Work at Killruddery

Killruddery, the World renowned gardens and house. Set in 850 acres of beautiful landscape cared for and lived in by the same family for 400 years. Living history on Dublin’s door step. Killruddery offers an oasis of calm, open space for fun, well being and creativity. We are grounded in harmony with the natural environment and our living heritage. A space that nourishes all senses, a place where one wants to be…

Here’s your opportunity to join our team for the season and beyond, to work with a dynamic team, in a creative and authentic environment. Killruddery is an equal opportunities employer which offers a competitive salary and benefits; including certified training, staffmemberships, discounts and a main meal.


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Serving Drinks Grainstore
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Mushroom Supper

Current Opportunities

Food and Beverage Servers:

As a food and beverage server you will work along side the Killruddery Team to maintain the highest of standards in the F&B outlets. These outlets include our Tea Room, Coffee wagon, Ice cream bike, Farm market coffee bar. Dealing warmly and efficiently with the public while ensuring the highest customer service standards and maintaining the integrity of the Killruddery Brand. Previous experience in a similar role essential. Please click HERE to view the job description.

Box Office:

As a box office attendant you will be responsible for selling of day tickets, event tickets and memberships along with taking payments & providing information to customers. You will handle administrative tasks that are necessary to keep their work and work area organised. People who have experience in handling computerised ticketing systems is an advantage. Please click HERE to view the job description.

Commis Chef:

As a Commis Chef, you will be responsible for assisting in the preparation and presentation of the food, as supervised by the head chef You will have a proven ability to work under pressure within a team and to follow instruction. A passion to learn and a drive to succeed in a culinary/hospitality career. Previous experience as a Commies Chef is essential. Please click HERE to view the job description.

Kitchen Porter:

As a kitchen porter you will be required to complete tasks which including duties such as cleaning, washing up and basic food preparation. This position requires a flexible, energetic and enthusiastic individual who has previous cleaning/Kitchen Porter experience. You will be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of safety, hygiene and order in the kitchen. Please click HERE to view the job description.

Facilities Assistants:

As a Facilities assistant you will be responsible for assisting with the smooth running of the premises facilities during the shift. You will ensure that areas of responsibility are safe, clean, operational and well maintained. You will support the company by complying with waste management and monitory energy efficiency. Please click HERE to view the job description.


Interviews will take place early March & only those candidates who can demonstrate that they meet the requirements of the Job Description and match with the ethos of Killruddery will be called for an interview.

Killruddery will re-open for our season at the end of March and will be open weekends only in April and daily from May to September.

To apply please forward your C.V. to Tara Maher on and outline which position you are applying for.


Our Kitchen Gardener Frank Jesper always welcomes volunteers who would like help in the work of restoring this garden to a working Kitchen Garden. The Walled Garden working hours are between 8.30am and 3pm Monday to Friday, and all levels of gardener are welcome.  If you would like to volunteer, you can get in touch at