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Chocolate Tasting Associate
Part-time Chocolate Tasting Associates are needed in the new Tastings: Chocolate From Around the World area – a unique venue at The Hershey Story designed to offer guests the opportunity to sample, in the form of beverages, single-origin chocolates from around the world. Associates are responsible for selling and facilitating chocolate tastings for the general public and after-hours groups. This position will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining specialized equipment, such as chocolate dispensers, and clean-up of both work spaces and guest tables between tastings, based on established protocols.
Associates are needed for weekday shifts, but are also expected to work some weekends and holidays. Great customer service skills and the ability to multitask are a must. The position also requires a general knowledge of all Hershey properties as well as opportunities at other local attractions.
Chocolate Lab Associate
The Chocolate Lab, a popular destination for visitors to The Hershey Story, seeks part-time associates. Selected candidates will be responsible for educating the public and school students on chocolate-related topics in a fun and upbeat laboratory/classroom setting. Duties include hands-on instruction, food preparation, maintenance of food-handling equipment and lab clean-up.
Associates are required to work 15 to 25 hours per week, on average, including many weekends and holidays. Hours during September through mid-June are between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and during the summer, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Schedules vary from one week to the next.
Teaching experience and knowledge of food preparation are desired. Knowledge of chocolate is a plus; however, all selected candidates will be oriented about chocolate-related class content prior to presenting.
Some post-secondary education is preferred but candidates with exceptional experience in lieu of college may be considered.
This position assists guests with purchases in the retail shop, communicates guest feedback to the retail manager, ensures that the shop is neat and clean and stock is filled in a timely manner. This position is also responsible for money handling and daily reconciliation of a cash drawer. The position requires a general knowledge of all Hershey properties and other local attractions.
Part-time, 15-20 hours per week, weekends and holidays required
Minimum skills and requirements
- Applicants must be 16 years or older
- Applicants must be available on weekends and holidays
- Computer knowledge
- Ability to lift 25 lbs.
- Ability to stand for up to 3 hours
- Ability to interact with the public, good oral communication skills
- 1-2 years experience interacting with the public preferred
This position requires criminal history background checks in addition to child abuse background checks as a condition of employment.