Shipping Associate (Full-Time)

Location: Sparta, NC

Salary: $20/hour

Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and one weekend day per month in our storefront.

Application Deadline: June 5, 2024

Interviews Begin: June 10, 2024


Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Sparta Candle Co. is a rapidly growing small business known for crafting creative, high-quality products, maintaining a vibrant social media presence, and delivering a top-notch customer experience filled with personal touches.

What began as a young woman's side hustle in 2019 has swiftly evolved into a multimillion-dollar operation that serves customers worldwide, provides high-quality employment opportunities, and gives back generously to the community.


As a Shipping Associate, you will be responsible for ensuring that our products reach customers efficiently, accurately, and joyfully. Key responsibilities include:

  • Picking and packing orders with precision and care.
  • Processing and facilitating inventory transfers between the fulfillment center and storefront.
  • Keeping shelves stocked and organized to streamline order fulfillment.
  • Wrapping and labeling soap.
  • Assembling specialty products.
  • Keeping the department organized and tidy.


  • Ability to complete repetitive tasks with precision and accuracy.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to outstanding customer experience.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-driven and flexible with a high degree of reliability.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Basic computer proficiency; experience with Mac computers is a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.


  • 4 weeks paid time off (PTO) annually.
  • Quarterly profit-sharing.
  • Supplemental health insurance provided at no cost to employee.
  • Weekly chair massages and company provided lunch.


Send your cover letter, resume, and references to Applications without all 3 components will not be considered.

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Sparta Candle Co. is an equal opportunity employer, committed to embracing diversity and fostering an inclusive environment for all employees.