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BECOME A VIKING! 
 
 

 

 VIKING OCEAN PERSONAL INTERVIEW
 
8-9 NOVEMBER - ST.PETERSBURG, RUSSIA 
 
12-13 NOVEMBER - BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN
 

Why is it so cool to become a Viking? 

 

 

  • Paid flights to and from the ship
  • Legal employment based on 10-hour work day
  • Fixed return dates at the end of your contract
  • Free shipwide Wi-Fi
  • Free accomodation
  • Paid vacation days
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement in your career
  • Intensive training sessions before and during the season
  • Certified, job-focused training at Viking College


Entertainment: 


Broadcast Manager, salary per month $2,500, double cabin


  • Must have shipboard experience + 5*experience- at least 1 year experience in the same role



Hotel administration: 


Sanitation officer, salary per month $4300, 4 months contract, single cabin


  • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Sanitation Supervisor for a large cruise line and hold CDC Certification.
  • Up to date STCW Basic Safety Training certification is required and candidates must have a Seafarer's Medical Certificate.
  • Fluent English.


Human Resources Manager, salary per month $5600, 4 months contract, single cabin

  • Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited university or college in Human Resources .
  • Min. 3-5 years’ experience as HR Manager shipboard experience is a must.
  • Excellent English skills in both writing and speech.

Crew Purser, salary per month $3210, 4 months contract, single cabin

  • A minimum of one year experience in the Pursers department on board a vessel.
  • Financial background, relative accounting and administration skills.
  • Excellent English skills, written and spoken.
  • International experience / shipboard experience is required.

2nd Purser Admin, salary per month $2700, 6 months contract, double cabin

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in the Pursers department on board a vessel.
  • Fluent English language, written and spoken. Additional language is an advantage.
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills
  • Computer knowledge (MSWord, Excel. Outlook) MXP is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Clearance and Visa requirements in international waters for both crew & passengers.
  • International experience / shipboard experience is required.

Asst Systems Manager, salary per month $2750, 6 months contract, double cabin

  • Must have some formal training in related IT hardware and software.
  • A minimum of one years of practical experience dealing with IT systems with direct contact with application users, operation experience and systems administration.
  • Must be able to do troubleshooting & repair of pc/printer hardware.
  • Associate Degree in Computer Science and/or related field from an accredited college or university and/or equivalent experience.
  • Able to work 7 days a week.
  • Fluent English.

Receptionist, salary per month $2005, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Graduated education in hotel / professional experience.
  • At least 2 years in similar position in 4* or 5* operation.
  • Excellent English skills, other languages are an asset.
  • International experience / shipboard experience is an asset.
     

Galley: 

Sous Chef, salary per month $3500, 6 months contract, double cabin

  • Must have shipboard experience + 5*experience.
  • Advanced Culinary Skills and Leadership Experience.
  • Requires a minimum of 10 years in the profession (Quality Hotels and Restaurants).
  • Excellent English. 

Chef de Partie, salary per month $2700, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Must have shipboard experience + 5*experience.
  • Requires a minimum of eight years in the profession (Quality Hotels or equivalently rated Restaurants).
  • Must have extensive European culinary training and able to be a leader and motivate their team.
  • Excellent English. 

Chef de Partie Pastry, salary per month $2330, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Must have shipboard experience + 5*experience.
  • A minimum of four years in the profession (Quality Hotels or Restaurants).
  • Excellent English.

Assistant Chef de Partie, salary per month $1,565, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Requires a minimum of 6 years in the profession (Quality Hotels or equivalently rated Restaurants).
  • Excellent English.

*Utility Cleaner, salary per month $767, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Must have solid experience for the applied role, 5*experience preferred.
  • At least 6 months - 1 year experience in the same role.
  • Good English.

Housekeeping: 


Asst Chief Housekeeper, salary per month $3160, 6 months contract, double cabin

  • Minimum two years Housekeeping management experience on ships or hotels of 400+ room.
  • Management experience working with a multinational Staff/Crew.
  • Hospitality or Business Management Degree or industry related experience.
  • Excellent English oral and written, additional European language recommended.
  • Computer skills necessary (Word, Excel, Fidelio, Espresso).
  • Strong knowledge of sanitary procedures.
  • Keen eye for cleanliness and attention to details.
  • Experience in Human Resources procedures.

Stateroom Steward/ess, salary per month $2060, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Housekeeping experience cleaning 12-20 rooms twice daily.
  • Previous experience working in an operation with high standards of Guest service and cleanliness such as 5 star deluxe hotels or ships.
  • Ship experience necessary.
  • Knowledge of USPH procedures.
  • Good English.

Asst Stateroom Steward/ess, salary per month $1645, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • 1-2 years of previous work experience in the capacity of Asst. Stateroom Steward.
  • Previous ship experiences necessary.
  • Knowledge of USPH\sanitation procedures.
  • Good English.

Hotel Utility / Custodial, salary per month $767, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • 1 year previous cleaning experience of some level (hotel or ship).
  • Previous experience working in a 5 stars ship or hotels of 400 + rooms.
  • Good English.

Bar:


Bar Utility, salary per month $767, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • At least 2 years in similar position in 3* or 4* operation.
  • Very Good English skills, other languages are an asset.
  • International experience / shipboard experience is an asset.

Deck attendant, salary per month $800, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • At least 2 years in similar position in 3* or 4* operation.
  • Very Good English skills, other languages are an asset.
  • International experience / shipboard experience is an asset.

 

Restaurant: 


Head Waiter/ess, salary per month $3200, 6 months contract, double cabin

  • Must have shipboard experience + 5*experience.
  • At least 1-2 years experience in the same role.
  • Excellent English.

Waiter/ess, salary per month $2150, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Graduated education in hotel / catering industry or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least 2 years in similar position in 4* or 5* operation.
  • Excellent English skills, other languages are an asset.
  • International experience / shipboard experience is an asset. 

Asst Waiter/ess, salary per month $1650, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Graduated education within hotel / catering industry or equivalent experience.
  • Min. 1 years professional experience in same or similar position in 4* or 5* operation.
  • International experience / experience on a ship is an asset.
  • Good English.

Cafe attendant, salary per month $1,100, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • At least 2 years in similar position in 3* or 4* operation.
  • Good English.

 

Shore excursions: 

Shore Excursions Manager, salary per month $5515, 4 months contract, single cabin

  • Must have shipboard experience.
  • Min. 3 years professional experience in a management position.
  • Firsthand knowledge of our ports of call / experience on an ocean ship is essential.
  • Firsthand experience of ILO 180 and MLC requirements is essential.
  • Excellent English skills, other languages are an asset.

Asst. shore Excursions manager, salary per month 3615, 6 months contract, double cabin

  • Must have shipboard experience.
  • Min. 2 years professional experience in a sea-going position.
  • Firsthand knowledge of our ports of call / previous experience on an ocean ship.
  • Excellent English skills, other languages are an asset.

 

Shore Excursions Staff, salary per month $2215, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Desirable: Min. 1 year professional experience in a sea-going position.
  • Desirable: Firsthand knowledge of our ports of call / previous experience on an ocean ship.
  • Excellent English skills, other languages are an asset.


Stores: 


Storekeeper, salary per month $1100, 7 months contract, double cabin

  • Required to speak, read and write in English in an Advanced level in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms.
  • Thorough knowledge of storeroom operation and storing procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of food & beverage products
  • Good knowledge of cruise ship catering operation.
  • Familiar with all departments and their functions within Hotel / Food & Beverage operations.
  • Good English.


AND WE ALSO ANNOUNCE GALLEY UTILITY TRAINING PROJECT:

 

A new training program for those who don’t have proper education and work experience in cooking but would like to build a career in international company! 

Viking Ocean Cruises established a new training program for Galley utility cleaners to grow till Chef positions! 

Program description:

 

 


You apply for a Galley Utility Cleaner position.⠀

Successful new hires will be given an introductory training for Galley Utility Cleaner and you must work your 1st full contract as Galley Utility cleaner.⠀

On the second contract you can request to follow a career progression plan and get 2-3 months training for asst.cook position.⠀

Upon successful completion of training period, Executive Chef, Sanitation Officer and HR Mgr. will provide a training assessment to transfer the crew member. Transfers are only available if there are available slots without impacting the ongoing rotation plans. ⠀

You may continue growing your career with Viking up to Chef position on the next contracts! It all depends on you only!


What this program gives you?

 

You get a chance to build your career in 5* international company!

Free meals, accommodation

Paid flights to and from the ship

Legal employment based on 10-hour work day

Fixed return dates at the end of your contract

Free shipwide Wi-Fi

Free accomodation

The cost of your medical will be reimbursed upon successful joining with first paid salary.

The cost of your Schengen/ C1D/D visa will be reimbursed upon successful joining with first paid salary.


Requirements:

 ⠀

 

21+ years old

Good English

Dishwasher or pot washing experience in an industrial kitchen/ galley environment or kitchen helper experience preferable

Love cooking

Ready to work hard

Ready to learn a lot

 

 

SEND YOUR CV IN ENGLISH TO apply@ismira.lt

 

 

 

    URGENT SKYPE INTERVIEW!!!

AUTUMN 2018

  

WE ARE LOOKING FOR UKRAINE CANDIDATES

FOR ASAP JOINING FOR THE FOLLOWING 2 POSITIONS:  

 

STATEROOM STEWARD: 1,146-1,260 EUR

 

 

Responsibilities: 

Daily cleaning of approximately 18 staterooms

Cleaning of public areas, toilets and reception area according to requirements

Correct handling of guest laundry

Control and distribution of externally cleaned laundry and uniforms

Correct and careful handling of all cleaning products, materials and housekeeping equipment Rotating laundry duty incl. washing, ironing and folding activities

Checking and reporting technical defects of staterooms to the supervisor / reception

Luggage duty on embarkation and disembarkation day

Organization and planning of embarkation / disembarkation

Preparation of opening and closing ships at start and end of season 

Active participation in onboard training programs, etc

High school diploma required

Minimum of 2 years previous experience required in an upscale cruise line or hotel of comparable size in the similar position in the scope of the Housekeeping department

Good English communication skills

Ability to work independently, service-oriented and guest focused

Must be able to deal correctly with confidential information and must be discrete

Must be well groomed and maintain impeccable hygiene standards

Extensive walking required and ability to stand on feet for a long time

Hours may vary based upon organizational needs and operational demands

Guest focused, service oriented, positive personality and professional appearance

Flexible and stress resistant, team player, shows commitment 

A minimum of two years’ experience in the Pursers department on board a vessel.

Fluent English language, written and spoken. Additional language is an advantage.

Strong administrative and organizational skills

Computer knowledge (MSWord, Excel. Outlook) MXP is an advantage

Knowledge of Clearance and Visa requirements in international waters for both crew & passengers.

International experience / shipboard experience is required

Ability to work independently, positive, approachable personality, professional appearance, excellent communication skills.

Flexible and stress resistant, team player, shows commitment


 

Shorex staff: salary 2,215EUR/7months contract


Requirements: 

 

 

Must have previous experience in the applied role

Desirable: Firsthand knowledge of our ports of call / previous experience on an ocean ship

Excellent English skills, other languages are an asset

Service oriented and guest focused

Must work independently, good computer knowledge

Excellent management, organizational and communication skills

Positive personality and attitude, friendly and neat appearance

Stress resistance, flexibility, team player


Hot positions:

Chef de Cuisine: salary 2,100 - 2,210EUR

Chef de Partie: salary 1,270 - 1,480EUR

Commis de Cuisine: salary 1,146 - 1,280EUR

Requirements: 

Graduated apprenticeship as cook

Min. 1-3 years professional experience in all areas of a 4 or 5 star operation

1 year experience in same or similar position

Chef de Rang (Waiter/ess): salary 1,146 - 1,260EUR

Requirements: 

Min. 2 years professional experience as Chef de Rang in 4 or 5* operation

Knowledge of wines and other beverages

Stateroom Steward/ess: salary 1,146 - 1,260EUR +tips

You are responsible for an optimum of cleanliness and order as well as hygiene onboard to the fullest guest satisfaction in accordance with Viking River Cruises Standards. 


Utility: salary 1,146- 1,260EUR + tips

You ensure clean crockery and are in charge of absolute cleanliness and tidiness in the scullery in accordance with Viking River Cruises Standards.

 

2d purser admin: salary 2,700EUR/ 6 months contract 

 

Requirements: 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Fluent English skills, other languages are an asset

Ability to work independently, service-oriented and guest focused

Positive Personality, neat appearance

Flexibility and stress resistance, team player, commitment


Responsibilities: 


•    Professional preparation and distribution of daily meals including breakfast, lunch, tea time, dinner, etc. for crew and guests in accordance with Executive Chef manual and menu cycle

•    Ordering of stock in cooperation with Executive Chef

•    Correct handling of all products and equipment

•    Conducting stock takes; inventory according to company procedures

•    Preparation to open and close ships at start and end of season

•    Active participation in onboard training programs

•    Luggage duty on embarkation and disembarkation day


Requirements: 

•    Min. 2 years professional experience in hotel /catering industry/ restaurants

•    International experience /ship experience is an asset

•    Good English skills, other languages are an asset

•    Ability to work independently, service-oriented and guest focused

•    Ability to train and motivate subordinates

•    Flexibility and stress resistance, team player, commitment, positive personality, neat appearance

 

Last updated 4 October 2018