Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers, is a successful, upscale jewelry store serving San Diego County for 42 years. We are currently seeking a talented Master Jeweler with at least five years of experience.
The candidate must be knowledgeable in repair and restoration of new and vintage pieces. The candidate must be proficient in metal-smithing (primarily gold, platinum, palladium and silver), laser welding, setting diamonds and colored stones in pave, bezel, channel, prong, etc, antique/vintage jewelry refurbishment and custom assembly.
The candidate must pass a bench test and background check with interview.
Please send your resume and desired salary range.
NOTE: If you do not have a very high comfort level and experience working with gold and platinum, laser welding, setting, sizing and refurbishing new and antique jewelry, please do not apply.
If you are professional and passionate about your work, if you enjoy spending your days with friendly coworkers in a lively work environment, then this may be the job for you!
We are dedicated to excellence in all that we do. We have a competitive benefits package including 401k, FSA, medical/dental co-pay, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, employee discount, company parties.
Our work week is Tuesday through Saturday with one or two Sundays OR Mondays (overtime) during the Christmas season.
Note: If you cannot work Tuesday – Saturday, please do not apply.
Leo Hamel Fine Jewelers is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to their age, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Although we strive to match qualified candidates with available jobs, please note that interviewing is not a guarantee of employment.
Please, no phone calls about this position.
Please include any bench work pictures, or portfolio.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $19.00 – $24.00 per hour
•Flexible Spending Account
•Paid Time Off
•8 Hour Shift
•Bench Jeweler: 5 years (Preferred)
•Jeweler: 5 years (Required)
•Repair & Restoration of Jewelery: 5 years (Required)
•High school or equivalent (Required)
•GIA Jeweler (Preferred)
•United States (Required)
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
•Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
•People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
•Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
•Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
•Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
•Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
•Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
•High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment
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•Waiting period may apply
•Only full-time employees eligible