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Administrative/Office Assistant - Seasonal

If you're looking for a fun part-time summer job and want to learn more about cruise ship terminal operations, Cruise Terminals of America (CTA) may be the place for you! CTA is currently seeking an Administrative/Office Assistant to fill their seasonal, summer position at the Pier 66 Bell Street Pier Cruise Terminal.


Applications without a resume and cover letter will not be considered. Please combine the resume and cover letter into a single document and upload during the application process. Obtaining a Transit Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card upon employment is mandatory. Please check eligibility before applying. Click for TWIC information.


The Administrative/Office Assistant is responsible for coordinating and disseminating information between offices. Heavy emphasis on answering phones and responding to emails and filing as needed. Additionally, the Administrative/Office Assistant generates invoices and collects payments in a timely manner, and occasionally assists with cruise operations as needed.


The Administrative/Office Assistant will report to the General Manager, Security & Operations Manager and Supervisor, and assists as directed.


  • Seasonal employment: Late March through mid-November with some training in early March

  • 30 - 40 hours per week

  • Monday - Friday

  • 8:30am - 4:30pm

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Include the following:

   Administrative/Office Assistant Duties

  • Answering phones and emails

  • Invoicing and payment reconciliations

  • Filing (both physically & electronically)

  • Other duties as assigned


    Cruise Operations/Terminal Management

  • Implementation of secure measures as needed

  • Badging of terminal employees

  • Radio communication

  • Camera surveillance system

  • Maintenance Log

  • Facility walk-through and maintenance coordination

  • Inventory and stock level maintenance

  • Other duties as assigned


Education &


  • Quick learner, dependable and able to work independently

  • Proficiency in computer usage and MS Office programs required

  • Proficiency in MS Excel a must

  • Accounting/admin knowledge preferred

  • Knowledge of other security and operations equipment helpful but not required

  • Commitment for entire cruise season required (Late March - mid-November, some training in early March)

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift or carry up to 20 pounds

  • $21.00 - $23.00 per hour

  • Discounts at Columbia Hospitality properties

  • Referral & End of Season bonuses

  • Same day pay through Dayforce Wallet


Compensation &


The application process can be found on the Columbia Hospitality Dayforce portal. Please follow the hyperlink Administrative/Office Assistant to apply.

How to Apply

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