RIVER - Trainee Galley (Chef)

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. In 2022, Viking guests could enjoy the comfort and elegance of our award-winning fleet with 8 new river ships, two expedition ships built specifically to explore the world's most remote destinations, and a unique Mississippi River ship in the U.S. In 2023 Viking celebrates the inaugural season of our 8th Ocean vessel: the Viking Neptune and the building of our 9th Ocean vessel: the Viking Saturn.

 

WHY JOIN THE VIKING TRAINING?

 

If you have always dreamed of combining your love for travel with starting your career, then Viking is a great fit.

 

Now is the time to join the new Viking Training to start training for one of our onboard river positions.

 

If you have the Viking attitude but lack cruise or hospitality experience we are still interested in working with you. Your attitude is most important. Everything else comes from the Viking Training.

During the training, you learn more about the position and what it is like to work onboard one of our river ships. Training programs can be completed in 2-5 weeks. Upon completion, Viking will consider you for the position for which you were trained.

 

RIVER – Trainee Galley (Chef or Utility)

  • English knowledge (A2)
  • An open-minded, passionate personality
  • Eager to learn
  • Able to deal with physical workload
  • Able to deal with a high level of stress
  • Preferably has worked as Utility and/or understands the kitchen

 

Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in European Union.

 

CONTRACT: Trainee contract; training expenses will be covered by Viking

 

APPLICATION AND JOB RELEVANT INFORMATION

Our roles will be subject to our appearance standards (including in relation to visible tattoos) and employees are expected to project a professional image at all times. Visible tattoos are not permitted. Tattoos concealed with make-up, skin-colored sleeves or any covering other than the company uniform will still be considered visible for the purposes of our appearance standards. Exemptions to this may be considered on a case-by-case basis where appropriate. Tattoo removal may not result in successful employment and therefore is not encouraged and is the candidate’s personal decision. Furthermore, any offer of employment is subject to you passing all mandatory medical examinations as required by the company. After submitting your CV, we might ask you to introduce yourself with a personal video recording. We always encourage our candidates to take this step to add their personality to any written application. Please note, however, that this step is optional and not a mandatory part of the recruiting process. For further information please refer to our Recruitment Guidelines.

 

DISCLAIMER
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