Deckhand, Host/Hostess and Driver/TourGuide for hotel barge in Champagne

Host / Hostess Duties.

  • Cleaning and daily servicing of the three guest cabins and bathrooms
  • Cleaning of the public areas
  • Assisting with preparation and plating of meals
  • Serving meals and drinks to guests onboard
  • Laundry and ironing

Requirements: Good spoken English and customer service experience


Deckhand/ Matelot duties:    

  • Assisting the Captain with navigation of the barge (locks, mooring etc)
  • Cleaning of the exterior of the barge on a daily basis
  • Painting and maintenance of the barge
  • Assisting needed when needed with the service of food and beverages

Requirements:  Previous experience and Livret de Service preferred.  If not qualified then good spoken French is required to complete the mandatory 3 day training course.    Good spoken English required to communicate with the Captain and guests.


Driver / Tour Guide duties: 

  • Driving 8 seater Ford Tourneo van
  • Driving guests for half day excursions and acting as tour guide (eg. village walking tour or visit to historic building) as required
  • Driving the guests between the barge and the restaurant for evening meals
  • Doing shopping and other errands as required
  • Responsibility for daily cleanliness, overall presentation and maintenance of the vehicle

Requirements:  Have held a full valid EU class B licence for a minimum of 3 years.   Fluent French speaker preferred.


All roles will start 15 May and run until 15 October.

As some accommodation is a shared cabin with bunk beds preference will be given to those who apply as a Couple or Two Friends.

EU passport or French Carte de Sejour required.


What we offer:

    • €2000 per month before tax for each role + share of tips
    • Accommodation (single or small shared cabin)
    • Uniform
    • Food and drink whilst on board

Interested? Apply now!


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