Recommended Time In Role

Ideally, a Junior Housekeeping Crew Member should stay in their role for a minimum of two seasons before considering advancing their career. A season includes time spent preparing for and with guests onboard. This is the length of time needed to perfect the skills to be a strong Junior Housekeeping Crew Member and the minimum amount of experience needed before progressing.

Mandatory Qualifications

To be eligible to be a Junior Housekeeping Crew Member,all candidates must have STCW  Basic Safety Training A-VI/I.

Recommended Qualifications

The strongest candidates will also have completed GUEST Yacht Hospitality Introduction Program (leading to Yacht Junior Stew. CoC). Relevant courses include Introduction to Yachting & Yachting Life, and Basic Housekeeping & Laundry.

Recommended Experience

Successful candidates will ideally have had some prior experience with housekeeping in high-end hotels or cruise ships.

Character Attributes

  • Self-motivated
  • Confident
  • Flexible
  • Positive/can-do attitude
  • Self-aware
  • Strong work ethic/hard-working
  • Honest & trustworthy
  • Personable – service with smile
  • Self-regulated – including personal and social media presence
  • Good communication skills
  • Good listener
  • Takes direction
  • Resilient / ability to work well under pressure
  • Collaborative & loyal
  • Good time keeping
  • Discreet
  • Well presented