May 17, 2019

Assistant Storekeeper

  • Royal Caribbean LTD
  • CocoCay (Royal Caribbean), The Bahamas
Full Time Administrative & Support Services Assistant Distribution-Shipping Hospitality & Tourism Hotel Inventory

Job Description

Assistant Storekeeper

Perfect opportunities begin at Perfect Day!

Combine your experience and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees in CocoCay, Bahamas. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:

This role establishes and drives a positive working environment and focuses on the Internal Customer Experience while operating with optimum Safety in all activities with of our guest and fellow colleagues in mind.

All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s The Royal Way, SQM standards, USPH guidelines, environmental, and safety policies.  This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the Island employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with the Company's Safety, Quality and Environmental standards

Primarily receives, stores, and distributes hotel consumable and disposable items, material, tools, equipment, and products throughout the island. The assigned storeroom supports the following Island functions: Administration, Hotel, Aquatics, Landscape, FOH  Furniture, Fixtures and Fittings, Food and beverage.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Each employee reports to their workstation assignment on time and properly groomed and dressed according to Royal Caribbean International’s brand standards.  This includes a clean uniform, nametag, and any other uniform related item.
  • Reads loading schedule, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed
  • Operates forklift safely to transport materials and items from loading areas to storage or to other designated areas. Transports stored items from storeroom or to pick up items from several locations throughout the island
  • Opens bales, crates, and other containers.  Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
  • Sorts and stores perishable goods in refrigerated rooms. 
  • Weighs or counts items for distribution to ensure conformance to company standards.
  • Compiles worksheets or tickets from department specifications.  Fills requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, tools, or other stock items and distributes items to departments.  Places orders on pallets, carts or shelves, or transports orders to department.
  • Marks materials with identifying information.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner and according to USPH standards.
  • Maintains inventory records.  Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed. Uses computer to enter records.
  • Attends meetings, training activities, courses and all other work-related activities as required.
  • Set up and maintain all newly constructed store rooms
  • Assist with the unloading of provisions from the ships on a call day as required
  • Performs related duties as required.  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.  Shipboard employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.


  • Minimum of 2-year experience in a similar position.
  • Working knowledge of computers, internet access, and the ability to navigate within a variety of software packages such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required
  • One to two years storeroom, inventory, or materials management experience stocking and delivering supplies and equipment for large 4 or 5 star hotels, resorts, hospitals or related facilities.
  • Ability to properly operate forklift and related equipment.
  • Knowledge of public health standards (USPH) related to storeroom management hotel consumable and replaceable products.
  • Knowledge of chemical storage guidelines.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions with regard to storeroom procedures.
  • Completion of high school or basic education equivalency preferred.
  • Proven organizational skills

Language Requirements:

  • Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with employees and management.
  • Ability to read and write English 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. 

Physical Demands:

  • All island employees must be physically able to participate in emergency lifesaving procedures and drills.
  • Full use/range of motion 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.
  • Must be able to stand in the sun and endure external elements during work assignment.
    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.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • Office
  • Outdoors may be required to walk in extreme humid and hot conditions.

Join us at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., where great vacations begin with great employees!

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.