Once you are offered employment, all applicants must pass a medical examination by designated physicians. Applicants will be responsible for the cost of the examination. You must be physically fit to work on a cruise ship.
Length of contract:
Depends on the type of job, but most contracts are for a period of 8 to 10 months (from the end of March until end of October / January).
Contract is renewable in the next season. You may also choose to work in the Winter season for short-term contract ( approx. 2 months).
Working program is 7 days per week, from 10 - 12 hours per day.
Food and accommodation on board:
Is free for crew members. These expenses are taken care of by the cruise line so you will not have to worry about bills while working on board a ship. Living arrangements vary by ship and shipboard position. Some positions like Hotel Managers enjoy single cabins, and generally two /four employees share a cabin.
The company covers the costs for your medical and life insurance while on board the ship. Therefore, you do not need to buy a travel medical insurance before joining the ship.
Transportation to and from the ship is usually covered by the Cruise Line. In most cases, you will get a refund for your ticket to the ship, while the return trip will be organized directly by the Cruise Line.
Port of embarkation:
Each of the cities situated on the banks of the Danube, Rhine, Main or Mosel rivers can be an embarkation port. In most cases, you will embark in: Budapest, Passau, Vienna, Köln or Amsterdam.
Do you show iniative and work independent in pragmatic manner?
On top of that you are always willing to go the extra mile for our guests?
If you find yourself portrayed, you should get in contact with us.
All positions require a good knowledge of spoken English or German language, other languages are an advantage.
For non-EU residents a working and residence permit for Germany is obligatory.
If we caught your interest, we look forward to receive your application including:
• CV in English or German
• Photo of you (preferably in uniform or business formal dress code)
• A scanned copy of your passport
• Reference letter or an appraisal from a former employer
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