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Silver Dollar City - Merchandise Associate Craftsman, Brown's Candy Factory (Year Round)



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Full-time Year Round Position

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Summary: As an Associate Craftsman, you’ll be the newest addition to the family of 100 resident craftsmen that give Silver Dollar City an identity unlike any other place on the planet. We’re looking for people who have a working knowledge of this craft, and are willing to work under one of our Master Craftsmen to perfect your trade. We are the Home of American Craftsmanship, with craftsman giving daily live demonstrations throughout our 1880’s park. You’ll be working in front of hundreds of guests every day, finding the perfect blend of entertainment and education they have come to expect from this deeply rooted tradition. We strongly suggest you attach photos to show us what you can do.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Gives entertaining and informative demonstrations of craft, while working in appropriate period settings, using customs and crafts associated with folk life depicted in the Silver Dollar City setting.
  • Acquires information about time period and lifestyle depicted and craft techniques associated with the time and area to devise plans for authentic presentation of craft.
  • Explains techniques of craft and points out relationship of craft to lifestyle depicted to assist guests in comprehending traditional techniques of work and play related to the time and area.
  • Effectively interacts with guests and fellow employees without distracting them while maintaining a positive, team-oriented attitude.
  • Uses skills to build & strengthen production & retail shop personnel into a cohesive team.
  • Proves to be self-motivated and self-directed with the ability to solve problems with the assistance of the Master Craftsman.
  • Ensures that established production goals are met at an acceptable quality level.
  • Keeps work area clean and well stocked and maintains organization and inventory of raw materials.
  • Ensures compliance with all authorized operator requirements and safety procedures specific to the job location.
  • Ensure proper handling of customer credit card information in compliance with Property Procedures and Purchasing Card Industry (PCI) standards.

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Benefits Offered

  • Free admission to Herschend Family Entertainment theme parks and water parks
  • Complimentary Silver Dollar City Attractions tickets to share with your favorite people
  • Access to a low-cost health clinic, which features a full-service doctor’s office
  • Free or reduced admission to many local shows and attractions, plus other local discounts
  • Discounts on food, merchandise and lodging at Herschend Family Entertainment properties
  • Eligible full-time employees also receive health insurance, profit sharing and 401(k)

Equal Opportunity Employer/ Disabled/ Veterans

Required Skills

Must be at least 18 to apply

Required Experience

Education/Experience: One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


This position is located at 399 Silver Dollar City Parkway, Branson, MO. View the Google Map in full screen.