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

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.

Food and Beverage Servers:

You will work along side the Killruddery Team to maintain the highest of standards in the F&B outlets. 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. 

Kitchen Porter:

As a Kitchen Porter you will be required to complete tasks which include 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.

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.

To apply please forward your C.V. to Tara Maher on

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