Carnival Cruise Line

Casting & Booking Supervisor - Musicians

Job ID 8186 Date posted 04/17/2024 City Miami State FL Country United States Job Type Full Time

Job Description

Each Casting Supervisor is responsible for attracting, recruiting, and hiring top talent in specified discipline to cover all Entertainment positions across the entire Carnival Cruise Line fleet. Develop audition schedule based the manning needs, new programs being developed, and seasonality. Identify potential talent sources and create relationships to develop future talent pools. Assure talent pool is diverse, so that each ship based on roles, requirements. Partner with discipline specific Managers to insure talent pool is strong and effectively utilized.

Essential Functions:

  • Strategically cast team members based on knowledge of programs and individual skill set. Able to identify the individual who will best fit the specific position based on knowledge of the programs offered on each individual ship, specialized initiatives while taking into consideration the guest demographic and TM growth/engagement. 
  • Maintain discipline schedule, and individuals’ movement in Crew Personnel System for 1000+ team members.
  • Continually analyze processes and systems, and develop strategies for improving future results.
  • Prepare returning staff for their contracts to help ensure success.
  • Partner with directors and operational managers to maintain overall quality and integrity of Entertainment programs.
  • Periodically, assist in conducting interviews (online and in cities around the world) to find the best new talent across the two discipline.


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 2-4 years working in an office environment, preferably with database systems and the need to use strategic thinking.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strategic thinking to find solutions to complex problems that can balance short and long-term objectives. Ability to work proactively, both individually and as a team. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Ability to remain calm and focused when working under pressure in time-sensitive situations.
  • Must be computer/tech/web savvy and familiar with all MS office products, especially Excel. Database knowledge preferred.
  • Strong understanding of the company’s entertainment product. Strong understanding of required skills needed to be a successful shipboard staff.

Physical Demands: Must be able to remain in a stationary position at a desk and/or computer for extended periods of time. Requires regular movement throughout CCL facilities. May need to stand for long periods of time.

Travel: Less than 25% non-shipboard travel likely

Work Conditions: Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Other job specific working conditions: Night, Holiday, and weekend work may be required

The range for this role’s base salary is $51,600 - $65,000.  Offers to selected candidates will be made on a fair and equitable basis, taking into account specific job-related skills and experience.  

At Carnival, your total rewards package is much more than your base salary. All non-sales roles participate in an annual cash bonus program, while sales roles have an incentive plan. Director and above roles may also be eligible to participate in Carnival’s discretionary equity incentive plan. Plus, Carnival provides comprehensive and innovative benefits to meet your needs, including:

  • Health Benefits:
    • Cost-effective medical, dental and vision plans
    • Employee Assistance Program and other mental health resources
    • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage 
  • Financial Benefits:
    • 401(k) plan that includes a company match
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid Time Off
    • Holidays – All full-time and part-time with benefits employees receive days off for 7 company-wide holidays, plus an additional floating holiday to be taken at the employee’s discretion. 
    • Vacation Time – All full-time employees at the manager and below level start with 14 days/year; director and above level start with 19 days/year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 84 hours/year.  All employees gain additional vacation time with further tenure.
    • Sick Time – All full-time employees receive 80 hours of sick time each year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 60 hours each year.  
  • Other Benefits
    • Complementary stand-by cruises, employee discounts on confirmed cruises, plus special rates for family and friends
    • Personal and professional learning and development resources including tuition reimbursement 
    • On-site preschool program and wellness center at our Miami campus



About Us

In addition to other duties/functions, this position requires full commitment and support for promoting ethical and compliant culture. More specifically, this position requires integrity, honesty, and respectful treatment of others, as well as a willingness to speak up when they see misconduct or have concerns.

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do! Speaking of fun, we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work aboard our ships as well as in our global corporate headquarters!

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical orsensory disability, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal, and/or international law. 

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