We Are Hiring! 

Sugar Lab Bake Shop is expanding once more and we are in need of some additional hands. We are looking to hire 3 positions: Part Time Baker, Part Time Decorator, and Part Time Office Assistant. Please read through the description carefully.  

Company Profile

Self taught cake decorator Ali Davis and mother Kelly Shirk teamed up to create Sugar Lab Bake Shop, a beautiful store front bakery in Ventura, California. The bakery is known for their delicious menu of freshly baked treats and full range of custom cakes. The retail menu consists of cupcakes, French macarons, cookies, brownies & bars, cream puffs, decorated sugar cookies, and more! Sugar Lab Bake Shop strives for delicious sweet treats along with exceptional customer service to make their customers' events even better. They are known for creating fresh baked goods with the highest quality ingredients. 

Qualities in All Staff Members

We are searching for someone with passion and experience in creating quality sweet treats with a high level of detail. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, willing to jump in where needed, be a team player who can get along well with our tight-knit group but can also stay focused to get their tasks completed. This individual is someone who continually goes above and beyond the basic requirement, has great organization and time management skills, and has a background in customer service, even when not directly working with customers. 

Part Time Baker

This position is responsible for baking and filling cakes, as well as any other prep work necessary for orders. This position will work Tuesday through Saturday for approximately 5 hours per day based on the bakery's needs. This position does have room for growth so a flexible schedule is preferred. Tentative shift start time is 10 AM. 

Duties and Responsibilities
– Able to follow recipes to prepare a variety of menu items from scratch with little to no instruction
– Ability to take and follow direction
– Attention to fine detail required for all daily tasks
– Ability to establish priorities and work independently as well as part of a team
– A passion for baking and creating must be evident in daily work
– Desire to experiment with new recipes
– Work closely with all staff to ensure products are produced and stored in a timely and efficient manner
– Responsible for proper storage, labelling and use of all food supplies
– Ensure overall cleanliness and health standards are being met
– Responsible for exceptional customer service, when necessary
– Consistently displaying a positive and happy demeanor
– Responsible for daily and weekly cleaning tasks as per cleaning schedule

Credentials and Experience
– Culinary Arts diploma or equivalent education heavily favored, but not required
– Experience baking from scratch, professional/commercial setting ideal
– Ability to obtain food handler's certification within 30 days of hire, if not already obtained

Part Time Decorator

We are looking specifically for someone with experience in sugar cookie decorating using royal icing. Someone with cake decorating experience as well is a major plus! This is a great position for someone that may have had a part time home based business but is looking for something more reliable. This position will work Tuesday through Friday, about 6 hours a day based on the bakery's needs. This position does have room for growth so a flexible schedule is preferred. Tentative shift start time is 9 AM. 

Duties and Responsibilities
– Able to follow recipes to prepare sugar cookie dough and royal icing from scratch with little to no instruction
– Ability to take and follow direction
– Attention to fine detail required for all daily tasks
– Ability to establish priorities and work independently as well as part of a team
– A creative drive must be present in daily work
– Desire to experiment with new techniques
– Work closely with all staff to ensure products are produced and stored in a timely and efficient manner
– Responsible for proper storage, labelling and use of all food supplies
– Ensure overall cleanliness and health standards are being met
– Responsible for exceptional customer service
– Consistently displaying a positive and happy demeanor when customer service is required
– Responsible for daily and weekly cleaning tasks as per cleaning schedule

Credentials and Experience
– Culinary Arts diploma or equivalent education heavily favored, but not required
– Experience decorating cookies and cakes, professional/commercial setting ideal
– Ability to obtain food handler's certification within 30 days of hire, if not already obtained

 

We invite all qualified applicants to apply. Please send an email containing a resume and a portfolio with 5-10 pictures of your best baked goods (baker) or decorated cookies/cakes (decorator)  to hello@sugarlabbakeshop.com. Please indicate for which position you are applying in the subject line. While we thank all individuals for applying, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.