RIVER - Utility

River – Europe





Part of our Galley team on our River vessels, the Utility provides at all times high standards and consistency of cleanliness of the crockery. In charge of absolute cleanliness and tidiness in the scullery in accordance with Viking Standards and Operating Procedures. The Utility reports to Executive Chef.





  • Professional Cleaning of crockery
  • Cleanliness and order in the scullery / dish-washing area
  • Regular cleaning of the kitchen area as per instructions from the supervisor
  • Separation and disposal of waste / garbage
  • Assistance to supervisors in placing orders for cleaning materials and relevant equipment
  • Perfect order and cleanliness in working area in accordance with HACCP standard
  • Correct handling, cleanliness and maintenance of all equipment and products
  • Conduction of stock takes; inventory according to company procedures




Elevate Your Career 
Regardless of where you are on your career journey, Viking can help you in reaching new destinations with: 

  • Paid training program in skills and approach to premium hospitality services 
  • On-the-job coaching to help you advance rapidly  
  • A lifelong network of hospitality professionals from many different countries 
  • Internal transfer opportunities to River, Ocean and Expedition ships 


On board our ship 

  • Lodging, meals, unlimited Wi-Fi, uniforms, and laundry are free of charge for all crew members 
  • Crew cabins with only 2 berths (you will have one roommate). 
  • Travel to/from the ship provided by Viking 
  • Dedicated crew areas and activities 
  • Sundeck area for crew use  


Employee benefits 

  • Paid vacation 
  • Referral program 
  • Loyalty bonuses 
  • No immediate tax deduction – potential for tax-free salary, depending on nationality 




  • Good spoken English skills
  • Any additional language is an advantage
  • Previous experience in the same role is an advantage
  • Ability to work independently, service-oriented and guest focused
  • Must be well groomed and maintain impeccable hygiene standards
  • Extensive walking required and ability to stand on feet for a long time
  • Flexible and stress resistant, team player, shows commitment




Founded in 1997, Viking is the world’s #1 small ship travel company - with a growing fleet of more than 80 river ships and seven ocean vessels sail over 100 itineraries around the world. In 2022, Viking expanded its award-winning fleet with two expedition ships built specifically to explore the world's most remote destinations, as well as a new Mississippi River ship.



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.  For further information, please contact our recruiting team.

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“As for conditions — in terms of contracts, special benefits and vacations during the season — Viking is far above average within the industry.”

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