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CAREERS @ IMAGINOSITY

Do you love working in a fun filled PLAY environment? Please see below for details of current opportunities to come and join our team at Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum...

PART TIME CAFE STAFF WANTED

(Applicants must be aged 18 or over)

Location: Imaginosity Dublin Children's Museum

Role overview: Imaginosity's café sells a range of food and drink through a simplified model. Hot drinks are provided through a bean-to-cup machine and cold drinks are provided via a refrigerated cabinet with canned/bottled cold drinks. Reporting to the Staff Manager, Cafe Staff are responsible for the 'front of counter' operation of Imaginosity's Mad Hatter Café ensuring the highest standards of hygiene, safety and customer service.

Key responsibilities of the Cafe Staff include:

• Front of counter delivery of food and drink to customers including the operation of bean to cup coffee machines and a flat-bed Panini toaster.

• Operation of chip and pin machines and a cash till including the handling of cash payments.

• Keeping the counter and storage areas clear, well-organised and easy to use.

• Keeping the cafe clear and tidy with tables routinely cleared and cleaned in accordance with operational procedures.

• Raising any maintenance or significant cleaning issues to the Staff Manager.

• Ensuring that a personal full understanding is maintained about menus, offers and other operational information.

• Assisting in the delivery of party food or other events as directed by the Staff Manager.

• Promoting and practising relevant health and safety, food hygiene and fire safety standards.

• Maintaining effective stock control, storage and rotation to minimise wastage.

• Compliance with all organisational policies and procedures, including those for cash and stock handling.

• Controlling and managing of enquiries, complaints and emergencies including administering First Aid as required.

• To undertake any other duties as deemed necessary to assist in the day to day running of the cafe.

Person Specification:

The role of Cafe Staff demands the following blend of skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours. Candidates MUST be available to work mid-week and weekends.

Skills:

• The ability to work quickly while remaining welcoming and friendly to customers

• The ability to deal with customers and the queries and concerns in a polite manner

• The ability to deal with an emergency with calmness

• The ability to work as part of a team

Knowledge:

• Knowledge of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene legislation

• Good IT, numeracy and literacy skills

Desirable:

• Qualification in hospitality/catering

• Up to date First Aid qualification

Experience:

• Experience of working in a café or other customer-facing environment

• Experience of till and chip and pin operation and cash handling

• Barista training preferable

BEHAVIOURS:

• A dynamic individual with a 'can do' positive attitude and approach

• Demonstrates trust, openness and respect in dealing with staff and members of the public

• Flexible approach to tasks and workload

• A natural sense of enthusiasm

• An appreciation of, and commitment to, the culture and philosophy of a Children's Museum

• Willingness to work hard and work weekends

Please note, successful candidates will be subject to a Garda Vetting Check.

Applicants should send a covering letter and CV to : liz@imaginosity.ie

 

 

 

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