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Employment at Mount Hope

Mount Hope Estate & Winery is still hiring for the 2015 Autumn Season of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire! If you are interested, please read more about the available positions below, download and fill out the Employment Application, and return it by fax to 717-664-3466 or mail a copy to: Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire Attn: Employment 2775 Lebanon Road Manheim, PA 17545.

You can also contact the Food and Beverage Manager directly at 717-665-7021 ext. 127 or by emailing A.Hoover@PaRenFaire.com. Must be 16. No experience needed. Can start immediately.

Positions Available at the
PA Renaissance Faire

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Food Service Cashier (16+)

Our cashiers take pride in their ability to accurately and efficiently take orders and follow proper ordering procedures when communicating with the cooks. Cashiers provide friendly and quality customer service in aiding patrons with locating food items based on a strong knowledge of items and prices. This is a costumed position.

Cook (18+)

Cooks are responsible for preparing food in a timely manner while following company standards for recipe preparation, presentation and quality. This position requires the mantainance of sanitation and cleanliness of all food service areas and equipment to adhere to all sanitation and saftey standards. This is a costumed position.

Privy Attendant (18+)

Privy attendants maintain clean and accessible restroom facilities while providing friendly and quality customer service. Duties include toilet maintenance, stocking supplies and keeping the restrooms clean and orderly for our valued patrons. This is a costumed position.

Other Positions Available!

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Retail Associate

Responsible basic retail tasks such as operating cash registers, maintaining an orderly store and helping customers. Coordinate and perform general opening and closing procedures, cash register operations, wine and gift inventory monitoring and shipping/receiving of products. Aim to provide customers with a positive shopping experience. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Cash Register Operations - Ringing up the items a customer plans to purchase, accepting payment and making change. The sales clerk will need to verify the age of customers when they are purchasing alcohol. Basic math skills are helpful for this part of the job, as are basic customer service and problem-solving skills. At the end or beginning of a shift, sales clerks may need to count the money in the register.

Stocking - Rearranging items on the display floor or pricing products. May also be tasked with restocking items from the stockroom. Customers sometimes decide not to purchase items they are carrying and leave them around the store; it is the job of sales clerks to put these items back where they belong.

Customer Service - Assist customers on the sales floor. Answer customer questions about products in a knowledgeable manner.

Cleaning – Assist with keeping the store clean. Tidy and reorganize merchandise.

All applicants must complete an application and online testing through the following link: OnDemandAssessment.com

Retail Management

Responsible for Mount Hope Estate & Winery’s day-to-day activities optimizing the store's sales and profitability. Coordinate and perform general opening and closing procedures, cash register operations, wine and gift inventory monitoring and shipping/receiving of products. Aim to provide customers with a positive shopping experience.

  • Excellent customer service skills and is able to react accordingly for customers who wish to express either their pleasure or displeasure regarding any aspect of the store. Create an environment and a shopping experience where the customers want to return.
  • Protect employees and customers by providing a safe and clean store environment.
  • Maintain the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements.
  • Responsible for handling the cash for store opening/closing to ensure all the money is accounted for at End of Day.
  • Responsible for properly completing End of Day paperwork and daily data entry when acting as Manager on Duty.
  • Ensure availability of merchandise in store and restock product as needed. Assist in making sure Retail Manager is aware of any damaged or out of stock items.
  • Maintain store staff by helping to recruit, select, and train employees, as well as disciplinary actions.
  • Assist with End of Month Wine Inventory as well as yearly Gift Inventory.
  • Assist with the planning of in-store events such as, wine trails and formal tastings, as well as offsite events and festivals.
  • Complete store operational requirements by assigning employees daily tasks; monitoring and following up on work results.
  • Maintain operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to Manager’s Responsibility SOP
  • Payroll tracking, scheduling and forecasting to be submitted to Store Manager for Approval
  • Maintain Employee’s contact information for store operations

Apply at OnDemandAssessment.com

Wastewater Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician

Mount Hope Estate & Winery is seeking a part-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Laboratory Technician. This skilled entry level technician will conduct routine and standard chemical, bacteriological and biological analyses related to the treatment of water and wastewater through pulling samples, reading PH meters, centrifuge operation, and UV microscope spectrophotometry. Applicants must be detail oriented, possess self-initiative and the ability to follow established policies and procedures and apply proper laboratory methods to work problems. Experience in a laboratory conducting standard laboratory tests or instrumental analyses, preferred, but not mandatory. 3-4 hours per day or equivalent hours on non-consecutive days. Pay scale dependent upon experience and education. Send resume to: Mount Hope Estate & Winery, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim, PA 17545 or email to.