sea chefs

First Cabin Stewardess - Onboard a Cruise Ship

sea chefs
29 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Job Type
Full Time
First Cabin Stewardess

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Managing the entire housekeeping department as a decision-maker
  • Control and enforcement of the quality standards in the housekeeping area
  • Responsibility for the sufficient supply of material, equipment and personnel for all housekeeping operations according to the prescribed standard
  • Ensures that the cabins in both passenger and crew areas are kept clean and up to standard
  • 'Hands-on' management due to size of operation
  • Controls the stores, inventories within the housekeeping department
  • Maintenance of furniture and equipmentIn charge of the ship's laundry and staff
  • Controls and maintains the cleanliness and safety precautions within (his/)her department together with hygiene standards in compliance with the HACCP regulations
  • Careful handling of all equipment and machinery in (his/)her department
  • Motivates (his/)her co-workers to attain a high quality standard of service
  • Accepts responsibility to endeavour smoothly running operations in (his/)her department
  • She is available at any time to deal with passenger queries, complaints, problems etc.
  • Planning of duty rotas for the housekeeping department


  • Hotel business trade experience required in housekeeping (preferably qualified housekeeper)
  • Hotel trade school qualification
  • Several years' job experience at international hotels or aboard cruise ships
  • Competence in English language
  • Experience in dealing with difficult management


  • Trustworthy, efficient and able to work under pressure
  • Pleasant and courteous manner together with an immaculate appearance
  • Cost and quality awareness
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

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