Cruise Ship Job Positions – Housekeeping Jobs

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Cruise Ship Job Positions – Housekeeping Jobs2017-01-09T14:06:36+00:00

Executive Housekeeper

Other Job Titles:  Executive Housekeeper (Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean), Chief Housekeeper (Celebrity Celebrity Cruises), Housekeeping Manager (Carnival Cruise Lines)

Job Description:  Oversees the overall operation of the Housekeeping Department including all public area spaces.

Experience and Skills Required:  Minimum of five years of managerial housekeeping experience in a luxury, high volume hotel or cruise line.

Average Salary:  $4,000 to $7,000 per month

Assistant Executive Housekeeper

Other Job Titles:  Assistant Executive Housekeeper (Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises), Assistant Housekeeping Manager (Carnival Cruise Lines), Second Housekeeper (Disney Cruise Line), Assistant Chief Housekeeper (Celebrity Cruises)

Job Description:  Assists the Executive Housekeeper in his/her duties.

Experience and Skills Required:  Minimum two years of managing a housekeeping department in a high volume hotel or cruise line.

Average Salary:  $2,500 to $4,500 per month

Accommodation Supervisor

Other Job Titles:  Accommodation Supervisor (Princess Cruises), Deck Supervisor (Royal Caribbean), Housekeeping Supervisor (Celebrity Cruises)

Job Description:  The Accommodation Supervisor oversees the stateroom stewards on one or more decks of the ship; Monitors and inspects the room stewards in their duties; Assigns duties to stateroom stewards; Reports maintenance issues; Provides on the job training for room stewards.

Experience and Skills Required:  Housekeeping related experience in a luxury hotel or on a cruise ship.

Average Salary:  $1,500 to $3,500 per month

Facilities Manager

Other Job Titles:  This title is specific to Royal Caribbean. Other cruise lines typically refer to this position as a Public Area Supervisor and Crew Area Supervisor.

Job Description:  Oversees maintenance and repair of facility’s furnishings (including plants), plumbing, carpentry, lighting, and sound.

Experience and Skills Required:  Minimum of three years managing facilities on a cruise ship or in a luxury hotel.

Average Salary:  $1,500 to $3,500 per month

Butler

Other Job Titles:  Ultra luxury cruise lines such as Silversea Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas have Butlers. But, some stateroom categories on select cruise lines such as NCL and Cunard Line also have butlers.

Job Description:  Assist with packing and unpacking; Delivers room service; Makes reservations; Book shore excursions; Set up cocktail parties; Depending on cruise line, the butler is also the stateroom steward.

Experience and Skills Required:  At least two years experience as a butler in a luxury hotel or on a cruise ship; Post secondary and/or hospitality management accreditation; Food and beverage background is an asset; Preference given to those taught in a butler academy; Fluent in English as well as another language.

Average Salary:  $1,500+ per month

Captain’s Steward

Job Description:  Cleans the Captain’s cabin; Cleans the other senior officer cabins in the same deck areas; Delivers meals as requested; Sets up Captain’s conference room with food and beverage as requested.

Experience and Skills Required:  At least one contract as an officer’s cabin steward. Experience in a high volume luxury hotel is an asset.

Average Salary:  $800 to $1,500 per month

Stateroom Steward

Other Titles:  Stateroom Steward (Carnival Cruise Lines, Princess Cruises, Crystal Cruises), Room Attendant (Royal Caribbean)

Job Description:  Cleans 10 to 15 assigned staterooms on a twice daily basis; Provides turndown service; Assists with luggage distribution on embarkation and disembarkation; Provides excellent guest service.

Experience and Skills Required:  Housekeeping experience in a luxury hotel or on a cruise ship.

Average Salary:  $1,500 to $2,500 per month

Accommodation Attendant

Other Titles:  Accommodation Attendant (Princess Cruises), Assistant Stateroom Steward (Carnival Cruise Lines), Assistant Room Attendant (Royal Caribbean)

Job Description:  Assists the cabin steward with their duties.

Experience and Skills Required:  Housekeeping experience in a luxury hotel or cruise ship environment.

Average Salary:  $800 to $1,500 per month

Pool Deck Service Host

Other Titles:  Pool Deck Service Host (Disney Cruise Line), Deck Attendant (Princess Cruises)

Job Description:  Sets up and cleans deck chairs are required; Stacks deck chairs at end of day and in windy weather; Keeps pool are clean and free from hazards.

Experience and Skills Required:  Related experience in a luxury hotel or cruise ship environment.

Average Salary:  $800 to $1,500 per month

Officer’s Steward

Job Description:  Cleans 10 to 15 assigned cabins belonging to officers; Duties include sheet changes, towel changes, bathroom cleaning, and bringing laundry to laundry room; Assists with guest luggage distribution on embarkation and disembarkation.

Experience and Skills Required:  Housekeeping experience in a cruise line or luxury hotel environment.

Average Salary:  $700 to $1,000 per month

Hotel Steward

Other Titles:  Hotel Steward (Carnival Cruise Lines), Utility Cleaner (Princess Cruises), Custodial Host (Disney Cruise Line)

Job Description:  Cleans public guest areas such as restrooms, corridors, and elevators; Assists with handling luggage on embarkation and disembarkation.

Experience and Skills Required:  Housekeeping or related experience in a high volume hotel or cruise ship.

Average Salary:  $500 to $800 per month

Laundry Manager

Other Titles:  Laundry Manager (Carnival Cruise Lines) Laundry Master (Princess Cruises)

Job Description:  Oversees the laundry operation for the whole ship.

Experience and Skills Required:  Related laundry and housekeeping experience in a high volume hotel or cruise ship.

Average Salary:  $1,500 to $2,500 per month

Assistant Laundry Manager

Other Titles:  Assistant Laundry Manager (Carnival Cruise Lines), Linenkeeper (Princess Cruises)

Job Description:  Assists the Laundry Manager with day to day duties; Cleans and presses linens, towel and uniforms; Cleans and presses guests’ personal laundry; Reports and follows up on all maintenance issues.

Experience and Skills Required:  Related laundry and housekeeping experience in a high volume hotel or cruise ship.

Average Salary:  $1,000 to $2,000 per month

Laundry Attendant

Other Titles:  Laundry Attendants (Carnival Cruise Lines), Laundry Steward (Princess Cruises)

Job Description:  Performs all laundry duties as directed by the Laundry Manager including the laundering of bed linens, towels, restaurant linen, staff uniforms and guest laundry.

Experience and Skills Required:  Related laundry and housekeeping experience in a high volume hotel or cruise ship.

Average Salary:  $500 to $800 per month

Upholster

Job Description:  Repairs carpet and soft furnishings around ship; Makes alterations to uniforms as requested.

Experience and Skills Required:  Experience in upholstery and tailoring is required.

Average Salary:  $800 to $1,200 per month

Florist

Other Job Titles:  Florist (Princess Cruises), Facilities Horticulturist (Royal Caribbean)

Job Description:  The Florist waters and dusts onboard plants; Cares for ornamental plants; Replaces dying plants with healthy plants; Documents plant location and care.

Experience and Skills Required:  Minimum of two years of plant care experience. Familiar with horticultural pesticides.

Average Salary:  $800 to $1,200 per month

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