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Job Details
  • FWHRC202209
  • Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
  • Porthmadog
  • Temporary, Part Time
  • £9.50 - £9.80 per hour

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways are two of the UK's most popular heritage railways, located in the heart of picturesque Snowdonia. Spooner's Grill, Cafe & Bar is our main catering outlet situated on Harbour Station in Porthmadog, delivering a high level of service throughout the day.  

We are looking for Bartenders for Spooner's CAMRA award-winning bar. Key duties will include serving customers, handling money and clearing tables. Experience working a busy bar is preferred but not essential, as training will be given to the right candidate.

Core Skills:


  • Experience in a Front of House role
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work cleanly and tidily
  • A basic knowledge and understanding of food and kitchen hygiene is desirable
  • A basic knowledge of Cellar Management would be an advantage but is not essential
  • An interest in the drinks industry and knowledge of Cask Ales, Wine and Cocktails would be advantageous


The ability to speak Welsh would be an advantage as would knowledge of the railways, their passengers and the local economic market.

The successful candidate will thrive working in a fast-paced, buzzing environment. Candidates must be flexible and able to work shifts over days, evenings and weekends. A zero hours contract will be offered initially, hours of work will vary and may be flexible to suit candidate.

This is a seasonal position to start as soon as possible to the end of October 2022. Rate of pay £9.50 to £9.80 per hour. Applicants for this position must be aged 18 or over and have the right to work in the UK. 

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