Bar Waiter

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Bar Waiter / Bar Waitress
January 19, 2023


To ensure a friendly and professional service at the bar, lounge and the sundeck to the fullest satisfaction of our guests and in accordance with Viking Standards and Operating Procedures.


  • Operation of bar procedures according to company SOP standards (e.g. menus, decoration, appearance)
  • Organization and execution of F&B related ship functions and special events
  • Preparing and serving drinks in accordance with company standards
  • Preparation and set up of Café Lunch in the lounge in co-operation with the Executive Chef and Maître D’Hotel / F&B Manager, and the Bar Manager
  • Ensuring highest level of cleanliness within bar, pantry, lounge, sundeck in accordance with HACCP standards
  • Cost control for bar in accordance with the budget
  • Correct handling of all products, materials and equipment (glasses, cutleries, and stock items etc.)
  • Assistance and rotation in the restaurant to work as Chef de Rang, as required by the operational needs and upon instructions from the supervisors
  • Establishing of weekly stock order in cooperation with Maître D’Hotel
  • Conduction of stock and inventory according to company procedures
  • Daily consumption report
  • Preparation of opening and closing ships at start and end of season
  • Correct storage of stock; establishing of par levels
  • Active participation on onboard training programs
  • Luggage duty on embarkation and disembarkation day, and participation in loadings
  • Participate in the departmental “Daily Reunion”
  • Ability to effectively deal with internal & external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts
  • Correct use of wait order system (WOS) on the MXP as per company instructions

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.




More than 20 years ago, Viking® set the standard for what river cruising should be, and today we are the leader that all others follow. In 2015, we took the same small ship, destination-focused experience to the seas and reinvented ocean cruising. Over the years Viking has won numerous ocean and river cruise line awards from Condé Nast Traveler, Cruise Critic, Travel + Leisure, Travel Weekly and more.

Viking is a strong and dynamic company—with a growing fleet of more than 80 river ships and seven ocean vessels cruising over 100 itineraries around the world.


If you have always dreamed of combining your love of travel with the ability to grow your career, consider a position at Viking. We are the world’s leading small ship cruise line, and there is tremendous potential to advance your career with us. As part of our crew, when your ship is docked at the many destinations we visit, you can explore ashore and refresh during your free time.

Additionally, with Viking’s award-winning service and thoughtfully curated onboard experiences, our guests are typically very satisfied. This, combined with Viking’s gratuity guidelines, means that you can expect to be well rewarded as an employee on board a Viking ship.

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