Do you want to work for The Sweetest Place at the Beach? Click here to apply: 2024 Candy Kitchen Employment Application
CHOCOLATIER: Learn the art of candy making! Individuals seeking this position must be detail oriented, able to stand for an 8-hour shift, lift up to 25 pounds, have no known food allergies and at least 18 years of age. You will receive on-site training to make hand-dipped chocolates as well as work with a chocolate enrobing machine. This position is seasonal, full-time Monday through Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm.
TAFFY MACHINE OPERATOR: Join our Taffy Team! This job requires being able to work on your feet for an 8-hour shift, repeatedly lift 60 pounds and at least 18 years of age. Individuals will be responsible for preparing and weighing ingredients for salt water taffy batches, following recipes consistently, working with various manufacturing equipment to pull and wrap taffy, and communicating with management any issues that may affect product consistency or quality. This position is seasonal, full-time Monday through Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm.
SHIPPING: DELIVERY DRIVER / DELIVERY ASSISTANT: Delivery drivers and delivery assistants pick, process, load and unload bulk candy orders from our manufacturing facility in Ocean City, MD and deliver them to all 19 retail stores located throughout Ocean City and the Delaware Beaches. Individuals are required to load and unload a box truck, which includes repetitive lifting and maneuvering of up to 50 pounds as well as operate a hand truck. Delivery drivers MUST have a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and be able to pass a DOT physical. Must be at least 18 years of age; these positions are seasonal, full-time. Expected work hours are Monday through Friday 6:30am to 3:00pm.
MERCHANDISER / MERCHANDISING ASSISTANT: Merchandising involves making each store inviting and shoppable by keeping toy and novelty merchandise fully stocked and organized. Individuals are expected to pick, process, load and unload toys, novelties, and other merchandise and be able to stand on your feet, bend, and repetitively lift at least 30 pounds. Products are moved from a centralized warehouse, in and out of a commercial van then delivered to each retail store. Responsibilities include replenishment of merchandise sold daily, processing and pricing of new merchandise and assisting with new displays. MUST have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and ability to drive a commercial van and be at least 18 years of age. Expected work hours are Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm. Overtime may be available on an as-needed basis.
E-COMMERCE & CUSTOM PACKAGING ASSOCIATE: Individuals will process and package e-commerce and phone orders to be shipped via USPS and UPS. Additional responsibilities include large scale packaging of gift chocolates and other products to be sold by our retail stores. Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team. Strong attention to detail is required. Must be able to stand for an 8 hour shift, lift at least 30 pounds, have no known food allergies and be at least 18 years of age. Basic computer skills are a must. This is a full time year-round position, Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm.
RETAIL TEAM MEMBER, SHIFT LEADER, MANAGER: The Sweetest Place at the Beach wants you to join the retail team! Candidates must be available to work days, nights, and weekends in a fast-paced, fun and family friendly retail environment. Individuals will be responsible for providing top tier customer service and a quality shopping experience to patrons. Must be able to stand for an 8-hour shift and lift 25 pounds. Job duties will also include food preparation, restocking and product replenishment, cleaning and cash handling. Food service industry or retail experience a plus but not required. Full time, part-time, seasonal and year round positions available.