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We accept applications for employment whether we are actively seeking to fill a vacancy or not. Our employee level fluctuates due to the season, school and special projects, so even though we may not be actively seeking to fill a position through advertising, if you are interested in working at The Taffy Shop, don't hesitate to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

Counter staff: Responsible for independent daily store operations including customer service and sales, inventory management, operating some equipment, assisting with candy production, taking/filling /shipping mail orders, cleaning & organization. Position involves lifting 15# repeatedly, and occasionally up to 50#. Applicants should be well groomed, professional, friendly, proactive with customers, with excellent conversational English communication skills. Involves standing and moving for several hours during busy periods. This would be an ideal first job to learn work ethic & responsibility in a safe environment, or a comfortable position for an experienced retail employee in a consistently positive atmosphere selling an established recipe to loyal customers, and developing new customers by sharing the product and the company story. It is a privilege to operate this store to sell a high quality product, and share the history of our Estes Park tradition™. Hourly wage offer will be made after successful  interview. Schedule is posted weekly depending on employee needs, hours each week may vary from 8-30 hours. A set schedule is possible if needed; this position may be year round.


Taffy wrapper: Part time position responsible for tasks of the counter sales person, plus operating the 70 year old Model K Kiss Wrapper to cut and wrap our candy during regular production. Must be 16+ years of age (taffy puller and wrapping machine operation). Includes machine preparation, operation, cleaning and troubleshooting. It is a privilege to operate this machine that has cut and wrapped every piece of taffy that our store has sold for decades! Involves lifting 20# repeatedly, and occasionally up to 50#; standing for long periods of time, watching taffy be cut and wrapped (and seeing all of America pass by the front window). Technical aptitude not required, but applicants must be comfortable learning to operate machinery, and pay close attention to details. Hourly wage offer will be made after successful  interview. Schedule is posted weekly depending on employee needs, hours each week may vary from 8-30 hours.


Cook: Primarily responsible for cooking in the kitchen out of public view, but may include learning counter and wrapping positions. Must be focused and able to repeat specific directions with attention to detail and no distractions. Includes standing for long periods and moving 20-50# of ingredients, handling very hot candy and independently managing the work flow. Hourly wage offer will be made after successful interview. Schedule is posted weekly depending on employee needs, hours each week may vary from 8-30 hours.  A set schedule is possible if needed; this position may be year round.




Please browse our website  to get a feel for our company. Employees are expected to know and share the history of the business with customers. Established in 1935, The Taffy Shop is full of pride and humility as we serve loyal customers and develop new relationships. Working in downtown Estes Park is exciting as an ambassador not only to our business, but to our community in a beautiful, desirable location. Our business is a friendly store where customers feel at home in when they visit.