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Analyst, Environmental Stewardship

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Position Summary:

Support the day-to-day environmental operations including transfer and integration of new Royal Caribbean Group (RCG) assets, ships and the advancement of initiatives related to shipboard operations, shipboard technologies, and management systems. Assists with the development, administration and analysis of environmental, regulatory, and operational management policies and procedures for RCG ships, both at sea and while in over 1000+ ports-of-call and provides day-to-day support to the shipboard teams on Environmental matters.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the advancement of Environmental Stewardship initiatives and strategic goals related to shipboard operations including but not limited to Waste & Chemical Management, Water & Wastewater, and Energy & Air.
  • Oversees waste and wastewater practices of RCG vessels from generation to discharge, identifying best management tracking, analysis and reporting as well as improving source reduction and reuse.
  • Reviews the annual waste and wastewater management data and reports progress in meeting Environmental Management System (ISO 14001) Objectives and Targets, KPIs and long-term corporate goals.
  • Oversees EPA-required waste reporting and NOI permits for the fleet.
  • Coordinate with Environmental Officers to conduct Due Diligence Audits globally to ensure all waste streams are being properly managed, disposed and recycled.
  • Reviews requests from the fleet regarding exemptions from ABC / SQM criteria when an environmental benefit can be proven.
  • Assists with training and providing support to Environmental Officers and other shipboard officers as needed, including coordination of Environmental Officers Level I & II Conference.
  • Monitor the environmental performance of the various ships in the fleet and facilitating activities related to environmental incident prevention, response, and reporting.
  • Provide Support to the fleet on a rotational basis through the Environmental Duty Phone
  • Support the transfer and integration of RCG assets.
  • Oversee the Environmental Stewardship Information Management System (ESIMS), including granting and maintaining access.
  • Support ship environmental operations and compliance, including related management tools for the RCG fleet.
  • Facilitate RCL Chemical Management Program, including coordination with Supply Chain, Marine Operations and Shipboard Management.
  • May require up to 20% travel time.
  • Note that there are multiple Environmental Operations Analysts supporting the Environmental Stewardship department. Individual responsibilities will be assigned by the Manager, Environmental Operations, based on the business needs of the department.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.


Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Four-year bachelor’s degree in environmental management, policy, earth or physical sciences (i.e., marine biology, chemistry, etc.), sustainability or related field.
  • 3-5 years operational experience in shoreside or shipboard environmental, safety or public health management preferred. Proficiency with internet search engines, email applications and Microsoft Office applications required (specifically; Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Understanding of Adobe software (Adobe Professional preferred; Dreamweaver and Flash a benefit).
  • Shipboard Experience is preferred in the capacity of an Environmental Officer within the cruise industry.
  • Strong communication, presentation, training, and facilitation skills
  • Strong understanding of marine technical systems including pollution prevention equipment
  • Knowledge of international, regional, and national maritime environmental laws and regulations, including MARPOL and US Federal environmental regulations
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, 14001, 50001 and the Global Reporting Index (GRI)
  • Ability to conduct independent research and communicate findings.
  • Possess strong English oral and written skills, multiple languages a plus.



We know there is a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions. Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We will hope to see you onboard soon!

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Royal Caribbean Group and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.



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