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Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 12:10 AM


Cocanú Chocolate


524 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214

Hello world!

We are Cocanú Chocolate.

We have been making and wholesaling chocolate here in Portland for nearly 9 years and are about to open our first retail shop!

We will be serving chocolate drinks utilizing our own magical chocolate recipes, as well as world-class coffee and tea. Anyone we hire to work with us will be trained extensively on how to prepare, serve, and discuss all of our products.

Our core business is making and selling chocolate bars, so we will usher you into the world of fine chocolate, and if you decide to join us you will become a chocolate whiz in rather short order.

Think of your future role as host of a small house party. You greet guests warmly, inquire briefly into their well-being, and usher them into finding the right drink or treat when they’re ready.

This job will require every person to be extremely attentive and aware of their surroundings and to possess or be able to develop the ability to read people in order to serve their needs in a comfortable fashion. If we can sense the energy of our customers, we will be more likely to make lots of different kinds of people feel comfortable while they visit our space.

This is a very sensory role and hence will require regular tasting and quality control of all items we sell in the shop. This will include coffee, tea, chocolate, and some contact with dairy, gluten and nuts.

We plan to offer uniquely attentive benefits like active/alternative transportation stipends and assistance with healthcare as soon as we are able to afford to do so.

We also will employ transparent wage structures to provide a better outlook for your potential future with the company.

We love supporting and celebrating every personality involved in our chocolate family, and we hope to have some more good ones on board soon!

We will discuss, in greater detail, starting wage and scheduling needs during our interview process, but we know for sure that we will be seeking a couple full time and a couple part time people to staff our shop. This role will be entry-level at the beginning for everyone hired, with training to advance and promote qualified candidates as appropriate.

Please send your resumé to along with a brief statement of your recent work history from your perspective and how you manage to find positive ways to connect with people around you in working relationships and/or with clients you've helped in the past—be specific about this, as we care very much about creating a welcoming space. Please include working email addresses for two professional references with your resumé.

Here are some requirements of this role:

minimum engagement: 3 shifts/week — maximum engagement: 5 shifts/week
• current Multnomah County Food Handler's Card
• ability to lift 25 lbs.
• ability to work standing up for 6-7hrs
• respect for safety and hygiene standards
• ability to safely operate hot water dispensers, coffee grinders, espresso machine, broom, mop, commercial dishwasher, cleaning equipment and supplies
• this job requires you come in contact with allergens including to but not limited to: nuts, dairy, gluten, latex—in particular you must be able to taste our products and speak about them knowledgeably, so with this particular role, we cannot fully accommodate folks who are not able to at least taste milk/nuts/gluten

• Location: Portland

• Post ID: 25651277 portland is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018