Princess Cruises

Jr Asst Purser (Japanese Speaking)

Princess Cruises
Administration Jobs
Crew Purser
February 6, 2024

Department: Guest Svc

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract


Set a course for adventure with Princess Cruises! The employer of choice in the cruise industry, our fleet of Love Boats offer exceptional facilities and extensive professional development and recreational programs for our valued teammates who hail from more than 60 countries around the globe. 


An iconic brand beloved by millions, we love people who love what they do and work together to help our guests create a lifetime of wonderful memories while providing friendly, attentive and authentic service like only Princess can. 


As a member of the Princess Family, you’ll enjoy a truly adventurous career with excellent incentives, unlimited opportunities for growth, and ports of call that will leave you breathless.
As Jr Asst Purser you will create lasting memories by delivering exceptional guest services by surprising and delighting our guests and providing prompt service recovery while maintaining financial accuracy and conducting all interactions and transactions in line with the Company’s Core Values and overall operational strategy. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Consistently assists the Guest Services teams with daily operational inquiries from Japanese-speaking passengers. 
  • Provides a positive first impression to every passenger and staff member through a warm, welcoming greeting. 
  • Consistently maintains high visibility during published desk hours, socializing with passengers, answering general inquiries, and providing support to all passengers, with a particular focus on Japanese-speaking passengers.
  • Promptly and meaningfully addresses and acts upon all passenger inquiries regarding onboard amenities and services, with a focus on Japanese-speaking passengers.
  • Ensures all complaints from non-English-speaking passengers are listened to with empathy and understood, showing genuine interest at all times.
  • Takes ownership of each complaint, following up with the passenger in question. Accurately lists specific details of the resolution when updating the Passenger in Focus file, and keeps the Guest Relations Manager informed at all times. 
  • Always provides the Guest Services teams with information, translated documents, and other tools to assist Japanese-speaking passengers.
  • Always holds daily desk hours as published or as directed by the Guest Services Director. 

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • At least 1 year experience as Front Desk Receptionists from 4 or 5 stars hotels/resorts or cruise ships.
  • Graduate of a recognized hotel or business school (preferred).
  • Proficiency in the use of computer-based programs (M/S Office, Outlook, various Web Browsers).
  • Good command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Good Command of the Japanese language, both verbal and written.

Personal Characteristics: 

  • Understanding of the foundation of customer service; ability and willingness to excel in delivering outstanding service to our passengers. 
  • Motivation to excel in all aspects of job duties and responsibilities.
  • Personable communicator with outstanding social skills and a warm, friendly, and caring personality. 
  • Willingness to embrace all Company Core Values and lead by example. 
  • Commitment to establish and maintain courteous and professional working relationships in a diverse cultural environment. 
  • Commitment to creatively and conscientiously resolve passenger issues, display and deliver genuine care to our passengers and staff, and continuously surprise and delight passengers.
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to a variety of circumstances. 


Princess Cruises offers many benefits. This position is afforded comfortable, double cabin accommodations, meals, exceptional amenities, and extensive learning and recreational programs available to all of our teammates. 
Regardless of the rank or role, we are all one Princess team. Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the Japanese language is required.

Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises

Our Culture Essentials… Stronger together
Speak Up – Respect & Protect – Improve – Communicate – Listen & Learn – Empower

Set sail on an exciting career course with Princess Cruises! One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global cruise company operating a fleet of modern ships renowned for their innovative design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and amenities.

As a worldwide leader in premium cruising, Princess now offers the MedallionClass™ experience, an even more personalized vacation. Our smart ships feature everything from TrulyTouchless™ embarkation to on-demand delivery of drinks, food and more that makes cruising effortless and supports the wellbeing of our guests and teammates.

Our Princess team lives by our Shared Purpose and Core Values of Respect, Protect and Connect. We seek out people who want to share their passion for travel, work with the latest technology and join a friendly, diverse team to serve our guests and show them the world. We understand our responsibility to safeguard our teammates, our guests and our oceans, and our highest priority is to operate in a safe and socially responsible way every day.

As part of the Princess family, you’ll gain valuable cruise ship career experience representing one of the largest cruise lines in the world. We are extremely passionate about our work and offer a variety of reward programs to recognize employees who go above and beyond to provide our guests the best possible vacation experience.

Join our team and enjoy an adventurous career with great incentives, unlimited growth and worldwide travel opportunities.



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