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HotJob Title

HotJob Title


Chef de rang / Senior waiter on River Cruise Ships
Crewing - Waiter


Type of job
Required Level
Advanced Level (>5 years)  
Cruise Lines  
Working hours per day
Days off per month
Wage / Currency
2375 - 2375 EUR  
Candidate Gender
Candidate Age
24 - 30  
 Free Accommodations ?  Free Meals ?  Other Bonuses ?  Transport included ?  Medical Insurance included ?


HotJob Description
The duties and responsibilities of the Senior Waiter include but are not limited to:
- Responsible for assisting in achieving the departmental guest satisfaction targets and the food and beverage revenues determined by the Company for the restaurant organization.
- Checks with every guest, during each meal period, to ascertain satisfaction with service and food.
- Follows and is compliant with all Public Health rules and regulations.
- Oversees, directs and instructs appropriately his/her assistant in order to ensure timeliness of service and guest.
- Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SEMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.
- Acts in a supervisory role when asked or scheduled by the restaurant management seeing to successful completion all the tasks and projects that are assigned.
- Takes ownership and sees to completion the side duties assigned by management such as inventories, linen, china, glassware, menus, stateroom wine deliveries, uniforms and orientation for new or returning crew.
- Assists management in conducting the training of waiters, junior waiters, restaurant stewards and mess staff. Attends the regular departmental meeting and the training sessions as scheduled.

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.

- Must be able to communicate fluently in English languages.
- Minimum of three years working experience in a fine dining environment in hotels or restaurants.
- Proven track record in achieving positive guest comments, service scores and high beverage sales.
- Excellent food and beverage knowledge expressed in positive results in company tests.
- Must be able to manage and service a workstation in a restaurant
- Must be able to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner within the time frames established by the Company for each meal period and for the different amounts of guests seated at a table.

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)

Please consider also the following additional information:
Uniform regulation on board
Black Shoes for all Head of Departments, Front Desk and Service Crew


Waiter Work Experience