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HotJob Title


Restaurant Waiter / Waitress on River Cruise Ships
Crewing - Restaurant waiter


Type of job
Required Level
Entry Level (<3 years)  
Cruise Lines  
Working hours per day
Days off per month
Wage / Currency
2375 - 2475 EUR  
Candidate Gender
Candidate Age
20 - 30  
 Free Accommodations ?  Free Meals ?  Other Bonuses ?  Transport included ?  Medical Insurance included ?


HotJob Description
  • Responsible for providing professional service of food and/or beverages of up to 20 passengers in a restaurant station or a part of the lounge
  • In charge of and co-responsibility for the cleaning of parts of the restaurant, back offices and workrooms as directed (side jobs)
  • Co-responsible for the mise-en-place in the restaurant, as per directives of the Maître d’*
  • Co-responsible for the cleaning of the restaurant glassware
  • Greeting of all passengers in the restaurant station at the beginning and end of every meal
  • Co-responsible for achieving and maintaining the RC standards in the restaurant and bar department
  • Assistance with the loading of ship’s supplies
  • Co-responsible for the correct handling of all food stock, as well as all the equipment in the restaurant and bar department
  • Co-responsible for the checking, distribution and if necessary replacement of printed matter, floral and other decoration in the restaurant
  • Assistance with the taking of the restaurant inventory as per company’s directives
  • Participation in the onboard training program
  • Various preparatory duties prior to and at the end of the season
  • Active communication with passengers in the restaurant to obtain feedback, as well as to generate revenue by recommendation
  • Responsible for the daily cashing-up of their generated revenue
  • Assistance with F&B activities (cocktails, welcome- and farewell parties, afternoon tea etc.), as well as special functions
  • Cooperation with luggage handling if necessary, as per supervisor’s directives
  • Cooperation in other departments if necessary, as per supervisor’s directives

The candidate has to prove education in catering school or courses where the basic standards are educated. Five star Hospitality experience without any graduation might be an option.
Advanced in English

Other Information

The employee is entitled to 6 days off per month. Per month or part thereof the days are calculated pro rata. Individual days off may be give onboard the ship according to the booking situation. The 72 days for the full year (12 month) include all days off/vacations days and public holidays according to Swiss law (52 Sundays and 9 public holidays = 61 per year)

Pension Plan / Insurances:
The employer insures the employee according to Swiss law for:
- Old age insurance (AHV)
- Unemployment insurance (ALV)
- Industrial and non-industrial accident insurance (SUVA)
- Sickness insurance (basic insurance - ÖKK)
- Daily benefit in case of sickness
- Pension plan (BVG – if applicable)

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