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Bar Tender

Killeavy Castle Estate is seeking a Bar Tender / Mixologist for this award winning 4-start hotel. 


Experienced and motivated Bar Tender to join our team.  In your role of Bar Tender, you will be responsible for operating the beverage function and operation function within the Hotel working with the Bar Manager to ensure the constant delivery of the core mission and values of Killeavy Castle Estate. 


Role Objective;


Working as part of the operational team, the Bar Tender will provide beverage service to all departments within the Estate. The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year’s bar service experience. You will possess excellent interpersonal, communication skills and will enjoy building good relationships.

Important Information
Date Posted: 7th September 2021
Closing Date: 24th September 2021
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

  • Key Duties include;

    • Maintaining effective bar service with an emphasis on high quality, efficient service.
    • Ensure payments are dealt with in line with the Company’s cash handling procedures 
    • To ensure the bars are fully stocked with all drink products / glassware / ice / mis en place in advance of shift and during shift. 
    • Assist floor staff with the clearing of tables in a timely fashion during service 
    • Washing, drying and polishing of glassware during and after service 
    • Ensure wastage with bar products is minimised and recorded as per company stock control procedures 
    • Adhere to “first in first out” stock rotation system 
    • Attend and assist any guest with queries regarding facilities 
    • Carry out cleaning duties of bar area in line with opening / closing bar procedures
    • Handle any guest complaints in a friendly and efficient manner ensuring guest satisfaction at all times and to ensure manager is made aware of complaints
    • Wear clean suitable uniform & name badge at all times and ensure a high level of personal hygiene and grooming
    • Monitoring brand service standards, implementation, training of these and continuous evaluation
    • Compliance with licensing regulations and hotel procedures relating to the bar and service of alcoholic beverages
    • Demonstrate a perfect knowledge of all beverages served in the bar, how beverages are prepared and presented
    • Present a cohesive image and adhere to the correct standards of appearance
    • Maximise revenue and increase average spend per person through upselling, high customer service standards
    • Other duties as requested by management.
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What you will need

Required criteria

  • One year’s bar service experience
  • Self-motivated and have the ability to prioritise work.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Have the ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment.

Desired criteria

    Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

    Bar Skills

    Bar Skills

    Bar Service

    Bar Service

    Exceptional Customer Service Skills

    Exceptional Customer Service Skills

    Killeavy Castle Estate

    Today, the Killeavy Castle Estate comprises our 19th century Castle, a four-star boutique-style Hotel with 45 guestrooms in our restored Mill and Coach House, and a three guestroom luxury self-catering Gatelodge.

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    Our mission was to fully restore Killeavy Castle Estate, so that locals and visitors alike could enjoy it for generations to come. In 2019, we opened the Killeavy Castle to the public as a historic hotel, wedding venue, spa and visitor attraction. Today, the Killeavy Castle Estate comprises our 19th century Castle, a 4* boutique style Hotel with 45 guestrooms in our restored Mill and Coach House, and a three guestroom luxury self catering Gatelodge.  Our guests can also enjoy our fine dining restaurant, casual bar, onsite café and luxury spa facilities. Comfort and class are our guiding principles, bringing the opulence of days gone by to everyone who visits our Estate.

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    Opened in July 2019, Killeavy Castle Estate is one of Irelands newest Hospitality locations. Due to success of our service offering we are rapidly growing our workforce and are always looking for talented individuals who thrive in what they do and share in the ethos of Killeavy Castle Estate. We are an equal opportunities employer and all employees are valued for who they are and what they do. It is with the right dedication and determination to deliver first class service that will lead to our success. We have a continuous improvement policy to increase our guest satisfaction, develop our staff whilst protecting our environment through all our daily practices.

    Our benefits

    We are still a young and developing company. This is a great time to join our team and make your mark in the company as we grow you grow. If you are not quite ready to climb the careers ladder, expand your insight and experience of the industry by working in the various departments of Killeavy Castle Estate. You can challenge yourself in a reception-based role, deliver first-class service with first-class dining in our Restaurant, Kitchen, and Bar, learn the Killeavy standards of perfection in our Accommodation department or get involved in our onsite Working Farm.

    Retirement Plan and/or Pension

    Office Perks

    Employee Development Programs

    Employee Discounts

    Free Parking

    Competitive Salary

    Preferential Room Rates

    Family and Friends Rates

    We are a proud diversity ambassador

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    Bar Tender

    Today, the Killeavy Castle Estate comprises our 19th century Castle, a four-star boutique-style Hotel with 45 guestrooms in our restored Mill and Coach House, and a three guestroom luxury self-catering Gatelodge.