safe, secure and in good hands at all times. That’s where you’ll come in.  

As Security Officer you will lead and manage the Security Team to ensure effective management of the security requirements of the ship, crew and passengers, by organising and implementing security measures and prevention plans.  You will also be a member of the Ships Operations team. Our ambition is to make our ships the safest on the seas, and you’ll be responsible for helping to make that happen in this varied and exciting role, you’ll have a hand in shaping and making it your own. Taking the lead and instructing others in incident/accident investigation, ensuring the security of the vessel is optimised and being the Designated Safety Person (DSP) for safeguarding of children on board the ship

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity as a Security Officer you will need to have previous proven experience of investigative processes including evidence collecting, crime scene management, forensics awareness and interviewing techniques is essential. Ideally we would like to see applications from experience gained within the police force, civilian or military.

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 your 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.