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Catering Manager

Helix Energy Solutions Group
Updated: Oct 28 2011
Desired Expertise: Catering
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Offshore, US
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:
Helix Energy Solutions, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an international offshore energy company that provides development solutions and other key life of field services to the open energy market as well as to our own oil and gas business unit.   That business unit is a prospect generation, exploration, development and production company.   Employing our own key services and methodologies, we seek to lower finding and development costs, relative to industry norms.

Our commitment to excellence has led us to become:

The leading oil and gas producer in the GOM, focusing on fields considered marginal by major operators both in shallow and deepwater; The world's largest rig-less well intervention contractor; Most active deepwater reeled pipelay contractor in the GOM; and the largest independent reservoir engineering and well technology consulting business.

Our achievements are powered by our most valuable asset - the talented, committed employees at all levels and locations throughout the world.   Our experienced and motivated teams have diverse skills and expertise, but they share a common commitment - to safe operations, exceptional performance and unparalleled customer satisfaction.  

Because of our continuous growth, we would like to invite you to consider Helix ESG as a career option. Helix Corporate Human Resources has a need for a dynamic and talented Catering Manager to work offshore on our state-of-the-art DPII vessels.

About the Catering Manager Position

Overall management of the vessel's catering department; Ensuring that personnel, food preparation and storage meet hygiene requirements; Co-ordination of training of catering personnel with respect to food handling, hygiene and EHS matters; Maintaining and ordering of adequate provision stocks and co-ordination of storage of food, cleaning materials; Performing emergency duties in accordance with the vessel's Muster List / Station Bill; Any other duties as required by the Master.   On some vessels this may include - Co-ordination of cabin allocation for all personnel on board and maintenance of POB database, lifeboat and cabin allocation lists; Co-ordination of crew changes, helicopter flights and other means of transport in close co-operation with the Company's designated representatives onshore; Maintaining administrative systems, such as personnel database, (over)time sheets, summary of account-promotional items and execution of various other administrative tasks; Operating the vessel's bonded store; Preparing official documents for customs and immigration and handing them to authorized persons for approval and signature.


You MUST be a US Citizen or a permanent resident of the United States.   Hotel Management or Cook/Bakery School; Food handling and hygiene course; Minimum 3 years experience as Food & Beverage manager in a restaurant or onboard a vessel with a large crew compliment / passengers; Excellent management skills; Fluent in both verbal and written English; Computer literate; Excellent administrative skills; Excellent communicator. Additional requirements as contained in the Vessel Qualifications Matrix appropriate to each vessel.

Required Safety / Trade Certifications:

•   STCW-95 Basic Training
•   Valid Passport
•   Transportation Worker Identification Credential
•   Safe Gulf / Rig Pass Training
•   HUET


Helix offers a competitive compensation and a complete benefits package.


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