Get ready to hear “Thank you” a lot.

education requirements


expected salary range

$35K to $100K

training area


Provides guest services, food prep and custodial services for passengers and crew onboard a vessel in a professional and safe manner. As part of the guest-services team, stewards perform tasks in the galley/kitchen, dining room/cafeteria, crew and officer mess halls, public lounges, staterooms and all other areas as assigned. This is a career for someone who takes pride in his or her work – and is bored working in a restaurant that doesn’t move.

Here’s where you get it:

Basic Seafood HACCPStatewideNoAssociation of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) Certificate2 day
Seafood Processing Quality ControlKodiak Marine Science CenterNoCertificate of Completion5 day
Roe Processing SchoolKodiak Marine Science CenterNoCertificate of Completion2 day
Smoked Seafood SchoolKodiak Marine Science CenterNoCertificate of Completion3 day
Steward Alaska Maritime Apprenticeship ProgramNoVariesVaries