26 Jun 2014

1ST COOK

AMERICAN QUEEN STEAMBOAT COMPANY Full-Time

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Job Description

This position is an onboard position. Candidate will live onboard the boat in the assigned crew areas. They will be on a 12-week on/4-week off rotation, meaning they will live entirely on the vessel for 12 weeks (including weekends), then have 4 weeks off. This position requires a clean background and drug screen. Our company prides itself on customer service, professionalism, and neat appearance. Candidates with previous cruise industry experience and four-star service experience are encouraged to apply.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – the following are essential functions of the job but are not all-inclusive.

• Coordinates with Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef and Sous Chef action plan for meal period.
• Inspect pre-opening progress and direct/assist as needed to ensure that all food operations meet or exceed standards and passenger expectations.
• Responsible for supervision and administration of line cooks and utility during meal period.
• Ensure that all Galley departments are always in full compliance with 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 food specifications and presentations are adhered to during meal period.
• Daily attention to all cost control systems.
• Meet and exceed passenger expectations by ensuring departments provide “Yes, I can!” service
• Maintain compliance with the company grooming and uniform standards
• Demonstrate a leadership style conducive to exceeding standards and maximizing crew retention
• Assist as needed in all mandated inventories and orders.
• Participate and ensure participation of all USCG mandated drills and emergency procedures as directed
• Other duties as directed

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

• High school diploma
• Two years full service operations
• Experience in supervision and training of employees
• Cruise industry experience preferred
• Submit to and pass alcohol and drug tests as including but not limited to pre-employment, random, post-accident testing
• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
• Good verbal & written communication skills

WORKING CONDITIONS
• Living onboard the boat in close quarters with fellow co-workers for 12-weeks at a time
• Ability to maneuver tight quarters of the boat including many stairs, crew areas, engine room, and rooms without windows
• Outside conditions, extreme heat.
• Marine operation subject to varied wake and motion.
• Moderate noise level.

Markets: Portland. Job Categories: Kitchen. Job Types: Full-Time.