RIVER - Utility
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RIVER - Utility




RIVER - Utility

About the job


To provide at all times high standards and consistency of cleanliness of the crockery. In charge of absolute cleanliness and tidiness in the scullery in accordance with Viking Standards and Operating Procedures.


• 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
• Preparation of opening and closing ships at start and end of season
• Ensuring food safety, highest level of cleanliness in the galley and production areas at all times in accordance with Viking standards and HACCP procedures
• Participation in loadings
• Correct storage of stock; establishing of par levels
• Active participation in onboard training programs
• Luggage duty on embarkation and disembarkation day
• Assisting in basic food preparation
• Participate in departmental “Daily Reunions”
• Teamwork

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

Product Knowledge

• Be fully proficient and knowledgeable about the dishwashing scope of work
• Become knowledgeable about the menu cycle, daily program, and itinerary-related ports of call and shore excursions
• KPI Performance
• Positively contribute in achieving / succeeding the KPI goals (quality and financial) for the Galley Department, as well as for the entire Food and Beverage Department
• Strong motivation to achieve the company goals and objectives Security
• Full knowledge about safety & security procedures
• Participations in all training concerning safety & security, fire prevention, evacuation exercises as required by the company

About you


• Good spoken English skills, itinerary related language in addition is an advantage
• Ability to work independently, service-oriented and guest focused
• Good spoken English skills, itinerary related language in addition is an advantage
• 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
• Guest focused, service oriented, positive personality and professional appearance
• Flexible and stress resistant, team player, shows commitment


Implement SOP policies, procedures, standards, as laid out by the management
Ensure appropriate appearance and clothing according to the updated grooming standards

The company reserves the right to change/extend this job description, if necessary, at any point of time during her/his employment.

The company


More than 20 years ago, Viking® set the standard for what river cruising should be, and today we are the leader that all others follow. In 2015, we took the same small ship, destination-focused experience to the seas and reinvented ocean cruising. Over the years Viking has won numerous ocean and river cruise line awards from Condé Nast Traveler, Cruise Critic, Travel + Leisure, Travel Weekly and more.

Viking is a strong and dynamic company—with a growing fleet of more than 80 river ships and seven ocean vessels cruising over 100 itineraries around the world. In 2022, our guests will experience all the comfort and elegance of our award-winning fleet with two expedition ships built specifically to explore the world's most remote destinations. We will also expand our operations to the U.S. with the addition of a new Mississippi River ship.


If you have always dreamed of combining your love of travel with the ability to grow your career, consider a position at Viking. We are the world’s leading small ship cruise line, and there is tremendous potential to advance your career with us. As part of our crew, when your ship is docked at the many destinations we visit, you can explore ashore and refresh during your free time.

Additionally, with Viking’s award-winning service and thoughtfully curated onboard experiences, our guests are typically very satisfied. This, combined with Viking’s gratuity guidelines, means that you can expect to be well rewarded as an employee on board a Viking ship.

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RIVER - Utility

Basel, Switzerland

Seasonal, 6 months

Start Date:As soon as possible

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