Amaru Confections is a high end, boutique, custom cake shop and wholesale bakery. Our business is growing quickly and we are currently in need of an experienced and highly qualified baker and cake decorator. This person's primary role will be to assist our lead bakers and decorators with traditional and gluten free baking. They will also assist with decorating cakes and cupcakes. Due to the custom nature of our business, we require an extremely high level of attention to detail in a fast paced environment.
The position offered is full-time (35+ hours a week). Additional hours may be available as your experience increases and business needs warrant. Saturday and Sunday availability required.
Job Requirements: • Have at least 2 or more years experience as a baker in a commercial bakery, and/or have graduated from an accredited culinary arts school with a focus on pastry arts. • Gluten free baking experience and knowledge is a plus. • Must have excellent attention to detail (cannot be overstated enough). • Be willing to learn the methods and systems we have in place. • Have reliable transportation and clean driving record with no felony arrests. • Cake decorating experience required. Fondant work is a plus. • Hardworking, honest, and reliable must be words that describe you. • Must be available and willing to work Saturday and some Sundays for possible deliveries of wedding and birthday cakes. • Must be willing to stand for long periods of time.
Job Duties will include:
Working with staff to learn all of our traditional and gluten free baking recipes, processes, packaging, and be able to bake and package a perfectly consistent product. Must be willing to work early morning hours starting at 5am to 6am.
Intermittent deliveries on weekends as needed using company vehicles.
Handle the "non-decorating" duties including: torting, filling and icing cakes, dish washing, prepping stations, and general cleaning.
Have a wonderful, positive, and energetic personality and be willing to assist wherever needed on any given day.
Considered self-motivated, creative, and self-starter.
Be a quick learner and think on your feet, as we work in a fast paced environment.
Be willing to be a team player. Everyone that works with us is important to the company.
Be fluent in English and have a high school degree. Some college level course work preferred.
Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Be able to do simple calculations for recipe scaling.
This is by no means an exhaustive list of duties. Additional duties, responsibilities and requirements may be added as skill level and comfort level increases.
Please drop off or email us the following:
• Your completed application-which can be found at www.amaruconfections.com under the "jobs" link (required) • Resume (optional) • Cover Letter (optional) • Pictures of your decorating work (optional) Due to the level of interest in this position, we may not be able to respond to every submitted application. We will review your work experience and any pictures you wish to include. We will reach out to you for an interview if we feel you meet our criteria. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Starting hourly wage $10-15/hour.
Our bakery offers a fun and relaxed atmosphere with competitive wages, a company sponsored retirement savings plan, paid vacation and sick time off, work/life flexibility and opportunities for advancement. All Amaru Confections employees and job applicants will be treated equally without regard to race,
sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, veteran status, physical abilities,
or other characteristic protected by law.