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Cafe Cook and Attendant

Wild Encounters Mini Zoo

Co. Limerick, Ireland

Job Type:

Part time - seasonal


€11.30-€13.84 per hour

About Us:

Situated in West Co. Limerick, just a short drive outside Newcastle West, Wild Encounters Mini Zoo is a small and developing facility housing a range of exotic and domestic animal species. Having opened to the public only in 2020, the mini zoo is in an exciting phase of growth and development with lots of plans for the future with our staff being a key and valued part of this process.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen at Wild Encounters Mini Zoo to aid in its continued development and growth with the addition of a food truck and future café on site. We are seeking new staff members to help implement and expand this interesting new phase within the mini zoo.

Job Summary

Wild Encounters are looking for a Part Time Flexible Café Cook and Attendant. Working schedule will vary with increased hours during our busier seasons, but staff members will expect between 15-30 hours a week during our open season. General hours will be between 10am and 4.30pm but may differ for special event days etc. Applicants will have previous experience in a similar food and beverage service and/or restaurant and/or deli role, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and fluent English.

Candidate Requirements and Duties

  • · Prepare and serve hot and cold foods and drink to a high-quality standard.
  • · Assisting with the presentation of countertops and tables, ensuring they are maintained and fully stocked.
  • · Serve customers quickly and efficiently
  • · Observe relevant cleaning, health and safety standard
  • · Provide excellent Customer Service
  • · Contribute to a positive team environment
  • · Work in a fast-paced food retail environment
  • · Follow Health & Safety & HACCP guidelines
  • . You must be well presented
  • . Taking payments and operating at the till.
  • . Minimum 1 year deli experience
  • . Fluent English
  • . HAACP training desired but training can be provided.

Closing Date for Applications

3rd March 2024

Please email CVs and cover letters to getwild@wildencounters.ie to apply. Ideal start date 16th March 2024

We wish all applicants the best of luck and look forward to welcoming a new member of the team to Wild Encounters Mini Zoo!