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Part-Time Hershey's Kitchens Culinary Attendant - Hershey's Chocolate World $18+

Posted Date:  Mar 22, 2024
Requisition Number:  121366

Job Location:  Hershey, PA 

Hourly Pay Rate:  $18.00 or more based on your experience

Minimum Age:  18 years of age or older 

Availability:  Requires availability to work nights, weekends, and holiday shifts.  Shift times will vary based on seasonal operating hours and business needs.  There may be limited weekday shifts available during off-peak periods.


Hershey’s Chocolate World is the most popular brand experience in the world. Nearly four million guests visit our location in Hershey, Pennsylvania every year. Our guests come to experience our attractions, enjoy dining in our food court, and shopping for souvenirs, treats, and gifts. Part of what makes our guests’ experience so amazing is the exceptional customer service our team provides. In fact, our mission is to create extraordinary impressions through our people. If you would like to be part of the Hershey’s Chocolate World team that brings our mission to life every day, keep reading to find a career that fits your interest and abilities. 


Our team members are the key to bringing our exceptional food experiences to life.  Hershey’s Kitchens Culinary Attendants work any of several signature food “action stations” to both prep and serve our guests.  Excellent perks, career growth, customer-focused service, and the opportunity to further our culture of hospitality created by our founder, Milton S. Hershey, to make Hershey’s Chocolate World the best place to work.


This is a part-time position located in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The company will not provide relocation assistance or other employment benefits for this position. 


The successful candidate will demonstrate strong skills in food prep and production and service and guest interaction.  Such skills to include multitasking, ability to think ahead and plan, lead self and others, sense of urgency, meet or exceed the pace set by leaders, and overall preparedness for peak service periods.


A Day in the Life 


  • Hershey’s Kitchens Culinary Attendants provide prompt and courteous service to Hershey’s Chocolate World guests in any one of our savory food action stations
  • Complete all the prep work appropriate for the expected level of business (of the food and beverages offered in their station)
  • Responsible for cleaning workstations and equipment according to standard operating procedures and weekly/monthly schedules
  • Complete daily temperature logs; properly rotate, label and store prepped food items; monitor hot and cold food holding temperatures; and other required food safety duties
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager or manager-on-duty such as assisting with cashiering when needed or stocking/restocking inventory


What You’ll Need 


  • Ability to work independently and multitask
  • Candidates must possess (or be able to complete within 6 months) ServSafe Food Handler certification
  • Friendly, enthusiastic, team player attitude
  • Perform culinary skills typical of a kitchen environment (knife skills, follow recipe, attention to detail, etc.)
  • Readiness to do lots of food preparation (bake, mix, cut, mix, slice, and weigh ingredients)
  • Ability to read and follow a recipe and instructions
  • Ability to work at a fast pace for an extended period


Who We Are Looking For


  • Individuals with a high school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred but not required
  • At least 1-year experience in a high volume restaurant, banquet, or hotel operation is preferred but not required


Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities


  • Must maintain a neat appearance and meet the uniform standards
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 50 pounds continuously
  • Must be able to walk or stand for 5-8 hours
  • Requires repetitive tasks which may require repetitive motions
  • Pushing/pulling/lifting/bending/stooping/twisting
  • Must have communication skills
  • Ability to function effectively as part of a team


What’s in it for you?


  • Free meal and non-alcoholic drinks for every shift worked
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Holiday pay and the opportunity for annual pay raises
  • 50% discount on all Hershey Kitchens' food plus free candy
  • Employee recognition programs, cook-outs, and many other activities


This description covers the most significant duties performed, but you may be responsible for other minor-related work assignments.

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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