Job Opportunities

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 to present day, Vermont has inspired us to take a craftsman’s approach to chocolate: creativity, patience, and mastery.

Our amazing team makes Lake Champlain Chocolates a great place to work! Sweet benefits include generous paid time off, paid holidays, medical insurance, free dental insurance, 401K match, company events, and lots of free chocolate! Lake Champlain Chocolates uses business as a force for good. We listen, learn, and adapt to ensure that we provide an equitable and inclusive work environment where all people experience belonging, opportunity, respect, and dignity. We seek team members who want to join us in that effort.

Join us in our pursuit of extraordinary chocolate moments!

Current Openings at Lake Champlain Chocolates:

RETAIL SALES CAFE MANAGER
RETAIL SALES ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER
CHOCOLATE MAKER and PACKAGING SPECIALIST
RETAIL SALES CHOCOLATE AMBASSADORS
SEASONAL MANUFACTURING, PACKAGING & SHIPPING


Retail Café Manager

Who: You are a passionate chocolate and coffee lover looking to join our retail teams and lead our cafés! You enjoy working with the public and care about providing customers with an exceptional experience.
What: As a Retail Café Manager you will be responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day operations of our Pine Street or Church Street cafés including: managing daily procedures within the café, organizing and effectively merchandising products, providing customer-focused service, following established procedures, hiring, developing and directing café employees, providing training and product knowledge. You'll also ensure the café is operating efficiently and cost effectively by monitoring store controllable expenses.
Schedule: Varies, but ability to work weekends, holiday and extended summer hours, a must.
Location: 750 Pine Street and 65 Church Street in Burlington, VT
Currently Seeking: 2 Full Time Employee


Retail Sales Assistant Store Manager

Who: You are a passionate chocolate lover to join and lead our dynamic retail team! You also enjoy working with the public and care about providing customers with an exceptional experience.
What: As a Retail Sales Assistant Manager you will help lead and manage all store operations including: managing daily procedures, organizing and effectively merchandising products, providing customer-focused service, following established procedures, providing training and product knowledge. Ensure store is operating efficiently and cost effectively by monitoring expenses, inventory, safety and security, and profit assessment. Prior retail and barista experience a plus.
Schedule: Varies, but ability to work weekends, holiday and extended summer hours, a must.
Location: 750 Pine Street, Burlington, VT
Currently Seeking: 1 Full Time Employee


Chocolate Maker and Packaging Specialist

Who: You are a team-oriented person that enjoys making things and physical work, while taking pride in the details. You’re thrilled by a busy holiday season in a chocolate factory! You don’t mind standing on your feet all day, lifting up to 50 lbs, and have reliable transportation.
What: Your day-to-day job will be making chocolate, packaging it and creating stunning gift-boxing. You’ll spend your days with a great group of co-workers, boxing up truffles, sea salt caramels, and chocolate bars with great care and attention to detail.
Schedule: Monday through Friday - 6:30am-3:00pm with the ability to work extended hours during the busy holiday season.
Location: 290 Boyer Circle, Williston, VT
Currently Seeking: 4 Full Time and 2 Part Time Chocolate Maker/Packaging Specialist Employees


Retail Sales Chocolate Ambassadors

Who: You are a people person and will strive to provide an exceptional in-store experience for the diverse community of chocolate-lovers who visit us our Vermont locations.
What: Join our team and bring joy to our amazing customers. You’ll spend your days with a great group of co-workers, boxing up truffles, learning all about chocolate, educating customers, and making life-altering hot chocolates. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy some of the best chocolate and ice cream around! Don’t worry, we’ll make sure you receive the training you need to delight and impress our guests. You need to bring a passion for chocolate, curiosity for learning, flexibility in a safe & fast-paced environment, and cooperation with team members.
Schedule: Monday through Friday - 8:30am-5:00pm
Where: 750 Pine Street in Burlington, 65 Church Street in Burlington and Route 100 in Waterbury
Currently Seeking: 3 Full-Time Employees and 5 Part-Time Employees for all three of our retail locations


Seasonal Manufacturing, Packaging & Shipping Opportunities – Starting at $18/hour

Who: You are a team-oriented job seeker who enjoy physical work, take pride in the details, and enjoy the thrill of a busy holiday season in a chocolate factory! Must be able to stand on your feet for long periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs, and have reliable transportation.
What:  You'll spend your days producing, packaging/gift-boxing, and/or shipping our products with care and detail in a safe and supportive work environment. Sweet benefits include chocolate and store discounts, earned sick pay, and paid holidays! 
Schedule: Now through February (flexible starting dates throughout the season, some positions end in December) Schedule: Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3pm (7:30am-4pm for shipping positions), with the ability to work extended hours during the holiday season.
Where: 750 Pine St., Burlington and 290 Boyer Circle, Williston
Currently Seeking: 15 Seasonal Employees


To apply for any position: Please send a cover letter and resume to: employment@lakechamplainchocolates.com.  We offer a generous total compensation package. Yes, chocolate included!

Lake Champlain Chocolates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, place of birth, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, crime victim status, health coverage status, HIV status, military or veteran status, and any other protected classification under applicable federal, state or local protected class.