Ken K. Thompson Jewelry is seeking a bench jeweler / goldsmith.
Ken K. Thompson Jewelry, now in our 85th year and continuing to grow, is the area’s leading
Jewelry store, Custom Jewelry designer & Jewelry service center.
Previous Goldsmith experience certainly a plus but not mandatory as Ken K. will provide / enhance your education & training.
Ken K’s is located in the scenic northwoods area of north central Minnesota with abundant outdoor recreational possibilities, NCAA Division I sports, a vibrant arts community, Bemidji
State University, excellent health care options and strong economic growth.
Involves working with precious metals & gemstones such as gold, platinum, sterling silver.
Duties include: adjusting, servicing, and repairing precious metal jewelry using torches, lasers, microscopes & more. Desired skill set & duties include fine motor skills, artistic vision, meeting deadlines, assisting sales staff in pricing & identifying repairs needed, organizational ability, strong desire to improve yourself through continuous learning. Computer CAD literacy a plus though not a requirement.
Previous Goldsmith experience certainly a plus but not expected as we will provide intensive training & guidance to learn the profession.
Ken K. Thompson Jewelry has been in business for 85+ years because of our awesome staff. The rich tradition of employee longevity through the years is an integral part of Ken K’s.
The characteristics we are seeking:
Honesty – Ken K.’s is built on it!
Detail oriented – Small details are what we do!
Organized – We work valuable tiny stuff – Gotta keep everything in its place
Outgoing – We like to keep it fun!
Integrity – Ken K’s can’t function without it!
Drive – Needed to truly excel & earn more $$!
Strong desire to learn and improve – We all need to better ourselves and we are committed to that!
Passion – Success truly comes with it!
Flexibility – We all need to bend with the wind!
Reliability – We all need it!
Engaging – Everyone loves it!
Good communicator – How else can the above be communicated?
Community Oriented – We’ve been in the area for 85 years for a reason.
Imaginative – Imagine Ken K’s. without it!
Responsible – People rely on Ken K. We have to rely on you.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $17.00 – $20.00 per hour
•Paid Time Off
•Professional Development Assistance
•High school or equivalent (Required)
•Monday to Friday
•8 hour shift
•Waiting period may apply