*** HIRING FOR 2020 SEASON ***
Our overnight cruises division American Queen Steamboat Company specializes in overnight cruise vessel management and operations. Steamboat/riverboat overnight cruises along America’s rivers and inland waterways are a resurgent part of the American experience.
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The Galley Porter has responsibility for the proper organization and sanitation of all galley and storage areas on their shift. He/she will be responsible for ensuring that proper ware washing, storage and organization during their shift achieve the highest standard of quality and cleanliness that the company is aiming for and to stay in full compliance of company policy and procedures.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Coordinate with Executive Chef action plan for meal period.
• Ware washing, storage and stocking of all galley equipment, coordinate with staff to ensure that proper par levels of service ware is maintained.
• Follow all Company, United States Coast Guard and Federal Drug Administration rules and regulations at all times.
• Participate in pre shift and post shift line meetings.
• Ensure that all sanitation and safety specifications are adhered to during meal period.
• Daily attention to all cost control systems.
• Maintain compliance with the company grooming and uniform standards
• Asset as needed in all mandated inventories and orders.
• Participate and ensure participation of all USCG mandated drills and emergency procedures as directed
• Ensure behavior and performance supports the company’s Mission
• Follow company values in responding to others in work situations
• Meet “standards for service” behaviors
• Use recovery steps to respond to others who are dissatisfied
• Make hospitality standards an important part of day-to-day duties
• Be a STEAM System example for others
• Other duties as directed
Minimum Qualifications & Requirements
o HS Diploma or Equivalent Required
• Professional Certification(s) or License:
o Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) if applicable, and/or ability to obtain and maintain
o Copy of DD214, if Veteran status
• Skills & Abilities:
o Excellent verbal and written communications skills
o 1-2 years of experience in related field
o Cruise industry experience preferred
o Must be at least 21 years of age.
o Submit to and pass alcohol and drug tests as mandated by the USCG including but not limited to pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident/incident testing.
The majority of work is performed in a Marine environment in both indoor and outdoor conditions with exposure to various temperatures and weather conditions, along with a moderate to loud noise level.
The Marine operation is subject to varied wake and motion.
Positions both live and work onboard a vessel, on a rotational basis for consecutive port-to-port voyages during the regular season.
• Ability to stand and walk on nearly a constant basis
• Ability to bend, rotate and reach frequently
• Ability to carry, push/pull and/or lift materials weighing upwards of 50 lbs
• Ascending/descending stairs or ladders safely
• Ability to manipulate/handle/grip materials required to perform job
• Ability to maneuver through/in/around small and/or confined areas within the vessel
• Must be able to maintain both static and dynamic standing balance to complete various duties associated with job
• Must be capable of performing emergency duties as listed in the vessel’s station bill
• Crew bed/bunk equipment are rated for 250 lbs maximum weight capacity per bunk.