Who we are

Easy Cruises ltd is MLC 2006 and ISO 9001 certified company specialized in manning of cruises. It is solely owned and operated by Easy Consult Ltd. – one of the leaders on the Bulgarian HR market. We pride ourselves in being able to offer successful candidates unique and exciting employment opportunities. We offer a personalised service and our careful pre- selection process has enabled us to achieve a successful rate in matching our candidates with our clients.

  • Selection of qualified seafarers with clean record of previous ship/hotel works according to customer requirements;
  • Manning, recruitment service of skilled, experienced and STCW95 & USPH / HACCP certified Hotel Staff, Officers, ratings and other marine personnel under high international standards for Cruise lines - passenger fleet and river cruise ships;
  • Granting an opportunity for the candidate to have an interview with a Ship Owners representative, including Skype video interview;
  • Free employment for seafarers;
  • Network of recruitment offices in Bulgaria – Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv, Sofia.

Our team

Our recruitment consultants are working in our four offices in Bulgaria – Varna, Burgas, Plovdiv, Sofia. Here we are presenting the ones that are specialized in recruitment for ocean and river cruise ships and hospitality /hotel/ personnel in Bulgaria and abroad. They are positive, reliable and ready to help you with information for companies, new job openings, employers` requirements, interview advices, travel and documentation assistance. You may contact them directly or at shipjobs@easyconsultbg.com! And don`t forget that our services are free of charge for candidates.

Stela Aleksandrova

International Recruitment Team Lead

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Our International Recruitment Team Lead in Varna. For the last several years she is responsible for projects in the hospitality sector on the national and international market, incluiding recruitment for oceangoing and river cruise ships staff.

Stefka Djurbineva

Senior Recruitment Specialist

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Our Senior Recruitment specialist in Burgas. She has gained vast experience in the hospitality sector in Bulgaria and abroad on operational and managerial positions on oceangoing and river cruise ships.

Galina Todorova

Senior Recruitment Consultant

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Galina is part of our team in Varna. She is English speaker, graduated Naval Academy in 2000 as Electronic Engineer, Master’s Degree. She has more than 10 years of relevant experience in the Deck & Engine Dpt recruiting staff mainly on board CONTAINERS, GEN. CARGOES, BULK CARRIERs, hospitality cruise staff & land based abroad jobs as well.

Vasilena Sivkova

Recruitment Consultant

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Vasilena is part of our team in Varna. She is an English and Greek speaker. She has more than 2 years of relevant experience in the hospitality recruitment for oceangoing & river cruise staff.

Mirela Simeonova

Recruitment Consultant

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Mirela is part of our Easy Team in Varna. She is a Spanish and English speaker. She is open-minded and positive person, passionate about the Tourism sector and about Recruiting. She has experience in the Hospitality Industry abroad and she is very motivated to find talents here in Bulgaria.

Hristo Petkov

Recruitment Associate

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Hristo is part of our team in Varna. He has a vast experience on both ocean and river going vessel, exclusively in the hospitality area. He wields an extraordinary experience in fine dining with high profile of knowledge.

Stela Varbanova

Recruitment Associate

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Stela is part of our team in Varna. She is an English and German speaker. She is tolerant and easy going person with great experience in the hospitality area and the customer service.

Zhenya Nedelcheva

Recruitment Associate

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Zhenya is part our team in Varna. She is a German and English speaker.

She has experience on river and ocean going ships.

Positions on board

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How to apply

The consultants in Easy cruises have years of experience recruiting for cruise companies and can give you valuable advice regarding your application.

  • In order to apply You need to

    • Be over 18 years old;
    • Be able to speak one or more of the following languages: English, German, Turkish, Spanish;
    • Have at least 1.5 years of experience on the positon you are applying for. You can check our open position here;
    • Have the desire to travel the world and work at the same time.
  • Basic Steps for applying:

    • Send us your up-to-date CV /preferably in English/ along with a recent photo of you – you should prepare a clear, brief, informative CV with a nice photo where you look like a true professional (e.g. no pictures from a drunken night out) and you smile on it;
    • One of our recruiters will review your CV and based on your experience will contact you;
    • You are going pass an internal interview with one of our consultants;
    • The next step is depending on the needs of our clients we will schedule an interview directly with a representative of one of the cruise companies. Please have in mind that we are recruiting all around the year. You can stay updated about the face to face interviews with companies on our website or Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/korabi/ ;
    • We will give you pointers about the interview and assist you in any way possible;
  • Basic steps before departure:

    • We at Easy Cruises take good care of our candidates and will help you get prepared for boarding;
    • We will explain and assist you in preparing all of your documents;
    • We will make sure that you receive and sign your working contract prior to departure. If you have any concerns and questions regarding the contract we will always do our best explain it to you;
    • We will offer you assistance regarding the traveling arrangements and find the best suitable plane/bus/train ticket available;
    • At the end if you have any questions at all you can always contact us;
    • Do not forget we do NOT have any fees and our services are completely FREE of charge;

Thank you for using our agency and best of luck!

Frequently Asked Questions

All year long by filling in the Application Form online or in our office.
We receive offers all year-round but your appointment depends on your professional and linguistic experience
Yes, for all ocean cruise ships, but you don’t need them for the river ships
Yes, it is possible, but depends on the open positions we have at the moment
YES, during your free time, depending on your position and work schedule
For ocean ships - The duration of the contract is usually 6 months (+/- 2 months ) , no vacation granted during the contract For river ships – The season for river ships is from March to December Contracts are usually from the beginning till the end of the season , each 1.5 months / 3 months you are allowed to have 2 weeks vacation ( for some river companies it is paid vacation )
Seven days per week from the beginning of your contract
No. You do not have to pay any fees or commissions. Our services are completely free of charge at any state of the recruitment and hiring process – before, during and after signing your contract.
- River Ship: We are willing to help you choose the most convenient for you travel option. We will assist you on every step, starting from signing the contract to getting on board safely. - Ocean Ship: The employer organizes the travel to the ship. They also personally welcome you at the airport and once the contract is over they arrange your travel back.
Yes. We offer some positions that do not require an international experience. It is best if you directly talk to one of our consultants so they could offer you the best option for you personally.
Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

The Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC 2006), was adopted by the 94th International Labour Conference at a maritime session in Geneva in February 2006 and came into force on August 20 2013 following the ratification of 30 countries with a total share of more than 33% of the world’s tonnage.

The Convention provides comprehensive rights and protection at work for the world's 1.2 million seafarers and sets out the rights of seafarers to decent conditions of work on a wide range of subjects.

Advantages of signing on a ship that has been certified as compliant include:

  • The MLC provides protection for seafarers with ship owners ultimately responsible for meeting MLC requirements.
  • Recruitment and Placement – Ship-owners are required to use recruitment agencies that meet and are certified to MLC standards.
  • Seafarer Employment Agreement (SEA) – The seafarer will enjoy the benefit of a clear, individual, Seafarer Employment Agreement (SEA) and where applicable CBA’s.
  • Salary – All seafarers will be paid for their work regularly and in full in accordance with their employment agreements.
  • Hours of Work - The MLC 2006 along with STCW2010 sets maximum hours of work and minimum hours of rest.
  • Repatriation – А seafarer is entitled to berepatriated at no costs to them except in certain specified circumstances.
  • Just Compensation - The seafarer is entitled to compensation in the event of injury, loss or unemployment, following the loss or foundering of the ship.
  • Food and drink – The MLC requires that catering facilities onboard should permit seafarers to receive adequate, varied and nutritious meals prepared and served in hygienic conditions.
  • Medical care – Under the MLC, seafarers are entitled to visit a qualified medical doctor withoutdelay in ports of call at no costs to themselves.
  • Ship owners’ liability for sickness, injury or death – Seafarer enjoys the benefit of protection provided by the ship-owner from the consequences of sickness, injury and death occurring in connection withtheir employment.
  • Seafarers’ Complaints – Аll seafarers have a right to complain directly to the master and, wherethey consider it necessary, to appropriate external authorities. A copy of Onboard Complaints Procedure for onboard complaints, will be given to you upon signing on the vessel. The Seafarers have a right to complain and reports to themanning agencyas well. Complaints will be dealt within 14 days and the seafarerwillreceive a written responsein regard to the complaints.

Easy Cruises requires NO recruitment fees or other similar charges for job placements or for providing employment to our seafarers. If any of our manning offices or agents demand payment from you in exchange for employment please contact either your crew manager or Easy Cruises Manager.

Easy Cruises ISO 9001 2008 UKAS Easy Cruises ISO 9001 2008 ANAB Easy Cruises MLC
Romanian Candidates

Easy Cruises ltd este o companie specializată în recrutarea personalului pentru nave de croazieră fluviale și oceanice certificată MLC 2006 și ISO 9001. Este deținută și manageriată exclusiv de catre Easy Consult Ltd. – unul dintre liderii pieței de HR din Bulgaria. Ne mândrim cu abilitatea de a oferi candidaților de succes oportunități de angajare unice și extrem de interesante. Serviciile personalizate și un proces de preselecție foarte riguros ne-au permis să înregistrăm rezultate foarte bune în potrivirea candidaților noștri cu cerințele clientului.

Pentru a aplica trebuie să îndepliniți urmatoarele criterii:

  • Vârsta minimă 18 ani

  • Abilitatea de a vorbi fluent în cel puțin una dintre următoarele limbi straine: Engleză, Germană, Turcă, Spaniolă
  • Experiență anterioară pe o poziție similară cu cea pentru care aplicați de cel puțin un an și jumătate
  • Dorința de a călători și munci în jurul lumii
  • Să ne trimiteți CV-ul dumneavoastră actualizat – de preferat in Engleză – împreună cu o poza recentă. CV-ul trebuie să fie bine structurat, cu informații precise, relevante și să conțină o poza profesională, de preferat una în care zâmbiți (evitati pozele din cluburi)
  • Cel puțin o recomandare din partea angajatorului anterior
  • Serviciile noastre sunt complet GRATUITE, fără nici un fel de taxe ascunse
  • Pentru companiile care efectuează croaziere oceanice:
    - Certificări STCW valide;
    - Pașaport valid
    - Carnet de marinar valid
    - Bucătarii trebuie să dețină certificat de bucătar de vas (Ship’s Cook)

Dacă sunteți interesați vă rugăm să ne trimiteți CV-ul dumneavoastră pe adresa de email: shipjobs@easyconsultbg.com

Filiala Varna
Landmark Center, etaj 3, biroul 15,
24-26 Blvd Slivnitsa, nr 24-26 Varna 9000
Telefon / Fax +359 52 603190
Telefon mobil +359 882 90 73 20

Filiala Burgas
Strada Vardar, nr 26
etaj 2, biroul 2,
Burgas 8000
Telefon mobil +359 884 93 83 44

Contacts

Headquarters Sofia

Business Park Sofia, Mladost 4,

Ground floor, build. 4,

Sofia 1766

Branch Varna

24-26 Slivnitsa Blvd.,

floor 3, office 15

Landmark Center

Varna 9000

Branch Burgas

26 Vardar Street,

floor 2, office 2,

Burgas 8000

Branch Plovdiv

65А Svoboda Blvd.,

floor 1,

Office Park Plovdiv

Plovdiv 4003

You can get in touch with our recruiters HERE