Frequently Asked Questions

Our responses should be regarded as informed opinion rather than definitive facts.

Q1 - My current experience is not in the cruise or yacht industry, in which Viking specialise, and I realise it is difficult to break in, despite my capabilities. Should I still send my cv?

Please still forward your CV as we are very open to candidates from different sectors of the maritime industry. There is always a demand for experienced, qualified Officers and your skills can be transferable to these industries if you have the right attitude.

Q2 - How do salaries compare shoreside to seagoing?

They vary ashore, much as they do at sea. This does really depends on experience, qualifications and what type of role you are going into. One thing to remember is that with a shore side job, you will be taxed on your wages.


Latest Jobs

  • Jun23

    Chief Steward/ess (Yacht)

    8981

    An experienced Chief Stewardess is needed to join a Med based 100M+ M/Y from Mid August ...

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  • Jun23

    Deckhand

    8980

    A Deckhand is needed to join a 100M+ Private Yacht ASAP.The ideal candidate will have ...

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  • Jun22

    Steward/ess (yacht)

    8979

    A Steward is needed to join a 40M+ Charter Yacht in Immediately.The ideal candidate will have ...

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  • Jun22

    AV/IT Officer

    8977

    An experienced AV/IT Officer is needed to join a 100M+ M/Y ASAP.Applicants must have 3+ ...

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  • Jun21

    Steward/ess

    8975

    50m+ private motor yacht have a new vacancy for a Stewardess.Candidates must have 2 seasons experience ...

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  • Jun21

    Chief Steward/ess (Yacht)

    8974

    We are looking for a Chief Stewardess to join a 50m+ private motor yacht in ...

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  • Jun21

    Assistant Housekeeper

    8973

    A luxury cruise company are looking for an Assistant Housekeeper to join their team.The candidate ...

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  • Jun21

    Senior Laundry Man

    8972

    A luxury cruise line are looking to recruit a Laundry Master.This position is available to ...

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  • Jun21

    Cellar Master

    8971

    A luxury cruise company currently have an opening for an experienced Cellar Master.Candidates will be ...

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  • Jun21

    Deckhand

    8970

    An experienced Deckhand is needed to join a 100M+ M/Y in September 2017.The ideal candidate will have 18+ ...

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  • Jun20

    Corporate Controller

    8969

    An experienced Corporate Hotel Controller is required to join Windstar Cruises.Candidates are required to have previous ...

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  • Jun20

    3rd Engineer

    8968

    A 3rd/2nd Engineer is required to join a 70m+ private yacht. This is a "step ...

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  • Jun19

    Housekeeper

    8965

    An experienced Housekeeping Stewardess is needed to join a 100M+ M/Y by the 1st September ...

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  • Jun15

    Interior Manager

    8962

    An experienced Interior Manager is needed to join a 100M+ M/Y Immediately.Applicants must have previous ...

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  • Jun15

    Nurse

    8961

    An experienced Nurse / Stewardess is needed to join a large yacht Immediately in the ...

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  • Jun15

    Fitness Instructor

    8960

    An experienced Personal Trainer / Water sports instructor is needed to join a 100M+ M/Y ...

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