Careers at Great Southern Killarney

At Great Southern Killarney we recognise that one of our key assets is the talents and skills of our employees. We believe that each employee contributes directly to the hotels growth and success. One of our objectives is to provide a working environment that is conducive to both personal and professional growth. Great Southern Killarney is committed to attracting, retaining and promoting people with the ability and willingness to succeed in their role.  We strive to create a supportive environment in which all employees can flourish and reach their full potential. We are committed to offering opportunities for training and career advancement. 

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:   

Accommodation Manager

As Accommodation Manager you will lead the housekeeping function and ensure that our guests experience the highest standards of room presentation.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years’ experience as Accommodation Manager and the ability to manage a large Accommodation Team.  You will have an uncompromising attitude towards maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and exceptional attention to detail. 

Duty Manager

We have an excellent opportunity for a Duty Manager to join the management team here at The Great Southern Killarney.  The purpose of this role is to ensure that the quality and standards of the Hotel are maintained at the highest level and customer expectations are met and exceeded.  The role will provide an opportunity to develop skills in all departments of the hotel.  The ideal applicant will be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hardworking and a team player as well as having a strong background in weddings and conferences. 

Chef de Partie

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

Pastry Chef

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Pastry Chef to join our team.  The ideal candidate will have knowledge of all aspects of the pastry section including banqueting, afternoon tea and plating desserts in a 4/5 star establishment.  Creative flair and genuine passion for pastry.  

Sous Chef

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Sous Chef to join our Kitchen Team.  The successful candidate for this role will have a strong culinary and management background as well as a genuine passion for food.  


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. 

Food and Beverage Assistant

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 service.  


Suitable candidates can apply with CV to

Nicola Daly
HR Generalist
Direct Line: 00353-64-6638071
Great Southern Killarney, Town Centre Killarney, Co. Kerry
Hotel Switchboard: 00353-64-6638000