Housekeeping Utility for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

V.Ships Leisure
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Hotel Utility / Cleaner
July 18, 2022
  • Job ID: 2453
  • Rank: House-Keeping Utility
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Joining Date: Mar 1, 2022
  • Type of Vessel:
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  • DWT / GRT: 1740

JOB TITLE:              Housekeeping Utility 

DEPARTMENT:      Housekeeping

REPORTS TO:        Senior Housekeeping Utility 


At more than 80 award-winning properties worldwide, The Ritz-Carlton Ladies and Gentlemen create experiences so exceptional that long after a guest stays with us, the experience stays with them. As the premier worldwide provider of luxury experiences, we set the standard for rare and special luxury service throughout the world. 

The Ritz-Carlton has taken the legendary service to sea with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection and seeks experienced luxury cruise hospitality professionals to become one of our Ladies and Gentlemen. 


The Housekeeping Utility provides cabin services to all Ladies and Gentlemen in their care with the goal of delivering complete satisfaction. This position is executing cleaning activities in public areas front of house and heart of house operating in accordance with the Public Health Standards and Standard Operating Procedures. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the Lady or Gentleman for this job. Functions, duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with the Company's Safety, Quality and Environmental standards. 


  1. Responsible for the cabin cleaning, replenishing of all cabin amenities, minibar, glassware, cutlery, laundry valet services and executing any other request in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, onboard benefit grid and in partnership with the other Housekeeping Utilities Executes the cleaning of all public areas front of house and heart of house as assigned in the public area cleaning sections as a member of the day or night cleaning team
  2. Responds to problems quickly and efficiently with a problem solving, proactive attitude. Communicates and records any challenges to the supervisor and escalates conflict resolution as necessary
  3. Reports non-functional equipment and any other topics impacting the operation in public areas, pantries and corridors to the supervisor
  4. Communicates actively with the Senior Housekeeping Utility regarding all work-related issues and other relevant topics
  5. Responsible for the proper storage of flowers and material in the flower pantry. Ensures pantries and storage areas are kept in impeccable condition and in accordance with Public Health, Agricultural and Safety Standards
  6. Ensures that all safety protocols are followed and wears all recommended PPE when working with equipment and chemicals. Ensures the safe storage of all chemicals as recommended by manufacturer guide lines following the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  7. Assists in executing inventories as requested. Consistently strives to minimize waste, breakage and wear and tear and ensures to follow proper procedures when discharging garbage
  8. Performs embarkation duties as assigned and provides wheelchair assistance to guest at the embarkation platform when required and requested by the supervisor
  9. Adheres to the Outbreak Prevention and Response Plan in case of an outbreak


  1. Valid Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) and flag certification for the duration of the contract and appropriate to position
  2. Sound knowledge and experience in cleaning and employee cabin services. Advanced understanding of processes and procedures in the Cruise and Hotel industry
  3. Sound knowledge and experience in Public Health rules and regulations related to United States Public Health (USPH) and Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
  4. Sound knowledge of Property Management and Inventory Management systems in the capacity of a regular user
  5. Previous experience onboard a luxury cruise ship as a Housekeeping Utility or similar role is required. In addition, experience in a luxury hospitality environment is preferred


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The Lady or Gentleman must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • All Yacht Ladies and Gentlemen must be physically able to participate in emergency lifesaving procedures and drills. Full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • All Yacht Ladies and Gentlemen must be able to communicate in the English language in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors and co-workers.

As one of the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, you are the most important asset in our service commitment to our guests. By joining us, as we not only meet but also exceed our guests’ expectations, you embody the legendary service that makes us a leading luxury brand. To bring our vision to life, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has exclusively partnered with V.Ships Leisure for recruiting our Ladies and Gentlemen. 

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