One of the most visible jobs in the yachting industry is the steward or stewardess. This employee really acts as the host for the yacht's passengers, whether they are the owners or people chartering the yacht. Depending on the size of the yacht and its crew, stewards may perform a great deal of the inside work of the yacht.
Here is a small sampling of some of the typical duties a steward/stewardess performs:
As mentioned, depending on the size of the yacht, this is often just the tip of the iceberg of what the steward/stewardess is expected to do. The overall goal for the person in this position is to make sure that all owners/passengers are comfortable and to meet their needs in this respect. More detailed information about this position is provided when you become a member of CruiseJobfinder.
If you're interested in becoming a steward/stewardess, you must have a genuine interest in taking care of guests as well as good people skills. You will work long hours catering to many different kinds of people, and if you don't enjoy working with people, you will have a difficult time enjoying this position, as well as succeeding in it.
Since you will be juggling multiple responsibilities and you may be required to direct the work of other stewards or housekeepers, good leadership abilities and organizational skills are also important for the job. A positive attitude is also very important in this job, as well as most others in the industry.
As a member of CruiseJobFinder, we provide you with much more information - the details you need to know in order to pursue this exciting opportunity. You'll learn the basic skills, experience, and qualities you'll need to succeed, as well as the training that is required. We also provide basic salary information and interviews with current yachting industry personnel and leaders. If you're undecided about which job in the yachting industry to pursue, you can find the same information about the other jobs in the field. Becoming a member of CruiseJobFinder will help you determine if the yachting industry is right for you, and which job is a fit for your career goals and personality. Through the information and job postings, it can also increase your chances of finding the right job for you.