Ice Cream Maker/Baker and Assistant

Ice Cream Maker/Baker and Assistant

  • Truckee
  • $20-$26/hr + bonus - Assistant: $18-$23/hr + bonus USD / Year
Little Truckee Ice Creamery
15628 Donner Pass Rd
(530) 263-2680
About Little Truckee Ice Creamery

Little Truckee Ice Creamery in Truckee, CA at Donner Lake is looking for an ice cream maker / baker to join our team. We are a small batch artisan ice cream shop and manufacturer focused on making the best premium ice cream in the region. We are a thriving and high paced business during the summer months with a total staff of 20+ employees. The kitchen staff is made of 2-3 employees.

This is a seasonal full time position offering between 35-40 hours per week. Assistant Position is 15+ hrs a week. Our ideal candidate is self-driven, motivated, hard-working and organized.

Schedule: Seasonal May 1 – Sept 15 (Some hours for training and skill building may be available prior to May 15) Year round opportunities available.

This position offers a very flexible daily schedule.  Many days this position offers your own choice of work times in a given day as long as the daily goals are met.


  • All duties require organization and consistency.
  • Make/Bake Ice Cream Inclusions (brownies, cookies, crisp, candies, chocolates, etc.)
  • Prepare Ice cream base mixes
  • Make Ice Cream (we will train new hire). Use of commercial ice cream machine. Requires heavy lifting of dairy bags 45lbs.
  • Pint Labeling
  • Kitchen Cleanup and dishes
  • Quality Control
  • Flavor Development
  • Communication with other kitchen staff and front of house staff
  • Inventor tracking and ingredient shopping lists


  • Love of Ice Cream
  • Commercial Kitchen Experience
  • Baking Experience
  • Willingness to learn and follow instruction
  • Food Handles Card (easy to obtain with an online course)
  • Own transportation to get to our shop at Donner Lake (Public Transportation hours do not meet our business hour needs.
  • Willingness to work alone without ongoing supervision or company
  • References Required
  • 18 years old+

Due to intense seasonal business needs, please do not apply for this job if you plan to take extended (4+ day) vacations during the work term listed. We will not be able to grant extended vacations during the busy summer months.


Lead $20-26 hr DOE plus bonus
Assistant $18-23 DOE plus bonus


  • Flexible Schedule (you set your own schedule, any time of day, as long as required production is being met)
  • Free Ice Cream and baked goods
  • Contract Bonus
    • Lead = 10% hourly bonus on hours worked during high season.Must work 30 + hrs a week average minimum from June 1- Sept 15)
    • Assistant = 10% hourly bonus on hours worked during high season. Must work 20 + hrs a week average minimum from June 15- Sept 8)
  • Cell Phone plan (Verizon).

Ice Cream Maker / Baker Assistant

Many of the same requirements and duties of the Lead Ice Cream Maker, but may offer fewer hours and does not include the responsibility of running the commercial ice cream machine.

Apply for Ice Cream Maker or Assistant Here