Careers

An Independent Collection of Unique Properties

Please see our current list of vacant positions below

Chef de Partie

Great Southern Killarney

Overview
You will contribute to customer satisfaction through the preparation of high-quality food items in accordance with hotel standards and maximise hotel customer satisfaction.
Responsibilities
As Chef de Partie you will come from a 4 or 5 star background, be talented, creative and have a genuine passion for food.

Food and Beverage Assistant

Great Southern Killarney

Overview
We are looking for an experienced Food and Beverage Assistant to join our team in Brownes Bar. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in a similar role, ideally at four or five star level. We are looking for friendly enthusiastic people who will strive to maintain our four star standard of servic
Responsibilities

Front Office Receptionist

Great Southern Killarney

Overview
As a Front Office Receptionist you will contribute to our Guests first impressions and so you will provide a high standard of service to our Guests and contribute to their overall experience from check-in to check-out. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a 4/5 star hotel.
Responsibilities

Head Pastry Chef

Hayfield Manor

Overview
Minimum Head / Sous pastry chef experience within a 4 / 5 star hotel
Responsibilities
Oversee and manage the Pastry team. Design and produce a menu across several service outlets, while delivering a consistent five-star standard. You will maximise customer satisfaction through the preparation of high-quality food items in accordance with hotel standards and maximise hotel customer satisfaction.

F&B Assistant - Full time

Hayfield Manor

Overview
We are looking for an experienced Food and Beverage Assistant to join our team in our 2 AA Rosette, Perrott's Garden Bistro. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience in a similar role, ideally at four or five star level. We are looking for friendly,enthusiastic and passionate people who will strive to maintain our award winning standard of service.
Responsibilities
Be passionate to provide an exceptional customer experience within our 2AA Rosette, Perrott's Garden Bistro. Assist the team in achieving targets

Chef de Partie

Hayfield Manor Hotel

Overview
Join our award winning Kitchen team, to contribute, develop and excel in this exciting and vibrant company.
Responsibilities
Be in complete control of your section, be a part of the successful team producing exceptional dishes for our customers, be a team player within the hotel, be an ambassador for you and the Hayfield Family Collection.

Commis Chef

Hayfield Manor Hotel

Overview
Join our award winning Kitchen team, to contribute, develop and excel in this exciting and vibrant company.
Responsibilities
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, creative and driven Chef to join a vibrant team, learn and develop from a host of Chefs with varying experience. Be competent in food prep, HACCP, basic skills Produce dishes to our 58 standard

Bar Team Member - Full time - Cork

Hayfield Manor Hotel

Overview
Attention to Detail required High standards to be adhered to at all time Cash Handling Customer Service
Responsibilities
Food & Beverage Service across all areas in the Bar, and guest areas Contributing to the overall success of Hayfield Manor, by delivering exceptional guest service and experience

Bar Supervisor Conference & Banqueting

Great Southern Killarney

Overview
The Successful Candidate will: Have previous experience in a similar role at 4*/5* level, Have a friendly and outgoing manner, Be well-presented and maintain a professional image at all times through appearance, Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, Have fluent English, both verbal and written, Be courteous and focused on providing a consistently high standard of customer service, Be a team player, flexible, Have knowledge of food, wine and cocktails, Have local knowledge of Killarney.
Responsibilities
As Bar Supervisor your main function will be to provide and ensure excellent customer service by professionally and efficiently serving food and preparing and serving beverage to our Guests and ensuring that your team is doing the same.

Food & Beverage Assistant Weekends part-time (Conferences & Banqueting)

Great Southern Killarney

Overview
Have previous experience in a similar role at 4*/5* level. Have a friendly and outgoing manner. Be well-presented and maintain a professional image at all times through appearance. Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Have fluent English, both verbal and written. Be courteous and focused on providing a consistently high standard of customer service. Be a team player, flexible, Have knowledge of food, wine and cocktails. Have local knowledge of Killarney.
Responsibilities
As Food and Beverage Assistant your main function will be to provide excellent customer service by professionally and efficiently serving food and preparing and serving beverage to our Guests.

Bar - Food & Beverage Assistant - Full time

Great Southern Killarney

Overview
As Food and Beverage Assistant your main function will be to provide excellent customer service by professionally and efficiently serving food and preparing and serving beverage to our Guests. Have previous experience in a similar role at 4*/5* level. Have a friendly and outgoing manner. Be well-presented and maintain a professional image at all times through appearance. Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Have fluent English, both verbal and written. Be courteous and focused on providing a consistently high standard of customer service. Be a team player, flexible. Have knowledge of food, wine and cocktails. Have local knowledge of Killarney.
Responsibilities
The Great Southern Killarney is looking for highly efficient, well presented, well organised and energetic Food and Beverage assistants for our Browns Bar (Lunch & Dinner Shifts with some morning set-up duties) The ideal candidate is someone who's is passionate about Guest Service, has bags of stamina and enjoys the fast pace of working in an award winning bar in a 4* plus environment. You also need to be able to stay calm and work as part of a team during a frenetic service and ensure a fantastic guest experience by following clear instruction and assisting your team-mates where needed.

Food & Beverage Manager

Great Southern Killarney

Overview
Qualification in Food Service Management or similar a clear advantage although not required. At least 5 years Senior level purchasing and revenue generating experience in a large, busy Bar and Restaurant. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and experience in Tablepaths, Hotsoft, Volante or similar advantageous. Thorough Understanding of the importance of Customer Experience and uncompromising standards of excellence. High Attention to Detail with regards to food standards, costs, safety, presentation, etc. Management Skills – of both Food & Beverage as well as people. Organizational Skills – schedules, timelines, future planning etc. Problem-Solving Skills – for employee conflict, customer complaints, stock issues etc. Proactive disposition – anticipation of challenges and mitigation of risks. Great communication skills – ability to clearly communicate with suppliers, management and staff across a variety of nationalities and experience levels. Energetic, Friendly, Approachable, Professional, Courteous and Well Groomed.
Responsibilities
The Great Southern Killarney is looking for an experienced highly efficient, well organised and energetic Food & Beverage Manager to drive revenue across all the Food & Beverage outlets of the property. The ideal candidate is someone who is approachable, hardworking and enjoys the fast pace of working in a large dynamic environment. Someone who can rally up a team, address situations before they arise and ensure that our guests truly have a magnificent experience, whilst ensuring our profits are raised. You also need to be able to stay calm in the face of new challenges and enjoy the variety this task would bring. The Food & Beverage Manager forecasts, plans and controls the ordering of stock, food, beverages and sundries for our Garden Room Restaurant and Brownes bar and assists the conference and banqueting department as well. The manager is responsible for managing the finances related to the food & beverage of the entire property, including purchasing, wage costs and cost-saving techniques. The Food & Beverage manager will play a role in staff management, health & safety, operations, menu formulation, promotions, doing their best to optimize profit across departments and create the best experience possible for customers by ensuring that the company is represented correctly and that the company's standards are upheld.

Sous Chef (jnr)

Hayfield Manor Hotel

Overview
To deputise in the Executive Chef's absence. To ensure that all Chefs de Parties are familiar with the day's requirements. To ensure that the necessary stocks are on hand at the right quality and quantity. To ensure that fair discipline is maintained. To ensure that all staff are treated fairly and with commonly accepted courtesy. To ensure that timetables, leave rosters and attendance registers are up-to-date. To ensure that all statutory, as well as company, hygiene regulations are being strictly adhered to. To ensure that all maintenance problems are reported and followed up on. To ensure that all communications between the restaurant, bar and kitchen run smoothly. To ensure that each chef receives the correct orders for the appropriate tables. To ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature. To ensure that the dining room/ restaurant personnel are "standing by" when delicate dishes are served. To ensure that regular on-the-job training is carried out so that all staff perform their duties correctly. To attend seminars and training courses as and when directed. To further your own knowledge of management methods and principles to ensure future advancement and further upgrading in management standards for the profession as a whole. Work with the Executive Chef to produce diversified menus. Produce high quality dishes that follow up the established menu and level up to the hotels standards, as well as to clients’ requirements; Discover talented chefs and train them in order to reach the high standards of the location; Maintain order and discipline in the kitchen during working hours; Create tasting menus for clients interested in contracting the food for different events e.g. weddings etc. Make sure the hygiene and food safety standards are met in all stages of food preparation, starting with the ingredients and ending with the finished dish which leaves the kitchen. Make sure that the professional equipment is in good conditions and signal any malfunctions. Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar Role. Experience in a similar 4* Deluxe environment preferable. Qualification in culinary arts. Customer Experience Champion and a strong, confident but level-headed leader capable of managing high presentation, consistency- and service standards and delegate tasks to ensure productivity. Strong work ethic and high standards of achievement, integrity and attention to detail. Unrelenting focus on quality. Enthusiasm and creative talent. Passionate approach to the production of high quality food. Flair and imagination. Management and organisational skills. Fully aware and compliant in Food Safety and HACCP Food Management Systems. Have a good grasp on profit margins. Ability to train, lead and motivate a team in the absence of and alongside the head chef
Responsibilities
As Jnr Sous Chef your role will be to maintain the smooth and efficient running of the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef and to assist the Head Chef in the day to day running of the kitchen.

Reservation Agent - Cork

Hayfield Manor Hotel

Overview
Provides superior customer service and books reservations for all 3 properties within the Hayfield Collection Process all future reservations via phone & email, modifications of future reservations and cancellations. Responsible for all VIP reservations and requests. Process no shows and late cancellation fees. Promotes repeat guest business for the hotel. Assist Reservations Manager with group reservations and rooming lists Promotes up-sell of upgraded room types, and packages, offers alternate dates If you think you have the attention to detail and enjoy working in a team, apply today
Responsibilities
Provides superior customer service and books reservations for all 3 properties within the Hayfield Collection Process all future reservations via phone & email, modifications of future reservations and cancellations. Responsible for all VIP reservations and requests. Process no shows and late cancellation fees. Promotes repeat guest business for the hotel. Assist Reservations Manager with group reservations and rooming lists Promotes up-sell of upgraded room types, and packages, offers alternate dates If you think you have the attention to detail and enjoy working in a team, apply today