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Bar Waiter - River Ships - Switzerland-France

  • Switzerland, Europe
  • in EUROS NET +live in + tips

Bar Waiter - RIVER SHIPS - Switzerland-France

The Company

Established in 1997, the company is a well-known River & Ocean Cruise company that has grown to be the World’s Leading River Cruise Line, and with the launch of its ocean fleet, it has also become the leader in small ship ocean cruising.

The company currently operates a fleet of more than 90 vessels, state-of-the-art ships that have received numerous accolades since their launch from industry experts and travelers alike. Viking was voted the #1 River Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler in their 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, and for the fifth year in a row, has been named the #1 Ocean Cruise Line* by Travel + Leisure readers in the World’s Best Awards 2020.

The Requirements for the Bar Waiter

  • EU passport or id required
  • Medium/Satisfactory/Good level of English

What is offered for the Bar Wiater

Salary is 2.477€ (1.856€ Net) , paid monthly directly to candidate’s bank account. Hand tip stays with candidate.

**BONUS (End of season payment)

There is an end of season payment (Bonus) system in place. The bonus is calculated per days worked with guests.

The payout amount depends on the role held at the end of the Season.


Child allowance is available with Swiss or French contracts if entitled according to the rules (for example

Switzerland has different entitlement rules depending on double treaties with domicile country in scope)

- Social Benefits: Health & Accident insurance, payments into pension fund.

-Vacation: 5-10 weeks paid vacation during the season (depending on contract length, approx. every 8 weeks on board 2 weeks off).

-Working hours: The standard hours of work are around 10/day.

-Training: if needed, is fully paid, all candidates will be assigned to openings after successfully completion of the training. Travel expenses will be reimbursed once the candidate starts the contract (not during the training).

-Salary: Salary is paid monthly directly to candidate’s bank account. Hand tip stays with candidate.

-Uniform: will be provided. Shoes have to be provided by candidate. For all kitchen crew: knives have to be brought by candidates.

- Travel: the first and last trip of the season, to and from the vessel, will be reimbursed after the successful completion of the probation period.

-Accommodation: All vessels are new and well maintained; with modern crew cabins for 2 people, comprising of bunk-beds, private bathroom and flat screen TV. Full board is provided, and the use of Wi-Fi is free.


If you would like to know more or you would like to apply for this truly exceptional Chef de partie opportunity, please send to Maria Tsimpiropoulou, attaching a copy of your CV . We look forward to hearing from you.

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