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Chocolate Lab Associates, Part-Time, 12-20 hours per week

Join our Chocolate Lab team – and teach kids and families about the process of chocolate making. You will also lead groups as they roll up their sleeves and try their hand at chocolate pouring and decorating. This fun and informative family activity lasts about 45 minutes and ends with a delicious take-home chocolate creation!

Associates share instruction responsibilities with the Chocolate Lab Supervisor and School Programs docents. You will also be responsible for the monitoring of specialized Lab equipment, such as tempering machines, and clean-up of work stations between classes.

No previous chocolate knowledge required, just a love of chocolate and enthusiasm for sharing it with others.

Minimum skills and requirements

  • Applicants must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be available on weekends and holidays
  • Ability to teach 45 minutes classes
  • Ability to interact with the public, good oral communication skills
  • 1-2 years experience interacting with the public preferred
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for up to 3 hours

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Museum Shop Associate, Part-Time, 10-15 hours per week

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. Weekends and holidays required.

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, as well as opportunities at other local attractions.

This is a year ’round position.

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.

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Part-time General Maintenance Technician

Under the supervision of the Director of Facilities, the employee will perform a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled maintenance and repair tasks at Hershey Gardens and The Hershey Story Museum. The employee will assist in covering hours to support business operations. The facilities are open 7-11 hours per day, 363 days per year.

Summary of Major Duties:
Perform all day to day building maintenance duties
Perform building start up procedures to ready the building for daily operations
Keep maintenance log books up to date
Monitor, control and maintain computer controlled interactives

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
High School diploma or equivalent
A valid driver’s license is required
Knowledge of materials, tools, methods, and equipment used in the building maintenance trade, such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, electrical, HVAC, and life safety equipment
Ability to stand, walk and kneel for extended periods of time
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Interact and communicate effectively with staff
Ability to react quickly to special situations, including guest emergencies
Special work hours (weekends, evenings, holidays)

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume with the subject line Part-time General Maintenance Technician to bdtillotson@mshersheyfoundation.org

 

 

The M.S. Hershey Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions, including all hiring decisions, are made without regard to race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, non-job-related disability, veteran status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate as compared to a high school diploma, or any other trait protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We strive to hire the hardest working and most qualified individual .

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