Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Seatown Sweets! We are a small, boutique bakery that emphasizes quality in our products. Our team members should have a passion for baking and love educating our customers about our craft. Please read our below job descriptions with careful consideration. If you feel like you would be a good fit, then we can't wait to hear from you!

Current Openings

PART-TIME CAKE DECORATOR

Seatown Sweets is excited to advertise for the position of Cake Decorator and Buttercream Artist! Seatown Sweets is a small, independently run bakery specializing in sugar cookies, cakes, cake pops, mini desserts and other sweet treats.

While this is predominantly a back-of-house position, our new team member will be involved in all aspects of the bakery operations. You will learn all about baking processes for our treats, preparation and inventory, producing buttercreams and sauces, buttercream piping and detail work; as well as being responsible for processing, baking, fulfilling and sometimes even delivering special orders. Along with the owner, this position will assist in cleaning up, and opening and closing our small shop.

In the role you will also learn a lot about exceptional customer service and retail support, including online platforms and delivery services.

The role we are trying to fill has a varied schedule but we will work with you to keep your shifts consistent week-to-week.

OUR TEAM MEMBERS:

  • Have a great attitude and team-player energy;

  • Are problem solvers and able to think on their feet;

  • Are focused on quality and attention to detail;

  • Must be 18 years of age or older;

  • Have a Valid WA Driver’s License and form of transport;

  • Must have or receive a WA Food Handler Permit;

  • While no formal education or work experience is required, previous experience as a Baker or in another operational support role at a bakery, restaurant, or foodservice environment is a plus.

 

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Advanced buttercream skills and technique such as piping buttercream flowers, clean lines, writing and more is a must.

  • Advanced skills and understand of stacking and filling cakes

  • Must be able to stack 2-tiered cakes

  • Proactive mindset and ability to prevent and spot errors/maintain high level of quality;

  • Strong time management skills and a sense of urgency;

  • Attention to detail and order accuracy

  • Strong communications skills - must be able to speak English well;

  • Professional phone manner;

  • Strong organizational skills and high level of cleanliness;

  • Possesses the discipline and attention to detail to strictly adhere to health and safety practices and work environment standards;

  • Is diligent, organized, and self-motivated, with the ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.

  • Goes above and beyond to support the team or guest, and is reliable, trustworthy and responsive.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Follows Seatown Sweets’ proprietary recipes and production methods with precision;

  • Inventory production including preparing batters, buttercreams, baking cakes, baking cupcakes;

  • Assisting in opening or closing the kitchen and shop when needed;

  • Keep displays and backstock fully loaded;

  • Keep shop clean and organized;

  • Re-stock ingredients when needed;

  • Customer service including greeting customers, taking orders, answering questions, making suggestions, and packaging orders for all walk-in customers;

  • Accept and prepare customer online orders (Door Dash, UberEats, GrubHub);

  • Package pre-orders and have ready for customer pick up/delivery times;

  • Must be available and comfortable delivering cakes and desserts around King & Snohomish County;

 

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB NEEDS;

  • Most of the time is spent moving about frequently. There may be a need to occasionally undertake additional movements, including bending, handling, pulling, reaching, and stooping.

  • Applicants must have the ability to lift 50lb bags of flour and sugar, and stand for extended periods of time.

TIME COMMITMENT & COMPENSATION

  • 15-20 hours per week with room to grow

  • Final pay will be dependent on skills and experience. Start wage $18-$25/hr plus tips

  • Must be available Wednesday through Friday. Some weekends may be required with advance notice.

Ready to Apply?

We would love to hear from you! Please send the following to us for consideration:

1) Current Cover Letter & Resume

2) 3-5 Pictures of your best bakes (optional)

3) Hours of Availability. 

Email the above to Kayla at info@seatownsweets.com

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We will be in contact if we feel you are a good fit for the position.