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If YOU or someone you know is looking for a fun and a sole satisfying career, look no further! We are looking for the best, talented people to join our fun, hardworking baking and sales team for 2019 in Trinidad, Colorado.

Our many jobs require numerous hours standing (8+ hours), lifting heavy boxes/bags, and running around like a chicken with your head cut off. We have openings for the following positions for Part Time (20-30 hours/week) Monday - Saturday. During busy season, please allow for increased hours.

  • Assistant Baker (pastries, pies, cookies, cakes, breads...)

  • Experienced Cookie Decorator 

  • Experienced Cake Decorator

  • Holiday Team Members

The right candidate is personable & friendly, a master communicator, hardworking, honest (it's the best policy), and responsible.  Baking and/or sales experience is a HUGE plus, as is some sort of experience in the food industry/commercial kitchen, but not required. Strong time-management skills, ability to prioritize & multitasking are essential. Flexible scheduling.  Perks include nonstop music, broken/misshapen product and other delicious treats!

If you are interested in joining our team, to apply, please send your resume to nicole@coliespastries.com stating why you would be a good fit for our dream team.

If considered for the team, please prepare yourself for a working interview ("stage" in the culinary world). That's when we can test each other out to see if we will be a good fit for each other.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Colie's Cakes & Pastries is committed to creating a diverse environment & is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

Performance Responsibilities

 

  • Clean and sanitize all equipment, work areas, containers and utensils

  • Keep up with the dish pit and keep drying rack organized

  • Produce our entire line of baked goods:  quality cakes, cupcakes, cookies, traditional holiday items and any other production items as delegated by a manager or team member in need

  • Ensure exceptional product by thoroughly following recipes, understanding prep procedures ("mise en place"), and taking your time with each project at hand    

  • Make sure our baked goods are baked and decorated according to Colie's product standards

  • Keep up with the pace and keep your composure during tough times

  • Avoid overproduction during slow business weeks. #team

  • Rotate product in reach in freezer/refrigerator using FIFO method

  • Understand proper use of all equipment: ovens, mixers, sheeters, scales, proofer, utensils and 3 compartment sink

  • Maintain a clean production area

  • Efficient: Be quick, accurate and organized

  • Respect your customers’ and co-workers’ space and time

  • Prepare special orders to ensure customer specifications are met

  • Make sure customers receive exceptional customer service at all times. Treat every customer as if they were a loved one.

  • Ensure operations are in accordance with food safety and sanitation standards #team

  • Greet, assist, provide efficient service and thank guests in a prompt, courteous, friendly and business-like manner in order to promote the company image as a service-oriented operation

  • Learn how to take custom orders as requested by customers (e.g., special occasion cakes, decorated sugar cookies, etc.)

  • Enter all specialty cake sales information into Salesforce

  • Perform other duties as directed by a manager and or requested by team member

Job Requirements

  • No nail polish or whites of the fingernails. 

  • Hair pulled back. (Head bands are my thang and soon enough yours, too)

  • Light on the makeup. We deal with cakes and sometimes humans...

  • Wash hands every 15 min. 

  • Non slip/close toed shoes

  • I will provide clean aprons and towels. Refresh your daily supply when necessary.

  • Apparel: No tattered jeans, short sleeve or 3/4 sleeve shirts (no profanity)... in the process of designing uniforms