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Kitchen Porter

Killeavy Castle Estate is seeking a Kitchen Porter to join this award winning 4-star hotel.  


Motivated Kitchen Porter to join our team.  In your role of Kitchen Porter, you will be responsible for being part of the kitchen and food service team within the Hotel and reporting directly to the Sous and Head Chef.  To ensure the constant delivery of the core mission and values of Killeavy Castle Estate. 


Role Objective;


Working as part of the kitchen and food service team, the Kitchen Porter will assist in providing the highest of food hygiene in a customer focused environment.  Experience in working in a catering environment is preferable although full training will be given to the successful candidate. 

Important Information
Date Posted: 19th October 2021
Closing Date: 31st October 2021
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

Key Duties include;

  • To assist the catering/catering team in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness in accordance with Food Hygiene Legislation
  • Have responsibility for all cleaning duties within the food operation and also manage returns from the food outlets
  • Follow a cleaning schedule and carry out tasks as directed by Senior Chefs 
  • Work to an agreed standard of hygiene practice as contained in the Kitchen HACCP manual 
  • To put all deliveries away and to ensure that they are transported to the appropriate storage equipment/area 
  • Operate equipment safely and to ensure it is in good working order 
  • Maintain all storage areas with regard to temperature, ventilation and cleanliness.
  • Help ensure that all food items are stored under the correct conditions according to food type
  • Flexibility with working hours is essential within this role
  • Reliable, hardworking and have the ability to work in a fast-paced kitchen alongside a friendly efficient team.
  • Other duties as requested by management.
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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Good clean personal presentation is paramount
  • 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

    Food Service Skills

    Food Service Skills

    Exceptional Customer Service Skills

    Exceptional Customer Service Skills

    Cleaning Skills

    Cleaning 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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    Kitchen Porter

    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.