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With a total staff of nearly 100 over all departments, we are regularly recruiting for experienced professionals to join our team. If you believe you have what it takes to join the team in one of the city’s biggest and busiest venues, we’d like to meet you, so please apply even if we are not recruiting your desired position at the moment.

Please apply by downloading and completing our application form and sending it, along with your CV (preferably with a photo) and a covering letter explaining why you are the right person to join our team to:
info@thedome.careers

Current Opportunities at The Dome

 

Duty Manager

Managers at The Dome stay a long time so this is a rare opportunity to join us at an exciting time in our development. Now in our 21st year, we continue to be at the forefront of Edinburgh’s restaurant and bar culture. We have the city’s busiest Afternoon Tea, a great mix of traditional and contemporary dishes on our a la Carte and Table d’Hote menus and now a fabulous French-inspired, steak-only Club Room dinner menu whilst our bar tenders serve fantastic cocktails and amazing drinks. We have Private Dining, Conference Suites and the Garden Café opens in late May.

This job is not for the faint-hearted – The Dome is like an hotel without bedrooms. Part of a Management team, a Duty Manager will control an area of the business whilst maintaining an overview of the operations of the whole building. The evening Duty Manager takes charge of the entire building through to lock up.

The successful candidate will already have several years’ experience managing high-volume, quality venues and be skilled at maximising covers through table and duration management. We use Quadranet but experience of any computer-based diary is essential. The position is hands-on, so you will need to be physically fit and have the stamina to operate this huge building. Immaculately presented and speaking fluent English, you will be able to present The Dome to our guests with your professional service, charm, sense of humour and innate sense of hospitality. You will have experience of managing teams, training and developing a rapport with the entire staff. You will be accustomed to shift work and have a flexible approach to hours. As Christmas is our busiest time of year, we do not take holidays in November or December but are closed on Christmas Day.

A Scottish Personal Licence, Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and First Aid qualifications are all desirable though appropriate training can be provided.  Wine training and knowledge would be advantageous.

The position carries a competitive starting salary with enhancement after a three month probationary period, uniform allowance and a share of tips from the Staff Tronc.

 

Waiting Staff – The Club Room

We are looking to recruit serious professionals with a passion for great food to join it’s dedicated team in our newly launched steak restaurant, The Club Room.

This is an opportunity to be a part of a unique dining concept in Edinburgh and offers the chance to develop your knowledge of both food and drinks.

Considerable experience in a fast-paced, quality restaurant is essential. You will be able to work to a consistently high standard, you will be immaculately presented and speak fluent English.

Working hours will be 5 out of 7 days on a rota basis, from 4pm until late.

The Dome pays competitive rates and those demonstrating skill, personality and stamina are rewarded appropriately. You will receive a share of the tips from the staff-controlled Tronc.

 

Bar Tenders

The List Eating and Drinking Guide 2016 – Hitlisted

The Dome is changing!

With new managers, new menus and lots of new ideas, we are looking for top class bar tenders to join our experienced team serving up our stunning range of cocktails, beers and wine.

We have a great range of spirits, cocktails and Scottish craft ales – all the ingredients a talented professional needs to serve our discerning guests.

We are looking for experienced cocktail bartenders with a working knowledge of wines, spirits and cocktails.

The right candidate will have experience working in a high volume, fast-paced environment producing consistently excellent drinks, a good eye for detail, a passion for quality drinks, dedication to exemplary customer service, a high work ethic and a desire to learn.

Becoming a member of our team will be an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to develop their career in this industry.

We offer an excellent rate of pay and working conditions and you will receive a share of the tips from the staff-controlled Tronc.

Full time positions, working 4 days a week available- terms will be discussed at interview

 

Counter Staff

Every role is important but the counter staff perform one of the most challenging in our restaurant.

This job requires a multi-skilled person to act as liaison between the kitchen and the floor, ensuring that the right food goes to the right table as well as being a barista. You will be able to make quality teas and espresso-based coffees to a consistently high standard. The counter also ensured that all cutlery and crockery is polished.

The Dome is busy and fast paced so you will have considerable experience in a similar role in a quality establishment, be immaculately presented and speak fluent
English.

The Dome pays competitive rates and you will receive a share of the tips from the staff-controlled Tronc.

This is a full time and permanent position, please do not apply if you are currently studying or have other commitments.