Palm Desert Currently Has 1 Open Position(s)

Cake Decorator

posted 5/6–6/30/24 • part-time or full-time


Palm Desert, Blue Jay, Palm Springs

Job Duties:

We are looking for an applicant with previous cake decorating experience and a passion for creativity. Fresh baked items are prepared on site in our bakery production plant then forwarded to the bakery sales department and cake decorators for processing, decorating, packaging and display for retail sales. The position consists of decorating various baked items for display cases and customer special orders including cakes, pies, cupcakes, decorated cookies and novelty items. The applicant must be able to accurately fill special orders, work in an environment that is fast paced and be able to multi-task. Must be able to establish priorities, follow safe food-handling procedures and be well organized.

Pay range for this position is $16.50 to $19.50 per hour.  Pay rate will be negotiated during employment interview and is dependent on applicable previous work experience.

Must have open availability for working hours, including very early mornings, weekends and most holidays.

We offer a generous employee discount, convenient direct deposit and an employer matched 401(k) program. Eligibility restrictions may apply for some programs.


Must have previous cake decorating experience in a retail setting. All applicants will be required to decorate at least two baked good items during the interview process to demonstrate cake decorating knowledge and skill.

Must be familiar with cake decorating terms and process.

Must be able to interact and work well with coworkers, the public and have exceptional customer service skills.

Must be able to operate department equipment such as telephones, knives, wrapping stations and commercial mixers to prepare various icings and fillings. 

Must have reliable transportation to get to work.

Must enjoy working with food and follow safe food-handling procedures.

Must be able to regularly lift and/or move with or without accommodation up to 30 pounds.

Repetitive bending, reaching and grasping, including power grasping, required.

Must be able to stand or walk for extended periods.

Vision abilities for this job include close vision.

Must be at least 18 years old.

Must obtain a County Food Worker Card upon hiring.

Jensen’s promotes a drug free work environment. If a job offer is extended to you, you will be required to submit to and pass a drug test for the use of illegal substances prior to being hired.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Info:

If you have the appropriate work experience and are interested in joining our team please submit an online employment application or stop by and ask for the Store Manager.


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