Nutty Squirrel Gelato is a family owned small business that cares deeply about our community and local culture. We work hard to create a neighborhood business that supports local community organizations, schools and Seattle area artists.  We work closely with our employees to create a positive work environment, and excellent customer service.

See our current job openings below:

CATERING, STREET MARKETS, SPECIAL EVENTS

Based in Magnolia

Responsibilities

  • Event set-up and breakdown

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs, and carry catering related equipment and tools

  • Cleaning and maintenance of catering related equipment and tools

  • Communicate clearly and respectfully with Catering Planner.

  • Communicate catering needs clearly and respectfully with kitchen and assist Kitchen team in final prep

  • Excel in customer service

  • Own a car and travel to various private and public event sites

  • Assist in daily deliveries

  • Other Duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 18 or older

  • Passionate about food

  • Flexible availability and prepared to work short notice shifts

  • Energetic personality who is comfortable in various social environments

  • Professionally groomed and dressed

  • Detail oriented, independently motivated, and a problem solver

  • Excellent communication skills, and a team player

  • Must be able to drive a cargo van

  • King County Food Handler’s Permit

KITCHEN ASSISTANT - Magnolia Shop

This is a full-time position with benefits, or as part-time position.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare mixes for homemade gelato bases and toppings.

  • Cut, clean, prepare fresh ingredients, fruits etc.

  • Follow Recipes to produce various gelato and desserts.

  • Properly label, pack and store gelato and desserts.

  • Assist in inventory and stocking of ingredients.

  • Be diligent about keeping the kitchen orderly and clean.

  • Communicate clearly and respectfully with both Kitchen and Customer Service team.

  • Adhere to Washington state health & safety regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 18 or older

  • Passionate about food

  • Flexible availability and prepared to work short notice shifts

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to measure ingredients accurately

  • Stand for extended period of time and lift 50 lbs. repeatedly, without assistance.

  • Detail oriented, independently motivated, and a problem solver

  • Excellent communication skills, and are a team player

  • King County Food Handler’s Permit

Previous kitchen or production experience is preferred.

SCOOPER / BARISTA - All Shops

Openings: Looking for new team members who can stay beyond summer months.

This is a full-time position with benefits, or as part-time position.

We Love Our Customers

  • Offer free samples, make menu suggestions and add-ons with a smile

  • Share your gelato, espresso & dessert knowledge to help customers decide

  • Keep a positive attitude especially when line’s out the door

  • Treat our multi-generational customers with courtesy and respect

  • Make espresso drinks

  • Prepare tea, gelato shakes, sundaes, etc.

  • Bake simple pastries for service

  • Operate cash register

  • Other duties as assigned

Spread the Love

  • Be a gelato geek, ask questions, and share what you learn

  • Spiff up the shop, and play your favorite music

Fresh & Clean

  • Continually stock cones, cups, etc., and update kitchen of stock status

  • Wash utensils, gelato cans, dishes

  • Keep both the retail and back of house areas clean and inviting

  • Follow King County food handling guidelines

Qualifications

  • At least 18 years old

  • Self driven and have good problem solving skills

  • A team player

  • Good at addition / subtraction

  • Available to work minimum 4 days of the week.

  • Able to stand on your feet during your shift and lift 20 lbs with ease

  • King County Food Handler’s Permit

 

 

 BENEFITS

  • Medical Insurance (full-time employees)

  • Scholarship (full-time employees)

  • Paid sick leave

  • Promotion opportunities in a growing family owned business

  • Free gelato & coffee

  • Paid vacation (full-time employees)

  • Flexible working hours

 

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