Prepares the typesetting and printing of all onboard materials by performing the following
essential duties and responsibilities.


To support Celebrity Cruises’ mission of sustaining “the world’s ultimate premium cruise line
with a taste of luxury,” all duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with
Celebrity Cruises’ Pillars of Safety, Service and Style, ISM/ISO and SQM standards, USPH
guidelines, and environmental regulations.
Each shipboard employee may be required to perform all functions in various service venues
and throughout the ship.
1. In accordance with Celebrity Cruises’ Pillars of Safety, Service and Style, as well as
through Celebrity Connections, each employee conducts oneself in a professional and
courteous manner at all times. This consists of physical and verbal interactions with
guests or fellow shipboard employees and/or in the presence of guest contact and
crewmember areas.
2. Reads instructions and schedule, such as schedule of documents to be printed, to
determine work for shift. Performs tasks assigned by the Desktop Publishing Special and
the Hotel Director.
3. Oversees and troubleshoots all imaging to the Xante Platemaker and to other printers.
Makes plates of acceptable quality for the press. Operates presses, copiers and
duplicators to produce final professional quality publications. Ensures that final printed
image is accurate and matches approved composition. Troubleshooting may include
optimizing final files so that plates are of acceptable quality. Examples of printed
materials include, but are not limited to, the vessel’s daily newsletter, brochures, business
cards, tariff cards, telephone directories special shoreside promotional materials and
various shipboard promotional materials.
4. Loads paper in printer, copier, duplicator or other machines. Sets guides, keys and
switches, enters commands into computer and performs other tasks, to start and operate
peripheral machines.
5. Observes machine operation and error lights on machines to detect malfunction.
Additionally, operates and maintains the bindery equipment (Stitcher, Folder and Cutter).
May be requested to assist with repairs and preventative maintenance of the photocopiers
around the vessel as instructed by the Hotel Director.
6. Enforces Quality Control of all printed material to ensure they are free from defects to
include creases, tears, poor ink coverage, misalignments, misshapes, utilization of correct
and appropriate paper stock and/or other issues that detract from the professional nature
of the final document.
7. Removes faulty materials and notifies supervisor of error or machine stoppage.
Troubleshoots and performs simple repairs.
8. Unloads and labels documents for delivery to other worker or tape library.
9. Separates, folds, staples, sorts, cuts and distributes output.
10. Cleans and supplies equipment operated with paper, ink, film, developing solution and
other materials. Properly disposes of inks, fountain solutions and cleaning supplies in
accordance with guidelines set forth by the Environmental Officer. Follows all safety
guidelines for the handling, storage and disposal of flammable rags and paper.
11. Operates Badge and Sign making equipment and fulfills orders for same from all
departments as approved by the Hotel Director.
12. Is aware of, and/or acquires the necessary knowledge to comply with the ship’s standard
operation, in order to assist guests and crewmembers with inquiries.
13. Responsible to maintain adequate printing and paper supplies onboard at all times.
14. Attends meetings, training activities, courses and all other work-related activities as
15. Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states or implies
that these are the only duties to be performed by the shipboard employee occupying this
position. Shipboard employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties
assigned by their supervisor or management.


Financial responsibilities for budget, expenses and/or achievement of revenue targets.
§ This position is responsible for cost containment through the proper use, handling
and maintenance of records, reports, chemicals, supplies and equipment.


People management responsibilities to ensure optimal performance of the function.
§ Provides on-the-job training to less experienced incumbents to strengthen their
current performance.


Minimum hiring, language and physical requirements to perform the job.

Hiring Requirements:

§ 2-3 years printing experience in a professional multi-color, high quality print
§ Working knowledge of various software packages utilized in a printing
environment such as PageMaker, Adobe and word processing.
§ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
§ Superior customer service, interpersonal, conflict resolution and communication
(oral and written) skills.
§ Vocational training and certification preferred.
§ Completion of high school or basic education equivalency preferred.

Internal Candidate Requirements:

In addition to the stated hiring requirements, internal candidates are required to fulfill the
§ Completion of one contract with a performance rating of satisfactory or above
along with demonstrated leadership skills.

Language Requirements:

§ Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests.

§ Ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written
procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written
and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions
from guests, supervisors and co-workers.
§ Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French or German

Physical Requirements:

§ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to
stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk
or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to
50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to
adjust focus.
§ All shipboard employees must be physically able to participate in emergency life
saving procedures and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full
visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in
the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. Ability to lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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