Employment at Lake Champlain Chocolates
Want to Work at Lake Champlain Chocolates?
Thank you for your interest in working with us! Having found this page, you must love chocolate and be curious about what it’s like to work at a chocolate factory in Vermont. Well, in one word, sweet!
At Lake Champlain Chocolates you will find exciting challenges and opportunities within a fun atmosphere of mutual respect and teamwork. On a daily basis, we work together to:
- Amaze our customers.
- Value and encourage each other's excellence and well-being.
- Care for our communities and environment.
- Grow profitably through innovative leadership.
Each employee contributes to the quality and excellence of our product, workplace and community through collaboration, innovation, honesty, respect and enthusiasm.
If this is the kind of work environment you are looking for and believe you can make positive contributions, please consider applying.
We hire seasonally in late summer/early fall for manufacturing, packaging and shipping positions; late spring for retail positions. We accept applications throughout the year and keep them on file for six months should appropriate positions become available.
In addition to excellent medical, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability, life and 401K benefits, we offer paid days off for health & wellness, product tastings & educational workshops, seasonal celebrations, discounted ski passes and tickets to entertainment events. Oh yes - and chocolate!
Our work environment consists of three retail stores located at 65 Church St, Burlington, 750 Pine Street, Burlington; and Rte 100, Waterbury Center, VT. Company headquarters and production facilities are located at 750 Pine Street, Burlington, VT. Our warehouse and shipping facilities are located at 290 Boyer Circle, Williston, VT.
At Lake Champlain Chocolates we blend fresh ingredients with fresh ideas, tempting our customers with luxurious chocolates and gifts.
By matching the quality of our people and our brand with the high quality of our chocolates, we continue to grow in new markets.
Our mission is to make chocolate lovers everywhere as fanatical about Lake Champlain Chocolates as we are.
A Vermont Family Company since 1983. Vermont is more than an address for Lake Champlain Chocolates. It's home — where we live, who we are, and how we do business. It's also where we make our chocolates — right here in Burlington by the shores of Lake Champlain. And from the first truffle in 1983 up to the present day, Vermont has inspired us to take a craftsman’s approach to chocolate: creativity, patience, and mastery.
Our products are sold nationally in over 1,800 specialty food retailers in 49 states, including Whole Foods Markets.
We love what we do, do you?
Current Openings - Lake Champlain Chocolates
- MAINTENANCE APPRENTICE - FULL TIME
- RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE - CHURCH ST & WATERBURY
- RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE & TOUR GUIDES
Seeking a hard-working, enthusiastic individual who is looking to develop a maintenance/mechanical career in food manufacturing. In our on-the-job training program, you will gain valuable experience in Safety, Electrical, Plumbing, Fabrication and Machinery. In addition, you will learn to: provide preventive maintenance; identify and trouble-shoot mechanical and electrical issues; repair and maintain equipment; maintain spare parts inventory; and prepare mechanical maintenance reports using CMMS software program. General experience in at least two of the areas outlined above and mechanical aptitude. Job involves some local travel; reliable transportation is needed. Capability of lifting up to 50 lbs on a regular basis, standing for long periods of time, and climbing ladders. Ability to read technical instructions and basic mathematical skills, required.
Seeking passionate chocolate lovers to join our dynamic Church Street and Waterbury retail teams and help us to amaze our customers! Must enjoy working with the public and care about providing customers with an exceptional experience. Prior retail, barista and food service experience a plus. Year-round, part and full-time positions available. Ability to work weekdays, weekends, holidays, and extended hours, a must.
Seeking passionate chocolate lovers to join our dynamic retail team and help us to amaze our customers! Must enjoy working with the public and care about providing customers with an exceptional experience. Prior retail, barista and food service experience a plus. Interested in working at our flagship store on Pine Street? Must also enjoy public speaking and conducting daily tours. Year-round, full-time positions available. Ability to work weekends, holidays and extended summer hours, a must.
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