Careers at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel

History and Background

Since we have opened our doors in June 1999, the Kilkenny River Court Hotel has aimed to be the premier four star hotel in Kilkenny. Our main aim since opening the hotel has been to address the needs of our customers and make their stay a memorable one. One of the main reasons for that continued success has been our staff:

“It’s our people who make the difference”

We have won numerous awards since 1999 from the Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce in 2001, 2005 and more recently won the Environmental Award 2007 & Business Excellence Award 2008. Customer care has always been the main focus in our hotel and we have won Failte Ireland Optimus, Irelands best award in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007. The team at the Kilkenny River Court Hotel are very proud of our recent achievement as we gained the prestigious ‘Optimus Best Practice Award’. Given to us in May 2014, the award recognises our hotel continuous endeavours to focus on key business processes under the headings of Management, People, Operations and Customer Service. Our main Service Promise to deliver Optimus is the following:

“We the Team of the Kilkenny River Court Hotel strive to provide constant friendly service in our unique surroundings”

Recruitment Details

If you are interested in the opportunity to be part of our award winning team, who value and encourage growth within our organisation and recognise our teams dedication – then we would like to invite you to apply for one of our current openings.

  • We are currently recruiting for Chefs of all grades & Food and Beverage staff

    Ideal candidates will have 2 years’ previous hotel experience, be enthusiastic, have fluent English and demonstrate a strong commitment to quality and high standards in service and customer care.

    Excellent attention to detail, communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment is required. Candidates must be over 18, flexible and be available to work weekends.

    Apply with CV to GM@rivercourthotel.com

Contact Details

Kilkenny River Court Hotel
The Bridge, John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0)56 7723388 Fax: +353 (0)56 7723389
Email: gm@rivercourthotel.com