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Viking Cruises

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Job description


The Utility is responsible to provide at all times high standards and consistency of cleanliness of the crockery.
He/she is in charge of absolute cleanliness and tidiness in the scullery in accordance with Viking Standards and Operating Procedures.
This role is based in our Operational Head Office in Basel, Switzerland.
Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Switzerland or in possession of a valid work permit.


This document is not a definite overview of the expected responsibilities, tasks and duties. Items can be added in the future accordingly. The holder of this statement can be asked to take on other tasks in addition of the ones stated on the paper.
· Professional cleaning of crockery
· Cleanliness and order in the scullery/dish-washing area
· Regular cleaning of the kitchen area as per instructions from the supervisor
· Separation and disposal of waste/garbage
· Assistance to supervisors in placing orders for cleaning materials and relevant equipment
· Perfect order and cleanliness in working area in accordance with HACCP standard
· Correct handling, cleanliness and maintenance of all equipment and products
· Conduction of stock takes; inventory according to company procedures
· Ensuring food safety, highest level of cleanliness in the galley and production areas at all times in accordance with Viking standards and HACCP procedures
· Correct storage of stock; establishing of par levels
· Assisting in basic food preparation


· Outstanding flexibility: must be able to work during different times of the day, under pressure and reflect at all times, even under difficult conditions, a positive can-do attitude and the best image of Viking


· Be fully proficient and knowledgeable about the dishwashing scope of work
· Become knowledgeable about the menu cycle


· Full knowledge about safety & security procedures
· Participations in all training concerning safety & security, fire prevention, evacuation exercises as required by the company


· Fluency in English, German would be an asset
· Ability to work independently, service-oriented and guest-focused
· Flexibility and stress resistance, team player, commitment, positive personality, neat appearance
· 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
Job type
Fulltime job
Basel, Switzerland
F&B kitchen
Starting in
August 2018
Other benefits
· Regular office working hours (Monday until Friday) · Free parking · Free soft drinks, juices and coffee · Regular company events, e.g. sports games, BBQ, cooking classes · A dynamic and fast-growing environment where you can drive your future · A free cruise for you and your +1 every two years
JD 2018 UTILITY.pdf

Viking Cruises

Viking Cruises was founded by Chairman Torstein Hagen in 1997. The company established headquarters in Los Angeles, California in 2000 and through rapid expansion has enjoyed double-digit growth in recent years.

With operational headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, Viking provides travel experiences for guests with an interest in geography, culture and history. Each journey includes daily shore excursions, and an exclusive Culture Curriculum program that provides destination immersion through music performances, cooking demonstrations, informative port talks and guest lecturers.

Viking River Cruises award-winning Longships offer a variety of stateroom categories and true two-room suites with verandas. Onboard amenities include a restaurant, bar & lounge, library and expansive sun deck. Itineraries range from 8 to 23 days and feature the rivers of Europe, Russia, Egypt, China, and Southeast Asia.

In 2015, Viking introduced its first award-winning ocean ship with the 930-guest Viking Star. Sister ship Viking Sea joined the fleet in 2016, along with Viking Sky and Viking Sun in 2017. By 2028 Viking will have a fleet of sixteen ocean ships, making it the largest small ship ocean cruise line. Each ship boasts a veranda in every stateroom, a choice of restaurants, an infinity pool, a Nordic-inspired spa, panoramic Explorers’ Lounge, and more. Itineraries range from 8 to 141 days and feature destinations such as Scandinavia and the Baltic, the Mediterranean, the British Isles, and the Caribbean.

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