There are always some cabin crew vacancies offered by various airline companies over the world. Plus mostly all companies are offering for the volunteers to pass the training and to start a cabin crew career.
Steward or stewardess is a job just like all others. It has both advantages and disadvantages. Let's see what they are.
The cabin crew general business is to get passengers safe from the depart to the landing airports. Minding the recent changes the have been in the geopolitical situation - this part of cabin crew of has grown considerably. So nowadays ensuring a safe flight means much more than just making the passengers fasten their seat belts.
Other huge part of cabin crew responsibilities is customers service: they make sure that you get all you need while flying, feel comfortable. Yet stewards and stewardess duty is to make the passengers follow the rules and avert breaking them. These rules though they might seem annoying or unnecessary to some of the passengers are meant both to assure the safety of the flight and to make neighbors not to disturb another while flying.
Cabin crew is also a some kind of an airline company face, so each company has it's own listing of criteria of choosing the future cabin crew. Often these criteria of cabin crew recruitment includes minimum height points, minimum lever of necessary education, swimming ability and so on. Then after have been selected future steward/esses pass a two month training. Training consist of two main parts - class studies and aircraft practicing. After that they are ready to fill the cabin crew vacancies offered by an airline company and take off.
Once you've started a stewarding career you will pass though some stages. After having passed the training the cabin crew starts working as a probationary one mostly responsible for the paper work. This lasts for a half a year. After passing successfully through that trial period a probationary becomes just a cabin crew. Still it's not the top point in stewarding career. After that first period all is about your skills and flying experience of course. After have exceeded the minimum flying experience which is a year one can take a challenge to become a senior crew member. If you're lucky and skillful enough you'll be promoted. After you've become a senior crew member you can fill senior cabin crew vacancies as soon as one is available.
What's so good about senior cabin crew? Well, it's good the same way as the promotion in any other job - they earn almost twice more than the beginners. There's one more thing about payment in this job one should know when going to seek for cabin crew vacancies. It's rather an advantages though this professions isn't on the list of most highly paid. The airline companies are yielding an allowance for expenses. And it can be a considerable part of a steward/ess income.
There's one more financial plus about the cabin crew position, you fly and stay abroad when your on duty. And off the work - you and your family get the tickets with a considerable discount, though sometimes you all will have to wait to get your tickets.
So after all a cabin crew job is a job for those who love travelling and a job which gives a lot of opportunities to enjoy traveling at a low price.