Employment

Now Hiring!

In addition to the below positions, we will be adding more staff in the late summer/fall so if you are interested in applying, please stop by for an application.

Open positions will be displayed below when available.  We always accept applications, even when we do not have an opening, and will keep them on file for possible future openings. 

If you are interested, please stop by during open hours for an application, or email chocolate@theconfectionary.com and we'll send you one via email.

 

  • FRONT OF STORE CLERK – DEKALB  (part-time 25 hours per week) We are currently looking for a front of store clerk at our DeKalb location.  Duties include taking orders, fulfilling orders, delivering orders to the customers waiting at curbside pickup, and other duties as assigned.  We all do a little bit of everything, so cleaning, shipping, packaging, and other duties will be required based on need.   Some lifting required (up to 50 lbs) when shipments come in.  Basic math skills are necessary and cash handling experience is preferred, but we are willing to train an enthusiastic candidate.  Hours are 25 hours per week that fall within our hours of Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Saturdays are required, but other days are somewhat flexible).  Additional hours will be required in December through December 24th and during other peak holidays. This is an entry level position with increases based on performance, reliability, and work ethic. We offer steady pay increases for candidates who show initiative.

 

  • FRONT OF STORE CLERK – SYCAMORE (will train in DeKalb before transferring to Sycamore location, which is not yet open.  Please note that the date we re-open our Sycamore location is uncertain at this time.  You will need to be completely okay with working in DeKalb until we have everything in place to re-open Sycamore)  (part-time 25 hours per week) We are currently looking for a front of store clerk at our Sycamore location.  Duties include taking orders, fulfilling orders, delivering orders to the customers waiting at curbside pickup, and other duties as assigned.  We all do a little bit of everything, so cleaning, shipping, packaging, and other duties will be required based on need.   Some lifting required (up to 50 lbs) when shipments come in.  Basic math skills are necessary and cash handling experience is preferred, but we are willing to train an enthusiastic candidate.  Hours are 25 hours per week that fall within our hours of Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Saturdays are required, but other days are somewhat flexible).  Additional hours will be required in December through December 24th and during other peak holidays. This is an entry level position with increases based on performance, reliability, and work ethic. We offer steady pay increases for candidates who show initiative.

 

  • DISHWASHER / CLEANING / BEHIND-THE-SCENES HELP - DEKALB (part-time 10-20 hours per week)  We are currently looking for help behind the scenes in our kitchen and food prep areas at our DeKalb location.  Duties include washing dishes and general cleaning, and other duties as assigned. We also need help with receiving shipments and sending mailings.  Some lifting required (up to 50 lbs) when shipments come in.  Hours are 10-20 hours per week that will fall within our open hours of Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 – 6:00 p.m. and more hours will be required as the holidays approach.  Those with experience in food handling safety and sanitation are preferred, but we are willing to train an enthusiastic candidate. This is an entry level position with increases based on performance, reliability, and work ethic. We offer steady pay increases for candidates who show initiative.

OUR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Those with experience in food handling safety and sanitation are preferred, but we will train enthusiastic candidates!  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Our criteria are professionalism, work ethic, and the ability to adhere to safety & sanitation protocols as outlined by the CDC and local health department.   We also require hard work.  This is a busy environment.  There is always something to do and it can get very hectic.  You must be able to work independently once trained.  Only complete applications will be considered.  Thank you.

DeKalb Confectionary
149 N. 2nd Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-758-5990
Tuesdays through Saturdays 10:00 - 6:00 p.m.