Department employs personnel from a variety of countries; however
citizens from non-industrialized countries fill most entry-level
positions. To work in this department, beverage-related training and
experience is a must. When applying, be sure to emphasize excellent
customer service skills and an outgoing personality. Positions within
the bar department include:
Manager supervises all operations of the Bar Department and reports
directly to the Food and Beverage Manager. The Bar Manager has achieved
this position by working in the ship's Bar Department for several
Accountant manages the accounting and auditing procedures of the Bar
Department. An accounting background and / or education are required for
Bartender must provide guests with courteous, professional beverage
service. He or she must maintain bar stock and supervise bar staff as
instructed by the Bar Manager. Depending on the cruise line,
requirements may include a minimum of one to two-years bartending
experience and / or a bartending diploma or an International Bartenders
Association Certificate. The Bartender must be well groomed and have a
pleasant and outgoing personality.
Bar Waiter / Waitress / Server
Server provides professional, prompt and polite service of drinks to
passengers in all public lounges, on deck and in the bars. Depending on
the cruise line, requirements may be one to two years bar or restaurant
experience and / or formal training in the food and beverage industry.
Utility assists the Bartender by cleaning the bar, washing glasses,
maintaining a clean lounge and restocking bar supplies. This is an
entry-level position requiring restaurant and / or bar experience.
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