This is happening! Virgin Voyages announces ONLINE INTERVIEW IN FEBRUARY 2021.

Virgin Voyages provides just amaaaazing conditions:

  • Work on board brand new company vessels Scarlet Lady or Valiant Lady
  • Be a part of special Virgin Voyage’s lifestyle and philosophy and grow together
  • Contract length - 4-6 months for most positions, for entry positions - 7 months
  • Free food and accommodation on board
  • The employer is going to provide or reimburse expenses for the following:

* STCW certification

* Joining tickets

* Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME)

* Necessary Visas

* Joining expenses, such as transfers, hotel accommodations, subsistence

The Gig:

We’re on an exciting journey to create one of the most irresistible travel brands in the world and are building an epic team to help make our ambition a reality. We are on the hunt for a super talented ‘someone’ who believes that maxing and relaxing by the pool is a noble pursuit. This special someone hates tan lines and never wants the pool party to end. If you know how to keep Sailors smiling even while they’re snoring in a hammock, keep reading.

We need a special ‘someone’ who will oversea the Pool & Deck areas onboard our lovely ladyship, Scarlet. They will make sure our cabanas are stocked with our Sailor’s favorite items and the pool’s deck always looks inviting.

In other words, this ‘someone’ needs to know how to Make Ship Happen. Your excellent attention to detail and self-starter mentality means you can think quick on your feet and keep calm when ship gets real. Ultimately, we won’t be able to remember how we got by without you.

What You’ll be Up To:

  • Responsible for overseeing the opening, maintenance and closing of pool decks
  • Check weather and hourly rain percentage and projected wind speeds to plan accordingly
  • Ensures Pool nets are attached and detached as necessary
  • Notifies Asst. Beverage Manager of any defects to lighting, heating or ventilation equipment in their area
  • Delivers exceptional customer service and reports any sailor complaints to Asst. Beverage Manager
  • Maintains supply of clean towels in pool areas
  • Check Cabana Reservations to ensure all reservations are communicated to cabana team along with pool attendants in the area
  • Check linen inventory and ensure that there is a sufficient number of towels and covers for the day
  • Ensures all Deck furniture is maintained to a high standard and informs Technical department of any repairs required
  • Carries out sanitation of shower heads and shower cubicles
  • Monitors and assists in the setup of Pool areas and ensures that the area is kept up to company standards at all times
  • Schedules and leads Pool Service Attendant team with poolside amenity program
  • Assists in coordinating and supervising Sailor events held around the Pool area
  • Is familiar with all cruise services/features and activations to respond to Sailor inquiries accurately
  • Mentors, coaches and trains Pool Service Attendants in order to develop and enhance their skill set

Superpowers Required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ recent experience as Head Butler or Pool Deck/Service Supervisor onboard a Premium Cruise ship or 4/5 star hotel/resort
  • Passionate about people and able to handle guest complaints with a smile!
  • All certificates as required by the STCW code for this position
  • Strong written & verbal skills

What Matters to Us

At Virgin, your personality matters as much as how good you are at what you do. We want you to bring it to our hang out spot and help make the place even better. So, we won’t be surprised to hear that when people talk about you they say you are clever, on top of it, able to think ahead, intuitive, passionate and someone people respect and enjoy working with because you make things happen.

Last updated: JANUARY 10, 2021

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