Our Ships

American Cruise Lines is the premium source for small boat river cruises within the United States. We operate a fleet of eight luxury cruise ships that provide smooth travel through the inland waterways and rivers of the East Coast, the Pacific Northwest, the Southeast, Mississippi, and Alaska. Our 35 different itineraries span across 28 states and bring passengers to some of the greatest cities in the country. Since we sail on calm waters and close to land, our passengers are able to get a fantastic view of America’s scenic beauty as well as explore destinations of cultural and historical interest. Also, with modern ship designs and some of the largest staterooms in the industry, our cruise ships offer exceptional comfort and a relaxing atmosphere to those onboard.

Our motto is Small Ship Cruising Done Perfectly. We bleed red, white, and blue. Every cruise is in America, the ships are built in America, and the company is all-American.

Our Crew

With each of our ships holding from 50 to 185 passengers, our guests receive a more intimate travel setting which allows us to offer a more personal service. This customized guest experience is the means by which we are able to achieve our motto of Small Ship Cruising Done Perfectly.  Our shipboard staff includes some of the best professionals in the hospitality field and they pride themselves on providing outstanding customer service. Through the support they receive from our corporate office, our shipboard crew is able to ensure our passengers have an enjoyable time while on board.

American Cruise Lines is growing and we are always willing to hire hardworking, passionate people to join both our shipboard and our corporate staff. Whether you are stationed on land or on river, our company will provide you with a rewarding work experience.

Benefits of Working With Us:

  • Collaborative and friendly workplace atmosphere both on board our ships and in our corporate offices

  • Competitive salaries based on experience combined with paid vacation time, medical benefits, and 401k programs

  • Extensive pre-employment training from experienced professionals in their specific field

  • Upward mobility- ample career advancement opportunities

  • Travel throughout the United States and visit some of our greatest cities with few expenses

  • Excellent learning environment for a career in hospitality, restaurant, or maritime industries

General Employment Information:

  • All applicants must have a college degree and relevant work experience

  • Shipboard applicants must be able to legally work in the U.S.

  • Per U.S. Coast Guard Regulations, all shipboard positions require pre-employment, random, and reasonable cause alcohol and drug testing

  • Physical demands: All shipboard positions can be physically demanding. Repetitive motion, bending, climbing, and some heavy lifting are requirements of several positions.

  • Uniform & Grooming Standards: American Cruise Lines has a uniform policy that all crew members must follow. We feel that your attire and personal grooming should reflect a positive and professional image.