Experienced Chief Steward has excellent supervisory skills and the knowledge of how to effectively run a stewardship department on a cruise ship.Has excellent oral communication abilities and above-average writing skills.Has a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management and more than eight years of experience working as a Chief Steward on cruise lines.
Excellent written communication skills
Extensive knowledge of safety protocols and procedures whilst offshore
Good interpersonal and oral communication skills
Above-average supervisory skills with the ability to lead the steward staff
Tracks daily completion of duties through use of checklists and spot-checks
Good interviewing and hiring skills
Excellent inventory tracking and control
Good troubleshooting ability
August 2009 to July 2014 Carnival Cruise LinesÂ—London, UK Chief Steward
Conducting inventory auditing and tracking.
Hired, interviewed and fired stewards.
Supervised stewards in every department, including the kitchen, quarters cleaning and laundry stewards.
Communicated with ship captain and other officials concerning stewardship department.
Created and checked daily checklists to ensure completion of assigned duties.
May 2006 to June 2009 Royal Caribbean CruisesÂ—London, UK Chief Steward
Supervised large steward department on cruises.
Conducted interviews and hired stewards.
Disciplined or fired stewards when necessary.
Conducted inventory tracking and control procedures and reordered supplies as needed.
Documented all completed duties.
2006 London Pacific University, London, England Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management