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Laundry Steward/ess season 2018

Company Overview

River Advice AG (“River Advice”) is the leading independent manager of river passenger ships worldwide. We offers hundreds of career opportunities for those who seek to be a part of a professional company. At River Advice we place a high value on service and professionalism, ensuring that our clients and passengers feel like they are always receiving the best treatment


Responsible for the following duties as related to the laundry department:

  • Correctly handling the laundry procedures for passenger- and crew laundry
  • Daily laundering (washing, ironing and/or pressing, folding) of all table linen, towels and bed linen
  • Maintaining control of external laundered linen and uniforms, including quality control and control of delivery notices
  • Correctly storing all linens and uniforms on board
  • Maintaining immaculate cleanness, tidiness, and hygiene in the ship’s laundry department
  • Assisting with taking stock of housekeeping inventory
  • Participating in the onboard training program
  • Cooperating with the daily distribution of programs and gift orders, as well as the realization of proper turn down service
  • Welcoming passengers and escorting them to their cabins during embarkation
  • Performing various preparatory duties prior to and at the end of the season
  • Co-responsible for the following duties:
  • Issuing, controlling and ensuring the return of company uniforms
  • Implementing and maintaining corporate standards in the housekeeping department
  • Issuing and controlling purchase orders for the laundry department in cooperation with the Senior Chambermaid
  • Correctly handling and storing all housekeeping supplies, detergents and equipment
  • Assisting with the cleaning of passenger cabins (if necessary), as per supervisor’s directives
  • Assisting in other departments (if necessary), as per supervisor’s directives
  • Assisting with the loading of ship’s supplies


  • English spoken
  • German spoken
  • Completed school
  • 1 year of professional experience


  • punctual
  • flexible
  • loyal
  • honest
  • ability to work under stress
  • motivated
  • strong constitution
  • EU Passport
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