Specialized Stateroom Steward/ess Programme

Take the opportunity to join Viking Cruises

There is a Special Programme of Viking Cruises that is for first time in Europe together with our Company SAPKO-Crewing & Manning and Ship Engineering to give a chance of very motivated young candidates without previous experience on board.

The special ship programme is suitable for young people, who want to work on board Viking Cruises after short integration training as per the high level standards of the company for the Stateroom Steward position..

Viking Cruises has under operation more than 70 river passenger ships on all European rivers and about 30 ships Russia, China, Southeast Asia and Egypt and there are more to come, are looking for galley staff for season 2017 and would be interested in your application. River cruises range from 8 to 23 days, with itineraries featuring Europe’s Rhine, Main, Danube, Seine, Rhône, Douro, Moselle, Elbe, Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde Rivers; Russia’s Volga, Neva and Svir; Egypt’s Nile; China’s Yangtze; and Southeast Asia’s Mekong.

Employment Conditions:

  • Position: Stateroom Steward/ess
  • Net salary per month: 1 820 EUR net guaranteed per month / 2 326 EUR Gross salary per month + Personal Tips
  • The contracts are subject to Swiss labor law and based on an official 6 day week. This means that, apart from 2 regular vacation days per month, you will be credited 1 additional vacation day every week, plus all Swiss public holidays. With this system, all our employees are entitled to approximately 7-8 weeks of paid vacation during the seasonal contract. Our main goal is that all these days are being compensated as such and should not be paid out at the end of the season. For all on board positions we appoint vacation reliefs.
  • Tips are supplementary and will be distributed among the on board staff at a specified ratio: 20pts for Hotel Manager / 17pts for Head of Department / 12pts for Crew
  • Child allowances of approx. 180 EUR per month
  • Paid vacation: 6- 10 weeks during the duration of contract
  • Social Insurance in Switzerland or France depending of the Type of contract
  • Type of Contract: Swiss or French depending of the selling region
  • Sailing Region: All European Rivers
  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to 1 week to 10 days training depending of the company's programme and Company - Employer schedule for work offer on board.
  • The training will take place in special training center in Varna, Bulgaria simulating river ship, situated at the territory for Varna Naval Academy.
  • Take the chance to participate in a special programme with one of the leading companies in the river industry. Send us your application now and you will get the opportunity to complete a specialized training tailor to the requirements and standards of Vikings Cruises.
  • For more information contact us on contact@gstcpro.com or onboardjobs@abv.bg
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