Chief Cargo Vessel Steward/Stewardess

Manage activities of personnel in steward's department aboard cargo vessel.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $48,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Chief Cargo Vessel Steward/Stewardesses do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel in steward’s department aboard cargo vessel: Collaborates with COOK, CHIEF to plan menus. Requisitions and purchases expendable equipment and subsistence and sundry stores. Receives, checks, and issues stores. Inventories supplies. Authorizes personnel to work overtime. Estimates food costs per serving. Compiles supply, overtime, and cost control records.

Should I be a Chief Cargo Vessel Steward/Stewardess?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Steward/Stewardess, Chief, Cargo Vessel

    How to Become a
    Chief Cargo Vessel Steward/Stewardess

    Most Chief Cargo Vessel Steward/Stewardesses have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9ccdae&chl=no+college+%2883%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|bachelor%27s+%285%25%29||doctorate+%286%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,83,83
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