Ocean cruise lines go everywhere in the the world throughout the whole year. They are similar to a five star hotel. The size of these ships vary from small yachts to giant vessels which carry often about three thousand passangers. The contract of the crew usually lasts for six months.
Yo will be expected to work seven days often without any day off. The average working time is 12-15 hours a day.
HOW TO APPLY
You can apply any time of the year. The cruise companies we recruit crew for, usually do not hold interviews. The first step you need to do is to fill the online application form and attach your documents in a separate e-mail.
The documents we need from you are the followings:
-2 passport sized photographs
-relevant diplomas and certificates
-copy of passport
-criminal record check
All crewmember must havea good command of English or/and German knowledge and must huve previous work experience. In some cases, for example cooks and patissers also a professional certificate is required.
It is also important to be hardworking.
POSSIBLE POSITIONS AND SALARIES
– previous shipboard experience as a waiter + excellent language knowledge
– 1500-3000 USD
COOK (sous chef, chef de partie, demi chef de partie), PASTRY CHEF
-professional experience+ good language knowledge
-depends of the position, between 1400 – 3000 USD
-previous experience gained on a ship or in a hotel+ good language knowledge
-bar experience+ good language knowledge
-experience gained at a hotel reception, excellent language knowledge
-basic salary 1000- 1200 USD
-be able to move heavy items, be strong, communication level of English
-basic salary500– 1000 USD
-Maitre d’ (shipboard experience required)
-Asst. maitre d’ (shipboard experience required)
-Masseur (experience and relevant certificate required)
-Housekeeping supervisor (shipboard experience required)