Sanitation Officer

Sanitation Officer

Job Summary

The Gig

The Sanitation Officer is responsible for all hygiene & sanitation inspections to defeat any germs from spreading around our lovely ships.

  • Responsible for the sanitation operation for all equipment and machinery within the Hotel department including but not limited to Galley outlets, Galley consumables and all work orders in all Galleys, Outlets and Crew dining areas
  • Oversees the daily cleaning procedures and maintenance of all Galleys, Outlets, Bars and Crew dining areas ensuring compliance with company policies and the latest Health and Sanitation regulations (USPH) at all times
  • Responsible for the implementation, regulation and monitoring of USPH standards onboard
  • Provides training to F&B and Housekeeping staff in USPH practices
  • Interacts with all department heads within Deck, Technical and Hotel onboard in relation to sanitation and hygiene onboard Reports significant public health issues to the Hotel Director, Executive Chef and nominated Public Officer ashore
  • Prepares corrective action report following inspections in conjunction with the Food and Beverage Director and Senior Executive Chef
  • Ensure that all waste produced and handled by the Hotel department complies with rules set by MARPOL and company SMS
  • Responsible for ensuring that all cleaning supplies and consumables are used economically and wastage is minimized
  • Ensure culinary team members work according to the standards set out by USPH and HACCP

What's expected and what you'll be up to

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as Sanitation Officer onboard a Cruise ship or 4/5* hotel/resort
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to juggle several operations in one go
  • Demonstrated experience in motivating, leading and engaging a diverse workforce to increase synergy and improve productivity
  • Passionate about people and able to handle sailor complaints with a smile!
  • All certificates as required by the STCW code for this position
  • Knowledge of Vessel Sanitation Program and USPH regulations and procedures
  • Must be up to date in all matters of Environment and Safety related issues and have a knowledge of various public health regulations such as the UK, Canada and Brazil
  • Basic knowledge of HACCP rules and regulations
  • Strong written & verbal skills