Dec 18, 2018

Bar Island Attendant

  • Royal Caribbean LTD
  • CocoCay (Royal Caribbean), The Bahamas
Contract Worker Entry Level Food and Beverage Hospitality & Tourism Restaurant & Food Service

Job Description

Bar Island Attendant

Perfect opportunities begin with 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:

The Bar Island Attendant is responsible for the preparation, support and service in the F&B venues as designated by the Venue Supervisor. To ensure full Island preparedness prior to a ship call day to ensure venues and kitchens are fully equipped with the appropriate flatware, equipment and utensils in clean, orderly and stocked condition. Responsible for supporting bar and service operations by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities.

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s Royal Way Experience, SQM standards, USPH guidelines, environmental, and safety policies.
  • Each Island employee may be required to perform other functions in various venues In accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s philosophy of The Royal Way, each employee conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner at all times. This consists of physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow employees.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the bar work areas and follows proper washing and sanitation of glasses, work areas, utensils, pantries, floors, equipment, etc.
  • Washes worktables, walls, refrigerators, equipment and all related surfaces and counters.
  • Sweeps and mops floor.
  • Utilizes proper USPH sanitation procedures at all times.
  • Segregates and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers.
  • Steam cleans or hoses out garbage cans.
  • Ensures an adequate supply of serve ware is on hand at all times.
  • Retrieves supplies from central location and restocks as needed recording all Inventory depletion accordingly.
  • Keeps ice bins stocked at all times.
  • Retrieves ice from central location and restocks as needed.
  • Collects and transports a variety of supplies between storage and work areas.
  • Places items in the appropriate location in the bar.
  • Participates with the bar staff in all activities required in opening and/or closing the bar.
  • On call days assist in loading Bar stores from the ship to the Island as required.
  • Support all shipboard Bar staff and supply equipment and stock as required.
  • Restocking of venue provisions and record keeping of bar goods in the venues.
  • Provide service to guests as required by the Venue Supervisor.
  • Greets and escorts guests, where applicable to their assigned seats, or to available seating, per The Royal Way.
  • Presents both food and beverage menus to guests, suggests dinner courses, appropriate wines and answers questions regarding menu and wine selections per The Royal Way. Makes recommendations to entice guests while meeting management goals to reduce particular inventory stock.
  • Relays order to galley as required and serves courses from galley and beverages from various locations.
  • Provides quality control of all food and beverage presentations. Garnishes and decorates items as required prior to serving.
  • Enters food and beverage orders in the point-of-sale system.
  • Responsible for maintaining cleanliness and integrity of assigned station including (but not limited to) table pieces, side stands and chairs.
  • Observes guests to anticipate their needs, responds to any additional requests and determines when the food and beverage service has been completed.
  • 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.
  • Actively follow ServSafe responsible service of alcoholic beverages.
  • Demonstrates a passion for customer service excellence and understands the implications of cultural differences for service requirements.
  • Follows all Royal Way Standards with regards to service including greeting and escorting guests, using guests’ names and observing guests to anticipate needs.
  • Ensures complete guest satisfaction.
  • Takes ownership for guest issues/concerns and follows up to ensure resolution.
  • Always provides guests with alternatives and avoids using the word “No”.
  • Demonstrates pride, passion and commitment to our Royal Way hospitality philosophy.
  • Smiles when on duty; is always pleasant and upbeat.
  • Attends meetings, training activities, courses and all other work-related activities as required.

Qualifications:

  • Successfully completes Royal Caribbean International’s Alcohol Awareness Training Tests (ServSafe) with a passing score, within 30 days of contract.
  • Previous utility or cleaning experience in a 4 or 5 star restaurant, hotel, lounge, cruise ship etc. preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and assess bar needs for restocking.
  • Completion of high school or basic education equivalency preferred.
  • Ability to identify bar glassware and bar supplies. Basic knowledge of bar equipment (blenders, flash blenders, ice machines).
  • Ability to collect and transport supplies from various locations throughout the vessel.
  • Completion of high school or basic education equivalency preferred.
  • Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French, German, Italian, or Portuguese is preferred.

Language Requirements:

  • Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly, and cordially with guests.
  • Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French, German, Italian, or Portuguese is preferred.
  • 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.

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

RCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.