Experienced Bartender

RightMove Recruitment are seeking an experienced and skilled bartender to join our client’s team at a renowned restaurant based in Galway City.

As a bartender, your primary responsibility will be to provide outstanding service to our customers, ensuring their satisfaction and creating a positive and enjoyable dining experience.


  • Prepare and serve a wide variety of beverages, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, with exceptional presentation and attention to detail.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by engaging with guests in a friendly and professional manner, ensuring their needs are met and any requests are promptly addressed.
  • Take and process beverage orders accurately and efficiently, using the restaurant’s POS system or manual order-taking methods.
  • Ensure the bar area is clean, well-stocked, and organised at all times, including replenishing supplies and inventory as needed.
  • Follow all recipes and procedures for making specialty cocktails and drinks, ensuring consistency in taste and presentation.
  • Maintain knowledge of current drink trends, popular cocktails, and latest mixology techniques, and share recommendations with guests when required.
  • Adhere to all safety and health regulations, including responsible alcohol service guidelines, ensuring guests’ well-being and compliance with legal requirements.
  • Collaborate with the restaurant staff, including servers and kitchen personnel, to ensure smooth communication and efficient service delivery.
  • Handle cash and credit card transactions accurately, following established protocols for cash handling and reconciliation.
  • Uphold a clean and organised workstation, including cleaning glassware, utensils, and bar equipment regularly.
  • Assist in training and mentoring junior staff members, as assigned by management.
  • Proactively identify and resolve customer complaints or issues, ensuring customer satisfaction and resolving conflicts if they arise.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of bartending experience in a high-volume restaurant or bar environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of different alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, including their preparation and presentation.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills, with the ability to engage with guests and provide personalised service.
  • Possess the ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of POS systems and experience with cash handling procedures.
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations and responsible alcohol service practices.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

Join our client’s team and take part in creating memorable experiences for customers by showcasing your bartending skills and providing exceptional service. If you are passionate about mixology, have a strong work ethic, and enjoy working in a team-oriented environment, we would love to hear from you.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: €12.90 per hour


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips


  • Bartending: 3 years (required)

Ability to Commute:

  • CO. Galway (required)

Work Location: In person

Job Category: Hospitality
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Galway
Salary: €12.90 per hour

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