This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Do you have a friendly, outgoing personality and a good work ethic? Are you ready to meet people and experience beautiful scenery?
The Yorktown, accommodating 138 guests, is currently accepting resumes. The ship sails to ports within the US, Canada and Central America.
Your submission requires year-round availability. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.
Work schedules revolve around the vessel's year-round operation. Crew travel and live onboard the vessel, working 6-8 continuous weeks, then receive 2-4 weeks of unpaid vacation off the ship. Travel is paid from the employee?s home airport within the contingent 48 states.
Onboard, employees work 12 hours a day, 7 days a week; an 84 hour work week.
The company provides room and board during each crewmember's scheduled work rotation. Living on a vessel is a unique experience and crew cabins are, out of necessity, very small. Typically two crewmembers will share a cabin containing bunk beds, a small personal locker, a desk and a full bathroom. While on vacation from the vessel, crew must cover all their personal living and transportation costs.
-Satisfactory completion of background screening, drug test, and physical
-3-5 years' experience as a hands on sous chef in a quality establishment producing fine cuisine.
-Knowledgeable in word, excel, must be able to understand budgets and maintaining food cots.
-Proficient in all aspects of galley operations from cooking, cost controls, sanitation and production of quality menu selections.
-Need to be well versed and strong in all aspects of the galley, Pantry, sauce, soup, fish, meats, vegetables, poultry, roasting some baking and desserts.
-Train workers to a high standard of daily operations including Vessel Sanitation USPH, and quality food production for the passengers and crew Work with the Executive Chef and other crew and participate in on deck bar-b-que and on site cooking for breakfast / lunch/ dinner loading supplies and assisting where necessary.
-Must have, or be able to obtain, a ServeSafe "Food Safety Manager" Certification.
Jobs on cruise ships are extremely challenging. If you're looking for a "personal vacation," a position onboard the Yorktown would not work for you or for us.
Qualified applicants will be contacted by the V.Ships Leisure USA, LLC crewing department to being the interview process. V.Ships Leisure USA, LLC provides full management services to the Yorktown, including all recruiting and human resources functions. V.Ships is the world's largest provider of ship management services to a fleet of over 960 vessels encompassing most types of ships. It is an international company with 68 offices located in 26 countries employing 1,600 office personnel and 24,000 shipboard staff. V.Ships Leisure Division is the largest supplier of management and outsourcing to the maritime leisure industry.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO) and a Drug-Free Workplace.