Internet Technology Instructor at Sea!
Sea Mobile is seeking experienced, dynamic and motivated individuals to fill the shipboard position of Internet Technology Instructor onboard luxury cruise liners. Position requires prior teaching and/or public speaking experience, strong computer knowledge (wireless internet experience and basic networking skills a plus), internet savvy, sales-orientated management ability and excellent customer service skills. Successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment, be patient and courteous, project professionalism at all times and will have exceptional communication skills. Extensive travel up to 5 months at a time required. Must have a valid passport and be able to travel internationally.
More about this position …
The Internet Technology Instructor is responsible for teaching computer classes to cruise ship guests, as well as ensuring the efficient and optimal day-to-day operation of the shipboard Internet (and affiliated) services. Class curriculum includes multiple levels of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows, Movie Maker, Web Design using FrontPage, photo editing using Adobe Photoshop Elements, Internet and Email based classes, as well as basic introductory classes for absolute beginners. Responsibilities include delivering the above curriculum, preparing class schedules, facilitating sign-ups, effectively marketing the program onboard each vessel to achieve pre-determined revenue goals, and communicating between ship departments. This employee also handles all other Internet revenue-generating activities onboard, for both guests and crew, while working closely with shipboard cruise line Staff and Management.
To be considered for this position, email cover letter, resume and photo to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Only candidates who match the above criteria need apply.
Please note: SeaMobile cannot interview any applicants currently onboard any vessel.
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Each laptop is configured differently and some settings may need to be changed to facilitate connectivity. Some suggestions:
1. Double-click on the “Wireless Connection” icon on the bottom right corner of the screen.
a. Select “Carnival WiFi”. Check the “Allow me to Connect” box, then click “Connect”
b. Click on “Properties” and choose the “Wireless Networks” tab. Double click on “Carnival WiFi”
c. Under the “Association tab, all boxes should be unchecked. Select “Disabled” under
2. Go to Start>Settings>Control Panel>Internet Options>”Connections” tab
a. Make sure “never dial a connection” is selected in the top box.
b. Click on the “Lan Setting” button at the bottom.
c. Make sure “Automatically detect settings” is checked at the top
d. Make sure “Use a Proxy Server” is not cheked
3. Look in the system tray (next to the clock on the task bar) for:
a. Firewall Software/Inernet Security Program: Right-click on the icon. Select “Disable”
b. Pop-up Blocker Program: Right-click on the icon: Select “Disable”
4. Go to Start>Settings>Control Panel>Network Connections
a. Ensure the SSID is turned off:
i. Right-click “Wireless Network Connection”>Properties”Wireless Networks” tab
ii. Click “Configure:. Ensure that all boxes are unchecked
b. Ensure DHCP is enabled on the wireless card:
i. Right-Click the “Wireless Networks Connection”>Properties
ii. Double-clik “Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)”
iii. Make sure “Obtain an IP address automatically” is selected twice
iv. Make sure “Obtain DNS server address automatically” is selected. Click “OK”
5. If you are running Norton Anti-Virus, disable script blocking:
a. Go to Norton Anti-Virus Properties
b. Find the “Script Blocking” box. Be sure it is not checked.
1. Turn on the :Airport” in the “Internet Connection” application:
a. Open “Finder” (two-tone happy face) from the task bar (menu dock at bottom)
b. Click on the “Application” button (pencil, pen & ruler in the shape of an A)
c. Scroll down the list of applications and open “Internet Connect” (yellow & black icon with globe & phone)
d. Click on the “Turn on Airport” button: Open the network menu (using the drop-down) and select “Carnival WiFi”
2. If “Carnival WiFi” network does not appear in the network menu list:
a. Go to “Dock” menu > “System Preferences” >”Network” (dark blue globe) > “Preferences”
b. The following settings should be marked:
i. LOCATION: et to “automatic”
ii. SHOW: set to “Airport”
iii. TCP/IP: >> CONFIGURE >> set to “Using DHCP”
iv. AIRPORT TAB: Select “Join a specific network” to select “Carnival WiFi”
v. Click “Apply Now”. Restart laptop.Wireless Internet Access
The Carnival SPIRIT offers Wireless Internet Access 24 hours a day.
To help you get started, please refer to the useful information below.
How do I log in?
Once you are in range of the Wireless signal, simply connect to the broadcasted network.
SSID (Network name: Carnival WiFi) Once connected, start your Internet Browser and you will be directed to the Login Page.
Username: Your first initial, last name & cabin number – all lowercase with no spaces.
Example: John Davis in Cabin 2305 would be jdavis 2305
Password Your date of birth in 6-digit format: mmddyy.
Example: April 30th, 1965 would be 043065.
Select a Billing Plan, and get connected! Once you are logged in, a pop-up window (your Logout button) will appear. This button can be minimized, but it should remain open until you are ready to end your session.
Wireless access locations
Wireless service is available on decks 2. 3. and 9.
Don’t forget to logout!
To end your internet session and discontinue billing, simply click on the “ Log Out” button.
To enable this, remember to disable your Pop-Up Blocker. If this “Log Out” button did not appear, simply type in 188.8.131.52 in your Browser’s Address Bar to immediately end your internet session.
What is the cost?
3 Pricing options are available for selection on-screen, 24 hours a day:
Time Plan #1: 250 Minute for $100.00 ($0.40/minute)
Time Plan #2: 100 Minutes for $ 55.00 ($0.55/minute)
Pay-As-You-Go at $0.75/minute
Time Plan minutes can be used until you disembark the ship. Time Plans are interchangeable between the Internet Café terminals and personal laptops. A $3.95 Activation Fee applies to all users upon your first login only. Printing is available at $0.50 per print job.
SMTP Server &VPN Access
Microsoft Outlook and other Mail client users may need to change the outgoing SMTP Address to 172.31.0.2. Please note that the SMTP may not work with your service provider, in that case you should access your Webmail. VPN Access is limited. PPTP and IPSec type VPNs may not connect.
Any other questions?
The Internet Café Manager is available to answer any questions you may have about wireless connectivity during the scheduled hours posted in the Internet Café,