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Recruitment at Liffey Valley Shopping Centre

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Recruitment at Liffey Valley Shopping Centre

Friday, February 05, 2016 

Recruitment at Liffey Valley Shopping Centre

Some well-known retailers at Liffey Valley Shopping Centre in Lucan are now recruiting. Both full and part-time positions are available.

Jack & Jones are holding a recruitment drive to hire full time staff members.

Date: Wednesday 10th of February

Venue: Jack & Jones store, Liffey Valley, Lucan, Co. Dublin

Time: 6-8pm

Interested candidates can email a copy of their CV or call instore. For full details click here.

TGI Fridays, coming soon to Liffey Valley are now inviting applications for all full and part-time positions for front and back of house staff at their new restaurant including:

  • Line Chefs
  • Kitchen Porters
  • Waiting Staff
  • Back of the House
  • Door Hosts
  • Bartenders
  • Server Assistants

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential as full training will be given to successful candidates. Interested applicants can apply with a CV and cover letter clearly stating the position they wish to apply for, to

There are also current job vacancies advertised at the shopping centre with companies such as Claire’s Accessories, River Island, Vision Express and Benetton.

Visit Liffey Valley’s careers page here for more information.

Is a career in the retail sector for you? Keep up to date on all the latest job news and sector information HERE.

The CareersPortal Team