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Morning Baker - Full Time

Company: Hungry Heart Bakery
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Hungry Heart PDX was established in the fall of 2010 as a mobile food cart. Since then, we've opened multiple carts and have been in a brick and mortar since 2015. After 5 years of being a favorite neighborhood spot, we have expanded to a larger space with the intention of re-imagining our pastry offerings, starting a bread program, and offering counter service brunch in the future.We are currently hiring a skilled baker for production. Responsibilities include doing the morning bake, fulfilling special orders, keeping up with inventory, and working with management to keep our pastry case offerings quality-consistent, seasonally appropriate, & inviting. As we are currently in a period of growth, we're intentionally searching for someone who wants to be fully engaged in that growth. Our ideal candidate is deeply passionate about baking, with the skills to quickly pick up what we're already doing, the creativity to bring new ideas to the table, and the drive to keep things feeling fresh & exciting. Bread experience is a definitely a plus.We're a small team, & we prioritize finding people who are a good fit for that; kindness, adaptability,a positive attitude, & a great work ethic are necessities. Low-energy folks tend to not be the right fit for the hustle & bustle of our kitchen. Please note that while baking is primarily a BOH position, all positions help all others when needed; you may be periodicallyasked to help customers and support baristas/FOH staff. We pride ourselves on warm, genuine customer service (even through masks & plexiglass), and we expect this to be a priority for all staff, back & front.Important: We're an anti-racist & LGBTQI* positive workspace. This is part of our core values. We hope it's part of yours.Qualifications:- At least 2 years previous bakery experience is required. Any barista or customer service is a plus.- Current Food Handler's CardExpectations:- Ability to stand for 6-8 hours and lift up to 50 pounds- Ability to multitask and problem solve without compromising quality- Ability to maintain an uncluttered and tidy work space- Cash Handling Skills- Ability to work independently and as a team player- Excellent communication skills- Punctual and reliable Reliable transportation is a MUST- Professional and friendly- Follow health and sanitation guidelines- Must have a relatively open availability and be able to work early mornings/weekends as neededCompensation: Starting wage is based on experience. Incremental raises will be determined by performance and attendance. This position pays a total of $20 $22 per hour with a base range of $15 $17 per hour depending on experience plus pooled tips which average $5 $6 per hour. We also offer meals and beverages during your shift.Please include a cover letter and tell us a bit about you and why you feel like you would be a good fit. ANY RESUMES WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!! Thank you.

Keywords: Hungry Heart Bakery, Portland , Morning Baker - Full Time, Hospitality & Tourism , Portland, Maine

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