1502 Candle Co.


San Diego Job openings at 1502 Candle Co.

Job Openings

Production / Assistant

We are a small, home fragrance candle studio located in San Diego needing a part-time assistant. Duties will include anything from cleaning and organizing, labeling and pouring candles to possibly assisting at sellers markets. You will be working alongside the owner in a small studio space. We are looking for someone to learn our craft and quality and take on our production like it was their own!

Experience in food preparation or service industry is a plus, as is experience at other small creative businesses. We offer a flexible schedule (we can work around yours, within reason, 7 days a week, 9am-7pm), laid-back and creative work environment, candle bonuses, and the opportunity to grow with a small business!

*We strive to be an inclusive company and work environment and welcome ALL people to apply*

*BUT - You will be working in a highly fragrant candle studio, this job is not ideal for those with fragrance sensitivities.*

POSITION: Part-Time 12-20hrs/week opportunity to grow to full time

SALARY: starting at $14/hour


  • High attention to detail and strong problem solving skills (very important)

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Willingness to learn and master our craft

  • Strong communication skills

  • Self-motivated to perform well

  • Ability to maintain focus while performing repetitive tasks for long periods of time

  • Physical strength – wax comes in 50lb boxes, you must be able to lift one to move it

  • Positive energy

  • Ability to adapt, take direction and learn quickly


  • Cleaning and wicking candle containers for pouring process

  • Labeling and cleaning made candles, mists and diffusers with aesthetic care

  • Cleaning of recycled / repurposed containers

  • Weighing out materials

  • Pouring candles, mists and diffusers

  • Keeping stock organized and easily accessible

  • Maintaining track of supplies stock levels, communicating when low

  • Receiving freight shipments, unpacking, and putting away

  • Must be able to stand on your feet for 5-8 hours a day

  • Occasional lifting of 50+ lbs

These duties are not all inclusive. The person in this position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned.

If you feel you are a fit for this position please email us at hello@1502CandleCo.com with the subject line “Production / Assistant” with a brief description on why and your resume.