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Career Opportunities

Dromoland Castle – A way of life

Hospitality is a vocation, not just a job, and it takes special talents and commitment to be a hospitality professional.

Our team is characterised by diligent, talented people who genuinely love hospitality; who delight in taking care of guests; who strive for quality and excellence; who are friendly and positive; who are highly motivated and enthusiastic; who instinctively will always go that extra mile to create the magic of Dromoland!

Equally, knowledge and experience are prized, and we welcome talented candidates from across the globe who have worked in other comparable hotels and whose expertise will enhance what we already do.

In applying to join our team, you will need to be prepared for the mental and physical challenges that comes with working in hospitality as well as the opportunities this unique five-star property will provide.

We currently have career opportunities for the following roles:

 

Commis Chef
Chef De Partie
Breakfast Chef
Senior Receptionist
Commis Chef

Overview of the role:

Full time, permanent position, working a variety of shifts 5 days over 7 inclusive of some weekends.  The successful candidate will rotate through various sections of the kitchen (e.g. vegetable, fish, meat etc.) building experience under the supervision of an experienced Chef de Partie.  He/she must have an interest in working in fine dining/high end culinary where attention to the finesse, quality and exquisite cooking and presentation are paramount.

Special requirements:

Professional Culinary Degree or minimum of 2 years’ experience in comparable hotel or busy restaurant kitchen.  Sunny personality with good communication skills, work as part of a team in a busy environment.

Motivations:

Role suits a newly graduated or new entrant into chef skills. 

Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.

Chef De Partie

Overview of the role:

Full time, permanent position, working a variety of shifts 5 days over 7 inclusive of some weekends.  The successful candidate will rotate through various sections of the kitchen (e.g. vegetable, fish, meat etc.) building experience under the supervision of an experienced Chef de Partie.  He/she must have an interest in working in fine dining/high end culinary where attention to the finesse, quality and exquisite cooking and presentation are paramount.

Special requirements:

Professional Culinary Degree or minimum of 2 years’ experience in comparable hotel or busy restaurant kitchen.  Sunny personality with good communication skills, work as part of a team in a busy environment.

Motivations:

Role suits a newly graduated or new entrant into chef skills. 

Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.

Breakfast Chef

Overview of the role:-

  • Full Time position.
  • Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday; hours of work are from 6.00am – 2.00pm, however, flexibility is required.
  • Ensuring that food is prepared to a 5 star standard.
  • Ensuring food hygiene practices are maintained at all times.
  • Preparation of staff restaurant meals.
  • Assisting in other section of the Resorts Kitchens when required.

Candidate must have: -

  • Must be well organised.
  • Have 3rd level qualification.
  • Have previous experience, preferably, within a breakfast section.
  • Have a level of high service standards that are the expectation of star guests.
  • Must be focused on standards with excellent attention to detail.

Motivations:

Accommodation can be provided as part of your contractual agreement with this role.  Full training is provided.

Senior Receptionist

Senior Receptionist

Dromoland Castle in Newmarket on Fergus, Co. Clare are currently seeking a Senior Receptionist to join our team. A friendly individual with Opera Fidelio front office system and hotel experience would be ideal.

Ideal candidate will work with a team of professionals and be responsible for: -

  • Checking in/out guests.

  • Room billing and charges.

  • Daily lodgements.

  • Credit card balancing.

  • Room allocations.

  • Manning the switchboard when the need arises.

  • Guest activity bookings.

  • Most importantly guest care and ensuring their needs are looked after during their stay.

Candidate need to meet the following criteria: -

  • Have previous experience, preferably within the hotel industry at 4 or 5 star level.

  • Familiarisation with Opera Fidelio front office system.

  • Must be chatty, guest focused and friendly.

  • Must be well organised and be able to deal with the demands of a busy reception desk.

Working schedule is from Monday – Sunday along with a variety of shifts available, however, due to nature of our business, flexibility is required.  Full training is provided.

 

If you are excited by any of these opportunities, please download the Application Form here and when you have it completed click the button below to send it back to us.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!