Ocean Cruises Assistant Purser f/m

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Crew Purser
February 13, 2021

Ocean Cruises Assistant Purser f/m

EU passport: No
Type of Cruise: Ocean Cruise
Salary (Net): €1745 - €2145

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Assist the Chief Purser in matters regarding ship clearance and hotel administration tasks.
  • Assist the Chief Purser with the crew sign on / sign off paperwork.
  • As each crew member signs on / off, ensure that he/she:
  • Is in possession of all appropriate documents. Medical Certificate, Passport, STCW certificates etc. For sign on and handed out all necessary documents before disembarkation
  • Collection of documents such as passport, Seamans book and certificates upon arrival of embarking crew.
  • Is signed on / off in both systems, Adonis and MXP
  • Report with all crew changes is being sent shore side.
  • Request, compare and book flight tickets for disembarking crew.
  • Keeping crew informed about port shore leave regulations, cash advance schedules and other relevant information.
  • Check clearance requirements for each port.
  • Organize and participate in Crew Welfare Meetings as well as organizing Crew Activities.
  • Documents upload in Adonis (Personnel Management System)
  • Submission of documents such as Seafarers Employment Agreements shore side.
  • Ensure that all lists are up-to-date and contain the correct information as required. These include crew lists, customs lists, personal details, passport, visas, summary of qualifications, etc.
  • Be familiar with the Company’s SMS.
  • Enter charges to guests’ and crew´s shipboard accounts.


  • Accounting degree or Higher Education in this particular field preferred, or hotel School beneficial.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in same or similar position, preferably on board a cruise ship.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Should have Basic German skills.
  • Must have good administrative skills (Microsoft Office, MXP and Adonis knowledge are a plus)
  • Knowledge in accounting and organization skills.
  • Must possess excellent leadership skills and have to be able to deal with all kind of crew and passengers from different countries, ranks etc.
  • Must be able to remain calm under pressure.
  • Needs to have an outgoing personality and has to possess a positive attitude, maintaining a friendly and approachable demeanor at all times.


  • STCW Certificates: Basic Safety, Crowd Management, Security Awareness
  • Seaman´s book
  • Medical certificate issued by an approved seafarer´s doctor

Your position:
Reports to Chief Purser.

Net Salary:
 Between 1745 to 2145 Euro
(The tips are included and always depending on the amount of guests onboard) ( Tips included )

STCW Certificates

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Work Experience Requirements

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Cruise Ship, in a 4/5* Hotel or in an Upscale Restaurant.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the following languages is required: English, German

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