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Offshore Steward Jobs

Offshore steward jobs vary somewhat in responsibilities from rig to rig.  On larger operations, the stewards will typically be in the kitchen helping out the cooks, as well being responsible for cleaning the common areas and living quarters, and managing the laundry (mostly sheets, bed linens and blankets for the crew members).

On other rigs or with other offshore catering contractors, however, the Steward is very much a leadership position.  He may be the day cook as well as the steward, and have overall responsibility for the kitchen and cleaning crew, including paperwork and managing employees. He will manage inventory in the galley, order food, and be in charge of the night cook, baker, and galley hands. 

One should therefore have cooking and baking experience when applying to the position of steward; for those who would like to work in an offshore kitchen, but don't have any culinary experience, it is still quite possible to get on as an galley hand. 

Offshore Steward Wages

Wages for Offshore Stewards run from 48k to 65k a year, depending on experience and the responsibilities given to you.  

Getting an Offshore Steward Job

Most of the mid to large companies have online applications.  You can do this one at a time, or utilize the services of a company such as Rigworker, which will forward your resume to around 1200 energy and drilling companies, after ensuring that your resume meets the format that these companies typically prefer. 

If the prospect of getting hired on as an offshore steward is something that appeals to you, learn how and where to apply for offshore steward jobs with The Oil and Gas Jobs Resource Kit.


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