Employment Opportunities

Retail store sales.

* Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices.
* Solid communication and interpersonal skills
* A friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus.
* Availability to work flexible shifts - currently open Thurs. Friday and Saturday 10-4 but additional hours may include weekends or Holidays.

The best job description actually focuses on the qualities YOU bring to our business. Most importantly experience, work ethic, common sense and reliability. We are looking to fill position when we find the right fit!

Experience: P.O.S. retail sales, merchandising, Social Media participation, packaging and shipping. Proven work experience in Retail Sales (no food service, cell-phone store, corporate environment, or grocery store experience applies to our small business)
Maturity: problem solving, good organization.
Reliability: knowing that the “service” in “customer service” means to go “above and beyond” at times.

Sales are conducted on a POS system in the store and through our website so computer experience is a must.
This is a non-smoking business.

Retail work is a physical job including being on your feet most of the day; store maintenance, unpacking, pricing, displaying merchandise. Keeping “back room” areas clutter free. We believe our customers deserve the best we have to offer.

The listing is for part time, retail store hours as you know, may include weekends; you may apply by submitting a resume and cover letter in an E-mail. Hours may vary and increase depending on the holiday season, certain times of the year, we appreciate your flexible availability and enthusiasm.

In addition, we are looking to the person in this position to take an active part in creating and managing social media and E-mail mailings to promote the local store and online stores: our own website and Etsy.  AWW has a presence on Pinterest and Twitter. All roads lead to our website for sales.

Additional attention to possibly creating and writing Blog entries including taking photos to integrate with the Blog and website, improves the SEO. Please tell us about your retail experience, hobbies, availability and your thoughts about how you would best contribute to AWW.

Please send your reply to denisej@armadillawax.com with a resume and links to your web page if available. We will generally request and will follow up on references. Thank you.

We invite you to Email a resume and cover letter to this post. In addition to the E-mail, you may mail to Armadilla Wax Works, 2225 E. State Route 69, Prescott, AZ 86301

Pay: $16 - $17.00 per hour; depends a lot on on experience.


Assistant Candle maker

We are seeking an energetic, mature and dependable person to be a part time candle maker assistant.

We are looking for an individual that has well rounded interpersonal skills who can successfully multi-task and is a quick learner. Must be able to work quickly, efficiently, have exceptional attention to detail and care about creating quality candles, as instructed, to meet our high standards.

Key skills will include, but not limited to:

  • Able to lift and move materials with weights up to 40-50 lbs.
  • Ability to be physically active on your feet 7 (+/-) hours per day.
  • Maintain a clean, organized work environment.
  • Flexible attitude about changing priorities.
  • Efficient time management: a self-starter, not a clock puncher.
  • Resourceful problem solving and a desire to take the initiative.
  • High aptitude with math to follow and record wax formulas.
  • Familiar with computer tasks (spreadsheets a plus!)
  • Load wax tanks, set up candle molds, pour, un-mold and finish candles.
  • May be called on to pack and/or ship as holiday season dictates.
  • Work closely with retail sales regarding inventory/production planning.

Experience and education:

If you have experience with production baking, ceramics or any number of hands-on crafts, you can easily excel at this position! For example, prior experience in production candle or soap making is a plus; we prefer a minimum of 1 year in a related field.

This position requires working with paraffin wax and additives such as color and fragrance.

If called on to communicate with a customer or a vendor, we expect a courteous and friendly attitude at all times.  This is strictly a non-smoking business.


You are cordially invited to submit a cover letter and resume via E-mail to: Denise: denisej@armadillawax.com

We thoroughly read all resumes submitted and then call to schedule an interview. It is possible to drop off a resume but, please know, we are not able to interview on short notice.