Tourism/ HoReCa – Greece & Cyprus (employment contract)

Euro Staff Solution Tourism/ HoReCa - Greece and Cyprus (self-employed)


Hourly salary, monthly salary and payment dates



Between 450 and 600 EUR/ month net

depending on the employer, candidate profile and position


*Salary is paid monthly (payment dates to be set by each employer), via bank transfer. Employers assists employee in opening a bank account in Greece/ Cyprus




Position, job title or profession

Chambermaids Assistant waiters Assistant chefs Chefs General hotel staff: Dishwashers, Launders, Gardeners, Pool boys/ Pool assistants, Maintenance workers etc Bell hops/ Commissionaires Spa staff: Beauticians, Masseurs Bartenders Security guards Receptionists, Hotesses Animators ... and any other relevant position from this industry


Various employers from Greece/ Cyprus which have available positions in the HoReCa sector


All employees receive training at the workplace, according to the employer’s quality standards. Candidates receive continual training at the workplace throughout their contract.

Number of available positions

Minimum 300 positions for the summer season of the current year. Most available positions are for: Waiters, Assistant chefs, Dishwashers, Chambermaids


Candidates may work anywhere in Greece/ Cyprus, as per employer’s business needs. Upon registration candidates must be prepared and agree to work in any location.


Good attitude, hard working, friendly, in good physical and mental shape, with no health problems

Marital status

Both married and single/ divorced candidates may be accepted


Some employers request experience for the positions, and some do not. Candidates with relevant experience have an advantage during selection.


Not required, but it is an advantage during selection

English level

Chambermaids are not requested to speak English. Receptionists, Hostesses, Bell hops, Assistant Waiters, Bartenders, Chefs and Spa staff must speak level 8 English, on a scale from 1 to 10. General hotel staff, Security guards, Assistant chefs, Poll/ beach boys must speak level 6 English, on a scale from 1 to 10.

Other foreign languages

Not required, but Greek, German and Russian-speaking candidates have an advantage during selection

Driver’s licence

Not required but it is an advantage during selection


Overtime paid at normal rates. Each employer sets overtime according to business needs.

Salary increases

Not applicable to seasonal work

Cases in which the employee’s payment rights can be pursued

In all salary related cases, the candidate may contact empowered Greek/ Cypriot institutions. Employer may deduct from employee’s salary amount of prejudice, when material damages have been made by employee. If candidate brings considerable material damages, employer has the right to pursue employee in court for recovering full damage.

Working hours and resting hours

8-9 working hours/ day 6-7 working days/ month 0-1 resting days/ week Working/ resting days are agreed with employer through the employment contract

Nature and length of contract

Employment contract, full time, determined period (seasonal). Duration for contract: 3-12 months Contract may be extended for next season.

Transport ticket (home country – Greece/ Cyprus)

Transport costs to/ from Greece/ Cyprus are covered by the employee.


Is offered free of charge. Accommodation is in staff rooms inside the hotel or in apartments close to the hotel, 3-4 persons/ room.


Is offered free of charge, 2-3 meals/ day

Local transport

Not offered

Social insurances

Employee has the right to pension, maternal benefits and – if such is the case – unemployment benefits, according to Greek/ Cypriot law

Health insurances

Employee must own a private medical insurance or EHIC (European Health Insurance Card)

Sick leave

According to Greek/ Cypriot law

Length, procedure and payment rights for vacation

According to Greek/ Cypriot law

Work, protection and security conditions

Employee must respect and observe interior regulations as established by the employer. Work conditions are normal, and safety and security measures are communicated during training done at the work place. Employer insures correct work conditions, protection and work security measures before beginning work. Work is done in very good quality and hygiene conditions, in both day and night shifts.

Financial compensations for accidents, illness, occupational diseases or death

Employer offers basic compensations as per Greek/ Cypriot law

Duties, taxes and contributions due by employees

Employer pays contributions according to Greek/ Cypriot law. Duties and taxes are deducted from the employee’s gross salary and paid by employer.


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