Assistant Beverage Operations Manager :: Carnival Cruise Line
Hotel - Beverages Guest Services
Assistant Beverage Operations Manager
Hotel - Beverages Guest Services
Assistant Beverage Operations Manager

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun, and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our company is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our focus is on continuous improvement and collaboration. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. Our leaders set the tone at the top through strong communication to support an ethical climate on board. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude that is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness, and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do!   

Set sail on a new career with Carnival, and help us bring the FUN to life on-board one of our fantastic vessels! We’re looking for dedicated individuals to join us as Assistant Beverage Operations Managers!  Are you passionate about creating a memorable guest experience and helping to lead a team of dedicated hardworking individuals? Then this opportunity could be for you!


Position Overview:

Our Bars are BUSY and our Team works HARD! Carnival Assistant Beverage Operation Manager helps the Beverage Operations Manager to oversee all the bars on board. Ensuring quality of drinks is maintained budget targets are achieved and the team is happy and engaged so they can bring the FUN to our guests through their excellent service.  Working in a fast-paced no day is the same environment - this is a high-energy and FUN job! 

As with all of our team members and managers you’ll be a highly visible member of the team, and will constantly interact with our guests and help them with questions. The vacation experience we promise our guests will start with you!

Position Functions:

  • To ensure that company standards and procedures are followed in the bar operations.
  • To ensure that all bar staff report well-groomed, in clean and appropriate uniforms, on time as per the prepared schedules and that all pre-opening procedures are followed
  • During service to ensure that the staff are knowledgeable about the menu, daily specials, re courteous to guests, and are following correct S&S procedures, correct glasses, garnishes are used, checking ID's, etc.
  • Ensure all private parties are set up as per the company's standards 30 minutes prior to opening.
  • To work closely with bartenders and all staff in ensuring that all bars are stocked as per their par stocks, communicating shortages to all in a timely manner, and ensuring that all drinks are mixed as per the company specs.
  • To ensure that weekly inventories of all bars and soda machines are conducted correctly, to order the correct amount of bar items - liquors, wines, beers, etc. on a weekly basis observing the budget and also for ordering the BOP items on a daily basis
  • To perform all employee-related duties such as - training, fair scheduling, 15% payout, performance appraisals, etc
  • To regularly check on the crew bar and assist in all crew-related activities - i.e., crew party, etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining bar costs and verifying bar requisitions.
  • Ensure that all checks of special functions and related paperwork is completed and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for coverage of management shift, if it is a night shift the overseas operations such as mid/mini buffets, etc.
  • To ensure that all employees are aware of how to operate the CSS terminalsNCR machines.
  • To ensure that the operating inventory of bar uniforms is maintained at all times and order new uniforms as and when required.
  • Along with BeverageBar Operations Manager, responsible for bar quality, service, and costs.
  • To perform other duties as may be necessary and directed by management.
  • To comply with all ECP regulations and ensure the Team is in compliance with all environmental and safety regulations and policies.
  • To fully participate in any safety training or drills as requested.

Position Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years Supervisory or Management experience in a Bar or Nightclub environment
  • Preferably previous experience of working for a Cruise Line or Hospitality operation with multiple bar outlets
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervisor
  • Proactive and positive approach
  • Able to motivate a team 
Experience Level

At least 5 years of experience in similar roles is required.

English Proficiency

Advanced level proficiency in English is required.

Guest Facing Experience

Customer service experience gained in a similar role is required.

Physically Fit

You must pass a Seafarers Medical Fitness Examination.

“Can-Do” Attitude

You focus on continuous improvement and collaboration.


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