Vessel Crew

January 2024


Reports to:

• The Steward is directly responsible and accountable to the Commissary or Snack Bar Manager on duty, and ultimately accountable to the Captain of the vessel while underway.


• None

Description of Duties: 

The Steward operates the cash register, handles cash and assist with food preparation and packaging.

• Perform food preparation duties such as preparing salads, sandwiches, light cooking, frying and packaging prepared foods.

• Stock service areas with supplies and condiments. 

• Ensure that food areas are clean and sanitary.

• Operate cash register.

• Collect payments from customers

• Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

• HS diploma or equivalent

• At least two years of food service experience required

• Valid U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner’s Credential

• Must pass a pre-employment drug test.

• Valid TWIC care or must have completed the enrollment process with TSA

• Good communication skills

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to operate a computer terminal, telephones and standard office equipment. 

• The physical evaluation guidelines for employment aboard BPPJ vessels are based on the United States Coast Guard NAVIC 04-08 “Medical and Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials.

Salary: $16-$17 an hour

FLSA Status:

• Non-Exempt

*This position description does not promise or imply that the functions listed are the only duties to be performed or that the position may not change or be eliminated. Employees are always expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Employer.

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.

This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.

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