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

Feb22

Engineer

11206

US Engineer wanted for a 50M yacht.  Private yacht so no specific tickets necessary but ...

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Feb22

Head chef

11205

40 m private yacht looking for a high end chef. Based on the yacht but ...

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Feb22

ETO

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An ETO is required to join a luxury cruise company.The successful candidate will be fully ...

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Feb22

Steward/ess (yacht)

11203

We are looking for a Service Stewardess to join a 100m+ Private Motor Yacht.Start Date: ...

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Feb22

Deckhand

11202

We are looking for a Deckhand to join a 90m+ Private Motor Yacht.Start Date: Early MarchCandidates ...

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Feb21

Sous chef

11201

Viking are looking for a Female Sous/Crew Chef to join a 70m+ Private Motor Yacht that is currently based ...

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Feb21

4th Engineer

11200

We are looking for a 4th Engineer (x2) to work onboard a 100m+ Private Motor ...

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Feb20

Food and Beverage Manager

11199

A Food and Beverage Manager is required to join a luxury cruise company.The ideal candidate ...

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Feb20

Shop Manager

11198

A Shop Manager is required to join a luxury cruise company.The successful candidate will be ...

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Feb19

Assistant Shop Manager

11197

A cruise company currently have an opening for a Assistant Shop Manager.Candidate must have previous ...

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Feb19

3rd Engineer

11196

A 3rd Engineer is required to join a small luxury cruise company!The successful candidate will ...

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Feb19

Chief Steward/ess (Yacht)

11195

We are looking for a Chief Stewardess to work onboard a 100m+ Private Motor Yacht.Start ...

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Feb19

Deckhand

11194

We are looking for a Senior Deckhand to join a 90m+ Private Motor Yacht.Start Date: ...

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Feb18

2nd Engineer

11193

We are looking for a 2nd Engineer to join an 80m+ private vessel. The vessel ...

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Feb18

Deckhand

11192

We are looking for a Deckhand to join a 80m+ Private Motor Yacht.Start Date: ASAP (Caribbean) ...

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Feb18

Spa Therapist

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We are looking for a Spa Tech/Housekeeper to join a Dual Season 100m+ New Build.Start Date: ...

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