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Working in The Netherlands at WestCord Hotels

At WestCord Hotels we are always looking for enthusiastic colleagues who want to work in the kitchen or cleaning. We are a family business: when you come to work for us, you also become ‘part of our family’. This means that you are part of a social and growing company, where you receive a salary according to the collective labor agreement standards, holiday pay and build up holiday hours.

  • Working on is the island of Vlieland, Terschelling or Ameland
  • Chefs and Housekeeping
  • A good salary with holiday pay and holiday allowance
  • Including travel allowance
  • Housing included
  • You are in possesion of a EU passport or Dutch residence permit

Interested? Please keep on reading!

We are looking for you!

See the job openings below

Housekeeping FT & PT


Are you an energetic person who is eager to work hard in the Housekeeping department? Well, you came to the right place! For this job you will be responsible for cleaning our rooms and public areas during your shift. This will include touching all areas within the Housekeeping department as cleaning rooms, bathrooms, beds etcetera. Communication is what keeps our department running smoothly. Our housekeeping attendants must communicate with other departments and teams in order to ensure that the room is ready on time. At the end of your shift you”ll feel satisfied because you did your best to make the hotel rooms as clean as possible. Our goal is to deliver a unique experience to every guest.

What makes you the perfect colleague?

  • Hospitality is your core business, in line with making fun with colleagues;
  • You are energetic, have a sense of humor and are in for a laugh during work;
  • You can work during early morning shifts during weekdays from 06:00 and weekends from 07:00;
  • You are a hard worker;
  • You are flexible, you can work during the week and in the weekend;
  • You love to work in a team but can work independent as well;


Chef on the Wadden islands

The kitchen is your domain. As a culinary chef, you dream about dishes and think in terms of recipes.
Quality, taste, color, fluidity… Everything that leaves the kitchen bears your signature. You make sure that every dish is created in line with the recipe and according to the requirements. You have everything under control and you can handle stressfull situations. You remain cool and approachable, even in the heat of battle. Your culinary creations are longing for something more, and you use your creativity for creating new menu’s and methods.

What makes you the perfect colleague?

  • You work according to the HACCP procedure;
  • The dishes which you are creating are perfectly in line with our Executive Chef;
  • You leave your workplace and the kitchen equipment clean and tidy for your colleagues;
  • You have relevant work experience in the same field or industry;
  • You are flexible, you can work during the week and in the weekend;
  • Hospitality is your core business, in line with making fun with colleagues;
  • You are energetic and have sense of humor;
  • You have a strong command of Dutch or the English language;
  • You are available from September;

What does WestCord Hotels offer you?

  • Staff house: we offer possibilities to live in a staff house on the Wadden islands.
  • Developing: Work in a growing hotel chain where you can be yourself, develop yourself and brighten your career opportunities within WestCord Hotels;
  • Trustfulness: Your salary is always delivered on time according to the CAO law, furthermore you build your holiday hours and holiday pay;
  • Lunch or dinner: during your shift lunch or dinner will be offered;
  • 30/30 member: WestCord Hotels offers you  various exclusive benefits as part of the family;
    Stay in any WestCord Hotel for €30,- | 30% discount on WestCord products | Employee bonus when you suggest a new colleague | Each year a staff party at a great location | Various teambuilding activities throughout the year.

Interested? Apply for the job via de links above.

Need some more information? Call/Whatsapp +31611746485 or send an email to

About WestCord Hotels

Although the name might suggest otherwise: WestCord Hotels is a purely Dutch family company, with its origins on Vlieland. In the 1960s tourism grew on the Wadden Islands and in 1968 baker Emo Westers decided to buy Hotel de Wadden for his 18-year-old son Harry. The first WestCord Hotel. Today, 15 hotels throughout the Netherlands belong to the WestCord family.