The Galley Steward is an entry level position, ideal for college students or students taking a semester off. We provide training and no previous cruise ship experience is necessary. Our vessels are small and intimate and we have a strong commitment to excellence and a passion for personalized service. Galley Stewards work closely with the Chefs onboard and are responsible for Dishwashing, sanitation, trash removal and many other back of house restaurant functions.
As part of the Galley team you will work alongside the Chefs washing dishes & silverware, keeping the galley clean and learning how a kitchen works from the ground up.
Some Job Functions – Galley Stewards:
- Dish washing
- Galley Cleanliness and Sanitation
- Assist Chef as needed
- Cleaning and Organizing
- Other duties as directed by Chef or Hotel General Manager
- Receiving stores
Perks of the job include;
* Save Money – Pay ranges from $700 to $1,000 per week, because most of your compensation comes from passenger gratuities. Gratuities are pooled and divided equally every week. You'll earn upwards of $12,000 during your time with us.
* Few Expenses – While on the ship, your accommodations and meals are all provided for you. It’s a dormitory-style environment most people are comfortable with from college.
* Travel – We visit 28 states on our different cruises. So you’ll get a chance to visit many unique towns and cities that you have yet to experience.
* Hospitality Experience – This is an excellent way to start your career in the hospitality industry and build your resume.
* Upward Mobility – Successful stewards may return to the company in either shipboard management or corporate positions. We have room to grow if you are looking for a true career path.
* No experience is necessary
* You must be at least 18 years of age
* You must have a high school diploma
* Our vessels are U.S. registered. Therefore, all shipboard employees must be able to legally work in the United States (U.S. Citizens/ Permanent Resident Aliens)
* All positions require pre-employment, random, and reasonable cause alcohol and urine drug testing, as per U.S. Coast Guard regulations
* Physical Demands; All shipboard positions can be physically demanding. Repetitive motion, bending, climbing and often heavy lifting, are requirements of most positions. Every crew-member works 7 days a week for 12 hour shifts while on board
* Uniform/Grooming Standards; At our cruise line it is important that your attire and personal grooming reflect a positive and professional image. Including no visible tattoos above the collar in a t-shirt and long pants. The company has a uniform policy that all crew-members must adhere to.
What we’ll expect from you;
* Hard work – everyone in our organization works hard to keep guests happy. For Stewards, that means waiting tables, servicing staterooms, and responding to all requests with courtesy.
* Long hours – While on the ship, you live where you work. That means you have responsibilities every day, even early in the morning and late at night.
* Commitment to Excellence – Everything we do is for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of our guests. Every request should be handled with precision and care.