Head Cleaner – Cruise Ship

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To ensure the overall cleanliness of all Galley Outlets / pot wash and dish wash areas. Provide proper training / guidance to all Galley Utilities and assisting the Kitchen Steward to supervise and maintain the cleanliness of all Galleys and adjacent areas assigned to the Food & Beverage Department.


  • Must be familiar with the entire operation and a total understanding of USPH Rules and Regulations
  • Must monitor the OT of the night shift Galley Utility Cleaner.
  • Ensures that subordinates (night shift team) follow their schedules and produce the required tasks as per their job descriptions on a daily basis.
  • Ensures that garbage segregation is conducted accordingly (night shift team)
  • Ensures that assigned crew (night shift team) are well groomed and in proper uniform when reporting on duty.
  • Keeping a fluent communication in any cases of indiscipline or poor performance.
  • Coach and train the subordinates (night shift team) encouraging and motivating them to develop them selves.
  • Responsible for the cleaning and storage in of certain kitchenware in the assigned Galley Locker.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and working condition of all Cleaning and Washing equipment (night shift), any possible damages must be reported to the Kitchen Steward.
  • Monitor chemical consumption and cleaning materials (night shift team)
  • Avoid breakages of equipment / china. Any breakage must be reported to Kitchen Steward or recorded on a breakage list. In absence of the Kitchen Steward or any other of is peers, the Head Cleaner must be able to place AVOS and communicate with the personnel concerned.
  • Supervise and support the dish wash areas during the peak hours to prevent loss of and breakage.
  • Areas of responsibility (all galley outlets and adjacent) have to be kept up to USPH standards at all time.
  • Head Cleaner must be present during USPH inspections carried out by the on board management.
  • Duties are not limited to these above-mentioned assignments; furthermore they may change as per guidelines directed by the Kitchen Steward and Executive Chef.

Culinary Chef Package-Viking Cruises Safety

  • Participates in safety drills according to instructions and on board schedule.
  • Complies with safety and pollution prevention regulations and operating procedures.


  • Basic Schooling

Reports to: Executive Chef / Executive Sous chef, Kitchen Steward

Subordinates: Utility Cleaner


  • Must be able to lead/train and motivate a team of 17 Galley Utilities Language requirements
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (oral and written) any other languages are considered a plus.
  • Ability to communicate with his Head of Department and subordinates alike Safety/Security
  • Participating in safety drills as per SMS and ship’s schedule.
  • Adhering to company security, safety and environmental regulations while being in full compliance with the code of conduct.


Age and Health: Minimum age should be twenty five (23) years old. Be physically fit and in good health, without any previous record/history of medical problems, drugs and alcoholism. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs (30 kilos) on a daily basis and able to work a minimum of ten hours per day, seven days a week.

Professional Experience and Education:

  • Basic schooling.
  • Previous experience in hotel/galley stewarding in considered a plus.
  • Must have knowledge of basic computer skills like MS-Office and AVO.



Job Description • Contract • Company Rules and Regulations • S.T.A.R. Service Experience Standards • Viking College • Uniform Regulation • SOP’s

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.