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ID #52066823
State Colorado
City Colorado springs
Source Colorado
Showed 2024-07-10
Date 2024-07-10
Deadline 2024-09-08
Category Food/beverage/hospitality
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Lead Roaster (Seasonal)

Colorado, Colorado springs 00000 Colorado springs USA
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Job Title: Chile Roast Lead

Location: El Colorado Lodge, Manitou Springs, Colorado

Job Type: Seasonal

Work Period: Tentative start date of Friday, July 19th, 2024 through the end of September/early October

Work Schedule: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday; 10 AM – 6 PM

About Us: Looking to make summer money in a beautiful outdoor setting? Join our vibrant and dynamic El Colorado Lodge team in Manitou Springs! Manitou Springs is a charming town at the foot of Pikes Peak, known for its natural mineral springs, scenic beauty, and rich history.

El Colorado is committed to providing our community with the freshest local produce, roasted & smoked green chile peppers, and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. As part of our produce stand, you'll be contributing to our tradition of excellence in a community known for its beauty and vibrance.

Job Description: We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Chile Roast Lead to spearhead our chile roasting operations at the El Colorado produce stand. The ideal candidate will have a passion for local agriculture, a strong understanding of Colorado chile varieties, and excellent customer service skills. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to grow your hospitality experience and skillset. You will be responsible for managing the chile roasting & cold smoke processes, ensuring high-quality roasted/smoked chiles along with other produce options, while providing a memorable experience for our customers.

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee the daily operations of the produce stand and roasting & cold smoke stations, including setup and breakdown.

Roast & smoke chiles and fresh produce to perfection using our state-of-the art roasting equipment.

Maintain a clean and organized roasting area, adhering to all health and safety regulations.

Manage inventory of chiles and roasting supplies, ensuring adequate stock levels.

Perform heavy lifting of produce stock, including moving large quantities of produce and other supplies.

Provide exceptional customer service, including answering questions about our produce and chile varieties along with the roasting process.

Handle cash transactions and maintain accurate sales records.

Collaborate with El Colorado staff to enhance the overall produce stand experience.


Previous experience in hospitality, grocery retail, and chile roasting or a related field.

Strong knowledge or willing to learn the different chile varieties and roasting techniques.

Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Ability to work in a fast-paced, outdoor environment.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods.

Basic math skills for handling cash transactions.

Passion for local agriculture and community engagement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a farmer's market or similar setting.


$17 per hour

Opportunities for bonuses based on sales performance.

A reference/recommendation letter of your positive contribution to El Colorado’s produce stand

How to Apply: Interested candidates please send a resume via reply to this ad. Do not contact El Colorado directly.

Join Us: Be a part of a community-focused produce stand that values quality, tradition, and customer satisfaction. This role offers a unique opportunity to grow your hospitality skills while working at a historic Manitou Springs hospitality landmark. We look forward to welcoming a dedicated Chile Roast Lead to our team!

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