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Include These Steward Skills
- Good communication abilities
- Organizational skills
- Attention to details
- Service experience
- Ability to think and act on one’s feet
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Dear Ms. Campbell,
I am writing to submit my resume for the open position of Steward at Lark Voyages. With over 15 years of experience in service and hospitality, including seven years as a Steward, I have the skills needed to provide top-notch service in this position.
In my previous work experience as a Steward onboard a large passenger vessel, I provided service to cabins, public rooms, and common areas, and efficiently organized and supervised a housekeeping staff of 100 plus. My practical experience is bolstered by my bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Services.
Some of my skills and career highlights include:
Oversaw and provided service for a passenger vessel of 1000 to 2600 guests
Responsible for scheduling and managing a staff of over 100 while maintaining productivity levels according to budget and forecast
Won "Rising Star of the Month" for October 2016
Maintained the rooms and bathrooms in the accommodations up to health standards and clean on a daily basis.
Provided training for new hires and current employees of policies and procedures of the vessel.
Having spent seven years as a steward on a large passenger vessel, I know I can meet up the requirements and responsibilities of a Steward aboard a Lark Voyages ship. I offer highly attentive service, keen management style and an eye for detail. I am available for a personal interview to discuss my experience and future goals and also learn more about the position. Thank you for considering me.
Blaise M. Trotman