Catering Steward / Stewardess
Organisation: Waverley Excursions
Salary: £130 per day
Seasonal Job Opportunity Aboard Paddle Steamer Waverley
We are seeking to appoint up to 8 crew members to join our onboard catering team for Waverley’s 2022 season (May – October). The successful candidates will live aboard Waverley to work within the self-service restaurant, tea bar, galley and bars. You will strive to provide a high quality service to both passengers and crew.
This is an exciting opportunity to work aboard this unique vessel. We would welcome applicants who have experience in a similar role on other vessels. In return a competitive daily rate of pay will be offered.
Waverley is based on the Firth of Clyde but does operate in several areas around the UK. Crew will therefore have the opportunity to visit many ports in the course of the operating season.
Ideally Candidates will Possess:
Merchant Shipping STCW Certificates including:
1) Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
2) Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF)
3) Elementary First Aid (EFA)
4) Security Awareness (SA)
5) Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR)
– ENG1 Medical issued by relevant UK Authority or recognised equivalent
– Right to work in the UK.
Waverley Excursions is willing to provide the necessary training, and meet the cost, for candidates with suitable experience in the hospitality industry to be awarded STCW and ENG 1 certificates.
The Role of Catering Steward / Stewardess
As a member of the catering crew on Waverley you will be focused on passengers and providing the best level of customer service. Daily duties involve storing the ship and preparing her for passenger service, serving in one of the onboard facilities while ensuring passenger areas are kept clean and tidy.
We would be willing to appoint a candidate who solely wishes to work in the galley.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for this position please send a CV with covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Through working on Waverley you will gain valuable experience of working at sea which will allow you to apply to other ship operating companies. There are career progression opportunities within Waverley Excursions including Second Steward and Chief Steward.
Application Deadline: Friday 15/04/2022