Cunard - Bar Waiter
We are looking for people who have a real passion for guest experience and who love going the extra mile. You will visit different places, explore new worlds and gain experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.
As a Bar Waiter, your main responsibilities will include:
- Serving drinks to guests and crew and charging accounts accurately.
- Maximising bar revenue by up selling and engaging with guests.
- Delivering exceptional service at all times.
- Maintaining the hygiene standards of the bar/pantry and all equipment used. Reporting of any defects.
The bars on our ships are world class; it would therefore be great if you had experience working in a 4 or 5 star high volume bar establishment. In addition, let us know if you have any recognised bar qualifications such as WSET Level 1 in Wines and Spirits as this would be to your advantage. However, these are not essential. We believe in hiring people with the right attitudes and strengths over their competencies.
As a Bar Waiter, you will have a drive to seek excellence in your work as well as a natural ability think on your feet. Serving guests at some of the most luxurious outlets at sea means that you strive for high standards and thrive on meeting and exceeding expectations. The fact that you love to learn new things will mean your product knowledge will be extensive, therefore making selling and serving our products enjoyable and effortless. The bars have sales targets to meet. Therefore, the fact you enjoy meeting and exceeding goals will make meeting these targets trouble-free for you.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading Cruise brands. Life on board involves working 10 hours a day, 7 days a week for the time that you are on board. Your ten hours will be split between morning, afternoon and evening activities.
Please note that no STCWs are required for this role
‘Better together’ is one of Carnival UK’s core values. This means we are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and our people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.
Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises and Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday happiness and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.
Our Cunard ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel for over 175 years. Our ships are known as The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World. We continue our legacy with Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. Our flagship, Queen Mary 2, provides the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York. In 2022 our 4th Queen will join our Cunard fleet.
P&O Cruises have seven ships, including our flagship Britannia which joined our fleet in March 2015. Our two new ships, the largest in the UK market, will join the fleet in 2020 and 2022. We offer experiences tailored towards British tastes by combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail. We ensure all passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time.
It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun. Join us on our journey, apply now.
You will need valid STCW certificates to apply for this position. Find an STCW course near you.
Good knowledge of the English language is required.
A world of excitement, fun and possibilities
A market leader in the cruise industry, we operate ships all over the world. We’re most widely recognised by our famous brand names P&O Cruises and Cunard Line.
Working together, it’s our mission to be the most successful - the most spectacular - cruise company in Britain. To do this, we focus on providing the finest cruise experience for each and every customer. And of course, this isn’t possible without the skill and commitment of our people on board and ashore. That’s where you come in.
P&O Cruises is the largest cruise operator in the UK and, perhaps, the best-known in the world. Working on board the seven-ship fleet of Aurora, Oriana, Arcadia, Adonia, Oceana, Ventura and Azura, you’ll have the opportunity to experience luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, the Baltic, the Norwegian Fjords, the Caribbean, the Atlantic Islands, and round-the-world voyages.
Cunard Line offers the only regular transatlantic crossing service on board the world famous Queen Mary 2. The 1,968-passenger Queen Victoria, launched in November 2007, undertakes a number of different voyages, while the latest ship, the Queen Elizabeth, joined the fleet in Autumn 2010.
It takes great passion and real commitment to maintain our position at the top. That’s why we’re always looking for people, both shipboard and shoreside, who share our obsession and drive to provide the most memorable experiences imaginable.
This is your chance to join us on our journey.