Royal Caribbean Group

Housekeeping Manager

Royal Caribbean Group
Housekeeping Jobs
Assistant Housekeeper
28 June 2024


1. Housekeeping Manager owns the guests experience related to cleanliness and visual impressions onboard, offering a seamless execution of premium service that is both exceptional and memorable.

2. Housekeeping Manager must possess outstanding hospitality, communication, and organizational skills in addition to effective decision-making abilities.

3. This individual will take full ownership and accountability for the maintenance and cleanness and will also ensure the flawless delivery of all services to the highest level of expectation.

4. He/she excels at establishing and maintaining a positive working environment and manages to performance expectations through open and frequent communication.

5. He/she demonstrates excellent training, leadership development and recognition skills with both supervisors and crew members, and always maintains a strong floor presence, ensuring team members deliver exceptional customer service to guests through flawless and consistent execution of their responsibilities.

6. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the shipboard employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to perform any other job related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.

7. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with the Company's Safety, Quality and Environmental standards and Royal Caribbean International’s brand standards, SQM standards, USPH guidelines.



1. Two to three years progressive Housekeeping managerial experience, preferably in an upscale hotel, resort, or cruise ship. (Shipboard experience preferred).

2. Preferred bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, business administration or related field from an accredited college or university or the international equivalent.

3. Extensive knowledge of proper cleaning techniques, chemical handling and safety related procedures, requirements and use of equipment, personal protective equipment and job safety analysis related to proper handling chemicals, lifting, pushing, and pulling heavy equipment, garbage removal.

4. Knowledgeable about talent assessment techniques, quality service standards and guest satisfaction, development of crew / management, leadership skills and coaching abilities for front line employees and junior management, increased ability to solve issues.

5. Knowledge of policies and practices involved in the human resources function.

6. Working knowledge of computers, Internet access, and the ability to navigate within a variety of software packages such as Excel, Word, or related Company programs (SQM, OCIMS, Fidelio, LGA, Medallia, Kronos etc.)

7. Working knowledge of financial aspects, budgeting, and cost containment, planning and future orders, inventories, and C&R.

8. Demonstrates strong results oriented management style with proven successes.

9. Must focus on operational goals where training, leadership development and recognizing overall team performance is paramount.

10. Specific knowledge of principles and processes for providing exceptional customer and personal service including needs assessment, problem resolution, demonstrated strong attention to detail and achievement of quality service standards.

11. Must be able to utilize and administer the progressive disciplinary action process through coaching and counseling to improve performance where possible.

12. Ability to communicate diplomatically with managers, shipboard and shore-side employees to resolve problems and negotiate amicable resolution to challenges.

13. Flexibility to manage, direct and encourage a positive, dynamic, diverse Housekeeping operation by navigating through a changing work environment.

14. Pass Omnia Assessment for Behavior and Cognitive

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 English language is required.

Royal Caribbean Group

Royal Caribbean Group

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) is a cruise vacation company comprised of three award-winning global brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruises. Royal Caribbean Group is also a 50% owner of a joint venture that includes TUI Cruises and Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Together, our brands operate a global fleet of 60 ships traveling to more than 800 destinations worldwide.

We’re proud of the way our team members from different cultural backgrounds, ages, races, religions, education levels, sexual orientation, genders, and disabilities come together to create the incredible vacation experiences we’re known for. We believe that the diversity of our employees plays a major role in our success.

We are proud of our entrepreneurial spirit, the force that drives us to innovate. It’s that state of mind that helps us see opportunity where others see only risk.

Come join our RCG family and journey with us!

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