At Kippure Estate we provide accommodation for up to 120 people, a busy wedding, party and meeting venue and a multitude of outdoor activities for corporate, school and private groups. We are about 20 minutes from the M50 Tallaght exit and 40 minutes from Dublin city centre. Browse our site for more information on our products, services and exact location.

Kippure Estate is looking to fill the following positions.

If you are interested in any of the positions listed and would like more details please send your C.V. with a cover letter to our Operations Manager, Martin Dunn: adventure@kippure.com

Field Study Instructors

Salary:On Request
StartSeptember
Duration:Freelance – booking dependent

 

Kippure Estate Education Department is the leading field study provider in Leinster. We require graduates preferably of the Biological and/or Earth Sciences to carry out field work primarily with post-primary students of Geography and Biology.

This role involves the following responsibilities:

  • Teaching outdoors (full training provided)
  • Providing a high level of safety and customer service whilst taking clients through their experimental work.
  • Set up and de-prep of activities daily.
  • Maintenance and repair of equipment.

Experience & Skills:

Requirements:

  • Geography, Science-based/Ag-Science or Engineering degree,
  • Own transport as we are 8km from public transport,
  • Good communication skills,
  • Reliable.

Useful:

  • To like the outdoors,
  • Teaching experience,
  • First Aid skills.

For further information and to send CV, please contact:

The Environmental Education Manager

Tel: 01-458 2889 ext. 3,  or  Email: eco@kippure.com

Housekeeping Staff

Salary:€10.00 per hour
Start:Immediate
Duration:Part-time and full-time. Seasonal with bookings

 

Kippure Estate is looking for full-time and part-time staff to join our busy waiting staff team.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Should have a previous experience working in a similar role.
  • A friendly open personality and work well within a team.
  • Must be flexible with working hours as it does involve weekend work.
  • Own transport is required (no public transport to Kippure Estate).

Waiting Staff

Salary:€10.00 per hour
Start:Immediate
Duration:Seasonal with bookings – February – November

 

Kippure Estate is looking for full-time and part-time staff to join our busy waiting staff team.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Should have previous banqueting/restaurant experience within the trade.
  • Fluent English.
  • A friendly open personality and a love of working in the hospitality trade.
  • Must be flexible with working hours as it does involve weekend work.
  • Own transport is required (no public transport to Kippure Estate).

Receptionist / Front of House Assistant

Salary:On request
Start:Immediate
Duration:Initial 6-month contract with possible extension

 

Kippure Estate is looking to fill the position in its busy front of house department.

This role includes the following responsibilities: 

  • Handle all incoming calls and perform general and accommodation booking-related administrative duties, including processing reservations and meeting room coordination.
  • Meet and greet. Register guests; showing them to their rooms or lodges, providing information etc. Preparing invoices and taking payments.
  • Ad-hoc duties – working alongside the events- and hospitality teams and any associated admin support as required, such as ordering stationery.

Experience & Qualities

  • Previous receptionist and face-to-face customer experience is essential for this role. An upbeat and enthusiastic attitude. Be welcoming, friendly and approachable with customers.
  • The suitable candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience working in a busy front office environment. Working knowledge of a PMS system (Opera, Hotsoft or similar) would be an advantage!
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is a vital.
  • Excellent organisational skills; including good time management – able to prioritise workload and make best use of available time effectively.
  • Able to cope well when under pressure from competing priorities, unpredictable requests and interruptions.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Own transport is required (no public transport to Kippure Estate).

Please note that this position involves weekend and shift work – flexibility in working hours is a must.

Multi-Activity Instructors

Salary:On request
Start:Immediate
Duration:Freelance – booking dependent

 

Kippure Estate is looking to fill full-time and part-time positions in its busy adventure department for its 2018 season. We provide multi-activity adventure programmes for schools, private and corporate groups.

This role involves the following responsibilities:

  • Providing a high level of safety and customer service whilst taking clients through their activity programme both on-site and for off-site events.
  • Set up and de-prep of activities daily.
  • Maintaining all equipment and adventure ropes course and carry out safety checks of same.
  • Carrying out maintenance on adventure areas.

 Experience & Skills:

  • Ideal candidates will have been in a similar role for at least two years.
  • Candidates must have both the hard and soft skills required for work in the outdoor industry.  High ropes training and experience in corporate event management / team building would be an asset.
  • A valid first-aid certificate appropriate for this role.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.
  • Own transportation is essential.