Responsible for the following duties as related to the housekeeping department:

  • Setting up of written duty rosters for all housekeeping staff, as well as planning of stations
  • Organizing, managing and motivating all housekeeping staff
  • Implementing and maintaining  the company standards and budgets for the housekeeping department
  • Servicing the cabins in a selected station
  • Ensuring that the laundry is running smoothly
  • Maintaining control of external laundered linen and uniforms, including quality control and control of delivery notices
  • Issuing, controlling and ensuring return of company uniforms
  • Issuing and controlling purchase orders for the housekeeping department in cooperation with the Hotel Manager
  • Receiving and checking deliveries for the housekeeping department
  • Correctly handling and storing all housekeeping supplies, detergents and equipment
  • Maintaining impeccable cleanliness, hygiene and tidiness in the serviced cabins and all public passenger and crew areas
  • Performing active cost controlling and maintaining budgets in the housekeeping department
  • Taking monthly stock, as per company’s instructions
  • Providing continuous training for all housekeeping staff
  • Implementing correct appearance/uniformity, as well as standards of personal hygiene of all housekeeping crew
  • Providing efficient services in cooperation with the Hotel Manager
  • Performing various preparatory duties prior to and at the end of the season


  • English and/or German spoken
  • Completed training (school)
  • 3 years of management experience in a comparable position
  • Experience as a chambermaid aboard ships


  • independence
  • management skills
  • motivational skills
  • flexiblity
  • organizational skills
  • loyalty
  • honesty
  • objectivity
  • stress resistance
  • high standards for cleanliness/hygiene
  • EU Passport