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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: 8th November 2021
Closing Date: 30th November 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

    Our Estate provides accommodation choices of a 19th century Castle, a 45 guestrooms boutique-style Hotel, a self-catering Gatelodge. An Elemis Spa complete with Thermal areas. Having our own farm onsite allows for our award-winning Restaurant and Bistro Bar to provide a true Farm to Fork experience.

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    Killeavy Castle Estate is the perfect antidote for those seeking a complete escape from a busy lifestyle. As the centrepiece of 350 acres of mixed farm and woodland in County Armagh’s stunning Slieve Gullion, it’s the ideal place to escape, retreat, relax and unwind. Discover the finest in luxury accommodation in Northern Ireland, located just 10 minutes outside Newry and one hour from both Belfast and Dublin airports. Indulge in a romantic couple’s getaway, luxury spa break or simply take a restful rural retreat immersed in the picturesque beauty of nature and historic wonder. Offering a range of cosy, luxurious accommodation types from a 19th century Castle to a 45-guestroom boutique style Hotel or a quaint self-catering Gatelodge.

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    We aim to provide an environment for commitment and performance motivated people to flourish with us in achieving our objectives; you, as part of our team, enhance our ability to achieve this. Our vision is to become a leading hotel both in Northern Ireland and internationally with a motto of ‘Get closer to what’s important’. To guide us in fulfilling this vision, we have developed a culture based on respect - for our customers, our community, our staff and our environment. The pillars of this respect-based culture are our core values of integrity, diversity, innovation, excellent customer service and teamwork. Our success depends on each one of us making a full contribution.

    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

    Discount on Spa Treatments/Products

    Discount in Gift Shop

    Free Meals during shifts

    Free parking/Discounted parking

    Bar Tender

    Our Estate provides accommodation choices of a 19th century Castle, a 45 guestrooms boutique-style Hotel, a self-catering Gatelodge. An Elemis Spa complete with Thermal areas. Having our own farm onsite allows for our award-winning Restaurant and Bistro Bar to provide a true Farm to Fork experience.